Practice Resources

Entrepreneurial Diabetes Educator

An increasing number of diabetes educators are developing their entrepreneurial skills and thereby creating new opportunities to reach people with diabetes. This page provides tools and materials to support your success in the world of entrepreneurialism.

Building a Business Case for Diabetes Self-Care Management

Reimbursement

  • Reimbursement Tips Booklet - Billing tips and codes for physicians with the aim of increasing collaboration with diabetes educators in their offices.
  • DSMT Reimbursement: Essentials - This is a self-paced, 4-module online course that addresses the basics of reimbursement for diabetes self-management training / education programs..
  • FAQs - A summary of DSME/T reimbursement-related questions that have been answered by the AADE Reimbursement Expert.
  • Ask the Reimbursement Expert - AADE's 'Reimbursement Expert' provides answers to your specific questions.
  • Webcast - Diabetes Education Services: Reimbursement Tips for Primary Care Practice.
  • Perspectives in Business of Diabetes Education - Learn about coding and reimbursement from an AADE member.

Leadership in Your Practice

Check out the following websites for useful tools and resources:

Developing Leadership Skills

*These links are provided for your information. AADE assumes no responsibility for the content.

Developing a Business Plan

*These links are provided for your information. AADE assumes no responsibility for the content.

Marketing and Promoting Yourself and Your Business

*These links are provided for your information. AADE assumes no responsibility for the content.

Diabetes Education Accreditation Program (DEAP)

  •  Listen to answers to our most commonly asked questions.
  •  Getting Started and What to Expect - the application process
  • Diabetes Education Curriculum: Guiding Patients to Successful Self-Management - Based upon the AADE7™ Self-Care Behaviors framework, the curriculum is a CD-Rom product that contains a printable PDF of almost 900 pages for use in your practice and program.
  • Online Application: The online DEAP application helps improve and streamline the application process.
  • Questions? E-mail us at DEAP@aadenet.org or call 800.338.3633 FREE.
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) 

AADE7™ System

  • AADE7 System™: Internet based suite of tools for diabetes educators. The Basic Package is available at no charge for AADE members, and the Enhanced Package, providing full functionality, is available for a nominal cost.
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