As part of the campaign kick-off, an editorial appeared yesterday in the Raleigh News & Observer, outlining the importance of helping smokers quit and the role Race to Quit can play.
Get involved by tweeting your thoughts on why quitting smoking is important to your patients or share your personal story of quitting at #WhyNCQuits or #RaceToQuitNC.
The Affordable Care Act requires all preventive services recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force to be covered at no cost through most health insurance plans. That task force last month recommended that Americans have access to a comprehensive quit-smoking benefit – all seven FDA-approved medications and all three forms of counseling.
To help your patients, here is a list of Race to Quit, NC partners and their quit-smoking resources.