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TUWellness: Activities for UHC Covered Members . TULANE UNIVERSITY. Why focus on Wellness? Nearly one in three U.S. adults has high blood pressure, and does not know it. Chronic diseases related to lifestyle account for 70 percent of total health care spending.

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tuwellness activities for uhc covered members
TUWellness:

Activities for UHC Covered Members

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TULANE UNIVERSITY

  • Why focus on Wellness?
  • Nearly one in three U.S. adults has high blood pressure, and does not know it.
  • Chronic diseases related to lifestyle account for 70 percent of total health care spending.
  • Heart disease is the No. 1 killer in the U.S.
  • Tobacco use continues to be the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S., and can lead to serious illness, disability and decreased quality of life.
  • An estimated 66 percent of U.S. adults are either overweight or obese.*

SOURCE: 2007 American Heart Assn.

*2003-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)

health screenings
Health Screenings
  • Know the numbers that count…
  • Many serious health conditions develop over
  • time, but they can be delayed or prevented if
  • you know your risks and make healthy changes.
  • Understand your health risks by having a Health Screening performed.
  • These screenings will measure:
  • Blood pressure
  • Glucose
  • Cholesterol
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)

Don’t know your numbers? It’s easy to get them.

Simply visit your Physician to get your screening.

The Tulane medical plans include one preventive exam per year covered at 100%.

health assessment
Health Assessment
  • After you know your Health Screening, complete the Health Assessment on myuhc.com
  • Take the Health Assessment on myuhc.com. You and your covered spouse will each receive a $75 reward¹.The deadline to take the Health Assessment to earn the ireward is December 31, 2010.
  • Individuals can earn rewards for specific activities once every 365 days. In other words, an individual is eligible to earn a reward for completing the Health Assessment 365 days from the last time they earned a Health Assessment incentive reward.
  • Health Assessment only takes15-20 minutes to complete

Once you have completed the health assessment you:

    • Will receive a personal results report
    • Can enroll in online coaching programs
    • Can qualify for telephone-based health coaching programs
    • ¹Reward considered taxable event by the IRS and will be included in your income (and wages) on your 2010 W-2 report.
health coaching programs on myuhc com
Health Coaching Programs on myuhc.com

Support to help you reach your goals

  • Five week programs
    • Diabetes
    • Exercise
    • Heart Health
    • Nutrition
    • Smoking Cessation
    • Stress
    • Weight Loss
  • Coaching and information tailored to your health assessment results
  • Log in to myuhc.com, click the “Health and Wellness” tab, select the online health coach tab under “Personal Health” Center
  • Receive a $25reward¹ after completing a coaching program

¹Reward considered taxable event by the IRS and will be included in your income (and wages) on your 2010 W-2 report. Individuals can earn rewards for specific activities once every 365 days

telephone based health coaching
Telephone-based Health Coaching

Support to help you reach your goals

  • Holistic, self-directed approach to lifestyle improvement based on:
    • Your motivation and commitment to change
    • Personalized goal-setting, shared decision-making and self-directed achievements
    • Enhanced self-awareness of root causes that trigger habitual behaviors
  • After the health assessment you can participate in a telephonic health coaching program with UHC
  • Receive a $75 reward¹ after completing a coaching program
  • Telephone-based health coaching is thorough and may require more than 20 minutes to complete based your health condition.
  • ¹Reward considered taxable event by the IRS and will be included in your income (and wages) on your 2010 W-2 report. Individuals can earn rewards for specific activities once every 365 days
rewards recap
Rewards Recap
  • By participating in the below wellness activities, you and your covered spouse can individually receive your choice of gift cards to over 350 national retailers:
  • Rewards are considered taxable events by the IRS and will be included in your income (and wages) on your 2010 W-2 report.
gift card rewards
Gift Card Rewards
  • After completing the health assessment or either coaching you will receive a confirmation e-mail letting you know how to redeem your reward
    • You choose to redeem your reward online, by phone or by mail
  • You may choose gift cards from over 350 national retailers
    • You will receive either an e-certificate via e-mail or a gift card via mail, depending on the retailer

Questions about your rewards?

Call toll free 866-868-5484

health improvement resources
Health Improvement Resources

UnitedHealthcare provides tools to help you get more engaged in your health care

  • myuhc.com Wellness Tools & Trackers
    • Health Assessment
    • Personal Health Record
  • Online or Telephonic Health Coach Programs
  • Care24SM 24-hour nurseline
  • UnitedHealth Premium® Program provides data on physician and hospital quality and efficiency

The more engaged you are in your health care,

the healthier you will be!

health wellness on myuhc com
Health & Wellness on myuhc.com®

Personalized Health Information, Wellness Tools & Trackers, Reward Tracking

Get Ready to Exercise

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We hope you will take advantage of the opportunities available to improve your healthand be rewarded.

We look forward to supporting you!