Welcome to Included Health, your Stryker benefit.

Stryker and Included Health have teamed up to support you and your family’s overall health at no cost to you. Now you just need to activate your membership.
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Get a second opinion from a leading specialist

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Chat with a nurse for treatment advice

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Get matched with an in-network doctor near you

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What a second opinion can help with:

  • Cancer

  • Diabetes

  • Joints and muscles

  • Back and knee pain

  • Fertility conditions

  • Long covid

  • Heart issues

  • Migraines

  • Alternatives to surgery

  • Medication options

  • Weight Management

  • Mole and skin growths

  • Depression and anxiety

  • And more
Curious about a second opinion?

Watch our video to learn how easy it is to get an expert second opinion with Included Health. Your care team does the hard work for you, so you can focus on feeling better.

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Get the best care from the best doctors.

Leading specialists

Get matched with the right doctor for urgent, everyday, or mental health care.

Top institutions

Johns Hopkins, Stanford, Yale Medicine—find a top specialist no matter how unique your condition.

No cost to you

Included Health is part of your benefits, so it is no cost to you and your covered dependents.

Instant advice

Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET, chat with a nurse for treatment advice.

Available anywhere

The right doctor isn’t always right around the corner. Get the best no matter where you live.

Easy and convenient

Your care team finds the right doctor, books the visit, and does the paperwork work for you.

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LGBTQ+ Health

Say hello to safe, supportive, LGBTQ+ care.

Our queer and trans-led team knows first-hand the challenges and barriers the LGBTQ+ community faces. That's why we help you, your loved ones and other members of the LGBTQ+ community access affirming, high-quality care.

Do it all from the
Included Health app.

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Download the Included Health app.

Frequently asked questions

Common questions about our health benefit

Included Health is a health benefit made available to you by Stryker. We are a guide and resource for your medical and health care-related needs. Our services include finding you the top doctors and specialists in your insurance network, booking doctor’s appointments on your behalf, getting you remote second opinions from world-leading experts, answering any questions you may have about your medical conditions, and more. For information on how we process your personal information, please read our Privacy Policy.

Use Included Health when:

  • You need a primary care physician or specialist for an in-person visit. We’ll help you find trusted and experienced doctors within your insurance network and can even set the appointment for you.
  • You’d like quick answers to medical questions. We can provide you with over-the-phone guidance and support from an Included Health doctor.
  • You’re unsure about a diagnosis, or you’ve been recommended surgery as a form of treatment. We can arrange for you to get a remote second opinion from a leading expert specializing in your area of need.
  • You’re not sure which of your benefits you should use. We’ll help you explore the different health benefits available to you and when to use them.

Included Health is available to U.S. employees and their dependents enrolled in a Stryker medical plan. Your employer provides this service so that you have access to the best medical care possible. NOTE: The Included Health services you are eligible to use may vary based on which Stryker health plan you are enrolled in. Please contact Included Health to learn more about the services you have access to. The LGBTQ+ Health Program is available to all U.S. benefits eligible employees and their dependents. This program provides support from a specialized dedicated care team built for the LGBTQ+ community

Included Health is fully covered by Stryker and available at no cost to you and your enrolled dependents. Please refer to your insurance carrier for specifics regarding coverage and costs under your medical plan that will apply for any treatments as a result of the Expert Opinion or Office Visit – Included Health will find the doctor, collect all relevant medical records, and (if necessary) schedule the appointment at no cost.

Included Health physicians span all conditions and specialty areas, including: back and knee pain, cancer, heart disease, arthritis, behavioral health disorders, migraines, digestive system disorders, dermatology, pediatrics, ACL tears, and much more.

Included Health selects physicians to recommend based on their education and training, patient outcomes, and location. As a result, we’re able to match you with highly experienced doctors and specialists who are best suited to your personal preferences and medical needs.

Please refer to your insurance carrier for specifics regarding coverage and costs under your medical plan.

Most doctors are glad to get the opinions of their peers when assessing complicated medical issues. Their primary goal is to get you feeling better. A good way to frame a conversation with your treating physician regarding an Included Health expert opinion is:

  • “I requested a consultation about [condition] and here’s what I learned…”
  • “Here’s what I was surprised to find out…”
  • “Dr. Smith recommended these options for my care because of these reasons…”

Any personal health information you share with Included Health is held confidentially and will not be shared by us, unless authorized by you, or where legally permissible and/or required under applicable law.

Included Health is not affiliated with your insurance and operates separately to guide your ongoing care. The goal of Included Health is to provide you with useful information about your health so that you can make informed decisions about your medical care and have healthier outcomes overall.

The last four digits of your SSN are needed to confirm both your identity when creating an account and your eligibility for the Included Health benefit. For information on how we process your personal information, please read our Privacy Policy.

Activate your account with Included Health by visiting includedhealth.com/stryker, or calling 855 431 5551, and earn 100 Strive points! Points will be awarded within two weeks of registering with Included Health. Registration must be completed by December 11, 2023 in order to receive the Strive points.
Included Health’s LGBTQ+ provides dedicated support from a team of predominantly LGBTQ+ community members to assist in accessing culturally competent, high-quality care, access to resources to help with coming out at work or parenting a LGBTQ+ child, and access to a wider community of people who understand LGBTQ+ healthcare needs.
Included Health services can be easily accessed by calling our Care Team at 855-431-5551 visiting includedhealth.com/stryker, or via the free app.

Member stories

Member - Laura
Meet Laura | Included Health Member Story (Intense migraines)
Member - Patrick
Meet Patrick | Included Health Member Story (Cancer diagnosis)
Buddy - Member
Meet Buddy | Included Health Member Story (Chronic pain and depression)
Lynn - Member
Meet Lynn | Included Health Member Story (Cancer diagnosis)