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Smoking Cessation Program

Picture of a smashed cigarette butt and ashes.The ChooseWell program offers telephone counseling with an experienced health coach for smoking cessation, and nicotine replacement therapy is covered under the prescription drug program with a prescription.

A 90-day course of therapy is covered once per lifetime or 180-days if you use a generic nicotine patch, copays apply.

Other medications to stop smoking, such as bupropion and Chantix, are covered. Talk with your physician to see if these are right for you. Chantix, a brand-name drug, is available for a $30 copay. Bupropion, a generic drug for Wellbutrin, is available for a $10 copay.

If you are a tobacco user and want to quit, call QCARE today for help with the first step.