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MLN909381 – Provider Information on Medicare Diabetes Self-Management Training

This revised product comprises Subregulatory Guidance for Medicare Diabetes Self-Management Training (DSMT) and its content is based on publically available content within the
Section 1861(qq) of the Social Security Act, 42 CFR 410.140–410.146 and 42 CFR 413.17(b)(2) or (b)(3). CMS policy or operation subject matter experts also reviewed/cleared this product. This product educates health care providers about Medicare DSMT to help patients manage their diabetes and prevent additional complications. This product shares information on DSMT Accrediting Organizations, Specific Accreditation Programs, and Oversight & Evaluation. This revised product does not contain any substantive changes to the previous version dated May 2022.
The previous version of this product is available to the public and currently posted on the CMS website at

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Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Issue Date: September 07, 2023

DISCLAIMER: The contents of this database lack the force and effect of law, except as authorized by law (including Medicare Advantage Rate Announcements and Advance Notices) or as specifically incorporated into a contract. The Department may not cite, use, or rely on any guidance that is not posted on the guidance repository, except to establish historical facts.