How Do I Earn Rewards?

Every Hoosier Healthwise member can earn points for completing activities as color coded below. More than one color group may apply to each member. MDwise members are automatically enrolled in the MDwiseREWARDS program. Click here to download and print the points chart.


  All Members   Adults   Pregnant Women   Children
Action How often
you can
earn points?
Points Earned Details
Join myMDwise at 1 time 5 This allows us to communicate with you online. You must provide an e-mail address and all communications will be private.
Sign up to get electronic communications through myMDwise 1 time 5 Sign up to receive monthly statements and other communications each month by email or through myMDwise instead of through the mail.
Answer questions about your health
(Health Needs Screening)
1 time 10 Each new MDwise member: Earn points by answering health questions for us. We call this a Health Needs Screening. You can do this online through myMDwise, by phone or by mail.
Gym activity 5 times per month 5 per month You can earn points by going to the gym at least 5 times per month to reach a maximum of 10 points for the year! You must provide documentation of your visits. Please send documentation to
Tobacco Cessation 1 time each year 10 If you smoke or use tobacco you can earn points for trying to quit. Complete a cessation program (e.g. Indiana’s Tobacco Quitline, Baby and Me Tobacco Free, a program through a hospital or clinic) and earn points. You will have to ask them for a certificate or letter saying that you completed it. Then send a copy to MDwise by mail, fax or email to get your points.
Send to:
P.O. Box 441423, Indianapolis, IN 46244
Fax (toll-free): 1-844-759-8551,
Dental exam 2 times a year (once every 6 months)  5 each visit Ages 6 months and older; a child’s first dental exam should occur within 6 months of their first tooth appearing, but no later than their first birthday. For children over age one and adults, dental exams should occur every 6 months or as recommended by your dentist.  
Flu shot 1 time each year 5 All persons 6 months and older should get a flu shot or vaccination every season. Talk to your doctor about getting your annual flu shot. 
Follow-up appointment after a mental health inpatient hospital stay After each hospitalization 10 It is important to go to a follow-up appointment after your mental health inpatient hospitalization stay. This appointment should be at an outpatient office or with a counselor. In order to receive REWARDS points, this outpatient appointment must take place within 7 days of your discharge date from the hospital.
Annual physical exam 1 time each year 10 Ages 18+: Call your doctor's office to schedule this important exam once each year.
Cervical cancer
screening (Pap test)
1 time each year 5 Female members starting at age 21, (or sooner if your doctor recommends it): Your doctor may want you to get this important preventive screening every year or once every 3 years. It depends on your risk factors.
Annual Mammogram 1 time each year 5 Female members ages 40+:Talk to your doctor about scheduling this important preventive screening.
Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) test (special blood sugar test) 1 time each year 5 If you are diagnosed with diabetes, this is a very important test to get. It tests your average blood sugar over time. You may need this test more than one time each year. Talk to your doctor about how often you need to schedule this.
Prenatal Appointments Each prenatal appointment you keep during the pregnancy 3 each visit Pregnant members: Schedule a doctor’s appointment as soon as you know you are
pregnant. During an average pregnancy you may have 16 visits, although your doctor
may recommend more or less.
Postpartum exam 1 time following the pregnancy 10 Pregnant members: Schedule the exam with your doctor’s office. It needs to be completed within 4–8 weeks (21–56 days) from the day you had your baby.
Well-child exams (newborn) 7 visits in the first year of life 2 each visit Newborn members: Talk to your doctor about scheduling these important well-child exams. There are 7 visits in the 1st year of life (at 2–5 days, 1, 2, 4, 6, 9 and 12 months).
Well-child exams
(1–2 years)
3 visits between the 1st and 2nd birthday 4 each visit Ages 1–2 years: Talk to your doctor about scheduling these important well-child exams. There are 3 visits in the 2nd year of life (at 15, 18 and 24 months).
Lead screening (6 months–2 years) 1 time 5 each test Ages 6 months–2 years: Talk to your doctor about getting this important test at age 1 and age 2. 
Well-child exams
(2–3 years)
2 visits between the 2nd and 3rd birthday 5 each visit Ages 2–3 years: Talk to your doctor about scheduling these important well-child exams. There are 2 visits in the 3rd year of life (at 30 and 36 months).
Annual well-child
(4 –17 years)
1 time each year 10 Ages 4 –17 years: Call your doctor's office to schedule this important exam once each year.

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