Fact Sheet

Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program

Key Facts

  • The MDPP is designed for those with pre-diabetes to prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes. 
  • MDPP has been added as a benefit for all eligible Medicare beneficiaries.
  • With the addition of the benefit, Medicare Advantage health plans offer MDPP to all eligible beneficiaries at no additional cost.
  • Medicare Advantage health plans can partner with community-based organizations or private vendors to offer the MDPP services.