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Acclaimed author James S. Hirsch on his encounter with a broken healthcare system while trying to obtain FreeStyle Libre for his teenage son
Omnipod will be available in pharmacies and covered under Medicare Part D. Coverage is expected to officially start next January, though formulary exceptions are...
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...
How one court ruling may reverse Medicare’s policy denying coverage of most CGMs
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
How to get cheaper drugs, find discount programs, get free care in clinical trials, and more
Breaking down employer-based health insurance, employee health benefits, and employee rights for people with diabetes
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...
People with type 1 or type 2 diabetes on intensive insulin therapy can qualify. A major win for the diabetes community following years of patient advocacy!
Cash-pay strips with good accuracy and co-pay programs to save money
Lilly announces new program, in partnership with Express Scripts, to provide insulin directly to people with diabetes and high out of pocket drug expenses
CGMs with an insulin-dosing claim, like Dexcom’s G5, finally have a path to Medicare reimbursement; possible coverage in 2018 or earlier
What to look for when comparing plans in the healthcare.gov insurance marketplace
A run-down on insurance and other payment assistance programs for medical services and prescription medicines
TCOYD’s CGM Medicare Appeals Assistance Program may be able to help!
Understanding the UnitedHealthcare/Medtronic partnership in the context of the Affordable Care Act.
What to do if you have United insurance.
How sports can be a platform to tackle diabetes awareness and stigma.
Enrollment period now open until January 31 – our guide to navigating the complex world of health insurance.
What efforts are currently being done to support CGM access?

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