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Wellness Programs
& Incentives

Wellness Incentive Program

Cooper is pleased to offer a Wellness Incentive program to all employees enrolled in the Cooper Basic, Core or Standard PPO plans. To be eligible, you must complete all the steps in the program listed below between November 1 and October 31. Upon successful completion, Cooper will waive one bi-weekly medical premium deduction by the end of the calendar year.  

STEP 1: Non–Tobacco User

  • You must be a non- tobacco user and enroll in a Cooper PPO Plan

  • If you attested to being a non-tobacco user during the Open Enrollment process, you will be credited as completing the non- tobacco user requirement.

  • If you are a newly hired employee from November 1 through October 31 and attested to being a non-tobacco user during your new hire benefits enrollment, you will be credited as completing the non- tobacco user requirement.

  • If you are a tobacco user and your tobacco status changes during the plan year, you must sign the Non- Tobacco User Certification Form that is located on Employee  Self-Service > My Benefits > Non- Tobacco/Tobacco Info and return the document to or fax to 856.968.8519.


STEP 2: Routine Annual Physical

  • You must have an annual routine physical with a physician or a Biometric Screening from November 1 to October 31.

  • Must see a non-specialty physician to be considered under the Program

  • Cannot combine the routine physical with a follow- up for medical treatment

  • This visit should be coded by the provider as preventive care. No copays or deductibles apply.

  • Newly hired employees or employees whose job requires an annual physical through WORKNET from November 1 to October 31 will be credited as completing the Annual Physical requirement.


STEP 3: Well-being Assessment

  • The Personal Health Assessment takes about 20 minutes to complete. You will receive a wellness score that provides an overview of your healthy habits and areas for making healthy changes.

  • Log on to If this is your first visit to the new website, you will need to register. Please have your identification card on hand as you will need your member ID.

  • Access Health & Well-Being tab. Select “Complete my Well-being Profile”

Smoking Cessation Program

The Optum, Quit-For-Life Program is the nation’s leading tobacco cessation program and is the only externally validated phone-based tobacco treatment program in the country. The program treats each tobacco user as a unique individual. Treatments are tailored to each person’s specific needs and attributes so that participation in the program is most likely to result in a successful quit. For more information about the Optum Quit-For-Life Program or to enroll in the program, call 1.866.QUIT4LIFE or sign up by logging onto

Additional Wellness Program Information

Click the links below for more additional Independence Administrators (IA) wellness programs available. 

Do you have questions about the Wellness Incentive Program?

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See all the benefit options available to you in our 2023 Benefits Guide!

Need help navigating your benefit options?

For questions regarding Medical/Rx, Dental, Vision or FSA benefits:

Contact the Conner Strong & Buckelew Benefits Member Advocacy Center (Benefits MAC) to speak with a specially trained representative who can help you navigate your benefits. Call Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (Eastern Time) or submit a request online, anytime.

For questions regarding Retirement benefits, contact Fidelity:

Questions about your retirement benefits should be directed to Fidelity via the phone number or website below. 

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Ready to enroll?

To get started with your enrollment, access Employee Self Service (ESS) by clicking the button below. Remember to  have personal information on hand, such as Social Security numbers and birth dates of dependents. NOTE: You must be connected to Cooper's network to access the site.

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