Lexington Regional Health Center’s Diabetes Education Program is accredited through the American Diabetes Association, which aids in reimbursement. Many insurance companies cover the cost of diabetes education, copays usually need to be met. Many insurances follow Medicare’s policies for care:
First year after diagnosis:
• 10 hours of diabetes education
• 3 hours of one-on-one medical nutrition therapy
After the first year:
• 2 hours of consultation
• 2 hours of medical nutrition therapy
Always check with your insurance provider for information regarding your policy.