6|18 State Spotlights

Medicaid programs and public health departments in states and territories across the country are collaborating on CDC’s 6|18 prevention interventions to achieve better care, better health outcomes, and lower costs.

Learn about activities and successes under CDC’s 6|18 Initiative through the below spotlight profiles.

To learn about other prevention activities in the U.S., visit our interactive map »

August 2023
Advancing efforts to transform type 2 diabetes care in Illinois by attaining coverage for the National Diabetes Prevention Program’s Lifestyle Change Program.
July 2023
Working to increase access to tobacco cessation treatments and promote treatments through a public awareness campaign.
November 2022
Exploring opportunities to streamline and coalesce efforts that support each agency’s existing asthma work.
November 2022
Promoting strategies that improve access and adherence to anti-hypertensive medications, as well as a team-based approach to hypertension control.
November 2022
Streamlining and increasing coverage of tobacco treatment and services, promoting use of covered treatment benefits, and addressing health disparities by improving access to tobacco treatment for people with behavioral health conditions.
November 2022
Facilitating uniform tobacco cessation benefits for Medicaid enrollees and developing comprehensive provider and public awareness campaigns to promote covered benefits and services.
November 2020
Collaborating to improve access and adherence to asthma medications and devices, and expand use of intensive self-management education.
November 2020
Partnering to expand Medicaid coverage of the state's asthma home visiting program.
October 2020
Highlighting Minnesota's efforts in improving access to Medicaid tobacco cessation benefits.
July 2020
Working together to promote the judicious use of antibiotics in outpatient settings with the goal of reducing inappropriate antibiotic prescribing.
January 2020
Increasing patient adherence to anti-hypertensive medications and improving access to self-monitoring blood pressure devices to control high blood pressure.
December 2019
Aligning implementation of the National Diabetes Prevention Program across payers and health systems.
June 2018
Making the business case for reimbursement of the Home Asthma Response Program — a home-based asthma education program using community health workers.
June 2018
Expanding access to tobacco cessation medications and services and increasing communications around provider and consumer benefits.
June 2018
Reducing the state’s unintended pregnancy rate by increasing access to and utilization of highly effective contraceptive methods.
June 2018
Increasing the use of tobacco cessation benefits through comprehensive and consistent tobacco cessation coverage.