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Clinicians’ Advice to Quit Smoking
Medicaid Coverage of Tobacco Dependence Treatments
Weight and Physical Activity
Sun Protection
Secondhand Smoke
Chemical Exposures
Tobacco Company Marketing Expenditures
Early Detection
Breast and Cervical Cancers
Colorectal Cancer
Bladder, Breast, Colorectal
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Life After Cancer
End of Life
Early Detection
Life After Cancer
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Summary Table: Prevention – Medicaid Coverage of Tobacco Dependence Treatment

Only one measure per topic is displayed in the summary table. A complete set of measures, where they exist, can be found in the report.

Trend key: green - headed in the right direction
  red - headed in the wrong direction
  black - stable or non-significant change (NSC)
  blue - Healthy People 2020 target

  Medicaid coverage of tobacco dependence treatments
Measure Number of states that report providing coverage under Medicaid for any evidence-based tobacco dependence treatment (pharmacotherapy or counseling), either to their entire Medicaid population or to pregnant women only.
Recent summary trend* Rising
Desired direction
Trend details Rising
Most recent estimate In 2010, all 51 Medicaid programs provided coverage for at least one tobacco-dependence treatment for at least some segment of their Medicaid eligible population. Data from 2009 revealed that only 8 Medicaid programs offered coverage of all medications and some form of counseling for all Medicaid enrollees. Twelve Medicaid programs added or expanded coverage between 2007 and 2009.
Healthy People 2020 target There is no Healthy People 2020 target for Medicaid coverage of tobacco dependence treatments.
More information Medicaid Coverage of Tobacco Dependence Treatments

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* Summary trend (generally 5 most recent years) as characterized by the Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC).

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