Georgia Medicaid FFS & Orders

GA Medicaid Fee-For-Service Members & Providers

 

Summary: Why?

Effective October 1, 2011, the state of Georgia has selected Prodigy as a preferred brand of diabetes testing supplies for GA Medicaid FFS patients. Prodigy glucose meters and test strips are now available to all Georgia Medicaid beneficiaries with diabetes. Please contact your local pharmacy to receive your new Prodigy meter at no cost.

Who is Prodigy?

Prodigy® is one of the best blood glucose testing brands on the market and is located in Charlotte, NC.  Prodigy AutoCode meter talks in English, Spanish, French and Arabic (option to turn talking feature off) and is fast and accurate.  It is very easy to set up and use, and does not need to be coded — it’s ready to go!  Your doctor can help you with diabetes management and setting up your meter.  You should be able to get a Prodigy meter from wherever you are currently receiving your diabetes supplies.

Who’s affected?

Georgia Medicaid FFS beneficiaries will be able to use Prodigy® brand monitors and test strips beginning October 1, 2011.  Georgia Medicaid FFS beneficiaries who are also covered under Medicare or another third party insurance provider do not have to change, although Prodigy® is available to them as well.

What’s affected?

Diabetes patients under Georgia Medicaid FFS will have Prodigy meters available to them at no charge.

When?

Effective October 1, 2011.

How do I get supplies?

You should be able to continue to get your supplies from your local clinic or pharmacy.

What is the Cost?

Medicaid covers the entire cost of diabetes supplies for its beneficiaries (with the exception of the preferred brand co-payment). Prodigy meters will be billed to and reimbursed by Prodigy. For more information, please contact the Division of Medical Assistance – Pharmacy Services Unit at 404-656-4044.

Product Support

All questions about the meter or products should go to the Prodigy® Customer Care and Technical Support Hotline at 1.866.540.4786.