Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes

Policy Considerations That Make the Link

An Alliance report, Policy Considerations That Make the Link: Connecting Community Experience and National Policy to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes, poses a series of policy considerations for reducing disparities in diabetes in the new era of Health Reform. These considerations derive from the on-the-ground experiences of the five Alliance sites, along with deliberations among academic, government, consumer and provider experts convened at an invited national summit.

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Policy Considerations Report
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The considerations pose a series of questions surrounding the identified need to realign financial incentives affecting health systems, providers and patients as a mechanism for reducing disparities in diabetes. The six core considerations include: