Recognition of Credentialled Diabetes Educators
Diabetes education is a specialty field of health care practice. It is distinct from the information and support provided by generalist health care professionals and also from the discipline specific education that is provided by other key members of the diabetes team. Credentialled Diabetes Educators are the appropriately qualified providers of diabetes education.
Medical Directory of Australia
The Australasian Medical Publishing Company is the publishing arm of the Australian Medical Association. Currently there are approximately 77,000 GPs, Specialists and Allied Health professionals listed in the Medical Directory of Australia (MDA), with 2 million unique visitors per annum accessing the Medical Journal of Australia online. The Company has had an increasing number of doctors wishing to access Credentialled Diabetes Educators through the MDA is inviting ADEA members onto their database. If you would like your details to be placed on the Australasian Medical Publishing Company’s website, please click here to complete complete the consent form.
Medicare Australia recognises Credentialled Diabetes Educators as the providers of diabetes education for Australian Medicare Card holder under its Medicare Benefit Schedule.
Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs recognises Credentialled Diabetes Educators as the providers of diabetes education for eligible veterans.
Private Medical Insurance
Credentialled Diabetes Educators have been recognised as the appropriately qualified health care professionals to provide diabetes education to Australians that have purchased health insurance products which includes reimbursements for diabetes education.
The National Diabetes Services Scheme
The National Diabetes Services Scheme has recognised Credentialled Diabetes Educators as the only health care professionals other than medical practitioners as eligible to authorise consumer registration for the purposes of purchase of diabetes management equipment through the National Diabetes Services Scheme.