Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) is an evidence-based intervention that strengthens the knowledge and skills of people with diabetes to optimize their ability to self-manage the disease.
Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid program) reimburses for DSMES. Find out more about DSMES and how you can be reimbursed for providing this valuable service.
- DSMES Fact Sheet
- Health First Colorado DSMES Reimbursement Toolkit
- Diabetes Management Resources from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
- DSME Accreditation Registration
Morgan Anderson, Benefits and Policy Specialist, Morgan.Anderson@state.co.us
Joanna Espinoza, MPH, Diabetes Management Coordinator, Joanna.Espinoza@state.co.us
Meredith Koob, Sr. Quality Improvement Facilitator, Meredith.Koob@area-d.hcqis.org
This material was prepared by Telligen, the Medicare Quality Innovation Network Quality Improvement Organization, under contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The contents presented do not necessarily reflect CMS policy. 11SOW-CO-B2-4/2016-11587