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Data Sources for the At-Risk Community-Dwelling Patient Population

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Table 7. Data Availability for Insulin-Dependent Diabetes

Data Availability

Diabetes Data



CMS approval/
DUA required


  • Captures need for injectable medication and level of dependence; could be paired with diagnosis of insulin-dependent diabetes.
  • Data are current (within several months) and available at zip code level

  • Requires application for DUA.
  • Captures only patients in the care of Medicare/Medicaid-certified home health agencies.

Submission of proposal and fee


  • Information on individuals currently taking insulin.
  • Data from 2007.
  • No information on level of assistance required.
  • Requires submission of proposal and fee.

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