OpenEnrollment is just around the corner. Now is the time to understand thebenefits available to you and what’s changing. Human Resources is also placinga renewed spotlight on your health through our Wellfocused Healthy Rewards program.
This Year is an Active Enrollment…You Must Take Action!
Earned Premium Discount Extended toCovered Dependents (ages 18-26)
Toearn the premium discount this year, all dependents covered under amedical plan (ages 18-26) must be a non-tobacco user or enrolled in a tobaccocessation program by June 30, 2013. To receive the earned premium discountyou must certify to your tobacco use and then elect the tobacco user or non-usermedical contribution. If you do not make an active election, you will defaultto the same benefits you had last year; however, the earned premium discountwill not be applied and you will pay higher medical contributionsof $25.00 per pay/$650 a year.
Quit Tobacco Use with the Help of Health Advocate
Enrollin Health Advocate’s FREE tobacco cessation program to set up your own plan toquit smoking or stop using other tobacco products with the help of a trainedcoach. This program allows you and your covered dependents 13 weeks ofcounseling, FREE nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) (patch, gum, lozenge), anda $0 co-pay for over-the- counter NRT and prescription smoking cessationmedications. If you are a tobacco user,you must enroll in the UPHS tobacco cessation program by June 30, 2013, toreceive the earned premium discount on your 2013 – 2014 medical contributions. Call866.695.8622 to enroll.
It Pays to “Know Your Numbers” — It’s FREE and May Save YourLife!
There is power in knowing yournumbers (glucose, cholesterol – total, HDL, LDL, blood pressure and Body MassIndex – BMI). These numbers are important indicators of your health. When theyare out of the normal range, it’s a signal that you could have a higher risk ofdeveloping certain diseases and conditions. UPHS medical plans cover preventivecare like annual physicals and biometric screenings at 100 percent. Take action! If you haven’t done sorecently, make an appointment today and know where you stand when it comes toyour health.
Earn a $150 HealthyCredit & Participate in the NEW WellFocused Healthy Rewards Program
WellFocusedhas several new programs that reward you for taking steps towards improvingyour health and well-being because the healthier you are, the more you can enjoylife and do your best. You can earn a $150 Healthy Reward Credit when youcomplete the online Well-Being Assessment, Know Your Numbers (blood sugar,cholesterol– total, HDL, and LDL, blood pressure and BMI), have your biometric numbers fall withinhealthy ranges, and/or take healthy actions through a new and expanded Wellfocused online platform. The new platform will be accessible throughthe HR & You Website www.uphshrandyou.com beginning April 15,2013.
Raffle for Free Healthcare
Earnentry into a raffle for FREE healthcare for 2013-2014 when you complete theonline Well-Being Assessment and record “Your Numbers” during Open Enrollment.