Explainers

Smoking-Attributable Costs to Medicaid and Private Insurance

February 20, 2019

Contact

Craig Wilson, JD, MPA
Director, Health Policy
501-526-2244
cwilson@achi.net

 

Using the Arkansas All-Payer Claims Database, the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement estimated smoking-attributable costs to Medicaid and private insurance for individuals age 30–65. This infographic depicts smoking-related costs and the top attributing conditions in the private insurance market and is a companion piece to our prior infographic focusing only on Medicaid smoking-related costs.