How to Participate

Improve Your Health and Earn Money, Too!

All faculty and staff in the university's Benelect medical plan (and those who plan to have coverage for 2019) who participate in three wellness activities by November 30, 2018 will qualify for a $25-per-month Wellness Premium Incentive during 2019 and have the opportunity to participate in additional programs to earn cash incentives.

Wellness earnings are taxable.


Employees must complete both A, B and C to:

Qualify for a $25-per-month Wellness Premium incentive in 2019.

These activities provide baseline information on an individual’s current health. The de-identified, aggregate data for the participant group is used to determine programming needs and for evaluation purposes.

After completing A, B and C:

Employees can choose to participate in D to receive $100 for each program they completed (up to $200)

The program options are focused on community connection, financial competency, nutrition/weight management, physical activity and stress management.  There are many on campus and off campus options available.  

Programs must be successfully completed and attestation submitted by November 30th, 2019 to receive the Wellness Program Incentive.

Program  Description
A

BIOMETRIC HEALTH SCREENING or QUEST PATIENT SERVICE CENTERS/PHYSICIAN RESPONSE FORM 
The free screenings include blood pressure, height, weight, waist circumference, cholesterol and glucose tests. Individual results will remain confidential. The university will only receive de-identified, aggregate results.

B HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT
This free on-line assessment (HRA) from StayWell will take about seven (7) minutes to complete and it provides immediate, customized feedback to participants. Individual results remain confidential. The university will only receive de-identified, aggregate results.
C TOBACCO ATTESTATION FORM 
This form confirms your tobacco use status.  For current employees this form is found online on HCM: Main Menu - Self Service - Benefits - Tobacco Attestation Form. New hires should complete this form available in their new hire packet.
D WELLNESS PROGRAMS 
Wellness programs are available for faculty and staff members.  Wellness Program Incentives are focused on community well-being, financial wellness, stress management, nutrition + weight management, and physical activity.