Our mission is to unite and align key diabetes stakeholders and the larger diabetes community around key
diabetes-related policy and legislative efforts in order to elevate diabetes on the national agenda.

Letters and Comments

The DAA has submitted the following letters and comments to Congress and federal agencies advocating for improved prevention, detection, and care for people with diabetes and those at risk:



Comments to National Clinical Care Commission (June 2019) Read More Download PDF
Letter to Congressional Telehealth Caucus on telehealth legislation (March 2019) Read More Download PDF
Letter of Support "Expanding Access to DSMT Act" (March 2019) Read More Download PDF
Letter to House and Senate Appropriators re: FY2020 CDC funding (March 2019) Read More Download PDF
Letter to Senate HELP Committee re: rising health care costs (March 2019) Read More Download PDF
Letter to CMS Administrator Verma on Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (February 2019) Read More Download PDF
Comments to Healthy People 2030 on proposed diabetes objectives (January 2019) Read More Download PDF
Comments to National Clinical Care Commission for inaugural meeting (October 2018) Read More Download PDF
Letter to HHS Secretary Azar and FDA Commissioner Gottlieb on Blood Glucose Monitor Accuracy
(October 2018)
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Comments to HHS/CMS re Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule (September 2018) Read More Download PDF
Comments to USPSTF on Draft Research Plan for Abnormal Blood Glucose and Type 2
Diabetes Mellitus: Screening (August 2018)
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Comments to USPSTF on Draft Research Plan for Diet and Physical Activity to Prevent
Cardiovascular Disease in Adults with Risk Factors: Counseling (July 2018)
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Letter to CMS Administrator Verma re therapeutic continuous glucose monitor (CGM)
coverage policy (April 2018)
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Letter to CMS Director of the Center for Medicare Kouzoukas re Diabetes Self-Management
Training barriers (March 2018)
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