Continuous glucose monitoring devices
Access to fully subsidised continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) devices through the NDSS are available for eligible people with type 1 diabetes or other conditions very similar to type 1 diabetes. You will find information about the CGM Initiative here.
Please view the NDSS CGM device summary and compatibility chart for information about the devices subsidised through the NDSS, their compatibility with insulin pumps and smart devices and links to guidelines about appropriate use.
To apply to access fully subsidised CGM devices:
- complete the relevant CGM eligibility assessment form
- have the form certified by your health professional—details can be found on the form.
Send the completed form:
Special consideration to access CGM devices
In certain circumstances, people who do not meet the eligibility criteria, can request special consideration from the Department of Health to access CGM through the NDSS.
Read more about submitting a special consideration application here.
To learn more about submitting a special consideration application, please contact the NDSS Helpline on 1300 136 588.