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What medications are covered by my healthcare plan?

Many healthcare plans, including Medicaid and Medicare, cover nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) such as the nicotine patch, gum, inhaler, and spray.

Other non-nicotine medications may also be covered by your healthcare plan. Medications like bupropion SR (brand names Zyban or Wellbutrin) and varenicline (brand name Chantix­®).

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. Visit mmcdruginformation.nysdoh.suny.edu/search, and follow 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."

Last updated 12/7/2018 3:31 PM
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