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NHP's Smoking Cessation Program

Are you finding it hard to quit smoking? Our Smoking Cessation Program offers you a specialist as well as benefits to help you fight cravings and quit for good. The combination of nicotine replacement and counseling is often the best treatment. We offer free expert telephone counseling and, if eligible, you can participate in a local quit smoking program.

What The Program Offers:

  • We cover all FDA approved Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT). All you need is a prescription from your Primary Care Provider
  • We link smokers with behavioral health issues directly to behavioral health services
  • Includes assessments & ongoing telephone counseling by a bi-lingual Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) and/or coverage of in-person tobacco treatment counseling
  • We provide, with your permission, phone feedback to a PCP
  • We work to link suitable members to other disease management programs for coordinated care management (including Prenatal, Diabetes, Asthma, Care Partnership Programs)

What our Tobacco Treatment Specialist does:

  • Assesses members’ smoking habits
  • Recommends medication to aid in quit attempt
  • Offers to call PCP with recommendations
  • Educates about the risks associated with continued cigarette smoking
  • Provides supportive smoking related literature
  • Provides encouragement and helpful tips to motivate and encourage members throughout their quit attempt

What medications are covered?*

The following medications are covered under NHP’s prescription/over-the-counter drug benefit:

  • Nicotine Patch
  • Nicotine Gum
  • Nicotine Lozenge (Commit)
  • Nicotrol Inhaler
  • Nicotrol Spray
  • Bupropion (Zyban)
  • Chantix

Contact Customer Service for more information, or email the Smoking Cessation Program.

Quit Smoking Web Sites & Resources: