Monthly Archives: November 2017

13 Nov 2017
graphic representing how diabetes devices communicate with smartphones for remote monitoring purposes

Let’s Work Together to Reverse Recent Medicare Decision on Sharing CGM Data

Let’s Work Together to Reverse Recent Medicare Decision on Sharing CGM Data by Jeffrey Brewer, Co-Founder and CEO November 13, 2017 At the beginning of this year, I was among those celebrating a groundbreaking decision by CMS: the agency said it would begin covering the use of certain continuous glucose monitors (CGM) for people with insulin-requiring diabetes. But a more recent ruling by CMS is nothing to celebrate. According to this ruling, “if a beneficiary uses a non-DME (durable medical […]