Aetna Health Promise

  •  Wrapping up Aetna Health Promise 2019

    Employees who have medical insurance through PCS and completed 5 or 8 credits in 2019 will earn either $200 or $300 in the first quarter of 2020. The amount of credits is based on the tier of the employee’s medical insurance coverage. Please see chart below for number of credits employees need.

    If you have completed the correct amount of credits for 2019, the incentive will be added directly to your paycheck in the first quarter of 2020. Employees must be actively employed and insured through Aetna with PCS at the time of payout to receive the incentive.

    Please note that some programs have changed for 2020. Any changes for 2020 began on January 1, 2020 and will not count towards the 2019 programs. List of 2019 programs. 

    Check your credits to know if you will receive the wellness incentive in 2020. If you have earned credits and they are not showing up on your Aetna member website, please reach out to one of the onsite Aetna representatives: Jessica O’Connell at pcs.oconnellj@pcsb.org or Gina DeOrsey at pcs.deorseyg@pcsb.org with the activity you are missing, the date the activity was completed, and your date of birth.

    Directions for how to check your 2019 Aetna Health Promise Credits.

    IMPORTANT: All missing credits must be reported to the onsite Aetna representatives by February 28, 2020. Any missing ones that are reported after February 28, 2020 will not count towards the incentive.

     

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    Aetna Health Promise 2020

    New programs and more opportunities to earn credits!

    Programs available January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020

    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. Those completed by covered children will not count towards this wellness credit. Incentive will be paid out in the first quarter of 2021 directly in an employee’s paycheck. Employees must be actively employed and insured through PCS’s health insurance at the time of payout to receive the incentive. 

    Plan

    Employee Only

    Employee + Children

    Employee + Spouse

    Employee + Family

    2 Board Family Plan

    Number of Credits

    5

    8

    Incentive

    $250

    $350

     

    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

    Health Assessment

    Health Assessment provided by Aetna. Visit www.aetna.com to complete the 15 minute assessment. 

    1

    1

    Routine Well Adult exam

    All employees and spouses insured through PCS can earn a credit for this exam

    1 1
     Biometric Screening (metabolic syndrome)

    Available: January 1, 2020-November 1, 2020

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

    Register at My.QuestForHealth.com

    Additional incentive of Peerfit. 

    1

    0

    Colorectal Screening

    Preventative screening for colon cancer. 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

    Mammography

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

    1

    1

    Skin Cancer Screening in a dermatologist office

    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

    Well Women Exam

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

    1

    1

    Dental Exam/Cleaning

    Bi-annual exam and/or cleaning to prevent and check for cavities and gum disease. All employees and spouses insured through PCS can earn one credit per year maximum for this exam.

    1

    1

    Vision Exam 

    Annual exam for vision and eye health. All employees and spouses insured through PCS can earn a credit for this exam.

    1

    1

    Aetna Get Active Step Challenge by Virgin Pulse

    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

    Back and Body Works

    Online program that focuses on back and body injury prevention. Program is open to all employees.

    1

    0

    The Weight is Over Weight loss program

    In-person weight loss program. Open to all benefit eligible employees. Space for classes is limited.

    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

    Blood Pressure Program YMCA

    Together with the YMCA, PCS is offering a Blood Pressure Program to their employees. 

    1

    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

    Kick Butt or AHEC Classes Tobacco Cessation

    Employees and spouses can complete either an online Kick Butt course or attend the multi-week community AHEC Classes.

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

     1 1

     

     

    Health Asseessment  Online Health Assessment

    The Online Health Assessment is a health questionnaire provide by Aetna. Login to the secure Aetna member website- www.aetna.com  then click ‘Stay Healthy’ and then ‘Stay Healthy’ again. Then you will click ‘Complete a Health Assessment’ under Health Programs. Follow the instructions to complete the assessment. Additional resources and online programs will be provided based on the results of the health assessment. 

    Employee Credit: 1 credit            

    Spouse Credit: 1 credit

     


    Wellness Screening   Biometric Screening (Metabolic Syndrome Screening)

    Available: January 1, 2020—November 1, 2020

    Wellness screenings will be completed by Quest via on-site screening, at the Quest Patient Service Centers, or through a Physician Results Form. To register for a wellness screening, visit My.QuestForHealth.com. Enter the below registration key under 'Create Account.' Follow the instructions to confirm eligibility and create your account. If an employee has already created an account in 2019, they will log in to their account to schedule a screening at an On-Site Event, at a Quest Patient Service Center, or through a Physician Results Form. Employees must  make an appointment on My.QuestForHealth.com to earn the credit. Employees insured through PCS can participate and earn 1 credit towards the Aetna Health Promise Incentive. Spouse are not eligible to earn this credit.

    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)

     

    Employee: 1 credit

    2 Board Family Spouse: 1 credit

    Earn an additional incentive of Peerfit.

    Employees who complete the wellness screening through Quest will earn access to Peerfit. Peerfit is a 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. These credits can be used to reserve and attend fitness classes (ex: yoga, kickboxing, cardio, etc). Employees will receive an email with registration instructions within a month following their screening.

    Credits will reset the first of every month.

    Employees will continue to 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.

    Wish your favorite fitness studio was in the Peerfit Network? Nominate a studio at peer.fit/addstudio.

     


    Health Screenings  Health Screenings

    Employees and spouses insured through PCS can receive 1 credit for each of the following routine health screenings. Talk with your primary care physician to see if you are eligible for these screenings.

     

    • Routine Well Adult exam
    • Colorectal Screening
    • Flu Shot
    • Mammography
    • Skin Cancer exam - in a dermatologist’s office
    • Well Women exam
    • Dental Cleaning or Exam* - one credit max per year
    • Vision Exam*

     

    Employee Credit: 1 credit per exam

    Spouse Credit: 1 credit per exam

     

    Credits for routine health screenings will be automatically be tracked through claims. If members do not see their credits on their Aetna member website within 45 days, please email pcs.oconnellj@pcsb.org or pcs.deorseyg@pcsb.org.

    *Dental and Vision Exams

    Dental and vison exams will be tracked automatically if an employee has dental or vison insurance through PCS. If an employee/spouse has coverage outside of PCS, they must submit the Dental/Vision Credit Form to wellnesscreditmailbox@aetna.com.

     


    Get Active  Aetna Get Active Virgin Pulse

    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. There will be 4 team challenges each year. The team challenges will be 6-8 weeks. Participants can also participate in individual healthy habit challenges throughout the year but will not earn a credit.

     

    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. 

     

    Technical issues? Please call 833-525-5786.

     

    Four team step challenges each year.

    Employee Credit: 1 credit max for participating in one team challenge.

    Employees must track steps during at least half of the challenge to earn the credit towards the wellness incentive. Individual healthy habit challenges or individual step challenges will not count towards the credit.

     PCS Wellness will reward the top three teams for each challenge and will also be randomly selecting participants during the challenge to win gift cards.

     


    Back and Body  Back and Body Works

     Back and Body Works is a 4 week program that focuses on injury prevention and general health for your back and body. Learn how to lift, sit, stand, and do everyday activities properly to protect your back from painful and serious injury.

    This is an online program that will launch in spring 2020. Registration information will be sent out in Smart Start Newsletters, Risk Management updates, and posted on pcsb.org/wellness.

    For details, please visit pcsb.org/wellness.

     

    Employee: 1 credit

    2 Board Family Spouse: 1 credit

     


    Weight is over  The Weight Is Over

    The Weight Is Over is an 8 week program that focuses on tools and techniques for how to manage and lose weight. This in-person class will track participants progress in weight, body fat percentage, BMI, and waist-to-hip ratio.

    If you are interested or to see if you are eligible for this program, please visit pcsb.org/wellness or contact Jessica O’Connell at 588-6134. Qualifications of a BMI of 25 and over may apply.

     

    Employee: 1 credit

    2 Board Family Spouse: 1 credit

     

     


    Maternity Icon  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  

     


    The Y  Blood Pressure Program through the YMCA

    Together with the YMCA, PCS is offering a Blood Pressure Program to employees and dependent spouses. This is a 4 month program in person class that is 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. 

     

    For question about the Blood Pressure Program, please contact Dawn Handley at handleyd@pcsb.org or 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 diabetic testing 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  

     


    Tobacco  Kick Butt or AHEC Class

    PCS employees and spouses who are current tobacco users can earn a wellness credit by completing a Kick Butt Course or completing an AHEC community session. 

    Kick Butt
    Employees who are current tobacco users can participate in the 6 week tobacco cessation program. This online program focuses on practical ways to reduce tobacco use to ultimately stop the habit forever. The program will consist of weekly webinars and 3 one-on-one coaching calls. For more information about this program, please call Gina DeOrsey at 727-588-6137.

    AHEC Quit Smoking Now (4– Week Class)

    Employees or spouses who are current tobacco users are eligible for FREE multi-session in person AHEC Classes. Visit pcsb.org/wellness for a complete list of Quit Smoking Now (4-Week Class) through AHEC.

    Employee Credit: 1 max

    Spouse Credit: 1 max

     

    Additional $150 for Benefit Eligible Employees for Tobacco Cessation

    Benefit eligible employees can earn $150 for completing either the Kick Butt program or the AHEC multi-session classes and remaining tobacco free for 6 months. Employees must call 588-6151 before starting the Kick Butts or AHEC class for details of the incentive.


    Earn an additional $50 gift card! 

    Health Assessment + Routine Well Adult Exam = $50

    In addition to the $200 or $300 Aetna Health Promise Incentive, employees and dependent spouses can earn a $50 gift card each ($100 family max) for completing a Health Assessment and completing a Routine Well Adult Exam with your Primary Care Physician. Both activities will be tracked automatically. Once both activities have been processed, the member will receive an email within 45 days with instructions for how to redeem the gift card.

    If you do not receive the email within 45 days of when the activities are processed on Aetna.com, you can contact 877-922-4483 or support@AetnaRewards.com.

     

     

     Aetna Health Promise Guidebook

     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.