How much do
the FreeStyle Libre CGM systems cost?

You can get started on the FreeStyle Libre 2 system or FreeStyle Libre 3 system for less than $40*†‡1

 

CGM = continuous glucose monitoring

More affordable than other CGM systems§II¶1

Abbott is committed to making the FreeStyle Libre family of products more accessible. We are proud that our FreeStyle Libre CGM systems are more affordable than other CGM systems§II¶1, allowing more people to experience the benefits of CGM.

The FreeStyle Libre 2 system and FreeStyle Libre 3 system have lower out-of-pocket costs for patients#**1.

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Have commercial or private insurance?

Learn more about the affordability of our CGM systems.

Have Medicare coverage?

More Medicare patients are covered for the FreeStyle Libre 2 system††.

Have Veterans coverage?

You may be eligible for coverage for one of our FreeStyle Libre CGM systems.

If you have a type of insurance coverage that is not listed here, or if you do not have insurance coverage, please contact our customer care team.

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Sign up for the MyFreeStyle program to try one of the FreeStyle Libre systems (CGMs)—at no cost‡‡.

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At this time, FreeStyle Libre 3 is not currently eligible for Medicare reimbursement, and Medicaid eligibility may vary by state.

Medicare coverage is available for the FreeStyle Libre 2 system if the FreeStyle Libre 2 reader is used to review glucose data on some days every month. Medicare and other third party payor criteria apply.

Abbott provides this information as a courtesy, it is subject to change and interpretation. The customer is ultimately responsible for determining the appropriate codes, coverage, and payment policies for individual patients. Abbott does not guarantee third party coverage or payment for our products or reimburse customers for claims that are denied by third party payors.

* Benefits for FreeStyle Libre 2 sensors apply to one FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor. Void where prohibited by law. Abbott may modify, rescind, or revoke these benefits at any time without notice. Offer available to commercially insured patients only. These benefits are not available to beneficiaries of Medicare, Medicaid or other federal or state healthcare programs. For Massachusetts residents, only those patients responsible for the full cost of the product may be eligible to receive these benefits. These benefits are only available at participating pharmacies, which are subject to change without notice. The actual amount a patient pays may vary. The FreeStyle Libre 2 system requires a prescription.

† The FreeStyle Libre 2 app is only compatible with certain mobile devices and operating systems. Please check our compatibility guide for more information about device compatibility before using the app. Use of the FreeStyle Libre 2 app requires registration with LibreView.

‡ Based on prescription claims for commercially insured patients using the FreeStyle Libre Personal CGM systems. Does not include Medicare, Medicaid, and uninsured patients. The actual amount a patient pays may vary. The FreeStyle Libre 3 system requires a prescription.

§ Based on a comparison of list prices of the FreeStyle Libre 2 system versus competitors’ CGM systems. The actual cost to patients may or may not be lower than other CGM systems, depending on the amount covered by insurance, if any.

ǁ Based on a comparison of list prices of the FreeStyle Libre 14 day system versus competitors’ CGM systems. The actual cost to patients may or may not be lower than other CGM systems, depending on the amount covered by insurance, if any.

¶ Based on a comparison of list prices of the FreeStyle Libre 3 system versus competitors’ CGM systems. The actual cost to patients may or may not be lower than other CGM systems, depending on the amount covered by insurance, if any. Does not include Medicare, Medicaid, and uninsured patients.

# Applies to members who have an out of pocket cost for the FreeStyle Libre 2 reader. Does not apply to patients with Medicare or Medicaid.

** When FreeStyle Libre 3 system and other CGMs have parity coverage or when FreeStyle Libre 3 system has preferred coverage. Does not include Medicare, Medicaid, and uninsured patients.

†† Medicare patient eligibility status is compared to eligibility requirements prior to the conditional approval of the CMS interim final rule during the Public Health Emergency (CMS–5531–IFC) effective May 8, 2020 and recent approval of Proposed Local Coverage Determination (LCD): Glucose Monitors (L33822) effective July 18, 2021.

‡‡ or ♢ Eligible patients will receive one (1) FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor or (1) FreeStyle Libre 3 sensor for users with a compatible mobile phone operating system at $0 copay. The expiration date of the voucher is 60 days from the issue date. This program is available for patients with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes; it is not available for patients with gestational diabetes. Patients ages 18 and older are eligible to sign up and receive an offer for the (1) FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor or (1) FreeStyle Libre 3 sensor. Patients ages 4-17 are eligible to receive an offer for the (1) FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor or (1) FreeStyle Libre 3 sensor through their parent or guardian. This offer is void where prohibited by law. Abbott may modify or rescind this offer at any time without notice. The discounts are not available to beneficiaries of Kaiser Permanente, Medicare, Medicaid or other federal or state healthcare programs, residents of Massachusetts, or US territories (other than Puerto Rico). The free (1) FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor or (1) FreeStyle Libre 3 sensor is provided as a sample and is limited to one NDC per eligible person. The FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor or FreeStyle Libre 3 sensor cannot be re-sold, traded nor submitted to any third-party payer for reimbursement and is not provided as any inducement for future purchases. The free sample card is not health insurance.

Reference: 1. Data on File. Abbott Diabetes Care.


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Important Safety Information

FreeStyle Libre 14 day system: Failure to use FreeStyle Libre 14 day system as instructed in labeling may result in missing a severe low or high glucose event and/or making a treatment decision, resulting in injury. If readings do not match symptoms or expectations, use a fingerstick value from a blood glucose meter for treatment decisions. Seek medical attention when appropriate or contact Abbott at 855-632-8658 or FreeStyleLibre.us for safety info.

FreeStyle Libre 2 and FreeStyle Libre 3 systems: Failure to use FreeStyle Libre 2 or FreeStyle Libre 3 systems as instructed in labeling may result in missing a severe low or high glucose event and/or making a treatment decision, resulting in injury. If glucose alarms and readings do not match symptoms or expectations, use a fingerstick value from a blood glucose meter for treatment decisions. Seek medical attention when appropriate or contact Abbott at 855-632-8658 or FreeStyleLibre.us for safety info.

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