Health and Wellness

Upper Peninsula Health Plan (UPHP) offers wellness programs to help members reach their health goals.

UPHP offers the following wellness programs to members:

Who is eligible?

Members ages 18 years and older who use tobacco products are automatically enrolled. Members may opt out of this program at any time by calling UPHP Quality Management at 906-225-4654.

What is the program?

The goal of this program is to help people reduce or quit tobacco use.

The program works with members to offer:

  • Motivation to help quit
  • Tips on how to get started with a quit program
  • Smoking cessation medication

This program supports members who are:

  • Chewing tobacco
  • Smoking cigarettes
  • Using e-cigarettes
  • Vaping

Members who use tobacco are eligible for two programs:

  • Tobacco cessation counseling with your doctor:
    UPHP covers visits with your doctor to discuss tobacco cessation. Attend two visits with your doctor and UPHP will send you a gift card. Call to see if you are eligible to participate to earn this incentive.
  • Michigan Tobacco Quit Line: 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669)
    The Michigan Tobacco Quit Line is a free program that can help members who are thinking about quitting, are not yet ready to quit, or have already quit.

Additional resources:

  • SCRIPT – Smoking Cessation Reduction in Pregnancy Treatment:
    If you are pregnant and want more information about this program please call UPHP Customer Service.
  • Clickotine® Digital Smoking Cessation Program:
    Clickotine is a program that uses a personalized, clinically-driven app to help you create and stick to a quit plan and overcome nicotine cravings (messaging rates may apply).
    • Medicaid Client ID#:  L8M58D
    • Healthy Michigan Plan Client ID#:  ICQYY6

Being sent home after a stay in a nursing home can be overwhelming. UPHP offers a Transition of Care Program to help members during this time.

It is proven that people who see their primary care provider within 30 days of returning home are much more likely to do well.

Who is eligible?

Members age 18-64 years who have been discharged home after a stay in a nursing home are automatically enrolled. Members may opt out of this program at any time by calling UPHP Quality Management at 906-225-4654.

What is the program?

You will receive a card in the mail after your nursing home stay. A UPHP clinical coordinator will then contact you by phone. We can offer:

  • Help with understanding instructions you received at discharge
  • Help with scheduling a visit with your regular care provider within 30 days

For more information please call UPHP Quality Management at 906-225-4654.

Who is eligible?

UPHP members of all ages looking to maintain or achieve a healthy weight are eligible for the Nutrition Therapy Wellness Program. You will need to ask your provider for a referral to see a registered dietitian for nutrition therapy visits.

What is the program?

The Nutrition Therapy Wellness Program provides visits with a registered dietitian who can:

  • Teach ways to eat a healthy diet
  • Help start an exercise program
  • Support your goals to keep a healthy routine

Where does the program take place?

A local hospital or health department.

How many visits do you get?

You can attend up to two visits.

Additional Resources:

For more information please call UPHP Quality Management at 906-227-5691


Page Last Updated: 06/10/2019