Does insurance cover diabetic testing supplies?

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Diabetes expert Kathy Reily discusses diabetes, including what supplies are normally covered by insurance.

    Host: Does insurance cover testing supplies?

    Kathy Reily: Most insurance companies will cover the blood sugar meter, the blood sugar test trips and lens sets used to test blood sugar and most of the time you need just a prescription from your physician for these items and if you obtain them at the pharmacy and it would have a copay just as if you were refilling or filling a prescription.