Maryland's Tobacco Resource Center - Linking Professionals to Best Practices

Medicare Now Providing Preventative Care Coverage for Smoking Cessation

August
2010

Medicare will now more widely cover reimbursement for smoking cessation care. In the past, smoking cessation counseling was only covered if recommended by a physician to treat smoking related illness. Smoking cessation will now be more widely covered as preventative care as mandated by the Affordable Care Act.