How to Participate

NOTE: Due to the pandemic, the 2020 requirements are slightly different.

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 2021) who participate in three wellness activities by November 30, 2020 will qualify for a $25-per-month Wellness Premium Incentive during 2021 and have the opportunity to participate in additional programs to earn cash incentives.

Wellness earnings are taxable.


Employees must complete A and B to:

Qualify for a $25-per-month Wellness Premium incentive in 2021.

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 and B:

Employees can choose to participate in C 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, 2020 to receive the Wellness Program Incentive at the end of 2021.

Program  Description
A

HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT
This free on-line assessment (HRA) from WebMD 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.

B

TWO of these THREE Activities *

BIOMETRIC SCREENING at a Quest Patient Service Center or with a Physician Results Form. (We will NOT offer onsite screenings in 2020.)

&/or

TOBACCO ATTESTATION FORM This form confirms your tobacco use status.  For current employees this form is found online on HCM. Choose the Wellness Tile, then select the Tobacco Attestation Form from the menu on the left.New hires should complete this form available in their new hire packet.

&/or

PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER ATTESTATION This form confirms that you have a primary care provider and that you have had or will have a well-care visit in 2020.

*note this change from previous years

C 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, tobacco cessation and physical activity.