Practice Resources


DEAP is your partner in demonstrating quality and achieving reimbursement for your diabetes self-management education & support (DSMES) services. ADCES is one of only two National Accrediting Organizations. Our knowledgeable team offers full support to all professionals seeking accreditation and reimbursement for DSMES.

When your program is accredited by ADCES, you become more than just a data point. You are immersed in a community filled with quality coordinators and experienced staff dedicated to supporting you throughout your accreditation journey.

DEAP informational flyer

NEW! National Standards for DSMES

NEW! Interpretive Guidance

DSMES Consensus Report

DEAP — Toolkit for New Applicants

  • Application Fees

  • Accreditation Process: Step by Step

  • Accreditation Timeline

  • Initial Documentation Checklist

  • The De-Identified Chart

  • Application/Audit Templates and Examples

Maintaining Accreditation for DEAP Programs

  • Getting Paid for DSMES

  • Annual Status Reporting

  • Renewal Instructions

  • 2017-2022 Standards Crosswalk

  • Change of Status

  • Additional DSMES Delivery Locations

Contact Us

Please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns.  

Phone: 800-338-3633 press option 6

Fax: 312-601-4894

DSMES Value Toolkit
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Utilize this toolkit to explore the ways you provide value and how you can fully optimize your services.

ADCES Connect
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Engage with members via a national, member-only online community.  

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Ask the ADCES online Reimbursement Expert for clarification and solutions

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