Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program

In 2018, Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) services will be covered for eligible members with no coinsurance, copayment, or deductible. Per a CMS update, MDPP services will be available to eligible members beginning April 1, 2018.

Which plans does this change relate to?

Covered plans include Tufts Health Unify.

Where can you find benefit information for the MDPP program?

Benefit information for this program can be found on the CMS website www.innovation.cms.gov/initiatives/medicare-diabetes-prevention-program/.

What is the MDPP program?

The MDPP program is for people with pre-diabetes to help prevent the progression to type 2 diabetes. The program provides education on how to eat healthy, manage stress, increase physical activity, and develop skills to maintain weight loss and a healthy lifestyle.

For more information

If you have questions or would like more information, please call us at 855.393.3154 (TTY: 711).

Tufts Health Unify is a health plan that contracts with both Medicare and MassHealth to provide benefits of both programs to enrollees.

You can get this information in Spanish or speak with someone about this information in other languages for free. Call Tufts Health Unify Member Services at 855.393.3154, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Call 711 if you use TTY. The call is free.

Usted puede obtener este documento en español o hablar con alguien sobre esta información en otros idiomas en forma gratuita. Llame a Servicios para Miembros de Tufts Health Unify al 855.393.3154, de lunes a viernes, de 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Llame al 711 para TTY. La llamada es gratuita.

 


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