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Online Group Tobacco Cessation Through New Directions - Details

Posted Date 09/06/2019

The October 31, 2019 deadline for employees to complete the wellness program requirements for the 2020 discount is just two months away.

New Directions Behavioral Health now offers online group tobacco cessation counseling, in addition to one-on-one coaching over the phone. Online group counseling with New Directions consists of one 60 minute session. Completing the session satisfies the tobacco cessation requirement and gives the member access to prescribed nicotine replacement therapies paid for by the Plan. Members interested in completing tobacco cessation with New Directions can call 1-877-300-9103 to enroll.

Reminder: Whether through Health Advantage or New Directions, employees and covered spouses who test positive for nicotine must complete the tobacco cessation requirement by October 31, 2019.

A guide to accessing the tobacco cessation programs is available in the Health Enhancements section at www.ARBenefits.org. 


ARBenefits is provided by the Employee Benefits Division of the Department of Transformation & Shared Services

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