Quit Genius Earns LegitScript Certification

NEW YORK, April 13, 2022 — Quit Genius, the world’s first digital clinic for treating multiple substance addictions, announced today that it has earned its LegitScript Certification.

Quit Genius met LegitScript’s rigorous standards, including seventeen checkpoints covering company policies and procedures, business practices, staff history, and a review of website content. This certification demonstrates that Quit Genius employs properly licensed providers and complies with local and federal regulations. LegitScript also provides the only certification and monitoring service for US drug and alcohol addiction treatment providers that is relied on by Google, Microsoft, and Facebook to vet advertisers for eligibility.

“Quit Genius is proud to receive this certification as we’ve worked relentlessly to ensure our members have access to the highest quality providers and tech-enabled services possible to improve their lives and treat their addictions,” said Yusuf Sherwani, M.D., co-founder and CEO of Quit Genius. “With the country in a serious mental health crisis and overdoses at an all-time high, people need better access to evidence-based addiction treatment, and our digital clinic, which continues to meet demanding industry standards and certification processes, is well positioned to help them in their recovery.”

Quit Genius delivers the industry’s most complete virtual clinical care model for addiction. The program combines virtual behavioral therapy with approved medication and connected devices to help people overcome addiction from the comfort and privacy of their own home. To date, Quit Genius has helped more than 750,000 people improve their lives and conquer their addictions. The average success rate for people in the Quit Genius tobacco program is 52 percent, far higher than traditional methods. Members enrolled in the Quit Genius alcohol program have a 62 percent reduction in alcohol use frequency within the first 30 days of care.

Already recognized as the #1 digital clinic for substance addictions, Quit Genius grew revenue by 10x in 2021, and now partners with more than 100 employer and health plan clients, covering 2.5M lives. Its headcount grew by 4x in the past year. Quit Genius is the only such solution with 8 peer-reviewed studies and a randomized controlled trial demonstrating best-in-class outcomes.

About LegitScript
Since 2007, LegitScript has been committed to making the internet and payment ecosystems safer and more transparent. Offering industry-recognized certification programs, LegitScript has created a team of leading experts in these highly regulated and complex sectors. That’s why LegitScript is trusted by the world’s leading search engines, payment providers, and e-commerce platforms to monitor health and other high-risk websites. For more information, visit legitscript.com.

About Quit Genius

Quit Genius is the world's first digital clinic for treating nicotine, alcohol and opioid addictions. Built on the evidence-based practice of Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT), Quit Genius combines virtual behavioral therapy with approved medication and connected devices to help employers tackle the high cost of addiction in the workplace while improving the lives of their employees. To-date, Quit Genius has helped more than 750,000 people improve their lives and quit their addictions. The company integrates with health plans, pharmacy benefit managers and wellness platforms to deliver a turnkey implementation experience. Visit quitgenius.com for more information.

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