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Reimbursement

The WSMA encourages insurance companies and businesses in the state of Washington to provide reimbursement for medical services designed to prevent morbidity and mortality. (Res 15, C-88) (Reaffirmed A-17)

The WSMA advocates for reimbursement for all professional services, including communication services, provided through physicians’ practices. (Res B-2, A-00) (Reaffirmed A-17)

The WSMA supports efforts to persuade the legislature to pass a statute requiring insurance companies to reimburse outpatient diabetes self-management education and care which could be delivered safely and less expensively than an inpatient setting. (Res A-89) (Reaffirmed A-17)

The WSMA supports requiring payers to reimburse for diabetes prevention, lifestyle modification programs, and community health workers to incentivize early interventions. (Res C-18, A-18)


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Abbreviations for House of Delegates report origination:

EC – Executive Committee; BT – Board of Trustees; CPA – Council on Professional Affairs; JC – Judicial Council; CHS – Community and Health Services

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