State Tobacco Cessation Coverage Database - Factsheets and Reports

Fact Sheets

American Lung Association Reports

  • Medicaid Tobacco Cessation Coverage in Oklahoma: A Case Study in Leveraging Systems and Partnerships This case study explores Oklahoma's experience of designing and implementing near-comprehensive tobacco cessation coverage in Medicaid that has resulted in reductions in smoking prevalence and increases in utilization of cessation services, as well as other promising outcomes. A panel discussion further exploring Oklahoma’s experience can be viewed here.
  • State Health Insurance Marketplace Plans: New Opportunities to Help Smokers Quit
    Millions of Americans are now enrolled in health insurance purchased through marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This newly insured population presents an opportunity to connect tobacco users with treatments that are proven to help them quit, yet this report finds that the coverage provided through state health insurance marketplaces is failing to give smokers all the help they need to quit, including access to all seven FDA-approved tobacco cessation medications required by federal guidance.
  • Save Lives and Money: Help People on Medicaid Quit Tobacco
    American Lung Association report released in conjunction with the Partnership for Prevention in July 2012. Explores why states should help people on Medicaid quit tobacco and what coverage is currently provided.
  • Helping Smokers Quit: State Cessation Coverage
    American Lung Association report released every November. Summarizes and analyzes cessation coverage.
  • State of Tobacco Control
    American Lung Association annual report that grades tobacco control policies, including cessation coverage, in each state.
  • Save Lives and Money: Help State Employees Quit Tobacco
    American Lung Association report released in conjunction with the Partnership for Prevention in July 2009. Explores why states should help their employees quit tobacco and what coverage is currently provided to state employees
  • Smoking Cessation: the Economic Benefit
    American Lung Association and Penn State University Report released in 2010. Provides state-by-state return-on-investment information for covering tobacco cessation treatments.

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