TCTTAC Menu of strategies for getting consumers to join groups
Strategies for getting consumers to attend
Enhance Your State’s Tobacco Cessation Efforts Among the Behavioral Health Population
A behavioral health resource
TCTTAC resources for staff
Tools, reports, and other resources that are helpful when working with the behavioral health population.
Billing guide for tobacco screening and cessation
Tobacco use status is now embedded in most of the major electronic health records and evidence-based tobacco cessation counseling and pharmacotherapy covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most private health plans. Despite improved documentation and coverage, few providers bill for cessation services.
You can quit smoking
Support and advice from your clinician
Facilitator Guide for Non-Clinical Staff
Background and general approach for non-clinical staff.
Facilitator Guide for Clinical Staff
Background and general approach for clinical staff.
A brief 6-item questionnaire which determines level of dependence on nicotine (from very low to very high).
Learning about Healthy Living
Tobacco and You. Introduction, general structure of treatment group, treatment of tobacco use disorder medications, facilitator’s guide, consumer’s handouts, forms, resources, and more.
NYC TCTTAC Decisional Balance
Completing a decisional balance.
NYC TCTTAC Importance Ruler
Importance ruler adapted* for tobacco use.
Program Tobacco Dependence Treatment Self-Evaluation Tool
This tool is intended to stimulate goals as part of a quality improvement process for programs
interested in implementing tobacco dependence treatment.
Implementation Plan Example
Implementation plan for helping consumers become tobacco free.
Healthy Living Flyer
Flyer you can customize to advertise Learning about Healthy Living groups
Sending Tobacco Use Up in Smoke Poster
This colorful 18″ x 24″ poster is designed to help organizations inform people who use their services about the importance of “Tobacco: Recovery Across the Continuum” (TRAC), a stage-based motivational model for tobacco cessation.
Medicaid Smoking Cessation Counseling Benefit Reimbursement Information and Billing Codes
The use of nicotine replacement therapy, Zyban or Chantix combined with counseling provides the best opportunity to help a smoker quit. All quit-smoking medications are covered by the NYS Medicaid benefit.
Frequently asked questions about Medicaid smoking cessation benefit reimbursements.
Tobacco Cessation Coverage: What is Required
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed in March 2010, and many of its major provisions have been implemented over the last four years, culminating in new insurance coverage…