Welcome to NAQC’s Public-Private Partnership Initiative Resource Center. This electronic collection of documents and links relies on contributions from the community in topic areas related to forming Public-Private Partnerships to costs-share quitline services. Feel free to adapt the materials for use in your state.
Be sure to check back frequently to see what new resources have been added to the Center.
Feel free to make your own contributions! To contribute a resource to the Public-Private Partnership Section or if you have any questions regarding the materials listed, please contact Deb Osborne at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cessation Coverage Assessment Tools
- The Colorado Tobacco Cessation and Sustainability Partnership, A Case Study
- Florida Quitline Evaluation Ad Hoc Report: Quitline Cost Sharing Models
- Environmental Analysis: Strategies for Engaging Health Plans with the Utah Tobacco Quit Line
- Power Point Presentation for Stakeholders: " Public-Private Partnerships: Sustaining and Expanding Access to Quitlines”
- Colorado Letters to Employers and Health Plans (surveying, meetings, limiting quitline services)
- North Carolina
Collaborative Summit: Expanding Comprehensive Coverage for Tobacco Cessation to
Ensure Access to Evidence-Based Treatment
o Cessation Summit Invite
Tobacco Cessation Coverage in North Carolina
(Power Point Presentation) - Dr. Ruth Petersen,
Chief, Chronic Disease and Injury Section, NC Division of Public Health
Compass (Power Point Presentation) - Sally Herndon, Branch Head, Tobacco
Prevention and Control Branch, Chronic Disease and Injury Section, NC Division
of Public Health
Partnerships: Sustaining and Expanding Access to Quitlines (Power point
presentation) - Deb Osborne, NAQC Public-Private Partnership Initiative
o North Carolina: Tobacco Collaboration Summit – Success Story
NAQC Employer ROI and Educational Resource
State Employer Educational Materials
As a major purchaser of health
insurance plans, employers determine whether their employees have access to
tobacco cessation treatment benefits. To assist states in educating
employers on the benefits of providing cessation treatment coverage, NAQC
has developed a number of fact sheets in a template format. The template
allows states to tailor the fact sheet with the state’s logo, quitline
information and other state specific information.
ROI Fact Sheets
States participating in the NAQC Public-Private
Partnership Initiative have developed ROI educational materials to promote the cost-effectiveness
of tobacco cessation treatment to
employers and insurers.
Return on Investments - Research Articles and Resources
With the implementation of the ACA, many states are
receiving requests for quitline services from individual employers and health
plans. A list of quitline vendors and their services was
compiled to assist states in their cost-sharing partnership work. The list can be particularly helpful to states who are unable to promote one