Tobacco Cessation Coverage 101: The Basics Recorded Presentation Series

The presentations below are designed to give an overview of tobacco cessation coverage. They are designed for professionals that are new to tobacco control and tobacco cessation but are also helpful if you want a refresher on these topics. They are designed to be a starting point to build your knowledge on tobacco cessation coverage issues. If you want It is highly encouraged that you watch the introduction video prior to the others. Each video is between 10 and 20 minutes long. 

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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

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

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

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 private plans. »Watch

Page last updated: February 11, 2022

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