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What's Working in Chronic Disease Prevention and Control

What’s Working in Chronic Disease Prevention and Control catalogs chronic disease efforts of states, territories and tribes.

Snapshot of Success:
Rhode Island

Rhode Island state employees, their dependents, and state retirees covered under the state’s
self-insured health plan administered by United Health Care are now eligible for paid coverage
of the evidence-based YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program. The long tenure of many state
workers when compared to private sector workers makes it more likely the state will see a
return on this investment in employee’s long term health which may manifest itself as lower
employee health care costs.

For a pdf version of a What's Working success story, click the pdf symbol at the top of the opened success story

more success stories by clicking on a location on the map or list below or choose ‘Search Database’ above.
your success stories by choosing 'Submit to Database' above and completing all fields in the submission form.

All members of the NACDD online community can submit to the What’s Working database. All state/territorial staff working in chronic disease are eligible members of the NACDD online community. To submit to What’s Working, register on this site here or log-in by clicking ‘Sign In’ at the top of this page if you are already registered. An administrator will review and approve your entry once submitted.

What’s Working database entries may be detailed (called initiatives) or briefer, one-pagers (success stories) or both.

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