Outlines how Minnesota leveraged the 6|18 Initiative to ensure uniform implementation of expanded tobacco cessation benefits required by a 2015 state law that aligned tobacco cessation medication and counseling coverage with Affordable Care Act requirements.
Describes an innovative health care provider-targeted media campaign conducted by the New York State Department of Health’s Tobacco Control Program.
Provides guidance to state Medicaid agencies on drafting request for proposal language that requires managed care organizations to provide coverage for Quitline services.
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.