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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Tobacco Use Treatment

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  • Tobacco Use Treatment
  • Screening
    • Coverage begins at age 18 (coverage provided for younger populations depending on medical need)
    • Eligible at every medical encounter
  • Counseling
    • Brief counseling (in-person) and intensive counseling (in-person or telephonic)
    • 2 courses of 6 counseling session each calendar year (total of 12 sessions per year)
  • Treatment
    • All FDA-approved nicotine replacement products and tobacco cessation medications, as prescribed by a clinician


Presenter: Kathryn

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