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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.

How to find out if your insurance will cover medical care from different healthcare professionals
Lilly’s new basal insulin, Rezvoglar, may provide a cheaper alternative to Lantus. This marks the second approval of a biosimilar long-acting insulin.
As we approach the new year, we want to remind you that if you've met your annual health insurance deductible or are close to meeting it, do not forget to order any...
Joslin Diabetes Center’s Andreina Millan-Ferro addresses many of the common questions people have about using telemedicine to connect with their healthcare team
Omnipod will be available in pharmacies and covered under Medicare Part D. Coverage is expected to officially start next January, though formulary exceptions are...
Senseonics’ Eversense Bridge Program will offer the 90-day Eversense CGM at a reduced $99 price plus the cost of sensor insertion/removal
Our deep dive into coupon policies that may affect how much you pay for prescriptions – updated for 2020
Asegúrate de tener insulina y de poder acceder a ella durante la pandemia del coronavirus. Aquí van algunos consejos para estar preparado
Learn how to navigate different health insurance options after you age out of your parent’s insurance plan. Plus, what to consider that is specific to managing diabetes
From enrolling in the four types of plans to what they cover, everything you need to know when making the switch to Medicare with diabetes
Si cumples ciertos requisitos relacionados con tus ingresos y tu seguro, puedes ser elegible para acceder a programas de asistencia que ofrecen recetas gratuitas...
If you meet certain income and insurance requirements, you may be eligible for assistance programs that offer free prescriptions – check to see if you qualify!
What you need to know about the new insulin, its cost, dosing, and beyond!
A compromise reached among Congress and the Biden-Harris Administration would add a drug pricing plan to the Build Back Better Act that includes an insulin copay cap, a...
LifeScan recently launched OneTouch Solutions, a platform that might save you time and money. OneTouch Solutions allows you to connect your OneTouch blood glucose meter...
The appeals process for private insurance in the US demystified: why claims are denied, how to submit an internal appeal, how to file for an external review, feedback...
Available to people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes on intensive insulin therapy. Another continuous glucose sensor option for people over 65 is now covered, in addition...
By Monica Oxenreiter What does “health equity” actually mean, and why is it so important? With discussions of health equity and health justice in the news, you may be...
Using your insurance company’s website, mobile app, or direct phone number can help you price a drug based on your current insurance plan coverage benefits
Abbott’s no-calibration CGM available at pharmacies like CVS and Walgreens for a cash price ranging from about $36-$53/10-day sensor; get cost and prescription details...

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