October 5, 2016
TOBACCO CESSATION BENEFIT COVERED BY MO HEALTHNET
Tobacco cessation counseling and nicotine replacement are covered Medicaid benefits. Missouri Medicaid (MO HealthNet) participants with behavioral or pharmacy benefits can receive:
- Nicotine patches and gum
- Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved medication
- Individual counseling
- Group counseling
The attached flier describes the tobacco cessation benefit, and it will be made available to all MO Health Net providers in Missouri.