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Managed Care Organizations and Value-Based Care


This section details the role that managed care organizations (MCOs) and accountable care organizations (ACOs), a common alternative payment arrangement, can play in both preventing type 2 diabetes and promoting the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) lifestyle change program. An overview about the two types of organizations is provided as well as best practices and strategies for engagement and partnership.


This page describes the dynamic and flexible role MCOs can play in promoting coverage for the National DPP lifestyle change program in Medicaid.


This page is intended to provide National DPP partners with information about ACOs and specific strategies for how to engage ACOs in the effort to prevent type 2 diabetes.

Content Updated: February 2, 2024