Freestyle Libre considered for subsidy

The Department of Health has undertaken an evaluation of Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre to consider whether its suitable for subsidy through the NDSS.

As part of this evaluation the Department of Health took into consideration the clinical-effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the product, alongside a public consultation with feedback from people living with diabetes, their families and other stakeholders.

The Department of Health has provided feedback to Abbott on the results of the evaluation and is currently evaluating a revised submission.

More information will be published on the Department of Health’s website as it becomes available at www.health.gov.au.

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