Tobacco Cessation

Quit for Life® Program

Eligibility: Full-time Academic and Staff employees and spouses who are enrolled in an IU-sponsored medical plan

The Quit For Life Program offers an integrated mix of support tools to help stop using tobacco products. The program is telephone based and accessible across all IU campuses. Participants have access to:

  • Five coaching calls with a “Quit Coach” to work with and set and reach a quit date
  • Nicotine replacement therapy (as needed)
  • One year of follow-up phone and Web assistance
  • Access to the Quit for Life mobile app

To enroll in Quit For Life, call 1-866-784-8454 or visit the Quit For Life Program website.

Tobacco Cessation Prescription Benefits

Eligibility: Anyone enrolled in an IU-sponsored medical plan

IU employee medical plans cover 100 percent of the cost of tobacco cessation prescription and over-the-counter tobacco replacement products. Coverage is limited to a 180-day supply per covered individual per year. Covered prescriptions drugs include Chantix, Zyban (bupropion), and Nicotrol. Over-the-counter products require a prescription in order to be covered under the employee’s medical plan.