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REIMBURSEMENT 

OPTIONS FOR THE NEWLY DIAGNOSED

REIMBURSEMENT OPTIONS FOR THE NEWLY DIAGNOSED

HELPING YOU
HELP YOUR PATIENTS

Patients newly diagnosed with diabetes are often overwhelmed. Managing the condition, both physically and financially, is a lot to comprehend. This information aims to help you help your patients navigate the options available to them in the management of their diabetes.

GGM INITIATIVE

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has fulfilled the Coalition’s pledge to spend $54 million subsidising continuous glucose monitoring [CGM] for eligible Australians with Type 1 diabetes.

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INSULIN PUMP COSTS

In most circumstances, the cost of an insulin pump is covered by private hospital insurance, depending on the patient’s level of cover. Patients may also be eligible to access Medtronic’s Bridge the Gap program if they are serving out their health fund waiting period.

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CGM COSTS

CGM is not currently covered by most private health insurance policies, in order to allow greater access to CGM technology, we currently offer your patients subscription plans.

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MEDICARE REBATES

The Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items allow a range of existing specialist consultation items to be provided via video conferencing.

ECONOMIC EFFECTIVENESS 

<a class="btn" medicare"="" style="line-height: 20.8px;" target="_self">A study was conducted in 2014 to assess the cost-effectiveness of sensor-augmented insulin pump therapy.

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