Are you comfortable with your insurance company dictating what diabetes care products you can use?
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Total votes: 112
Are you comfortable with your insurance company dictating what diabetes care products you can use?Poll dates: May 4 - 11, 2016
Total Votes: 112
In response to the announcement that UnitedHealthcare chose Medtronic as their preferred insulin pump provider, starting July 1, 2016, we asked CWD readers whether they were comfortable with their insurance company dictating what diabetes care products they could use. The overwhelming majority of our readers said no.
The Diabetes Community continues to respond to this announcement:
- JDRF: Fighting for Access.
- Diabetes is Not A One Size Fits All Disease.
- American Diabetes Association: Keeping the Individual at the Center of Diabetes Care.
- UnitedHealthcare Restricts Insulin Pump Choice: The Diabetes Community Responds!
- UnitedHealthcare Takes Away Diabetes Devices.
- NEWSBREAK: Diabetes Voices…..We REALLY Need You NOW.
- #DiabetesAccessMatters – Share Your Story.
- Diabetes Access Matters.
- UnitedHealthcare Policy Change: A Systemic Issue.
- Petition - Get United Health Care to Cover all Insulin Pumps.
- Shame On United Health Care And Medtronic.
- The issue: UnitedHealthcare insulin pump restrictions.
- Diabetes is a Disease. Diabetes is a Business.
- You Diabetes May Vary So Access Matters (Wherein I borrow from Manny & Scott).
- Hey UHC, Here are 16 Reasons Pumps Aren’t a Commodity.
- Devices aren't drugs: Insurance companies should not dictate diabetes technology.
- Goodbye, Medtronic (From A Once-Loyal Pump Customer).
- UnitedHealthCare and Medtronic Diabetes: I Could be Mad.
- UHC/MDT Debacle Through the Lens of a Bruised Insulin Injector.
- UHC+MDT: A chain of thoughts.
- Responses to UHC Decision on Pump Choice.
- the Twitter feed on #MyPumpMyChoice
- My Pump My Choice: Insurance Company Puts Profits Before Patient
- How is Milk Like Insulin Pumps?
- Can the Vox Populi Prevail over Medtronic's Muscle?
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Last Updated: Wednesday May 11, 2016 16:54:15
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