405 IAC 5-36-1 - DSMT policy; definitions

Current through December 29, 2021

Authority: IC 12-15-1-10; IC 12-15-21-2; IC 12-15-21-3

Affected: IC 12-15; IC 27-8-14.5-6

Sec. 1.

(a) Reimbursement is available for diabetes self management training, as defined in this rule and when provided in accordance with all applicable provisions of this rule, provider bulletins, provider manuals, and the provider agreement.
(b) As used in this rule, "DSMT" means diabetes self management training and is comprised of those services provided in accordance with IC 27-8-14.5-6. These services are intended to enable the member to, or enhance the member's ability to, properly manage the member's diabetic condition, thereby optimizing the member's own therapeutic regimen. Examples of DSMT include, but are not limited to, the following:
(1) Instruction regarding the diabetic disease state, nutrition, exercise, and activity.
(2) Medications counseling.
(3) Blood glucose self-monitoring training.
(4) Foot, skin, and dental care.
(5) Behavior change strategies and risk factor reduction.
(6) Preconception care, pregnancy, and gestational diabetes.
(7) Accessing community health care systems and resources.
(c) As used in this rule, "health care professionals" means the following:
(1) Chiropractors.
(2) Dentists.
(3) Health facility administrators.
(4) Physicians.
(5) Nurses.
(6) Optometrists.
(7) Pharmacists.
(8) Podiatrists.
(9) Environmental health specialists.
(10) Audiologists.
(11) Speech-language pathologists.
(12) Psychologists.
(13) Hearing aid dealers.
(14) Physical therapists.
(15) Respiratory therapists.
(16) Occupational therapists.
(17) Social workers.
(18) Marriage and family therapists.
(19) Physician assistants.
(20) Athletic trainers.
(21) Dietitians.
(d) As used in this rule, a "unit" of DSMT service means a time period of fifteen (15) minutes.


405 IAC 5-36-1
Office of the Secretary of Family and Social Services; 405 IAC 5-36-1; filed Sep 27, 1999, 8:55 a.m.: 23 IR 323; errata filed Dec 9, 1999, 1:17 p.m.: 23 IR 814; readopted filed Jun 27, 2001, 9:40 a.m.: 24 IR 3822; readopted filed Sep 19, 2007, 12:16 p.m.: 20071010-IR- 405070311RFA; readopted filed Oct 28, 2013, 3:18 p.m.: 20131127-IR-405130241RFA Filed 8/1/2016, 3:44 p.m.: 20160831-IR-405150418FRA

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