The Wellness Incentive Program is an opportunity to pay a lower rate for medical insurance by taking a proactive look at your health. We hope that the services and information available will be valuable and rewarding to you in enhancing your healthy lifestyle habits. A summary of the Wellness Incentive Program is outlined below. If you have any questions after reviewing this material, please call the Wellness Center at 271-2027.
Annual Health Screening
The annual health screening is offered at no cost to you and is all that is required to receive the reduced monthly insurance premium. The goal of the screening is to provide you with an increased awareness about your health and is not meant to take the place of your annual physical exam. The screening includes a health risk appraisal, blood lipid profile, blood pressure reading, body fat measurement, and a consultation.
Wellness Programs and Services
The Wellness Center offers a variety of individualized services as well as instructional programs. This programs and services are available to all employees regardless of Wellness Incentive Program participation.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I enroll?
Complete and submit the blue wellness enrollment for to Human Resources during the Open Enrollment period.
How do I schedule my screening appointment?
The screening is held on campus and is offered on various days and times to accommodate your work schedule. You will receive a letter from the Wellness Center with scheduling information. A confirmation of your appointment time will be sent to you along with detailed instructions.
Who administers the screening?
Iowa Methodist Medical Center health professionals will take you through the screening components. The health professional will also conduct a one-on-one consultation immediately following the screening to review your test results, answer questions, and provide follow-up recommendations.
I am concerned about confidentiality, who will see my results?
During the consultation, you will be asked if you would like to have your results released to you primary care provider and/or to the Wellness Center Staff. This is completely voluntary and confidential. You will also be asked if you would like to receive a follow up call 60 days after the screening. The follow up call is to provide you with the opportunity to ask questions or receive additional information.