Estimating the Costs to Mississippi Medicaid Attributable to Tobacco
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Subjectscost of treating tobacco-related diseases
literature review of tobacco-related diseases
This report presents to the Center for Mississippi Health Policy the results of a model for estimating tobacco-related costs for Mississippi Medicaid participants using administrative claims data for calendar years (CYs) 2016 and 2017. Tobacco-related costs were estimated to be $388 million in 2016 and $396 million in 2017. This report describes the various methods that were used to develop these cost estimates.