The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is seeking input from stakeholders on the possibility of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation testing innovative models to increase the engagement of Medicare beneficiaries, Medicaid beneficiaries, Medicare-Medicaid enrollees, and/or Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) beneficiaries in their health and health care. (more)
CMS specifically sites improving engagement in the self-management of diabetics as an example.
This may be an opportunity for us as the patient community to share the value we place on peer to peer support. Particularly with in the context of psycho-social aspects of diabetes care.
There are a number of specific question, most with sub questions, in the request for information. These are listed as comment to this thread below to facilitate ideas, conversations and articles supporting the ideas. Please share any ideas as replies to the questions.
Please! Jump in! With teamwork maybe we can create patient driven responses.
They are seeking information through a specific Request For Information (RFI) on the development of models focused on increasing beneficiary engagement. The submission period RFI submissions concludes 11:59 PM EDT on September 15, 2014.