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Diabetic monitors / meters

These services may or may not be covered by your HealthPartners plan. Please see your plan documents for your specific coverage information. If there is a difference between this general information and your plan documents, your plan documents will be used to determine your coverage.

Administrative Process

Prior authorization is not required for preferred blood glucose test strips and for their monitors.

Prior authorization through HealthPartners Pharmacy Administration is required for non-preferred blood glucose test strips.

Coverage

Preferred blood glucose test strips are generally covered subject your plan documents. The preferred Blood Glucose Testing Product List is available within the Drug Formulary.

Items that are not covered

Replacement of monitors / meters that were lost, stolen or broken due to misuse.

Definitions

Monitors / meters are used to determine blood glucose levels. Blood glucose monitors / meters are used in the treatment and management of diabetes.

Products

This information is for most, but not all, HealthPartners plans. Please read your plan documents to see if your plan has limits or will not cover some items. If there is a difference between this general information and your plan documents, your plan documents will be used to determine your coverage. These coverage criteria may not apply to Medicare Products if Medicare requires different coverage. For more information regarding Medicare coverage criteria or for a copy of a Medicare coverage policy contact Member Services at 952-883-7979 or 1-800-233-9645.

Vendor

Items must be received from a contracted pharmacy or a contracted DME vendor for in network benefits to apply.

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Policy activity

  • 01/01/1994 - Date of origin
  • 10/02/2017 - Effective date
Review date
  • 06/2017
Revision date
  • 09/25/2017

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