Mary Ann Hodorowicz' Columns
March 2014 - The Medicare Obesity Counseling Benefit
January 2014 - Medicare Annual Wellness Visit Benefit
November 2013 - What To Do If You Don't Have Health Insurance, Part 3
September 2013 - What To Do If You Don't Have Health Insurance, Part 2
Jan. 2013 - Medicare's Diabetes Care and Prevention Benefits
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Like many of us with non-insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes, my biggest diabetes expense is test strips. In theory, test strips are covered by my insurance — but not nearly enough of them, and not for a device small enough to fit in my pocket. This means that if I want to have the option of testing when I want, where I want — or in more doctor- and road-safety-compliant terms, when and where I need to test (there has to be some proportion of...