–$100,000,000 is awarded over a 5-year period to provide incentives for those on Medicaid to prevent chronic diseases. These monies will be used in programs to quit smoking, weight reduction or control, lowering cholesterol, lowering blood pressure, avoiding the onset of diabetes, or improving the management of patients with diabetes.
–The HHS Secretary can make grants for community preventive health activities in order to reduce chronic disease rates. (A grantee shall not use funds provided under a grant under this section to create video games or to carry out any other activities that may lead to higher rates of obesity or inactivity.
–Grants can be awarded for 5-year pilot programs to provide public health community interventions, screenings, and clinical referrals for those 55-64 years of age. Part of this program will be to identify those insured, help those without insurance find available options.
–Within 24 months of enactment, all medical diagnostic equipment has to be handicapped accessible for both the examiner and the examinee.