Webinar: Save Money: The Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation Medicaid Benefit
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
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for Prevention is pleased to sponsor a webinar highlighting a new study on the
Massachusetts Medicaid tobacco cessation benefit. Research for the project was
undertaken by health economists at The George Washington University School of
Public Health and Health Services, with funding from Partnership for Prevention.
Results from the study show a significant positive return on investment when
compared to the costs of implementing the Massachusetts tobacco control program.
advocates in many states are currently attempting to expand tobacco cessation
treatment coverage for Medicaid beneficiaries, the speakers will also discuss
the policy implications of this research. Additionally, the program will
spotlight New York State, which has had recent success expanding
accompanying ActionToQuit policy paper can be downloaded here.
Rajan, ActionToQuit Program
Manager, Partnership for
Prevention, ActiontoQuit - Advancing Tobacco Control Policy