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Cost Effectiveness: Becoming a Savings vs Cost Center

Medical costs for a person with diabetes are 2.3 times higher than for a person without the disease. Now more than ever, it is critical that health systems employ team members who can impact the cost of care while supporting the Quadruple Aim. Use these resources and articles to learn ways to clearly demonstrate how your services reduce medical costs for people living with diabetes.

Podcast: Leveraging Cost Strategies to Communicate Value

In this episode, we are talking about the value diabetes care and education specialists provide in impacting costs for their system and community. Donna Ryan and Starlin Haydon-Greatting join us to share how they leveraged their role to impact cost and communicate that to the decision-makers in their systems.


  • DSMES Consensus Report DSMES and the four critical times for the service.
  • Review the billing codes in the supplements section of the consensus report to maximize return on investment in diabetes care and education. Please read the reimbursement section in the consensus report and consult with your billing and compliance teams before implementing billing codes as they are subject to change. For the most up-to-date billing information, please visit the  ADCES Ask a Reimbursement Expert resource (this is a member-only tool).
  • For additional resources on utilizing patient assistance programs for insulin, diabetes devices and medications.

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