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Affording Treatment

Diabetes care can be expensive, from daily supplies to glucose monitoring technology to medications to clinical care visits. The good news is there are a number of ways to afford treatment when living with diabetes, whether you are navigating a health insurance plan or paying out of pocket.

We bring you tips on saving money, navigating private insurance, workplace benefits, and Medicare, in addition to information about discounts on the drugs and devices that you use.

Learn how you can get affordable insulin without insurance coverage
diaTribe writer and editor Jim Hirsch reviews an outstanding new PBS documentary that explores and gives new voices to the diabetes epidemic in the US
The recently passed Inflation Reduction Act includes new policies that cap the monthly cost of insulin at $35 and potentially reduce the cost of other diabetes drugs for...
Under a new federal rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), those insured by employer health plans will now have access to significantly more...
There are several coverage options for those who are unemployed, with special options in place during the COVID-19 national emergency.
On the surface, it may seem as if the lifestyle choices needed to manage diabetes are simple. However, having access to healthy foods and eating a well-balanced diet is...
See if you are eligible to participate in this study looking at whether the One Touch Solutions platform and its associated partner programs can help people better...
The financial burden of managing diabetes can be overwhelming. Sanofi has updated its Valyou Savings Program to make insulin more affordable for those who are uninsured...
Sanofi is giving access to a 30-day supply of medicine for those waiting for their Patient Connection program application to be processed
A prescription discount card can be used to reduce out-of-pocket costs of diabetes medications
Semglee may provide a cheaper alternative to Lantus (insulin glargine) – it costs $148 for five pre-filled insulin pens.
Civica, a nonprofit pharmaceutical company, announced plans to make generic insulin available for $30 per vial or $55 for five prefilled pens, regardless of insurance...
US pharmaceutical companies and insulin manufacturers react to proposed legislation that would cap insulin costs and prevent significant rises in the costs of...
The program is predicted to save older Americans hundreds of dollars per year
What is off-label use? How to navigate conversations with your healthcare provider and limited insurance coverage
Aprende cómo apelar si rechazaron tu reclamo a Medicare bajo el tradicional pago por servicio de Medicare (fee-for-service), un plan de salud de Medicare o la cobertura...
Learn how to appeal a Medicare claim rejection under traditional fee-for-service Medicare, a Medicare health plan, or Medicare prescription drug coverage
Cómo descubrir si tu seguro cubre atención médica de distintos profesionales de la salud
Las farmacias por correo operan mediante tu plan de seguro médico y pueden ser más baratas y más convenientes que comprar los medicamentos en una farmacia local. Lee...
Mail-order pharmacies operate through your health insurance plan and can be cheaper and more convenient than getting your medications from a local pharmacy; learn about...

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