Insulin Pump Therapy Program

The new Insulin Pump Therapy (IPT) Program provides funding for the cost of insulin pumps and pump supplies for Alberta residents with Type 1 Diabetes that meet eligibility and clinical criteria.

The funding is less any amounts covered through government-sponsored agencies and patients’ employer-sponsored or private insurance programs.

Eligibility criteria for the IPT program include:

  • The patient must be a resident of Alberta who is eligible for coverage under the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan.
  • The patient must have been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes and be under the care of a physician or nurse practitioner for the condition.
  • The patient must meet the clinical criteria established by Alberta Health Services for the IPT Program.
  • The patient must follow the steps outlined in the IPT Program for new or existing IPT users.

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