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Tobacco Cessation Services

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TRICARE provides services, drugs and support to help you quit tobacco. You don’t need to be diagnosed with a tobacco-related illness to use tobacco cessation benefits.

  • Benefits are available to all beneficiaries who aren't eligible for Medicare
  • Tobacco cessation counseling is currently covered under Medicare Part B
  • If you're eligible for Medicare, you must use Medicare for these types of services
Service  What is it? 

TRICARE covers tobacco cessation counseling from TRICARE-authorized providers in the United States.

Tobacco Cessation Products

TRICARE covers prescription and over-the-counter tobacco cessation products at no cost.

Covered tobacco cessation products include:
  • Varenicline tablets (brand name Chantix)
  • Bupropion SR tablets (brand name Zyban and generics)
  • Nicotine nasal spray (brand name Nicotrol NS)
  • Nicotine inhalation (brand name Nicotrol)
  • Nicotine transdermal (brand names Nicoderm CQ and Habitrol)
  • Nicotine Gum (brand names Nicorette, Nicorelief and generics)
  • Nicotine Lozenge (brand names Nicorette, Commit and generics)
Tobacco Quitlines

Access to 24-hour toll-free support in the United States:

  • North: 1-866-459-8766
  • South: 1-877-414-9949
  • West: 1-888-713-4597
Web-based educational materials

Web-based educational materials, self-help support, self-paced quit program and live online chat sessions from tobacco cessation coaches: 

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Last Updated 9/29/2016