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diagnostic insight

Know more across the entire diabetes care continuum

With rising rates of obesity, the need for diabetes risk identification, prevention, and management is more critical than ever.1

Quest Diagnostics offers a comprehensive array of diabetes laboratory testing services to help you manage diabetes in all of your patients, no matter where they are on the diabetes care continuum–ensuring continuity of care.

Diagnose diabetes with the right insights

Our innovative diabetes tests and panels help you take a proactive approach to preventing, diagnosing, and managing patients with diabetes. We have the tests you need to meet the full spectrum of patient needs:

Help your patients stay ahead

Effective management of diabetes requires a lot of planning and discipline on the part of patients. But keeping up with appointments, medication, and self-monitoring can be difficult. We offer many tools to help your patients take control of their diabetes and adhere to treatment plans.

Learn more about patient adherence tools

Meet your goals, too

Adhering to American Diabetes Association (ADA) guidelines for diabetes testing helps you provide optimal care for diabetic patients. It may also benefit you and your practice as our healthcare system continues its shift to value-based care, with reimbursement linked to performance goals for quality, outcomes, improved patient experience, and reduced costs.

Diabetes is a priority for key healthcare initiatives:

Healthcare reform—better diabetes care is an essential part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and accountable care organizations, addressing aspects such as:2

  • Preventive care and screening
  • Chronic disease management and standards
  • Insurance coverage

Learn more about diabetes prevention measures covered under the ACA

HEDIS scores—include performance measures for comprehensive diabetes care, such as:3

  • Preventive care
  • HbA1c testing
  • Cholesterol screening
  • More widespread diabetes diagnoses
  • More intensive diabetes management

Read more about HEDIS measures

CMS (Medicare Star Rating System)—performance measures include long-term management of diabetes:4

  • Preventive screening
  • Treatment adherence
  • Testing for common comorbidities of diabetes (eye health, kidney function, cholesterol, and more)

Read more about Medicare Star Ratings

Quality Payment Program (QPP) under MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act)—performance and quality measures for diabetes care and improvement activities, including:5

  • Preventive screening
  • HbA1c testing
  • Group visits

Learn more about the QPP’s quality and performance measures

National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)—developed and overseen by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

  • Requires a year-long commitment from participants
  • Available in person or online
  • Supervised by a trained lifestyle coach
  • Emphasizes healthier eating and more physical activity
  • Focuses on adopting new habits, learning new skills, and building confidence
  • Establishes a community of participants who can commiserate, share struggles, and support progress

Learn more about the National DPP

Read more about assessing diabetes risk

Let us help you know what’s ahead

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1 Centers for Disease Control. Maps of diagnosed diabetes and obesity in 1994, 2000, and 2015. Available
   at: cdc.gov/diabetes/statistics/slides/maps_diabetesobesity94.pdf. Accessed April 4, 2017.

2 Myserson R, Laiteerapong N. The Affordable Care Act and diabetes diagnosis and care: exploring the
   potential impacts. Curr Diab Rep. 2016;16(4):27.

3 National Committee for Quality Assurance. Comprehensive diabetes care: the HEDIS measure. Available at:
   ncqa.org/report-cards/health-plans/state-of-health-care-quality/2016-table-of-contents/ diabetes-care.
   Accessed April 5, 2017.

4 Medicare.gov. Star ratings. Available at:
   medicare.gov/find-a-plan/staticpages/rating/planrating-help.aspx. Accessed April 4, 2017.

5 Meier P. The Quality Payment Program: implications for diabetes management. Available at:
   kcmedicine.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Meier-slides-QPPDiabetesMgmt.pdf. Accessed April 5, 2017.