Aetna Health Promise

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    Starting January 1, 2019, employees who are insured through PCS medical can earn either $200 or $300 for participating in approved wellness activities. Employees who have Employee or Employee + Children coverage must complete 5 wellness activities to earn $200. Employees who have Employee + Spouse, Employee + Family, or 2 Board Family coverage must complete 8 wellness activities to earn $300. Activities must be completed between January 1 and December 31 of the same calendar year. Activities can be completed by employees or their covered spouse- activities done by covered children will not count towards this wellness credit. Incentive will be paid out at the beginning of 2020 for activities done in 2019.

     

    Plan

    Employee Only

    Employee + Children

    Employee + Spouse

    Employee + Family

    2 Board Family Plan

    Number of Credits

    5

    8

    Incentive

    $200

    $300

     

    The chart below indicates the wellness activities that will count towards the wellness credit. This chart gives a brief description of how to complete each activity and who can receive a credit. A more in-depth description is below. 

     

    Program

    Description

    Employee Credit

    Spouse Credit

    Wellness Screening

    Available: January 1, 2019-November 1, 2019

    Screenings completed either on-site or at a Quest Patient Service Center. 

    Register at My.QuestForHealth.com

    Additional incentive of Peerfit. 

    1

    0

    Simple Steps Health Assessment

    Health questionnaire provide by Aetna. Visit www.aetna.com to complete the 15 minute assessment. Additional resources and online coaching will be provided based on the results of the health assessment. 

     

    Additional incentive of $50 or $100 if Simple Steps Journey is completed, as well.

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    1

    Aetna Get Active

    Aetna Get Active is a team step challenge program. Participate in one of the quarterly step challenges to receive credit for this activity.

    1 credit max for completing one of the team step challenges.

    To register, visit: 

    http://join.virginpulse.com/AetnaGetActive

    1

    0

    Small Bytes

    Virtual classroom program focused on holistic weight loss or weight management to target risk factors of diabetes and heart disease.

    Must begin weekly classes by the week of 8/12 and biweekly classes by the week of 10/21 to finish by deadline for credits.

    Enroll today! Registration information below.

    1

    1

    Mindfulness Challenge

    During the spring and fall semester, Aetna will host a mindfulness challenge. This challenge focuses on stress reduction and mindfulness of total well-being.

    Challenge begins April 1, 2019. Registration information and details will be promoted in Spring 2019.

    1

    0

    Aetna Maternity

    Early risk identification, prevention and education can help families have healthy, full-term babies. Members who begin the Aetna Maternity Program within the first 16 weeks of pregnancy will be eligible for 1 credit and will receive a $50 gift card and a Mayo Clinic Healthy Pregnancy book.

    To enter call 1-800-272-3531 or log into your member website at www.aetna.com.

    1

    1

    Tobacco Journey or AHEC Classes

    Throughout the year, members and spouses can complete either a Tobacco Journey through Aetna or attend the multi-week community AHEC Classes.

    Employees can receive an additional incentive of $150 for completing a Tobacco Journey and/or AHEC multi session classes and remaining tobacco free for 6 months. For more information, please call 588-6151.

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    1

    YMCA Programs

    Together with the YMCA, PCS is offering programs to their employees. These programs include a blood pressure program and a diabetes prevention program. 

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    1

    Diabetes Care Program

    Members of the Diabetes CARE Program will receive 1 credit towards their wellness credit and receive diabetes supplies at a zero co-pay as long as requirements are met. 

    To enter in the program call 727-588-6137.

    1

    1

    Annual Physical

     Annual exam with your primary care. All employees and spouses insured through PCS can earn a credit for this exam.

    1

    1

    Annual Women’s exam

     Annual women's exam. All employees and spouses insured through PCS can earn a credit for this exam.

    1

    1

    Mammography

    Annual mammogram to screen for breast cancer. All employees and spouses insured through PCS can earn a credit for this exam.

    1

    1

    Colorectal Screening

    Preventative screening for colon cancer. All employees and spouses insured through PCS can earn a credit for this exam.

    1

    1

    Skin Screening

    Annual exam with a dermatologist for preventative skin screening. All employees and spouses insured through PCS can earn a credit for this exam.

    1

    1

    Flu Shot

    Annual vaccination to prevent or lessen the effects of the flu. 

    1

    1

     

    Employees can view wellness credits earned by logging in to their secure Aetna Member Website: www.aetna.com. Under the ‘Stay Healthy’ tab, click on ‘Incentives’ to view all wellness credits earned.

     

     

    Wellness Screening

    Wellness Screening

    Available: January 1, 2019 - November 1, 2019
    You must complete the wellness screening before November 1, 2019 for it to count towards the 2020 Aetna Health Promise. 

    Wellness screenings will be completed by Quest either on-site, Quest Patient Service Centers, or through the Physician Results Form. To register for a wellness screening, visit My.QuestForHealth.com. Enter the below registration key under 'Create Account.' All PCS employees must create a new account starting in 2019 even if they have an existing account for lab work. Follow the instructions to confirm eligibility and create your account. You will use this account to schedule a wellness screening at an on-site event, at a Quest Patient Service Center, or complete the screening through a Physician Results Form. Employees insured through PCS can participate and earn 1 credit towards the Aetna Health Promise Incentive.

    Screenings will measure blood pressure, BMI, cholesterol, triglycerides, and blood sugar via finger stick (on-site screening) or venous blood draw (Quest Patient Service Center).

    Register on My.QuestForHealth.com

    Registration key: PCSB

    Unique ID: Aetna WID# (example: W123456789)

    2 Board Family Spouse Unique ID: Aetna WID# + S (example: W123456789S)

    Full registration guide. 

     

    Employee Credit: 1

    Earn an additional incentive of Peerfit

    Employees who complete the wellness screening through Quest will earn access to Peerfit. Peerfit is national network of gyms and wellness studios (yoga, kickboxing, boot camp, etc.). PCS will provide 16 credits per month for up to 6 months to those who complete the wellness screening. Employees can use these credits to reserve and attend fitness classes (ex: yoga, kickboxing, cardio, etc). Credits will reset first of every month.

    Employees will have access to their account after the initial 6 month period. They can enter credit card information to purchase additional classes at a discount rate.

    Employees will receive an email about 1 month after screening with directions how to register. 


    Health Assessment

    Simple Steps Health Assessment

    The Simple Steps Health Assessment is a health questionnaire provide by Aetna. Login to the secure Aetna member website- www.aetna.com and under ‘Stay Healthy’ click ‘Complete your Assessment.’ Additional resources and online coaching will be provided based on the results of the health assessment. 

     

    Employee Credit: 1

    Spouse Credit: 1  

    Earn an additional $50 or $100

    Earn $50 by completing the Simple Steps Health Assessment and an online wellness Journey. Employees and their spouse insured through PCS can earn $50 each for a total of $100. 

    Steps:

    1. Login to www.aetna.com and complete the Health Assessment.
    2. Members will receive recommendations based on their unique health risk provided in their assessment. Members can then select a Direction and Journey that best meets their healthcare needs and interests. 
    3. Once the Journey is completed, Aetna will send the member an email with directions on how to obtain their $50. Email could take up to 45 day to be received. If you do not receive your reward within 45 days, please contact 877-922-4483 or support@aetnarewards.com. 

    Directions for Simple Steps Gift Cards Reward

    Steps to Access Aetna Journeys

     


    Get Active

    Aetna Get Active 

    Powered by Virgin Pulse, Aetna Get Active is a quarterly team-based step challenge. All employees can participate regardless of insurance coverage and can invite family or friends to participate in these challenges. 

    To register:

    1. Visit http://join.virginpulse.com/AetnaGetActive
    2. Begin to enter 'Pinellas County Schools' into the search bar and select Pinellas County Schools. 
    3. Enter your information to sign up. You must enter in your PCS email using the domain @pcsb.org
    4. Follow the instructions to complete your account. 
    5. You will be able to invite friends and family once your account is created. 

    Next team challenge begins: May 6, 2019

    Registration opens: April 22, 2019

     

    If you are having issues registering, please call 833-525-5786.

    Employee Credit: 1 max for participating in one team challenge


    Small Bytes

    Metabolic Health in Small Bytes

    Must begin weekly classes by the week of 8/12 and biweekly classes by the week of 10/21 to finish by deadline for credits. If you start a the Small Bytes class after those dates, you may not earn a credit towards your Aetna Health Promise Incentive. 

    Earn 1 credit towards the Aetna Health Promise Incentive ($) by joining Metabolic Health in SMALL BYTES (online) in March! Employees and their dependent spouses insured through PCS are eligible to participate in this innovative weight management program. 

    Metabolic Health in Small Bytes is a 20 session online class, facilitated by a live instructor where you will learn nutrition, exercise and mind-body practices created through a collaborative effort with Duke Diet & Fitness, Duke Integrative Medicine and eMindful. This class goes beyond the standard approach that focuses solely on the physiological aspect (calories in/ calories out) by using a holistic approach (mental, emotional and physiological).  This class will help you learn how to reduce your metabolic syndrome risk factors.

    This program has shown positive results in a recent study demonstrating its effectiveness on managing stress, reducing binge eating and more! 

    What Participants Learn:

    • The nutrition and exercise approach pioneered by the Duke Diet & Fitness Center
    • The mind-body practices developed at Duke Integrative Medicine for:
      • Managing stress
      • Reducing binge eating
      • Reconnecting the mind and body in determining hunger/ fullness
      • Managing depression
      • Improving sleep quality and reducing insomnia
      • Dealing with difficult emotions

     

    An hour is all it takes

    All you need is one hour for each session. The program lasts for 20 sessions, delivered weekly or biweekly.

     

    Interested? Here’s how to sign up:

    • Click on the following link - http://pcsb.emindful.com/
    • Click "First Time Here?"
    • You will be asked to enter a unique ID which is your Medical ID W#
    • Enter your email address
    • Enter a password twice (8 characters, 1 upper case letter, 1 lower case letter & 1 number)
    • Enter your first name
    • Enter your last name
    • Enter a display name (this is what others will see in the classroom)
    • Choose your time zone
    • Answer the email question
    • Accept Privacy Policy & Terms of Service
    • Click "Continue"
    • On the next screen, click on “Live Classes” at the top
    • Then click on Mindful Daily or Premium Courses to begin registration

     It’s easy to register, but if you need help, we’re here. Just email support@eMindful.com or call 1-855-211-1536.

     

     What Metabolic Health in Small Bytes Participants Say:

    • “This has been such an eye-opening experience and I have learned so much that I will continue to use daily in controlling my diet.  THANK YOU!!!”
    • “I do not feel lost anymore.  I have found myself and have direction and purpose.  This program has created a new life-style and now I need to keep on this path.  This has been life-changing!  I gave up before and my attitude was it was not going to be any better.  I have a choice!”
    • “I am ready to take control of my life, make better choices, learning to forgive my myself when a bad choice is made, and move on.”

     

    Employee Credit: 1

    Spouse Credit: 1  


    Mindfulness

    Mindfulness Challenge

    During the spring and fall semester Aetna will host a 4 week digital mindfulness program. Each week participants have access to a set of digital resources related to a different mindfulness theme. Resources include mindfulness practices, practical work tips, curated articles, and more. The goals of this challenge are to reduce elevated stress levels, reduce burnout, improve engagement and emphasize well-being. 

    Fall 2019 Mindfulness challenge begins: September 16, 2019

    Register today!

    1. NEW REGISTRATION LINK WILL BE SENT OUT IN UPCOMING WEEKS
    2. Fill out the Personal Information.
    3. If you are a PCS employee, please use your PCS email to assist with incentive tracking.
    4. Agree to the terms and conditions and select continue.
    5. Login using the email and password you created.
    6. Complete the Mindfulness Challenge Survey.
    7. Starting Septemeber 16, you will have access to weekly tips, activities, meditations, and more!

     

    Employee Credit: 1


    Maternity

    Aetna Maternity

    Early risk identification, prevention and education can help families have healthy, full-term babies. The Aetna Maternity Program provides members with access to Aetna Maternity nurses and other resources during their pregnancy and after delivery. Members who begin the Aetna Maternity Program within the first 16 weeks of pregnancy will be eligible for 1 wellness credit, $50 gift card, and a Mayo Clinic Healthy Pregnancy book. 

    To enter in this program call 1-800-272-3531 or log in to your member website at www.aetna.com and look under “Stay Healthy.”

     

    Employee Credit: 1

    Spouse Credit: 1  


    Tobacco

    Tobacco Journey or AHEC Class

    PCS employees and spouses who are current tobacco users can earn a wellness credit by completing a Tobacco Journey and/or completing an AHEC community session. 

    Tobacco Journey

    If an employee identifies as a tobacco user on their Simple Steps Health Assessment, a tobacco Journey will be suggested for them. Members who complete the tobacco Journey will receive a 1 credit towards their Wellness Credit. 

    AHEC Class

    Employees or spouses who are current tobacco users are eligible for FREE multi-session AHEC Classes. Visit pcsb.org/wellness for a complete list of Multi-session Classes through AHEC. Employees must attend at least 4 out of the 6 multi-session classes. The two hour single-session classes will not count towards a wellness credit.

     

    Employee Credit: 1 max

    Spouse Credit: 1 max

    Additional $150 for Benefit Eligible Employees for Tobacco Program

    Benefit eligible employees can earn $150 for completing either a tobacco journey and/or the AHEC multi-session classes and remaining tobacco free for 6 months. For more information about this program, please call 588-6151.


    YMCA

    YMCA Programs

    Together with the YMCA, PCS is offering programs to their employees. These programs include a blood pressure program and a diabetes prevention program. 

    Blood Pressure Program

    4 month program open to all PCS Employees and spouses with PCS medical insurance. The YMCA's Blood Pressure Program helps participants reduce or manage their BP, increase awareness of triggers that may elevate BP, and learn the importance of nutrition and exercise. 

    Blood Pressure Program information. 

     

    Diabetes Prevention Program

    Take control of your health and your life. Learn how to eat healthier, increase your activity and lose weight. PCS will provide benefit eligible employees this program for free (over a $429 value!). During the Diabetes Prevention Program, members will work with the YMCA's Lifestyle Coach to lower risk factors of diabetes. 

    Diabetes Prevention Program information. 

     

    Questions about YMCA programs? Call Dawn Handley at 727-588-6151.

     

    Employee Credit: 1

    Spouse Credit: 1  


    Diabetes

    Diabetes CARE Program

    Members of the Diabetes CARE Program will receive 1 credit towards their wellness credit and receive diabetes supplies at a zero co-pay as long as requirements are met. 

    To enter in the program call 727-588-6137.

    Visit the Diabetes CARE Page for more information and requirements of the program. 

     

    Employee Credit: 1

    Spouse Credit: 1  


    Preventative Screenings

    Preventative Exams

    Employees and spouses insured through PCS can receive 1 wellness credit for each of the following preventative screenings. Talk with your primary care physician to see if you are eligible for these screenings. All of the listed preventative screenings are covered at 100% by Aetna. 

    Preventative exams will automatically be tracked through Aetna Claims- no paperwork is needed for the Aetna Health Promise Incentive.

    • Annual Physical
    • Annual Women's exam
    • Mammogram 
    • Colonoscopy
    • Skin Screening - Know Before You Go
    • Flu Shot 

     

    Employee Credit: 1 each

    Spouse Credit: 1 each

     


    Frequently Asked Question

    Where to check your Aetna Health Promise credits?

    For questions about the Aetna Health Promise Incentive, please contact Caleigh Bean, Employee Wellness Coordinator, at beanc@pcsb.org or 588-6031.