Baton Rouge General will launch a new Smoking Cessation program in conjunction with BRGFit initiatives for all General Health System employees. The five-week program series is a combination of the American Cancer Society’s Freshstart Program and the BRGFit Nutrition & Exercise Program.
Week One – Decide to Quit
Week Two – Planning to Quit
Week Three – Your Quit Day
Week Four – Staying Quit
Week Five–Healthy Tips to Support Your Quit
New schedule offers sessions that will accommodate everyone!!
General Health System employees will have access to additional benefits while enrolled in the program. Those benefits include:
The $25 fee for the hospital’s smoking cessation program will be waived.
Over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapies will be available at no cost when obtained through Metabolic Spectrum Center.
Prescription medication assistance is also provided to all Employees actively participating in the program. Employees must have a valid prescription from a physician, bring it to the Metabolic Spectrum Center where they will be given a voucher to use at the Employee Pharmacy.
No deductible or co-pay will be applied on prescription medications for GHS health plan members when the prescriptions are filled through the BRG Employee Pharmacy.
For more information or to register for the program call (225) 387-QUIT (7848). You can also register online below. ** Employees must obtain over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy products through the Metabolic Spectrum Center in order to receive the products at no cost.