Nebraska’s job unfinished in smoking cessation push by Lee Morrow, M.D. and Mike Wadum

Dr. Morrow is an associate professor of medicine in the Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Division at Creighton University. Wadum is director of advocacy for the American Lung Association in Nebraska.

 

Nebraska’s Clean Indoor Air Act has been in place for six months, prompting many smokers to kick the habit.

 

And, thanks to the hard-won efforts of Gov. Dave Heineman, state lawmakers and others, Nebraska Medicaid recipients and state employees are aided by health plans that offer comprehensive smoking cessation coverage.

 

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