New study shows investment in comprehensive insurance benefits for smoking cessation provides return for the economyJuly 8, 2020
A study by the University of Kansas School of Medicine shows a significant cost saving from expanded tobacco cessation coverage for smokers, resulting in an estimated $225 million in economic benefit for the state within 10 years.
The study was commissioned by NAMI-Kansas (National Alliance on Mental Illness), with funding support from the Kansas Health Foundation. The study is based on a proposed expansion of tobacco cessation benefits for private insurance plans and the State Employee Health Plan,more » Read More
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