OA-4 Increase the proportion of older adults who receive Diabetes Self-Management Benefits

National Data Source
Medicare Administrative Data; Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
Yes
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
2.0 (2008)
Target
2.2
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Medicare beneficiaries who have been diagnosed with diabetes for whom there is a Medicare claim for the diabetes self management training service in the calendar year of interest
Denominator
Medicare beneficiaries who have been diagnosed with diabetes
Data Collection Frequency
Biennial
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable

Comments

Methodology Notes

Almost all U.S. citizens aged 65 and over are enrolled in Medicare.

Description of Changes Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch

The original baseline was revised from 2.2 to 2.0 due to a change in programming. The target was adjusted from 2.4 to 2.2 to reflect the revised baseline using the original target-setting method.