According to the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), if you have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, intensively manage your insulin, and meet all of the following eligibility criteria, you can get a Therapeutic CGM covered by Medicare.
Medicare Criteria For Therapeutic CGMs
The beneficiary has diabetes mellitus
The beneficiary has been testing four or more times a day
The beneficiary uses three or more daily injections (MDI) or a pump
The treatment regimen requires the beneficiary to frequently adjust based on the therapeutic CGM testing results
The beneficiary has seen his/her doctor in the last six months
To remain eligible, the beneficiary must see his/her doctor every six months to evaluate the CGM therapy.
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