Islets of Hope state diabetes insurance coverage laws
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Government Accountability Office (GAO) report number GAO-05-210 entitled "Managing Diabetes: Health Plan Coverage of Services and Supplies;" released on March 28, 2005.
Illinois - State Diabetes Insurance Coverage Laws
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Illinois has mandated coverage for diabetes care.
215 ILCS 5/365w - (H. 3427) - 1998 law
Summary of Provisions
Durable Medical Equipment Coverage
The state laws of Illinois require certain supplies (blood glucose monitors, cartridges, and lancets and lancing devices) to be covered only if the insurance policy offers durable medical equipment benefits coverage (these items are not required to be covered under regular prescription drug benefits).
Prescription Drug Coverage of Diabetes Supplies
Only if the insurance policy as a prescription drug benefit, the coverage of the following supplies is mandated:
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