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Tobacco Cessation Coverage: The Basics and Beyond Recorded Presentation Series

The presentations below are designed to give an overview of tobacco cessation coverage. If you want more information on tobacco cessation coverage, please visit our Resource Library. If you have questions about a presentation, please email CessationTA@lung.org.

What Is a Comprehensive Cessation Benefit

This presentation provides a basic overview of a best practices tobacco cessation benefit and details on recommended tobacco cessation treatments. This information is useful for helping smokers quit with any health insurance type, including Medicaid and Marketplace plans. »Watch

So You've Got a Tobacco Cessation Benefit. Now What?

This presentation builds on what was learned in, "What is a Comprehensive Tobacco Cessation Benefit?" and will discuss how to encourage the utilization of the tobacco cessation benefit and track and evaluate it. This information is useful for helping smokers quit with any health insurance type, including Medicaid and Marketplace plans. »Watch

Tobacco Cessation Coverage in Medicaid: What You Need to Know

This presentation is specific to tobacco cessation coverage in Medicaid. It includes what is required in both traditional Medicaid and the Medicaid expansion population. The presentation includes information about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements that impact tobacco cessation in the Medicaid populations. » Watch

Tobacco Cessation Coverage in Health Insurance Marketplaces: What You Need to Know 

This presentation focuses on tobacco cessation in health insurance plans purchased through the Marketplaces (or "Exchanges") created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This presentation provides a basic overview of what the Marketplace is, what regulations apply to plans purchased through the Marketplace and how that impacts tobacco cessation coverage in those plans. » Watch

Tobacco Cessation Coverage in Private Health Plans: What You Need to Know

This presentation focuses on tobacco cessation coverage in private health insurance plans, including small employer plans, large employer self-insured and large employer fully-insured. The presentation also provides a basic overview of the federal guidance jointly issued by the Departments of Labor and Health and Human Services that clarifies tobacco cessation coverage requirements put in place by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). » Watch


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