Directs the CDC to award 5-year grants to states or local health departments and Indian tribes that provide public health community interventions, screenings, and clinical referrals to the pre-Medicare population (ages 55-64).
Requires funded entities to develop relationships with relevant stakeholders, including providers, community-based organizations, and insurers, as well as potentially CHCs or RHCs. Stipulates an annual evaluation of the pilot program to ascertain the effectiveness of such pilot projects in reducing the prevalence of uncontrolled chronic disease factors for certain populations. Authorizes (but does not appropriate) such sums as may be necessary for each of FYs 2010-2014 to conduct the pilot programs.
Also delineates requirements for the evaluation and development of a Medicare plan for community-based prevention and wellness programs. By September 30, 2013, the Secretary is required to submit recommendations to Congress regarding the promotion of healthy lifestyles and chronic disease self-management. Transfers $50 million to CMS to carry-out this undertaking.