Diabetes Supplies

  • The following brands of diabetic meter and testing supplies are covered with $0 copay to our members:

Preferred Brands


For all other brands, our members are responsible for 20% of the total cost.

  • The process:
    1. Prescriber writes prescription for meter, strips, etc. and indicates which brand to use
    2. The prescription is either brought to the pharmacy by the member or it is called/e-scribed directly to the pharmacy
    3. The prescription(s) can usually be processed and dispensed to the member without any intervention by the QHPNY pharmacy department.
  • Where to obtain diabetic testing supplies:
    • Most (if not all) retail pharmacies carry diabetic testing supplies.
    • The larger retail chain pharmacies may carry larger selections of brands and supplies.
    • ONE TOUCH and ACCU-CHEK are the most popular brands and can be found in practically any retail pharmacy, including the major chains (i.e., Walgreens, CVS, and Walmart pharmacies).
  • Covered diabetic testing supplies include*:
    • Blood sugar (glucose) test strips
    • Blood sugar testing monitors
    • Lancet devices and lancets*These are covered at $0 copay for ONE TOUCH and ACCU-CHEK brands.

*****This is a sample list, please refer to the Formulary on the website, click HERE  for complete list and additional details****