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This site is intended for managed care professionals in the U.S.

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Continuous Glucose Monitoring

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Improving Quality Metrics and Reducing Cost of Care with Access to Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring

Source: Improving Quality Metrics and Reducing Cost of Care with Access to Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoringa symposium at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting.

Featuring expert faculty:

Jeffrey Dunn, PharmD, MBA
Head of Clinical Pharmacy
Berkshire Hathaway/Geico
(Formerly) Vice President, Clinical Strategy and Programs and Industry Relations
Magellan Rx Management

Maria Lopes, MD, MS
Former Chief Medical Officer
Magellan Health
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

Key Takeaways: 

  • 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.

Jointly provided by Impact Education, LLC, and Medical Education Resources.
This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Dexcom, Inc.


Leveraging Diabetes Health Technology in Managed Care and Coverage Considerations for Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring

Announcing a new white paper based on key findings from the Therapeutic CGM Health Care Stakeholder Summit held on November 7, 2019, in Washington, DC. The stakeholder panel included payer and employer leadership along with clinical experts in the field of endocrinology. The purpose was to gather input pertinent to the coverage and application of therapeutic continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) in managed care settings. Clinical evidence supporting the clinical and economic value of rtCGM was presented and the insights of these health care stakeholders were captured en route to formulating coverage policy recommendations for the future. This input is intended to advance the uptake and appropriate coverage of evidence-based health technology interventions by managed care organizations (MCOs) and various payers.

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