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Scaling the National Diabetes Prevention Program to Priority Populations

$84,131,057

Total Assistance, FY 2008 to Present
Agency: CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
Assistance Type: COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
Popular Name: National Diabetes Prevention Program
Assistance Listing Number
93.261

Objectives: The purpose of this Assistance Listing (AL) is to scale (expand) and sustain the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP). Scaling and sustaining the National DPP includes: • Establish an evidence-based lifestyle change program in multiple states for populations at high risk for type 2 diabetes that meet the standards outlined in the CDC Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program Standards and Operating Procedures (DPRP Standards) available at www.cdc.gov/diabetes/prevention/recognition; • Recruit and facilitate training of lifestyle coaches to deliver the evidence-based lifestyle change program; Educate employers in multiple states about the benefits and cost-savings of offering the evidence-based lifestyle change program as a covered health benefit for employees; • Educate public and private health insurance companies about the benefits and cost-savings of reimbursing organizations delivering the evidence-based lifestyle change program using a pay-for-performance model; • Develop and implement strategic marketing and promotional activities to increase awareness and referrals to the evidence-based lifestyle change program; • Sustain the evidence-based lifestyle change program without government grant funds when this cooperative agreement ends, through securing voluntary reimbursement from public and private health insurance companies for organizations delivering the evidence-based lifestyle change program using a pay-for-performance model; • Ensure that each intervention site offering the evidence-based lifestyle change program under this AL will obtain recognition from the CDC DPRP. • Ensure that each intervention site offering the evidence-based lifestyle change program has the capacity to collect participant information and maintain a data collection system as outlined in the CDC DPRP.

 
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