Do you carry a health insurance plan through UW-Madison? If so, consider participating in the Well Wisconsin program by registering for the upcoming biometric screening that is being hosted by CALS. This screening is set for September 14th, from 8:00am to 1:00pm in room 6201 of the Microbial Sciences Building.
The screening is one of two steps you must complete to qualify for the $150 incentive from your health insurer. Plus, it’s a great way to learn more about your current health status and potential risks in your future. Note that, if applicable, subscribers’ spouses/domestic partners are also eligible to participate and receive $150.
Here are more details about the steps required to qualify for the incentive:
STEP 1. Complete a wellness assessment at a screening site or with your physician.
- Register for a free biometric screening appointment at the CALS campus site on Sept. 14 – or for a different date/site location – on the Well Wisconsin website: https://register.wellness-inc.com/stateofwi.
- If you want to complete the assessment with your physician, click on your insurer’s link at http://wellwisconsin.wi.gov to learn the correct process. Please note, there may be fees associated with having labs drawn with your physician.
- To get the most accurate results, it is recommended to fast for 8 – 12 hours prior to your appointment. The appointment will take less than 30 minutes. Please bring your health insurance member ID with you to your appointment.
- You will receive your current cholesterol level (total, HDL, LDL, triglycerides), blood pressure, blood glucose, height, weight, Body Mass Index (BMI), and waist measurement.
STEP 2. Complete your health insurer’s health survey by clicking on your insurer’s link at http://wellwisconsin.wi.gov.
All health and wellness incentives paid to ETF members by the health plan are considered taxable income to the subscriber and are required to be reported by your employer. Health information, including individual results of your wellness assessment and health survey are protected by federal law and will never be shared with your employer.
To learn more, go to http://wellwisconsin.wi.gov/Home.This entry was posted in Happenings by Nicole. Bookmark the permalink.