You CAN Afford to Quit Smoking
Medication and quit coaching are the two best tools to help you quit smoking.
You can get both FREE by calling the Wisconsin Tobacco Quit Line at 800-QUIT-NOW or 800-784-8669. The Quit Line offers a free two-weekly supply of your choice of the nicotine patch, lozenge or gum, along with free telephone coaching on how to quit from experts.
Most insurance plans cover quit-smoking medications. You may also qualify for free prescription medications. Click here.
Medications and Insurance Coverage
Ask your doctor which medications are right for you. For a complete list of FDA-approved medications to help tobacco users quit, click here.
BadgerCare, Medicaid and Medicare patients are covered for prescription stop-smoking medications.
More than 70 percent of Wisconsin residents with health insurance are covered for some form of quit-smoking help. Check your insurance policy to see if you’re covered and call your insurer. The Wisconsin Tobacco Quit Line may be able to help you figure out whether your health insurance policy covers medications to help you quit smoking.
Counseling to Help You Quit
Wisconsin Tobacco Quit Line — This is a free service for all Wisconsin residents.
UW-CTRI Smoking Cessation Clinic — The Helen Boley Fund helps tobacco users access care at the clinic. Your income must be within guideline limits.
Chat Live with Quit Coaches — It’s free from the National Cancer Institute.