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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.

What's new

Ascensia Diabetes Care just launched a new Patient Assistance Program, which is now available in the US. The program aims to reduce out-of-pocket expenses for those who are starting or already using Senseonics’ Eversense 90-day implantable continuous glucose monitoring system. Continue Reading »

Medicare has updated its policy to now accept the inhaled insulin Afrezza, as well as injected insulin options to count towards the multiple daily administrations of insulin requirement for glucose monitoring systems coverage. Continue Reading »

Walmart will begin selling ReliOn NovoLog, an analog insulin, to expand the affordability of the drug. Continue Reading »

The therapies, devices, and care that people with diabetes need can be expensive without adequate insurance coverage. For those with employer-sponsored health insurance, there are steps you can take to improve your insurance options and advocate for yourself. Continue Reading »

Have you or someone you know had trouble affording diabetes care during COVID-19? During the pandemic, healthcare companies have created programs to help people get diabetes medications and devices. More than a year into COVID, which access programs exist, and how long we can expect them to stay in place? Continue Reading »

There are several coverage options for those who are unemployed, with special options in place during the COVID-19 national emergency. Continue Reading »

Millions of people either with diabetes or at risk of developing diabetes are covered by an employer-based healthcare plan. Employers should think about choosing the best health plans and wellness programs that will maximize productivity and allow their employees to live happy and healthy lives. Continue Reading »

Si cumples ciertos requisitos relacionados con tus ingresos y tu seguro, puedes ser elegible para acceder a programas de asistencia que ofrecen recetas gratuitas. Comprueba si reúnes las condiciones necesarias. Continue Reading »

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