WASHINGTON – Medicare beneficiaries using Dexcom’s G5 Mobile continuous glucose monitoring system cannot use smartphone apps or tablets to display glucose data if they want to have the CGM device reimbursed, according to recently released
CGMs are all around me. Ads for the Dexcom G5, in particular, keep popping up on websites. I am guessing this is because I Googled it while writing a story about Medicare’s recent decision to start paying for certain CGMs (the Dexcom currently being the only one that meets the criteria at this time).
WASHINGTON – CMS’s recent decision to classify certain continuous glucose monitoring systems as DME is a positive step, but there are a few dominoes that need to fall before they are paid for, say stakeholders.