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Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.
Number of Medicare beneficiaries who have been diagnosed with diabetes and for whom there is a Medicare claim for the diabetes self-management training service in the calendar year of interest
Number of Medicare beneficiaries who have been diagnosed with diabetes
The Diabetes Self-Management Benefit is designed to educate beneficiaries in the successful self-management of diabetes. It provides for 10 hours of initial training for a beneficiary who has been diagnosed with diabetes. Almost all U.S. citizens aged 65 and over are enrolled in Medicare.
Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.