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Wellness Program Checklist

Wellness Program Checklist

Checklist for Wellness Incentive Eligibility

Participation Guidelines

The 2017 Wellness Program Incentive is available to any Wellness Participant who, between January 1 and November 30, 2017, successfully completes the program requirements in up to two of the following focuses:

 

Participating in a university-based community effort and attending 85% of sessions for a minimum of 8 weeks will meet the participation guidelines for this incentive.

 

Participating in a multi-session program  to learn more about financial management and/or healthcare consumerism and attending 85% of available sessions will meet the participation guidelines for this incentive.

 

Participating in an on-site or off-site multi-session stress management, meditation, or other relaxation program (multi-week program, attending at least 85% of sessions over a minimum of 8 weeks), is necessary to be eligible for this incentive. 

 

Participants must attest and certify to participation in an on- or off-site organized weight management or nutrition program activity that maintains participation records available for review upon request; a comparable program with a health care provider and with personal records documenting participation available for review; or a program that meets the Reasonable Alternative Standard, as confirmed by written pre-approval of the CWRU Medical Director.

 

Participation possibilities include attending an on-site or off-site multi-session weight management program such as Weight Watchers (multi-week program, attending 85% of available sessions), and/or working with your health care provider on a documented weight management program over a multi-week time period.  Nutrition participation possibilities include attending an on-site or off-site multi-session nutrition program (multi-week program, attending at least 85% of available sessions; over a minimum of 8 weeks) and/or working with your health provider on an official nutrition program (e.g., 121 Fitness Dietitian consult program, ease@work nutrition consultation program, etc.) over a multi-week time period.

 

Participating in an on-site or off-site tobacco cessation program (multi-week program (group or telephone program), attending at least 85% of available sessions) is necessary to be eligible for the incentive in this category.  Non-tobacco users are not eligible for this incentive.

 

Engage in regular physical activity over a minimum of 12 weeks (minimum of three moderate-intensity activity sessions, each lasting at least 30 minutes per week). 

 

Activities may include any planned exercise including but not limited to the following:

  • exercise sessions at university fitness centers (121 Fitness, Wyant Center, Veale Center)
  • yoga
  • Pilates
  • walking 
  • training for a 5K, 10K, or other race
  • bicycling to work
  • Healthy Back class, etc. 

Documentation of activity required.  Types of documentation may include:  use of activity tracking devices such as FitBit, Jawbone, an accelerometer or pedometer; paper log; print out of visits from fitness or yoga center; etc.

The program options are focused on tobacco cessation, stress management, weight management, nutrition, and physical activity.  There are many on campus and off campus options available.  

Programs must be successfully completed and attestation submitted by November 30th, 2017 to receive the program financial incentive.

Participants who are unable to achieve standards for this incentive can learn about alternatives by e-mailing erc10@case.edu.

HCM Documentation

Participants will need to complete a form within HCM to attest and certify to participation in on-site or off-site programs that met the university’s participation guidelines and must have documentation of their participation available should we ever need to audit incentive recipients.  Completion of a program that meets the Reasonable Alternative Standard as confirmed by written pre-approval of the CWRU Medical Director is also available. The attestation form can be found at case.edu/hcmMain menu  Self Service Benefits Wellness Program Participation.