Summary: H.R.2960 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2960. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (09/15/2011)

National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act - Establishes within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission to evaluate and make recommendations regarding better coordination and leveraging of federal programs that relate in any way to supporting appropriate clinical care for people with pre-diabetes and diabetes. Sets forth the duties of the Commission, which shall include: (1) evaluating HHS programs; (2) identifying current activities and critical gaps in federal efforts to support clinicians in providing care to people with pre-diabetes and diabetes; (3) using outcomes-based registry data to evaluate various care models and methods; (4) evaluating and expanding education and awareness to health care professionals regarding clinical practices for the prevention of diabetes and the precursor conditions of diabetes; and (5) developing and testing appropriate methods for outreach and dissemination of educational resources related to diabetes prevention and treatments.

Requires the Commission to submit to the Secretary and Congress an operating plan for carrying out the activities of the Commission that includes specific activities the Commission plans to conduct and a budget for such activities.