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Ascensia expands access for Contour products

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04/05/2018

BASEL, Switzerland – Ascensia Diabetes Care has improved access to its Contour Next meters and test strips for UnitedHealthcare members, it announced today.

Mail-order changes a ‘good first step’

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03/09/2018

WASHINGTON – Requiring CMS to enforce its own rules for the mail-order diabetes program will help to preserve beneficiary choice, say stakeholders.

Diabetes supplier dropped from lawsuit

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11/30/2017

INDIANAPOLIS – J&B Medical Supply has been dismissed from a lawsuit alleging it had sold blood glucose test strips under the retail pharmacy benefit rather than the DME benefit.

Diabetes advocates march forward

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08/11/2017

WASHINGTON – A bill that would protect access to diabetes supplies for Medicare beneficiaries is expected to get introduced in the Senate soon, say advocates.

Legislation seeks to protect access to diabetes supplies

Although bid program already requires protections, they are not readily enforced
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07/20/2017

WASHINGTON – Reps. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., Susan Brooks, R-Ind., and Tom Reed, R-N.Y., have introduced a bill to ensure Medicare beneficiaries have access to their preferred brand of diabetes supplies.

Liberty Medical looks to sell assets

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06/30/2017

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – Mail-order supplier Liberty Medical may close on deal next month to sell the majority of its assets.

CMS revokes Arriva’s billing privileges

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11/23/2016

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Arriva Medical’s contract for CMS’s national mail-order program for diabetes supplies is in question.

CMS revokes Arriva’s billing privileges

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11/22/2016

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Arriva Medical’s contract for CMS’s national mail-order program for diabetes supplies is in question.

Medicare, Medicaid strain diabetes market

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10/21/2016

Despite continually increasing demand for diabetes products and services from the public, the business of furnishing these items has gotten more difficult due to competitive bidding, stringent policies and fee schedules, vendors say.

An app for the support gap

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10/21/2016

PARK CITY, Utah – As the diabetes epidemic grows, the Dollar Diabetes Club has launched an app to help patients manage their disease.

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