HEALTHFIRST – DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM
Beginning April 1, 2018, Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs) are required to provide to eligible beneficiaries a Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), with no cost-sharing, through Medicare-enrolled MDPP suppliers.
What is covered?
- Structured sessions with a coach, using a CDC-approved curriculum to provide training in dietary change, increased physical activity, and weight loss strategies
- 12 months of core sessions for beneficiaries with an indication of prediabetes, and an additional 12 months of ongoing maintenance sessions for participants who meet weight loss and attendance goals
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