Smoking Cessation

HUSKY Health provides multiple services to help your patients quit smoking.

If you have patients who smoke, HUSKY Health has the tools to help.

Download Our Smoking Cessation Flyer

HUSKY Health Covered Services to Help Members Quit Smoking

Combining more than one type of treatment can improve your patients’ chances of quitting.

1 Counseling

  • Provide smoking cessation counseling with your patients during office visits. To receive reimbursement for face-to-face counseling visits, use proper coding for intermediate or intensive smoking and/or tobacco use cessation counseling.
  • Multiple counseling sessions have led to better success with smoking cessation.
  • Your patients may receive additional counseling by telephone through the CT Quitline: 1.800.QUIT.NOW (1.800.784.8669).

2 Nicotine Replacement Products

  • Gum
  • Inhalers
  • Lozenges
  • Nasal Sprays
  • Patches

3 Prescription Medications

  • Bupropion SR (Zyban)
  • Varenicline oral tablets

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