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Tobacco Cessation 

When our members are ready to quit tobacco, we're here to help.

Depending on plan eligibility, members may choose the level of support they want. If a member isn't sure if they are ready to quit, we can provide information and tools to help them determine when the time is right.

Medica Tobacco Cessation Program

Available to members enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP)

When members enroll in Medica’s Tobacco Cessation Program, they agree to work with a health coach over the phone during confidential, one-on-one sessions. The program is designed to match the member’s pace on their journey to become tobacco free. 


If you have questions about the Tobacco Cessation Program, or want to refer a patient for enrollment, please call us at 866-905-7430 (toll-free). Program hours are Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

MHCP quit tobacco site

Tobacco Cessation Counseling Support

Available to members enrolled in Medicare plans

Members who use tobacco have coverage for two counseling quit attempts within a 12 month period. Each counseling attempt includes up to four face-to-face visits.


If you or your patient has questions about the quit tobacco support offered to Medicare enrollees, please visit our tobacco cessation support member website.

Medicare quit tobacco site

Quit Smoking Program from Healthy Living with Medica

Available to members enrolled in Individual & Family plans (IFB)

The Quit Smoking Program from Healthy Living with Medica is a member’s path to living smoke-free, complete with rewards along the way.

If a member is thinking about quitting smoking, we encourage them to take the next step!


Learn more about Healthy Living with Medica

To access Healthy Living with Medica, log in to your secure member site and select Wellness.

Be Tobacco Free Journeys from My Health Rewards by Medica®

Available to most members enrolled in Commercial Group plans

When members are interested in quitting tobacco, the Be Tobacco Free Journey through My Health Rewards provides personalized online support to help members move down the road to quitting tobacco for good. These journeys offer real-time practice gathering social support, prepping their environment and getting past triggers.


If you have questions about the Be Tobacco Free Journeys from My Health Rewards, preview our tip sheet.

Be Tobacco Free Journey

To refer a plan-eligible member to the Be Tobacco Free Journey, please encourage them to preview the tip sheet above, or direct them to their member website, and click on the Health & Wellness tab to start their journey toward becoming tobacco free.

Putting out a cigarette

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