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Molina Healthcare Selected To Participate In Prediabetes Program Implementation

Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH), in partnership with America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), has been selected to participate in a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to implement the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) around the country. As part of this project, Molina Healthcare and three other health plans will implement NDPP, which aims to prevent type 2 diabetes in individuals who have prediabetes, a condition of elevated blood sugar that often leads to type 2 diabetes within a few years. By developing innovative private-public partnerships with local and regional institutions, Molina Healthcare will be able to leverage existing institutions’ competencies and resources to provide the NDPP program to its members in Florida and New Mexico.

“Molina has a long-standing commitment to preventing type 2 diabetes and its related risk factors through innovative and collaborative efforts with community partners,” says Martha Bernadett, MD, MBA, executive vice president for research and innovation at Molina Healthcare. “This is one of those efforts. The NDPP helps participants make healthy lifestyle changes. Not only will our members understand how to choose healthier foods and increase physical activity, but they will also be learning strategies for maintaining those changes.”

Working together over the next four years, Molina Healthcare will partner with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Cooperative Extension Services and New Mexico State University College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Cooperative Extension Services as well as each state’s Diabetes Prevention and Control Program (DPCP) to implement the program in both states. Molina Healthcare and the Extension offices will recruit eligible participants for sites/programs in Florida and New Mexico through provider education and outreach.

CDC estimates that 79 million Americans — 35 percent of U.S. adults aged 20 and older — have prediabetes. People with prediabetes also have a higher risk for heart disease and stroke. The CDC is working with community-based organizations, insurers, employers and health care organizations to make the NDPP available across the country. NDPP is an evidence-based program that reduces the likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes by nearly 60 percent.

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