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Smoking Cessation

Do you want to help your Health Partners Plans patients quit smoking? We can help with our covered products and services listed below.

Pharmacy Coverage

Our formulary covers a wide range of smoking cessation products. Please note that we do not cover brand name drugs that have generic equivalents, except with prior authorization.

Product Covered Prior Authorization Needed?
Gum Yes No
Inhaler Yes No
Lozenges Yes No
Nasal Spray Yes No
Patch Yes No
Budeprion (generic for Wellbutrin) Yes No
Buproban (generic for Wellbutrin and Zyban combination Yes No
Chantix (generic for Varenicline) Yes No
Wellbutrin (brand only) Non-Formulary Yes (letter of medical necessity required)
Zyban (brand only) Non-Formulary Yes (letter of medical necessity required)

Counseling Services

We can assist in connecting any member to tobacco counseling services. To refer a patient for assistance, please contact Clinical Programs at 866-500-4571.

Additional Resources

Here are free support services and tools available to anyone trying to quit smoking: