The National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act (H.R.1192/S.586) would create a commission to help bring […]
This was an interesting election year, was it not?
34 of the 100 seats in the Senate were up for grabs.
All 435 seats in the House of Representatives were in play for the election. (Musical chairs, anyone?)
Regardless of your political affiliation, the nail biter evening brought surprises for many. Now […]
Tips for Effective Advocacy
I’m a huge fan of DPAC and the work being done to highlight the policy environment facing people living with Type 1 Diabetes. DPAC has created an amazing resource where you can quickly and easily see […]
Wait, why bother keeping score at home when you can easily do so at DPAC’s website?
Here’s where we are sitting with the Medicare CGM Access Act […]
Every. Diabetes. Vote. Matters.
Over the next week, we’ll be asking you to remind our politicians that diabetes doesn’t get voted down, lost in subcommittees, or shelved until a new administration comes in. Our families and friends and employees live with diabetes […]
As the owner of a durable medical equipment company, pharmacy and the parent of a Type 1 diabetic child, I participated in Medicare’s competitive bid program and watched closely as Medicare decimated the reimbursement amounts for diabetes supplies.
DPAC shares stories about access and the issues patients have encountered in getting the diabetes supplies, medications, and services they need. Dr. Victor Walsh, Ph.D and PWD (person with diabetes), gives his thoughts and comments about the Medicare Competitive Bidding program for diabetes […]
As people impacted by diabetes living in the United States, we know that any disruption in accessing our supplies can be catastrophic. Many individuals fight to get the supplies, medications, and services they need to stay healthy with diabetes.