Thousands of messages to insurers
50,000+ people signed the #Coverage2Control petition and 12 major groups signed on as partners. JDRF hand-delivered your petitions to the 25 largest health insurance companies, and supporters sent thousands of personalized follow-up messages.
Artificial pancreas systems covered
All 25 of the nation’s largest health plans now cover artificial pancreas systems, including Anthem, which reversed its policy after hearing from JDRF and the T1D community.
Progress toward lower insulin costs
After UnitedHealthcare announced it will extend the drug discounts it receives to its members in fully insured commercial plans, pressure from the campaign prompted Aetna to do so as well. JDRF continues to be deeply involved in ongoing conversations with Congress and the Administration about this important topic.