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Smoking-Attributable Costs to Medicaid

January 22, 2019

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Joseph W. Thompson, MD, MPH
President & CEO
501-526-2244
achi@achi.net

 

Using the Arkansas All-Payer Claims Database, the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement estimated smoking-attributable spending in Medicaid for individuals age 30–65. This infographic depicts smoking-related costs and the top attributing conditions in Medicaid.