“Smoking Cessation Program”, February 25, 2011. MO Healthnet Clinical Edit Criteria Proposal.
MO HealthNet covers tobacco cessation therapy which includes access to nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) and two (in lifetime) 12 week counseling sessions. This is the Medicaid bulletin that identifies the codes, allowable services and the practitioners covered under the program.
Mo HealthNet Provider Bulletin April 12, 2011 (Volume 33, Number 39)
This bulletin covers pharmacologic and behavioral intervention smoking cessation benefits, including reimbursement rates, available through Mo HealthNet.
Smoking Cessation: Pharmacologic and Behavioral Interventions July 15, 2015 (Volume 38 Number 02)
MO HealthNet will cover certain medications and behavioral interventions for all MHD covered participants. There are no limitations on the number of attempts to help the participant quit smoking.
Read this informational document to find out more.