CMS To Revise Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems Coverage, Allow Use Of Apps

June 12, 2018
In a policy reversal, Medicare will let seniors use an FDA-approved mobile app to send results from continuous glucose monitors to their doctors, families and caregivers. James Scott, president and CEO of Applied Policy, said the change sets a positive precedent for Medicare coverage of remote patient-monitoring technologies. CMS says the durable medical equipment Medicare Administrative Contractors will issue a revised policy article soon, and the change will take effect at that time. “CMS heard from numerous stakeholders who shared...

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