33. Ten Key Guideline Recommendations (Continued)

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update

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Ten Key Guideline Recommendations (Continued)

  1. Tobacco dependence treatments are both clinically effective and highly cost-effective relative to interventions for other clinical disorders. Providing coverage for these treatments increases quit rates. Insurers and purchasers should ensure that all insurance plans include the counseling and medication identified as effective in this Guideline as covered benefits.

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Internet Citation: 33. Ten Key Guideline Recommendations (Continued): Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update. June 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/clinicians-providers/guidelines-recommendations/tobacco/clinicians/presentations/2008update-full/slide33.html