Rate Determination Initiation Notice: National Diabetes Prevention Program 

This bulletin provides notice that the Department initiated a Rate Determination Process* for the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) in the Spring of 2022, prior to P.L. 2021 Ch. 639 becoming effective. This is a new service that is under development, with the service’s placement within the appropriate section of the MaineCare Benefits Manual still to be determined. The Department will conduct this determination. This initiative is pursuant to P.L. 2021, Ch. 398, Sec. A-17, which provides funding to establish the National Diabetes Prevention Program for MaineCare members.    

There will be opportunities throughout the Rate Determination process for stakeholders to give input and provide comment.    

You may reach out to Bryan Lumbra, MaineCare’s Rate Setting Project Manager for this determination process with any questions.     

*This notice is being sent pursuant to Public Law 2021 Chapter 639.