New Omnipod® System customers can enjoy these benefits immediately:

  • Convenience
    • No daily injections, tubing hassles, or wardrobe compromises
    • Up to 72 hours of continuous insulin delivery*
  • Discretion
    • Manage insulin delivery with a wearable, waterproof† Pod and a handheld Personal Diabetes Manage
  • No-chargeOmnipod DASH™ System Personal Diabetes Manager (PDM)
    • Enjoy Pod benefits now, and easily transition to the Omnipod DASH™ System once it is covered by your insurance


With broad access including pharmacy availability, you can start your patients on Pod Therapy with confidence. In fact, the Omnipod DASH™ System is the onlyl full-featured insulin management system available through the pharmacy channel. For you, this means:

  • Simple prescribing through your EHR system
  • Typically less paperwork, which allows you to have more time with your patients
  • As easy as prescribing insulin

Patient Profile

Pod Therapy is intended for individuals with insulin-requiring diabetes including Type 1 Diabetes, Insulin-Requiring Type 2 Diabetes, Gestational Diabetes, and Latent Autoimmune Diabetes. It can be used by people of all ages and is ranked the #1 prescribed pump1 for children.

Insulin pump therapy is not recommended for individuals who are:

  • Unable to monitor blood glucose levels as recommended by their healthcare provider
  • Unable to maintain contact with their healthcare provider
  • Unable to use Pod Therapy according to instructions

Getting a Patient Started on the Omnipod DASH™ System

Please work with your patient to complete the following:

  • Patient Information Form
  • Photocopy of the front and back of your patient’s medical insurance card (please be sure to include pharmacy information)

Send these completed documents as a single fax to our confidential fax line at 877-467-8538. After our Customer Care team contacts your patient’s insurance provider(s) to confirm his or her insurance coverage, we will then follow up with your patient directly to discuss coverage options, confirm the prescription, and arrange for shipment of the OmnipodDASH™ Insulin Management System.

Prescriptions Through The Pharmacy Benefit


We currently have access through pharmacy benefit managers and health plans across the United States, and are continuing to expand pharmacy access. To get your patient started, all that a pharmacy requires is an electronic prescription. Please view our sample prescription to see how to write an prescription for Pod Therapy

For patients with Medicare coverage, Pod Therapy may also be available as a Medicare Part D benefit.

Request an Experience Kit to Try the Pod at Home

If your patient is unsure about which insulin pump is the right choice, our Experience Kit allows patients to get a feel for Pod Therapy prior to ordering. The Experience Kit features a non-functioning Pod that your patient can wear for up to three days to get a feel for the Pod at home. Your patient can request a free Experience Kit on our website, and we will follow up with them directly to arrange for shipment of the kit.

How Much Will Pod Therapy Cost?

While the actual cost of Pod Therapy will vary based on your patients’ insurance coverage, the Omnipod DASH™ System has broad access nationwide. When you submit your patients' insurance information to our team, we will contact the insurance provider(s) to determine their benefits. Our team will then contact your patient to review their benefits before fulfilling the order.

Pod Therapy Financial Assistance Program

Our mission is to make diabetes management as accessible as possible. Should any Pod Therapy users change or lose insurance coverage, Insulet’s Financial Assistance Program provides eligible users with a financing plan that allows them to continue to benefit from Pod Therapy, regardless of insurance provider.

  1. According to dQ&A Q1 2018 Patient Panel Survey. Share of parents of children with Type 1 Diabetes on an insulin pump who had been prescribed the Omnipod® System was higher than for other pumps. Statistical significance of results calculated at the 95% confidence level.
  2. Omnipod DASH™ System customers will be eligible to receive 1 free PDM every 4 years with the purchase of Pods subject to certain conditions including, but not limited to, verification of insurance.