Source: Improving Quality Metrics and Reducing Cost of Care with Access to Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring, a symposium at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting.
Featuring expert faculty:
Jeffrey Dunn, PharmD, MBA
Head of Clinical Pharmacy
(Formerly) Vice President, Clinical Strategy and Programs and Industry Relations
Magellan Rx Management
Maria Lopes, MD, MS
Former Chief Medical Officer
Former Practicing Obstetrician and Gynecologist
Janet B. McGill, MD, MA, FACE, FACP
Professor of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
Vanita Pindolia, PharmD, BCPS, MBA
Vice President, Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacy Programs_PCM
Henry Ford Health System/Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
- All insulin treated members, particularly high-risk older adults, should have streamlined access to real-time CGM, and payers should reconsider coverage criteria, such as removing intensive insulin eligibility criteria for T2D and streamlining the documentation requirements.
- Pharmacy coverage and access for appropriate subpopulations can confer immediate cost savings.
- Consensus guidelines recommend the use of rtCGM in pregnant women with pre-existing T1 and T2D and GDM. A delay in access to CGM can have adverse consequences in terms of both maternal and neonatal outcomes.
- rtCGM allows for a new frontier of diabetes management through remote monitoring and innovative patient engagement in telemedicine initiatives.
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This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Dexcom, Inc.