ODH RFP: Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation

The Ohio Department of Health Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation program seeks to fund initiatives in health systems and behavioral health facilities to increase availability and utilization of evidence-based tobacco cessation treatment for Ohio residents by promoting health systems change, including: 

  • Ensuring tobacco free environments 
  • Providing comprehensive evidence-based coverage for tobacco cessation treatment to all employees 
  • Screening for tobacco (including e- cigarette use)  
  • Increasing referrals for treatment, including to state quit lines 
  • Providing access to individual and group counseling 
  • Prescribing FDA-approved pharmacotherapy when clinically indicated 

Who Can Apply: Eligible applicants are health systems including hospitals and physician groups and behavioral health facilities (including inpatient and outpatient treatment facilities with adult patients). 

How: Those interested will submit a letter of intent and will be invited to a Bidder’s Conference to learn more about the details of the project. 

Where to Find the RFP: The RFP has been released and is available on the Ohio Department of Health website. To locate the document, please use this link.  Proposals are due August 15th.