Tobacco cessation is an essential health benefit
Written by Katie Carpenter
Dec 11, 2013 2:02 PM
Under the ACA, your insurer must cover tobacco cessation services at no cost.
"According to the National Health Interview Survey, people on Medicaid and people currently without health insurance smoke at much higher rates than their counterparts."
"Requiring coverage of tobacco cessation treatments as an Essential Health Benefit will go a long way in helping the most vulnerable citizens quit their tobacco use." -American Lung Association