Nicotine Cessation

This benefit provides enrollment in the Quit For Life® program at no cost. It also includes a $0 copay for tobacco cessation drugs to eligible participants. Covered spouses and dependent children ages 13 or older are also eligible for the program. 

An expert Quit Coach will support you over the phone, online and via text. Your coach will help you follow a Quitting Plan that is customized to your needs. Your Quit Coach may recommend that a doctor prescribe a tobacco cessation drug, such as bupropion. These drugs are available through the State Health Plan’s prescription drug coverage at no cost at a network pharmacy. For eligible members ages 18 and older, the program also provides free nicotine replacement therapy. This may include patches, gum or lozenges, if appropriate. 

To enroll: 
You can enroll by phone or online. After verifying your eligibility, you can talk to a Quit Coach. 

  1. Call 800-652-7230 (State Health Plan’s dedicated line) or call 866-QUIT-4-LIFE (866-784-8454). 

  1. Visit

Quit for Life is offered by Optum, an independent company that offers a smoking cessation program on behalf of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina.

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