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 Smoking Cessation


The smoking cessation services at NHP are designed to help members sort through information about quitting methods and decide on a method that is most appropriate for them. The smoking cessation counselor will help members develop behavior change strategies for dealing with the cravings and facilitate access to prescription and over-the-counter cessation medications (both covered by NHP).

The cessation counselor will work with all referred smokers, but will place an emphasis on pregnant women, diabetics, and asthmatics. These higher-risk smokers will be followed more intensively than will smokers who do not fall into one of those categories.

Smoking Cessation Program Fact Sheet pdf

OTC Nicotine Replacement Therapy

NHP Members who obtain a prescription for over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy (patch, gum or inhaler) will pay only the pharmacy copayment. Please note: Only members with Pharmacy coverage qualify for this benefit.

Contact a Smoking Cessation Counselor

For more information about NHP's Smoking Cessation program, please contact NHP’s Provider Service Center (8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) at 1-855-444-4NHP (4647) or email the Smoking Cessation counselor (