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Pre-Approved Tobacco
Cessation Registry


Application Process

The Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) maintains an online statewide listing of tobacco cessation counseling services. The Pre-Approved Tobacco Cessation Registry (Registry) was established in 2002 as a resource and referral system for clinicians and health care delivery systems providing cessation counseling services in Pennsylvania. 

To be listed on the Registry, providers are required to:

  1. Submit an application to DOH and
  2. Complete "Every Smoker, Every Time."  Providers receive a Certificate of Completion that must be included with their completed Registry application.

If you need to locate your Provider NPI Number, visit https://NPPES.cms.hhs.gov and click on “Search NPI Registry"

Every Smoker Every Time training!

Every Smoker, Every Time is a free online training providing entry level tobacco use-related education on dependence treatments and practices found in the AHRQ guidelines for behavioral and primary health care staff, pharmacists, counselors, social workers and dental providers.

This includes information on effective brief intervention, nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), and referral options. You can complete Every Smoker, Every Time (45 minutes) from your work place or home computer and receive a completion email after passing a post-test with a score of at least 80%.

Healthcare Providers' Registry

Please submit your completed Registry application and ESET certificate to:

Email: RA-Registry@pa.gov
Fax: 717-214-6690
Mail:
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Bureau of Health Promotion and Risk Reduction
Division of Tobacco Prevention and Control
625 Forster Street, Room 1032, Health and Welfare Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120
     
Questions: Call the Division of Tobacco Prevention and Control at 717-783-6600.