Free services to help you quit tobacco
You can get help to quit tobacco so you don’t have to pay more for health insurance. HealthSelect and the HMOs that participate in the State of Texas health plan offer tobacco cessation programs:
Certain prescription tobacco cessation drugs—Zyban, its generic Bupropion, and Chantix—are now covered.
Benefits of quitting
If you quit using tobacco, you will:
- Improve your health;
- Benefit from not having to pay the higher tobacco premium fee; and
- Save money previously spent on tobacco products.