WMU Employee Benefits

For Western Michigan University employees, their dependents and WMU retirees covered by the University's PPO Group #007005281 insurance plan, using Sindecuse Health Center yields significant savings. Here are some of the benefits:

Pharmacy

  • Receive prescription medications at a discounted out-of-pocket cost.
    Copays after
    Jan. 1, 2014
    Sindecuse
    pharmacy
    competing
    pharmacies
    first tier  $10  $15
    second tier  $30  $35
    third tier  $40  $55
  • Receive a 90-day prescription medication supply for 1.25X copay, significant savings over other pharmacies. Ask your doctor to write an order for a 90-day supply.
    Copays after
    Jan. 1, 2014
    Sindecuse
    pharmacy
    competing
    pharmacies
    first tier  $12.50  $37.50
    second tier  $37.50  $87.50
    third tier  $50  $150
  • Refill online or via phone and pick up at our drive-up window
  • Low-cost over-the-counter medications available
  • Use Express Pay to deduct charges from your WMU paycheck

Clinic

  • Choose an appointment time convenient for you
  • Schedule a same-day appointment as available
  • No copay or deductible charge when you see a provider or clinician at Sindecuse
  • No out-of-pocket-cost immunizations

WMU Sports Medicine Clinic physical therapy and rehabilitation

  • No copay and no deductible charge when you see a physical therapist or orthopedic specialist
  • Same certified physicians who practice at community clinics
  • Bronco team physicians who treat WMU athletes
  • Convenient access to quick appointments
  • Same providers who treat WMU athletes
  • Orthotics and gait evaluation

Lab and x-ray 

  • No out-of-pocket-cost testing when you use lab services 
  • No copay and no deductible charge when you need an X-ray
  • Fast results

International Travel Clinic

  • No copay and no deductible charge
  • Sindecuse is one of the few yellow fever vaccine sites in Kalamazoo
  • Prescribed medications available at Health Center pharmacy

Massage therapy

  • Convenient, on-campus appointments
  • Some visits covered by University insurance plan 

Nutrition counseling

  • No copay and no deductible charge