This activity is being created to provide a knowledge about two sets of rules that facilitate preventing type 2 diabetes in the Medicare population. CMS will cover the diabetes prevention program (DPP) as a preventive benefit for eligible beneficiaries. Medicare has also created two new Improvement Activities as part of Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). These Improvement Activities serve as an incentive for physicians to screen their population for prediabetes and refer their eligible patients to the DPP. This module outlines the criteria for patient eligibility for the Medicare DPP, describes the health benefits in referring patients to this evidence-based intervention, and reviews the MIPS activities and relevance for preventing diabetes in older adults.
Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Prevention Education from the AMA is part of an effort to prevent and even reverse the effects of the most threatening chronic health conditions.
To help improve the quality of its educational content and meet applicable education accreditation requirements, the content provider will receive record of your participation and responses to this activity.
AMA CME Accreditation Information
Credit Designation Statement: The American Medical Association designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
CME Disclosure Statement: Unless noted, all individuals in control of content reported no relevant financial relationships.
If applicable, all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.
Credit Renewal Date: October 11, 2021
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