Prediabetes and Diabetes Referral Flow Chart
Iowa Department of Public Health
The Iowa Department of Public Health has released their referral recommendations in this flowchart.
Iowa Performing in The Top Quintile
The Commonwealth Fund
The Commonwealth Fund releases data every three years, ranking the states and communities on their success. Iowa Is in the top quintile of states, and four Iowa cities landed inside the top 100 measured.
Physicians and Health Care Providers Continue to Improve Quality of Care, Lower Costs
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced the 2015 performance year results for the Medicare Shared Savings Program and the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization Model that show physicians, hospitals, and health care providers participating in Accountable Care Organizations continue to make significant improvements in the quality of care for Medicare beneficiaries, while achieving cost savings. Collectively, Medicare Accountable Care Organizations have generated more than $1.29 billion in total Medicare savings since 2012.