Suggests that an investment in comprehensive tobacco cessation services may result in savings for Medicaid programs and may be a cost-effective approach to improving health outcomes for low-income populations.
Behavioral and Pharmacotherapy Interventions for Tobacco Smoking Cessation in Adults, Including Pregnant Women: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
Recommends best practices for counseling and interventions to prevent tobacco use and tobacco-related disease in adults, including pregnant women.
Learn how CDC’s 6|18 Initiative is strengthening partnerships between state health departments and Medicaid agencies to improve health coverage and control costs using evidence-based interventions.
An overview of CDC’s conceptual population health and prevention framework that references the 6|18 Initiative.