Tools for the team
Diabetes prevention toolkit

Tools for the team

Utilize these resources and templates designed to assist with implementation of a diabetes prevention strategy, and to educate and engage health care professionals and patients on a variety of diabetes prevention topics.

Cost savings calculator

AMA diabetes prevention cost savings calculator

Estimate the health and economic benefits of offering the National DPP lifestyle change program to your population.

Resource Type:
Website
Topic:
Making the case for diabetes prevention
Audience:
For health care professionals
Language:
English
Modified Date:
Dec 01, 2018
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Making the business case

Making the business case for diabetes prevention - offer to employees

This customizable presentation has essential facts and figures that can be used to gain buy-in from internal stakeholders when making the case for diabetes prevention.

Resource Type:
Template
Topic:
Making the case for diabetes prevention
Audience:
For health care professionals
Language:
English
Modified Date:
Mar 01, 2020
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Making the case

Making the business case for diabetes prevention - offer to your patients

This customizable presentation has essential facts and figures that can be used to gain buy-in from internal stakeholders when making the case for diabetes prevention.

Resource Type:
Template
Topic:
Making the case for diabetes prevention
Audience:
For health care professionals
Language:
English
Modified Date:
Mar 01, 2020
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Diabetes toolkit

CDC diabetes prevention impact toolkit

Use this Impact Toolkit to project the health and economic effects of the National DPP lifestyle change program on your population at risk for diabetes.

Resource Type:
Website
Topic:
National DPP lifestyle change program tools
Audience:
For health care professionals
Language:
English
Modified Date:
Jan 01, 2020
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Evidence brief

Evidence brief

This fact sheet summarizes a sampling of studies conducted on the National Diabetes Prevention Program lifestyle change program over the past 20 years.

Resource Type:
Informational resource
Topic:
Care team education
Audience:
For health care professionals
Language:
English
Modified Date:
Nov 01, 2019
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Physician and care team engagement

Physician and care team engagement presentation tips

Engaging physicians and care teams is essential for creating a successful diabetes prevention strategy. This resource offers tips for facilitating impactful events, including webinars, lunch and learns and in-person presentations. The AMA is in the process of developing additional resources to support your physician engagement activities. If you need additional assistance, please click here and one of our subject matter experts will assist you.

Resource Type:
Informational resource
Topic:
Care team education
Audience:
For health care professionals
Language:
English
Modified Date:
Dec 01, 2018
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Bidirectional feedback loop

Bi-directional feedback loop

Utilize this flyer to learn the process for how information flows between the clinical care team and the National DPP lifestyle change program provider.

Resource Type:
Informational resource
Topic:
Care team operations
Audience:
For health care professionals
Language:
English
Modified Date:
Feb 01, 2020
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Codes when screening

Codes: When screening for prediabetes and diabetes

This document outlines some of the relevant ICD-10 and CPT codes for diabetes prevention that can be used by physicians to document diagnoses in the medical record and for billing.

Resource Type:
Informational resource
Topic:
Care team operations
Audience:
For health care professionals
Language:
English
Modified Date:
Dec 01, 2018
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CPT FAQ

CPT FAQ

This document provides insight on billing methods and CPT® (Current Procedural Terminology) codes for organizations that offer a National Diabetes Prevention Program lifestyle change program, which can be used for billing, claims, or reporting purposes by key stakeholders.  Frequently asked questions regarding CPT® codes are also addressed.

Resource Type:
Informational resource
Topic:
Care team operations
Audience:
For health care professionals
Language:
English
Modified Date:
Nov 01, 2018
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Referral template

Lifestyle change program referral template

Use this template as a guide for creating a form to refer eligible patients to a National DPP lifestyle change program. By completing a referral form, patients give permission for health care providers to use and disclose certain protected health information. Work with your appropriate internal departments (e.g., legal, risk, IT) to create a referral process for your organization that is compliant with applicable laws.

Resource Type:
Template
Topic:
Care team operations
Audience:
For health care professionals
Language:
English
Modified Date:
Mar 01, 2020
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Coverage toolkit

National Diabetes Prevention Program coverage toolkit

This online toolkit provides information about the mechanics of covering the National DPP lifestyle change program for Medicaid agencies, managed care organizations, employers and commercial health plans.

Resource Type:
Website
Topic:
Care team operations
Audience:
For health care professionals
Language:
English
Modified Date:
Jan 01, 2020
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Optimize EHR

Optimize your electronic health record to prevent type 2 diabetes

This document provides guidance and suggestions on how to use your electronic health record (EHR) to identify and manage patients at risk for type 2 diabetes.

Resource Type:
Informational resource
Topic:
Care team operations
Audience:
For health care professionals
Language:
English
Modified Date:
Dec 01, 2018
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Protocols

Prediabetes identification and management protocols

These protocols use a step-wise approach and provide guidance for physicians and care teams to identify and manage patients with prediabetes.

Resource Type:
Informational resource
Topic:
Care team operations
Audience:
For health care professionals
Language:
English
Modified Date:
May 01, 2020
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Progress reports

Progress reports

These progress report templates can be utilized to inform a patient’s primary care physician of their enrollment in your organization’s lifestyle change program, including their progress in achieving program goals.

Resource Type:
Template
Topic:
Care team operations
Audience:
For health care professionals
Language:
English
Modified Date:
Jul 01, 2020
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BAA

Sample business associate agreement

This resource provides a sample business associate agreement (BAA). The AMA recommends working with your organization’s HIPAA compliance officer to determine if a BAA is needed for sharing referral information with an external National DPP lifestyle change program provider.

Resource Type:
Template
Topic:
Care team operations
Audience:
For health care professionals
Language:
English
Modified Date:
Apr 01, 2019
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Prediabetes FAQ

Prediabetes and National DPP lifestyle change program FAQ

This FAQ addresses commonly asked questions regarding prediabetes and the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) lifestyle change program.

Resource Type:
Informational resource
Topic:
Patient education
Audience:
For my patients
Language:
English
Modified Date:
Mar 01, 2020
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Are you at risk

Prediabetes: Are you at risk?

This handout sheds light on the prevalence of prediabetes and associated risk factors for patients. Color printing is recommended.

Resource Type:
Informational resource
Topic:
Patient education
Audience:
For my patients
Language:
English
Modified Date:
Feb 01, 2019
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So you have prediabetes

Prediabetes: Are you at risk? (Spanish)

Spanish translation of a handout that sheds light on the prevalence of prediabetes and associated risk factors for patients. Color printing is recommended.

Resource Type:
Informational resource
Topic:
Patient education
Audience:
For my patients
Language:
Spanish
Modified Date:
Feb 01, 2019
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Patient awareness

Promoting prediabetes awareness to your patients

This poster spotlights the prevalence of prediabetes and associated risk factors. Color printing is recommended.

Resource Type:
Informational resource
Topic:
Patient education
Audience:
For my patients
Language:
English
Modified Date:
Feb 01, 2019
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Prediabetes awareness

Promoting prediabetes awareness to your patients (Spanish)

Spanish translation of a poster that spotlights the prevalence of prediabetes and associated risk factors. Color printing is recommended.

Resource Type:
Informational resource
Topic:
Patient education
Audience:
For my patients
Language:
Spanish
Modified Date:
Feb 01, 2019
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So you have prediabetes

So you have prediabetes – now what?

This resource shares information about prediabetes for diagnosed patients and highlights treatment options including the National DPP lifestyle change program. Color printing is recommended.

Resource Type:
Informational resource
Topic:
Patient education
Audience:
For my patients
Language:
English
Modified Date:
Feb 01, 2019
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So you have prediabetes

So you have prediabetes – now what? (Spanish)

Spanish translation of a resource that shares information about prediabetes for diagnosed patients and highlights treatment options including the National DPP lifestyle change program. Color printing is recommended.

Resource Type:
Informational resource
Topic:
Patient education
Audience:
For my patients
Language:
Spanish
Modified Date:
Feb 01, 2019
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What is prediabetes

What is prediabetes?

This resource raises awareness about prediabetes for patients and highlights the National DPP lifestyle change program as a treatment option. Color printing is recommended.

Resource Type:
Informational resource
Topic:
Patient education
Audience:
For my patients
Language:
English
Modified Date:
Feb 01, 2020
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What is prediabetes

What is prediabetes? (Spanish)

Spanish translation of a resource that raises awareness about prediabetes for patients and highlights the National DPP lifestyle change program as a treatment option. Color printing is recommended.

Resource Type:
Informational resource
Topic:
Patient education
Audience:
For my patients
Language:
Spanish
Modified Date:
Feb 01, 2019
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Risk test

Prediabetes risk test

This brief questionnaire helps patients learn if they are at risk for prediabetes and should talk to their doctor about further testing or management.

Resource Type:
Website
Topic:
Patient outreach
Audience:
For my patients
Language:
English
Modified Date:
Feb 06, 2019
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Risk test

Prediabetes risk test (Spanish)

Spanish translation of a brief questionnaire that helps patients learn if they are at risk for prediabetes and should talk to their doctor about further testing or management.

Resource Type:
Website
Topic:
Patient outreach
Audience:
For my patients
Language:
Spanish
Modified Date:
Aug 12, 2019
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Patient letter external

Sample patient letter (external)

To be used if referring patients to an external lifestyle change program. This resource can be used to conduct efficient follow-up and referral with patients who have been identified as having prediabetes. With the addition of your company letterhead, contact information and patient personalization, the scripts can be customized per your organization’s specific needs.

Resource Type:
Template
Topic:
Patient outreach
Audience:
For my patients
Language:
Modified Date:
Dec 01, 2018
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Sample patient letter internal

Sample patient letter (internal)

To be used if offering the lifestyle change program internally. This resource can be used to conduct efficient follow-up and referral with patients who have been identified as having prediabetes. With the addition of your company letterhead, contact information and patient personalization, the scripts can be customized per your organization’s specific needs.

Resource Type:
Template
Topic:
Patient outreach
Audience:
For my patients
Language:
English
Modified Date:
Dec 01, 2018
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