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Help make sure people with diabetes have access to the equipment they need once they begin Medicare coverage.  A few clicks is all it takes to support this important effort.

The Omnipod tubeless insulin pump has changed the lives of thousands of people living with diabetes. This system was cleared by the FDA over 10 years ago and is still the only FDA-cleared insulin delivery device NOT reimbursed by Medicare.  As a result, many stand to lose access to the Omnipod system when they transition from private health insurance and into Medicare.

Recently, several prestigious organizations have joined in the effort to ensure that people with diabetes don’t lose access to the Omnipod® Insulin Management System once they are no longer covered by private insurance. These include:

  • American Diabetes Association
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  • American Association of Diabetes Educators
  • Endocrine Society
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Now, you can join the cause.  And all it takes is TWO CLICKS.  You can quickly and easily engage your Members of Congress who serve on the committees that are most influential with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the federal agency responsible for Medicare.  Click here to send a letter.  A suggested letter has already been written that you can edit if you wish.  All you need to do is enter your name, email and address, and the online service will automatically email your letter to the appropriate offices. 

If you don’t think this can make a difference, you’re quite mistaken.  Many healthcare policies have been changed and improved through this type of “grass roots” effort.  Your personal involvement in this effort can make a real difference!