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15 Mar 2008 - Insurance Programs Alabama - Iowa
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A diagnosis of diabetes is difficult enough without having the worry of being uninsured. This section provides the information you will need if you have no insurance, or are in jeopardy of losing your insurance for any reason.
Each of the fifty states has a state Medicaid program, and most have other programs you can apply for if you do not qualify for Medicaid. These other programs are very low cost and will cover all of your diabetes supplies. Some states also have special programs for children with chronic illnesses (including diabetes) that help offset the costs of co-pays on doctor's visits and prescriptions.
For information on drug assistance check out these links:
Some of the insulin manufacturers offer free insulin for a limited time.
For information on the state laws mandating diabetes health care coverage, please visit The National Conference Of State Legislatures web site at http://www.ncsl.org/programs/health/diabetes.htm
The information on this page was compiled by Nikki Skellie.
Last updated on October 2, 2010 by Andrea Stephens
The following links are for the individual state's government assistance pages, and are not limited to only health care assistance. Some contain PDF files and will require Adobe Reader to view these files.
Information on how to apply and different programs available. Printable applications available.