The Take Charge! Live Well! diabetes program provides you with:
- Free health coaching opportunities with regular outreach to you
- Valuable savings on diabetic care products and medications
- Complimentary educational materials
Members are now be eligible for free diabetic supplies and medications if they meet certain clinical guidelines. The required guideline is that the eligible member has a Hemoglobin A1c test within the past 12 months.
It may take approximately 90 days from the date of the Hemoglobin A1c test for the results to be sent to Healthways.
Certain values for this test are not required, only that the member has had the test. For those that meet the guidelines the supplies, durable medical equipment, and medication listed in the chart below are provided at no copay and no deductible.
If you have questions about the program and your eligibility, contact Healthways at 1.866.556.2288.
1Claims can take up to 90 days to be sent to Catamaran Rx from the time of the hemoglobin A1c test.
Durable Medical Equipment:
Items are covered by your health plan when acquired via an in-network provider. Please verify coverage with your health plan prior to obtaining equipment.
Internal or External Insulin Pump
Insulin Pump Supplies
- Insertion devices
- Batteries (Lithium only)
Continuous glucose monitoring equipment
- Sensor insertion devices
- Sensor pads
- Replacement parts
Items are covered by Catamaran RX through a retail store, specialty provider or a traditional mail-order. Prescriptions are needed in order to fill requests for these supplies at $0 copay.
Syringes and Pens
- Insulin syringes and needles
- Insulin pens and needles
Tapes and Prep Wipes
- Liquid adhesive and adhesive remover wipes
Alcohol prep wipes and pads
- Tape, adhesive patches, dressings
Meters and Testing Supplies
- Blood glucose meters
- Test strips, tablets (urine and blood)
- Control solution
- Lancing devices
Glucagon emergency kits
Glucose chewable tablets
Click here to see list of medications/supplies that require prior authorization from your physician.
For members that have not met the clinical guidelines, they will not qualify for the free diabetic supplies and medications. They will have coverage for these items with copays and deductibles under the normal provisions of the State of Ohio benefits.
Click on the links below for more information.
How You Can Help Stop Diabetes - American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association sponsored Kids Camp
Request a Wizdom Kit
Diabetes Meal Plan Recipes