Diabetes Insurance And Finances Articles

Community Perspective: When Insurance Dictates Diabetes Treatments

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

A diabetes diagnosis not only requires a close relationship with your healthcare provider, but with your health insurance company too. Your insurance can have a strong impact on how you care for your diabetes. We…

Why Am I Being Asked to Change My Test Strips or Meds?

By Mark Harmel No Comments

Learn what’s going on behind the scenes that could affect your prescriptions and your health—then find out how to fight back.

Solving the Global Crisis in Access to Diabetes Care

By Elizabeth Rowley 1 Comment

People are dying wherever diabetes care is unaffordable or unavailable. One organization is fighting to end this—and you can help.

11 Ways to Prevent Medical Bills From Dinging Your Credit

By Tom Betar No Comments

Unpaid medical debt can have a big impact on your credit score if you let it. Fortunately, there are many things you can do, such as checking your credit report annually, to keep medical debt…

How to Find the Best Health Insurance Plan for You

By Jewels Doskicz, RN No Comments

RN and PWD Jewels Doskicz goes through the steps you need to take and the questions you need to ask when applying for health insurance.

Community Perspective: Maximizing Your Health Benefits

By Tom Betar 1 Comment

Our weekly Twitter chat gives people with diabetes the chance to share their voices and connect with others. This week, the chat focused on how to maximize health benefits at the end of the year.

The Costly Business of Diabetes

By Peg Abernathy 1 Comment

Peg Abernathy, a diabetes subject matter expert and diabetes blogger on The Huffington Post, discusses the cost of diabetes.

The Affordable Care Act and Diabetes: #DCDE Twitter Chat Summary

By Victoria Candland No Comments

An expert on the Affordable Care Act and spokeswoman for the American Diabetes Association shares her knowledge. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

How the Affordable Care Act Is Helping People with Diabetes

By Amy Wotring, Associate Director of Federal Government Affairs, American Diabetes Association No Comments

The Affordable Care Act provides many benefits to those with diabetes. Learn more from Amy Wotring from the American Diabetes Association.

How to Cope with the Financial Impact of Diabetes

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Diabetes takes a financial toll on many levels.

Has Obamacare Really Increased Access to Mental Health Services?

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

According to US law, under provisions of the Affordable Care Act most insurance providers are required to offer mental healthcare the same as they would offer healthcare for physical conditions such as diabetes or cancer.

Saving Money on Diabetes Supplies

By Danielle Cronquist 1 Comment

Learn the tips and tricks that can save you money on your diabetes supplies.

Diabetes Spending Per Person Has Doubled Over the Last 20 Years

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

The cost of diabetes has been steadily rising. We talk about the causes and what you can do to bring your bills down.

Shop Around for Lower Healthcare Costs

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Check out Healthcare Bluebook to make sure you are paying the right price for your healthcare

The Cost of Diabetes: #DCDE Twitter Chat Summary

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Anyone with diabetes or who cares for someone with diabetes knows that this condition comes with a high cost. Not just financially, but mentally and physically also. Celebrity chef, Charles Mattocks (@cmattocks1)…

The Impact of Socioeconomic Status on Diabetes

By Charles Mattocks 1 Comment

Charles Mattocks, the Poor Chef, shares his insights from traveling the world to help people living with diabetes.