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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.