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Medtronic offers pandemic assistance

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05/07/2020

DUBLIN – Medtronic has expanded its Medtronic Assurance program for U.S. customers who lose their jobs and health insurance due to COVID-19. Current eligible customers can receive a three-month supply of sensors, infusion sets and reservoirs at no cost.

Walgreens and CGMs: Providers emphasize billing, service expertise

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11/22/2019

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens has made a push into the continuous glucose monitoring market, but HME providers warn that providing diabetes care is a different animal than filling prescriptions.

Second CGM receives Medicare approval

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01/09/2018

ABBOTT PARK, Ill. – The FreeStyle Libre System is the second continuous glucose monitoring system approved for Medicare coverage. The Abbott-manufactured system requires no user calibration, reading glucose levels via a sensor worn on the upper arm.

CMS greenlights CGMs for coverage

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01/17/2017

WASHINGTON – CMS classified “therapeutic” continuous glucose monitoring systems as durable medical equipment in a Jan. 12 ruling.

FDA expands approval for CGM system

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12/23/2016

SAN DIEGO – Dexcom has received expanded approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the G5 mobile continuous glucose monitoring system.