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The 6|18 Initiative
  • Published Date:
    September 2017
  • Language:
    English
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Details:
  • Alternative Title:
    6 18 initiative ; six eighteen initiative ;
  • Description:
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is partnering with health care purchasers, payers, and providers to improve health and control health care costs. CDC provides these partners with rigorous evidence about high-burden health conditions and associated interventions to inform their decisions to have the greatest health and cost impact. This initiative aligns evidence-based preventive practices with emerging value-based payment and delivery models.

    The following is a list of six high-burden health conditions with effective interventions that CDC is prioritizing to improve health and control health care costs.

    • REDUCE TOBACCO USE

    • CONTROL HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

    • PREVENT HEALTHCARE- ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS

    • CONTROL ASTHMA

    • PREVENT UNINTENDED PREGNANCY

    • PREVENT DIABETES

    To learn more, contact the CDC Office of the Associate Director for Policy at sixeighteen@cdc.gov.

    6-18-factsheet.pdf

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