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AAPPO Releases Diabetes Toolkit to Spur Action on Better Diabetes Care
Date:4/3/2008

Toolkit Offers Resources for Payers, Providers, and Patients

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Preferred Provider Organizations (AAPPO), in collaboration with DMAA: the Care Continuum Alliance (DMAA), today launched a diabetes toolkit for PPO executives to help health care leaders understand the diabetes problem and identify effective strategies for improving diabetes prevention, identification and care.

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"Talking with Payers, Providers and Patients About Diabetes: An AAPPO Toolkit for PPOs" provides talking points about effective diabetes prevention and care management and offers evidence-based resources from national organizations to help users find more practical information that they can adopt to promote diabetes care improvements with payers, providers and patients.

Diabetes poses severe health and economic hardships, not only for those living with the disease, but also for providers and employers. Recent estimates place the total annual economic impact of diabetes in 2007 at $174 billion, including $116 billion in direct care costs and $58 billion in indirect costs -- increased absenteeism, reduced productivity, disease-related unemployment disability and loss of productive capacity due to early mortality.

"As the most popular health care option for Americans, PPOs have a responsibility to move the discussion on how to prevent and treat diabetes forward with payers, physicians and other providers, as well as with patients regarding how to prevent, identify and effectively manage diabetes," said Karen Greenrose, president and CEO of AAPPO.

"Through our collaboration with DMAA, we have given our PPO members, as well as others in the health care field, a great tool to help them take steps to increase the quali
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