National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act

Summary

  • First Introduced: 2012
  • Latest Action: Re-introduced (H.R. 309) on January 5, 2017; passed the House on January 9, 2017 (view the full House bill). Non-identical Senate version of the bill (S. 920) passed by Senate on September 6, 2017 (view the full Senate bill).

Key Points

  • The National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission will focus on improving diabetes care delivery, patient outcomes, and cost effectiveness of care.
  • Registered dietitians will be among the health experts on the Commission, offering practical insight on how to improve clinical care for people with diabetes.
  • This is a bi-partisan bill, with 167 co-sponsors in the House and 21 co-sponsors in the Senate.

Download the Academy’s National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission issue brief and leave behind for more additional information about the legislation. Note: The issue brief and leave behind contain references to the 2015 re-introduction of the bill.