Health Care

Promote health care provider counseling on cessation of tobacco use

Percentage of tobacco users whose health care providers ask about tobacco use; provide cessation counseling; assist cessation efforts

Community surveys

Health care providers

Health care plans

Local health agencies

Business, industry

General public

 

 

Percentage of nonsmoking youth counseled by a health care provider not to begin tobacco use

Community or school-based surveys

Health care providers

Health care plans

Local health agencies

General public

 

Reduce financial barriers to participation in cessation programs

Percentage of health plans' covered lives with partial or complete coverage for participation in tobacco cessation programs

Health plan records

Health care plans

State health agencies

Local health agencies

Business, industry

General public



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