I did not like the accuracy of it. I was told that’s due to the difference in reading the actual blood in contrast to the cgm sensor reading the interstitial fluids. If you would like to submit your prescription via fax, please fax it to (866) 879-8150. Select the quantity dispensed and the number of refills. Please visit dexcom.com/pharmacyoffer for Program Terms, Conditions, and Eligibility Criteria. Prior to going on medicare, I was using G5 sensors under private insurance. A few more issues with the G6 than I had with the G5 but not considerable. BRIEF SAFETY STATEMENT Failure to use the Dexcom G6 Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (G6) and its components according to the instructions for use provided with your device and available at https://www.dexcom.com/safety-information and to properly consider all indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions, and cautions in those instructions for use may result in you missing a severe hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) or hyperglycemia (high blood glucose) occurrence and/or making a treatment decision that may result in injury. Commercially insured patients may be eligible to save up to $140 in copays on Dexcom G6 components. You'll always know your blood glucose number with a quick glance at your smart device. So far, the sensors I have received have not been in specially marked packages. In January, there was a small breakthrough: Medicare announced it would cover Dexcom’s G5 Mobile CGM as durable medical equipment, making it easier for recipients with all types of diabetes to get coverage. I paid cash for G6 from 12/2018 through 1/2020. If you are a healthcare provider and want to learn more about Dexcom, information and promotional communications related to Dexcom products. What I have found with some of my G^ is loss of signal, which can’t be explained. If your glucose alerts and readings from the G6 do not match symptoms or expectations or you’re taking over the recommended maximum dosage amount of 1000mg of acetaminophen every 6 hours, use a blood glucose meter to make diabetes treatment decisions. (I received a replacement.) (Hope you can read my handwriting). If you would like help determining whether you have insurance coverage, please call 1-844-832-1810 and press 2 to speak with a Dexcom insurance specialist or fill out our Online Form and we will get back to you as soon as possible. I'm trying to … Didn’t think anything of it…initially. I always insert them on my stomach area and honestly I’m running out of areas that I haven’t used in the past…especially since I’m replacing them more often than I should. How to Get Insurance Coverage for Diabetes Devices and Supplies. My plan started covering G6 in mid-January 2020. As for the Medicare Label G6, I’ve had to replace two early - one at nine days and this week at 8 days. Please prescribe three months supply with refills for one year to improve patient experience. Some have lasted only 2 or 3 days. the benefits of Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM). Clinical implications of real-time and intermittently scanned Continuous Glucose Monitoring, HypoDE Study: Optimizing glucose control while decreasing hypos. I am on a Medicare Advantage plan, not traditional Medicare. How to Prescribe the Dexcom G6 CGM System, Real-Time CGM vs. Intermittently Scanned CGM, Optimized Glucose Control & Decreasing Hypos, How to Fill a Dexcom G6 Pharmacy Prescription, Dexcom G6 Professional CGM System Training Resources, Practical Tips and Clinic Resources for Telehealth Visits with Dexcom CGM, https://www.dexcom.com/safety-information, How To Prescribe The Dexcom G6 CGM System. Have questions about Dexcom? Seek medical advice and attention when appropriate, including for any medical emergency. Of interesting note, while the 8-day sensor was in place I had lab work performed, and the lab report and my sensor had the exact same reading. Learn how to prescribe Dexcom G6 through the Dexcom Start program, a simpler prescribing process for you and your patients. Dexcom G6 is FDA-cleared for children age 2 and older. My Sensors are almost always within 23 inches of my receiver which is my Tandem pump operating Control IQ. . Hello…T1D here for some 30 years. Both current and new Dexcom customers in Canada can now buy a Dexcom G6® Starter Kit at the Dexcom online store. With zero fingersticks* required, the Dexcom G6 Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System allows professional hockey player, Max Domi to keep his gloves on and his head in the game. If you are on 3 or more injections a day and you are testing your blood sugars at least 3-4 times a day you will qualify by Medicare criteria. please fill out the form and a representative will contact you. This is my list of sensor failures. 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