Ascensia Diabetes Care Announces Expanded Access to ContourŽNext Meters and Test Strips for Unitedhealthcare Members With Diabetes

Thursday, April 5, 2018 Diabetes News
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BASEL, Switzerland, April 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Ascensia Diabetes Care is pleased to announce improved access to CONTOURŽNEXT

meters and test strips for UnitedHealthcare members with diabetes.

This change, effective April 1, 2018, provides UnitedHealthcare individuals enrolled in UnitedHealthcare Employer and Individual "Commercial" plans

access to the CONTOURŽNEXT portfolio of meters and test strips through their pharmacy benefit at a Tier 2 copay level.

"We are working together with UnitedHealthcare to help their members with diabetes obtain the highly-accurate CONTOURŽNEXT test strips and meters so that they can effectively manage their diabetes," explained Robert Schumm, VP and Managing Director of Ascensia Diabetes Care US Inc. "This change will give more people the opportunity to access these products, and at a reasonable cost."

Prior to this change, UnitedHealthcare members were unable to obtain the CONTOURŽNEXT portfolio of meters and test strips, unless a Prior Authorization was approved by the plan.

For further information please visit: https://www.contournextpro.com/coverage-savings/UHCCommercialPlan

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SOURCE Ascensia Diabetes Care



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