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What medications are covered by my healthcare plan?

Many healthcare plans, including Medicaid, cover nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) such as the nicotine patch, gum, inhaler, and spray. Non-nicotine medications are also covered by Medicaid such as Chantix® (Varenicline) and Zyban® (Bupropion).

Be sure to talk with your healthcare provider about which medication and dosage are right for you.

Are you a Medicaid member?

See what stop-smoking medications your insurance covers by visiting mmcdruginformation.nysdoh.suny.edu/search, and following the steps below.

Enter the medication
Enter the medication you’re looking for, such as “nicotine,” "varenicline," or "bupropion."
Select the brand
Select, "All," "Generic" brand, or "Brand" name.
Select your plan
Select your healthcare plan, or keep all selected.
Get started!
Click "Begin Look-up."

How much medication coverage can I get?

You may be eligible for an unlimited supply of stop-smoking medication

Call your healthcare or Medicaid plan today for details. For additional support, talk with your healthcare provider about which stop–smoking medications are right for you.
Last updated 8/20/2018 6:08 PM
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