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Medicaid Coverage For Smoking Cessation Gains Steam

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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An amendment proposed for the Senate's health care reform legislation follows the House in covering comprehensive smoking-cessation services, including OTC products, across the Medicaid community

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