The Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program, also known as MDPP, is open to Medicare Advantage members at no additional cost. The overall goal of the program is to prevent Type 2 diabetes for members who may be at risk.
The program starts with six months of weekly classes. The goal of the classes is to help you with healthy living and weight management.
After you complete the classes, you can attend six more months of meetings to encourage your healthy choices.
You can only enroll in the program once. If you sign up, be sure to complete the program.
You have to meet certain criteria to qualify for the program. You must:
This program is free.
If you don't have a record of your BMI or blood test results, you may need to pay for a doctor's visit to get the required lab work completed.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network offers this program through a partnership with Solera Health.
See if you qualify. We'll ask you a few questions about your health history to determine your eligibility.
Solera Health is an independent company retained by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network to help reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes in qualified members.