Diabetes

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The results from the United Kingdom support CMS' decision to add a payment code for collaborative care to this year's Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.
As health plans ramp up efforts to “coach” patients with diabetes and other chronic diseases, a study in The American Journal of Managed Care® finds that customizing these efforts to patients’ knowledge and needs reduces hospital visits and improves some health measures.
The announcements come as Medicare is set to start reimbursing the Diabetes Prevention Program on January 1, 2018.
This small study found sustained weight loss of 10% of body weight in patients who were overweight but not obese, along with improvements in glycemic control and quality of life that exceeded patients taking medication only.
A study in Diabetes Care examined the effects of high-deductible health plans on healthcare utilization for diabetes patients with varying incomes.

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