I have Medicare and Tri-Care for Life health insurance, and they no longer fund the Continuous Glucose Monitoring device. I have learned how to handle the severe lows and after working with my endocrinologist, who changed my basals so I rarely get the lows. Nevertheless, it was useful to have when traveling. Has anyone else (oldsters!) been rejected?
Cheers.

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Medicare never DID cover the CGM, because they consider it experimental. Secondary and supplemental insurances may vary. I'm under a year and a half away from Medicare, and terrified of losing my CGM, but haven't yet found out whether my ins. (which will be secondary) will cover it as they have been doing.

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