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Easy prescribing*

It takes little effort and time* to prescribe FreeStyle Libre systems.

No matter what type of coverage they’ve got, you can help your patients take small actions that can add up to big changes over time. It all starts with a prescription.

FreeStyle Foundations: Easy CGM workflows for the care team
FreeStyle Foundations: Easy CGM workflows for the care team
FreeStyle Foundations: Easy CGM workflows for the care team

Get prescribing tips and how-tos.

Be guided through every aspect of the prescribing process. Plus, see what other types of prescribing resources are available at your fingertips.


Prescribing Instructions

Simple instructions to assist commercially insured, Medicare-eligible, and cash-paying patients.

CPT = current procedural terminology; ICD-10 = International Classification of Diseases 10th Revision

Prescribing by insurance type

Discover how to prescribe FreeStyle Libre systems for commercially insured, Medicare or Medicaid, Veteran, or cash-paying patients.

CGM = continuous glucose monitor; DME = durable medical equipment

Need more help?

If your patient has a different type of coverage, if they aren't insured, or if they have any questions, they can get in touch with us at 1-855-632-8658 to find a solution.


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Medicare and other payor criteria may apply. Abbott provides this information as a courtesy and does not guarantee payment or coverage.

* No paperwork for prior authorization needed at participating pharmacies. This applies to commercially insured patients. This does not apply to beneficiaries of Medicare, Medicaid, or other federal or state healthcare programs. Participating pharmacies are subject to change without notice.

† Patients must meet Medicare eligibility coverage criteria.

Reference: 1. Local Coverage Determination (LCD) L33822, Glucose Monitors, https://www.cms.gov/medicare-coverage-database/view/lcd.aspx?LCDId=33822.

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Important Safety Information

FreeStyle Libre 14 day, FreeStyle Libre 2 and FreeStyle Libre 3 systems: Failure to use FreeStyle Libre 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 reading and alarms (if enabled) 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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