News that a major health insurer will exclude insulin pumps from its policies is a blow to patients, according to Diabetes Australia. WA’s largest health insurer HBF has announced the new exclusion will apply to basic hospital cover from July 1, along with exclusions for obesity surgery, cochlear implants and dialysis. With insulin pumps costing ...
Type 1 diabetes
Insurer exclusions mean access to insulin pumps just got harder
By Tessa Hoffman
8 Mar 2018