The Chronic Disease Management programme is for people who have a medical card, GP Visit card or a Health Amendment Act card and have a specified chronic disease such as a cardiovascular disease, COPD, asthma and type 2 diabetes.
The programme emphasises:
- lifestyle and medical risk factor control
- disease management
- the creation of a patient care plan
Your GP (family doctor) will work with you to develop this plan.
Annual chronic disease management prevention programme
The Annual chronic disease management prevention programme is for people who have a medical card, GP Visit card or a Health Amendment Act card and have a diagnosis of hypertension or who are at high risk of cardiovascular disease or diabetes and all adults aged 18+ diagnosed with gestational diabetes or pre-eclampsia since January 1, 2023.
The prevention programme is designed so that you and your GP can work together on reducing your risk of developing cardiovascular disease, diabetes or both.
Chronic disease treatment programme
The Chronic disease treatment programme is for people who have a chronic condition.
The programme is designed so that you can work with your GP on:
- monitoring your condition
- identifying early treatment
- supporting the way you manage your condition