Diabetes test strips likely overused among dual VA, Medicare patients

November 10, 2014 10:49 PM

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(Reuters Health) – - Millions of blood sugar testing strips may be unneeded by the U.S. veterans who receive the strips through two government insurance programs each year, suggests a new study.

There was potential waste in the two insurance programs, researchers found, but the most waste occurred among veterans who received strips through both programs.

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