At this time, FreeStyle Libre 3 is not currently eligible for Medicare reimbursement, and Medicaid eligibility may vary by state.
Medicare coverage is available for the FreeStyle Libre 2 system if the FreeStyle Libre 2 reader is used to review glucose data on some days every month. Medicare and other third party payor criteria apply.
Abbott provides this information as a courtesy, it is subject to change and interpretation. The customer is ultimately responsible for determining the appropriate codes, coverage, and payment policies for individual patients. Abbott does not guarantee third party coverage or payment for our products or reimburse customers for claims that are denied by third party payors.
FreeStyle Libre 2 and FreeStyle Libre 3 systems are indicated for use in people with diabetes age 4 and older.
* The FreeStyle Libre 2 system shares the same features as previous versions of the FreeStyle Libre system with the addition of optional real-time alarms. Therefore, it is expected that the FreeStyle Libre 2 system should have similar benefits and the data are applicable.
† Data from this study was collected with the outside US version of the FreeStyle Libre 14 day system. FreeStyle Libre 3 has the same features as FreeStyle Libre 14 day system with real-time glucose alarms. Therefore the study data is applicable to both products.
‡ Compared to patients using SMBG.
§ The FreeStyle Libre 3 app is only compatible with certain mobile devices and operating systems. Please check our website for more information about device compatibility before using the app. Use of the FreeStyle Libre 3 app requires registration with LibreView.
|| The FreeStyle Libre 2 app is only compatible with certain mobile devices and operating systems. Please check our website for more information about device compatibility before using the app. Use of the FreeStyle Libre 2 app requires registration with LibreView.
¶ Notifications will only be received when alarms are turned on and the sensor is within 20 feet unobstructed of the reading device. You must enable the appropriate settings on your smartphone to receive alarms and alerts, see the FreeStyle Libre 2 User’s Manual for more information.
# In comparison to patients on a FreeStyle Libre app not sharing with their physicians. Data has been extended from analysis on the FreeStyle Libre 14 day system.
References: 1. Dunn, T. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice (2018): https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2017.12.015 2. Calliari L, et al. Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome (2020): https://doi.org/10.1186/s13098-019-0513-z 3. Fokkert, M. BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care (2019): https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjdrc-2019-000809 4. FreeStyle Libre 3 User's Manual. 5. Haak, T. Diabetes Therapy (2017): https://doi.org/10.1007/s13300-016-0223-6 6. Data on file, Abbott Diabetes Care. 7. FreeStyle Libre 2 User's Manual.
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