Diabetes Prevention Program for Medi-Cal approved in California Budget

Diabetes Prevention Program for Medi-Cal approved in California Budget
July 10, 2017 Public Health Advocates

Public Health Advocates is excited to share the good news that the Diabetes Prevention Program was approved in the California Budget for Medi-Cal! Governor Brown signed SB 97 on Monday, July 10th. His signature makes the Diabetes Prevention Program, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-approved program that has proved effective in preventing or delaying type 2 diabetes among participants, a covered service under Medi-Cal beginning July 1, 2018. California will become the third state to provide the Diabetes Prevention Program as a Medicaid benefit, following only Montana and Minnesota.

Medi-Cal DPP Success Report for TCE_7-12-17Medi-Cal DPP Success Report for TCE_7-12-172Download a pdf copy here.