WEBINAR: Medicaid Tobacco Cessation Coverage: A Panel on Leveraging Systems and Partnerships in OK
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
May 29, 2015 from 2:00 to 3:30 PM ET. Register here.
Expanding tobacco cessation coverage in Medicaid and improving access to treatment can be challenging, but with the right strategies and partners, you can have success. Join us to hear about one state’s success in an engaging, discussion-based webinar with Oklahoma’s public health leaders. Speakers will discuss:
In the coming days, the American Lung Association will also release a case study exploring these topics. Registrants for the webinar will be sent a copy of this case study before May 29th. You can register here.
- Oklahoma’s efforts to ensure compliance with ACA provisions and access to near-comprehensive and near barrier-free tobacco cessation coverage for Medicaid enrollees;
- specific strategies and tactics employed by multiple systems within the state to improve the health and wellbeing of tobacco users on Medicaid; and
- the critical role of partners, the environmental and infrastructure support leveraged to bolster success, challenges faced and lessons learned.
Featured Webinar Speakers
Tracey Strader, MSW
Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust
Sally Carter, MSW, LCSW
Office of the Tribal Liaison
Oklahoma State Department of Health
Shelly Patterson, MPH
Director, Health Promotion & Community Relations
Oklahoma Health Care Authority