CDC recognizes 1st virtual diabetes prevention program

Jessica Kim Cohen

Noom’s virtual diabetes prevention program will become a reimbursable Medicare benefit in 2018.

Noom, a mHealth company, says it is the first virtual provider recognized by the CDC’s National Diabetes Prevention Program. For the DPP, the CDC reviews behavioral and lifestyle programs that tackle prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. The prevention and management programs that meet CDC criteria are recognized as a covered medical benefit under Medicare.

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