Public Health Advocates is excited to share the good news that the Diabetes Prevention Program was approved in the California Budget for Medi-Cal! Governor Brown signed SB 97 on Monday, July 10th. His signature makes the Diabetes Prevention Program, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-approved program that has proved effective in preventing or delaying type 2 diabetes among participants, a covered service under Medi-Cal beginning January 1, 2019. California will become the third state to provide the Diabetes Prevention Program as a Medicaid benefit, following only Montana and Minnesota.
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