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.

Policy Considerations Report
Executive Summary
Press Release

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: