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CMS approves CGMs—what now?

January 27, 2017Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

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.In a Jan. 12 ruling, CMS said that “therapeutic” CGMs would meet the definition of DME if, among other criteria, they are approved by the FDA for use in place of a blood glucose monitor for making diabetes treatment decisions.“We're waiting for directions from the DME MACs...

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