Introduction:

Individuals with Diabetes or Juvenile Diabetes that require insulin injections are entitled to receive an insulin pump from their Kupat Cholim based on their doctor's referral
The equipment needed to operate the pump is also included
The pump is given to the patient free of charge
For more information see the Ministry of Health's Kol Habriut website


Diabetics are entitled to receive an insulin pump from their Kupat Cholim as part of The Healthcare Basket; with a doctor's referral and according to the conditions detailed below.

  • Eligibility to receive the insulin pump includes replacing the consumables that are required to operate the pump, without cost, including the following items:
    • An infusion set for the pump, insulin container with needle, needles and tubes to install the device, rechargeable or consumable batteries (depending on the device), replaceable battery charger (according to the manufacturer's instructions), disinfection equipment, bandages, a carry case (with reasonable wear and tear).
    • Any other components included in the manufacturers instructions.

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English translation and maintenance by The Shira Pransky Project.