Maryland: Help your Medicaid patients prevent diabetes
Last modified: May 19, 2022
First published: May 13, 2021
If you care for patients in Maryland who have prediabetes or are at risk for getting type 2 diabetes, the HealthChoice Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) can help. UnitedHealthcare Community Plan (Medicaid) members are eligible to join and receive assistance with:
Developing healthy eating habits
Increasing daily physical activity
Lowering risk of type 2 diabetes
Improving coping skills
The program can help patients live healthier lives through tracking food and activity, as well as real-time coaching and one-on-one or small group support.
Downloading the free DPPStar PreDiabetes app in the App Store® or Google Play™
Calling Member Services at 800-318-8821 (TTY 711), Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–7 p.m. ET
For more information and program eligibility information, please reference the quick reference guide on our UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Maryland page
If you don’t participate with UnitedHealthcare Community Plan and are interested in credentialing and contracting with us for HealthChoice DPP services, please contact Network Management at 877-842-3210
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