Medicare Adds Coverage of Smoking and Other Tobacco Use Cessation Services

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) today announced it is adding coverage for smoking and tobacco use cessation counseling for certain beneficiaries that will help them quit smoking.

"Covering smoking and tobacco use cessation counseling for seniors has great potential to save and improve lives for millions of seniors," said CMS Administrator Mark B. McClellan, M.D., Ph.D.

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