January 2019 Newsletter
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The VDC has a new mission, a new vision, and a fresh new look!
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2019 Diabetes P revention Funding Opportunity
Purpose: To solicit proposals from organizations that are interested in implementation of the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) or to work towards developing or sustaining an ongoing NDPP. This funding is available for organizations offering an in-person, virtual, combination, or distance-learning program.

  1. Funding Opportunity - Overview
  2. Application
New Eligibility Rules for Medicaid Effective January 1
Attend a SignUpNow to learn the “ins and outs" of the eligibility requirements, application procedures, and post-enrollment information.

Oral Health Benefits Offered by Some Medicaid Managed Care Organizations
The Virginia Oral Health Coalition has put together a Provider FAQ documen t to walk you through the benefits available under Medallion 4.0 and Commonwealth Coordinated Care Plus (CCC+).

February 2019 being offered by VCDPE.  
CDC DPRP will be holding Office Hours on the 3 rd  Tuesday of each month from 2-3pm EST. 

Share Your Successes
Is your clinic offering Diabetes Self-Management Education or a Diabetes Prevention Program. The Virginia Health Care Foundation is looking for innovative programs to share with other clinics across the state. Contact Cat Hulburt or Andrea Lancaster  and share your story.
The 2019 General Assembly session began on January 8, 2019. This is a 45-day session or the “short” session. Read Becky Bowers Lanier summary of focus of this year's session.

January 14 DSMES Committee Conference Call | 12 - 1 p.m. | Details Contact Mary Albert
January 16 VDC General Meeting Web Ex 12 -1 pm Details
January 16 DPP Committee Conference Call 3-4 p.m. Details Contact Randi Abell or Kayla Craddock
January 17 Highlights from the Medicaid Coverage for the National DPP Demonstration Project (2016 – 2019) 2 - 4:30 pm Register
February 13 Patient-Centered Treatment Options for Type 2 Diabetes Webinar 3:00-4:30 pm Details
February 13 VDC Diabetes in Schools Committee Conference Call Details Contact Jackie McManemin 
February 15 VCDPE Regional Diabetes Prevention Support Tidewater NDPP's 12- 1 pm Details
February 15 VCDPE Regional Diabetes Prevention Support South and South West Virginia NDPPs: 2-3 pm Details
"No person gets to choose what challenges they will face in life. Everyone gets to choose how they will approach those challenges ”.

- Steve Richart, T1D + Mountain Climber