The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is seeking input from stakeholders on the possibility of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation testing innovative models to increase the engagement of Medicare beneficiaries, Medicaid beneficiaries, Medicare-Medicaid enrollees, and/or Childrens Health Insurance Program (CHIP) beneficiaries in their health and health care. (more)
CMS specifically sites improving engagement in the self-management of diabetics as an example.
This may be an opportunity for us as the patient community to share the value we place on peer to peer support. Particularly with in the context of psycho-social aspects of diabetes care.
We have started a thread on tuDiabetes to explore ideas on how to respond to the CMS RFI. Please join in.