|Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 12:00 AM
Diabetes Reporting SSL Draft
This Act requires the state department for Medicaid services, the state department for public
health, the state office of health policy, and the personnel cabinet to collaborate to biennially develop plans to reduce the incidence of diabetes in the state and to improve diabetes care. It requires these agencies to develop benchmarks, blueprints, and budgets to implement the plans. It directs the agencies to offer a range of action items within the plans to combat diabetes and to submit the plans to the legislature.
This Act requires these agencies to report biennially to the legislature about the impact of
diabetes on people and public programs in the state. This includes the number of people who have the disease, the financial impact of the disease on them and their families, the financial impact on state and local agencies serving such people, and the financial impact of diabetes compared with other chronic diseases and conditions.
The Act also requires these agencies to assess, document, and report to the legislature about
the funding and benefits of existing programs aimed at preventing and controlling diabetes, and the level of cooperation between such programs.
Status: Enacted into law in 2011.
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