UnitedHealthcare Student Resources (for those enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan) offers discounts on programs and services designed to help participants to stop smoking and/or to stop using other forms of tobacco. Discounts include over-the-counter medication and smoking cessation programs.
To access, log onto www.sr.unitedhealthallies.com. If you have not done so already, click “Create Account.” Be sure to have your “Member Number” handy, which is on your insurance card.
Once you have created an account, click on the “Wellness” tab. Under “Specialty,” select “Smoking Cessation.” After entering your zipcode, you will see a list of services available to you.
Note: Smoking cessation prescription medications are covered under the Student Health Insurance Plan at the regular copay amounts.
If you are not enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan, check with your personal health insurance to see what programs they offer. Most insurance plans offer some type of support or services.
If you have questions, please contact Tessa Telly, AU Wellness Center manager, at x3255.
Thanks to the UnitedHealth Allies Discount Program, you have access to several smoking cessation products and programs, including Cirrus Healthcare, Health Journeys, Living Free and Quit for Life. For more information go to: www.sr.unitedhealthallies.com
If you have questions about AHealthyU, American University’s Wellness Program for faculty and staff, please contact Leah Tasman, Wellness Program Manager.
Tobacco Cessation Benefits for AU Medical and Flexible Spending Account Plan Participants
Insurance Company Programs
Below are links to information on tobacco cessation programs offered by major insurance companies. If your medical insurance company is not on the list, check their web site or call them for information on their tobacco cessation program(s).
Local and National Tobacco Cessation Programs
Below are links to information on tobacco cessation programs offered by local and national organizations.