This Week in Wellness
April 13 - 17
Employee Wellness Survey
Annual Employee Wellness Survey

Date: March 27, 2020 to April 30, 2020

The Healthy@Harris Wellness Team is committed to helping employees and their dependents live healthier, more fulfilling lives and empowering them with knowledge, skills and opportunities to achieve their personal health and wellness goals.

This brief survey is designed to provide you with an opportunity to share your valuable feedback with the Wellness Team. Please be as honest as possible when completing this survey.  Your responses are very important to us and completely confidential. 
Everyone who completes the survey will receive 50 Premium Points
Employee Wellness Announcement
In response to the Harris Health System recommendation to postpone, cancel or conduct virtual classes and events, all group exercise classes are canceled indefinitely. All onsite activities (classes, booths, laser coaching) will be held via Webex, online or over the phone. We have also added opportunities to earn Premium Points online.

We highly encourage you to check out the Employee Wellness website, the Employee Wellness Event Calendar, and the Employee Wellness section in the HR Communications to stay updated.

Thank you for your understanding, and be well!
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The current climate could also cause increased anxiety. Remember to take care of yourself as you care for patients. The Employee Assistance Program can help you manage these challenging times.

As a Harris Health employee, you and your family have access to:

• Licensed professional counselors
• Work-life specialists
• Legal and financial experts

It’s confidential and comes at no cost to you. Feel free to call 1-800-638-3327 or visit feieap.com (username: hhs). Seeking help is an investment in your well-being.
Healthy Knowledge Seminars & Wellness Workshops
*Employee Wellness can only credit one Healthy Knowledge Seminar or Wellness Workshop per day.

Wellness Workshop: Staying Healthy


The Healthy@Harris team is presenting a new workshop via Webex. The topic of the workshop is staying healthy during the time of crisis.


Thursday, April 9, 12:30pm - Click Here to Join Class

Monday, April 13, 10:30am - Click Here to Join Class

Wednesday, April 15, 12:30pm - Click Here to Join Class

Friday, April 17, 10:30am - Click Here to Join Class

Tuesday, April 21, 12:30pm - Click Here to Join Class

Thursday, April 23, 10:30am - Click Here to Join Class


In order to receive premium points, please make sure you register for the Webex workshop. Please note you can still register after the Webex workshop has started.

*All WebEx links are also accessible through the  Employee Wellness Event Calendar. Access it by clicking the link on the calendar event you'd like to attend. Employee Wellness can only credit one Wellness Workshop per day.

Wellness Workshop: Healthy Boundaries


The Healthy@Harris team will be hosting wellness workshops and seminars each month. The topic for this month is Healthy Boundaries.

In order to receive premium points, please make sure you register for the Webex workshop. Please note you can still register after the Webex workshop has started.

*All WebEx links are also accessible through the  Employee Wellness Event Calendar. Access it by clicking the link on the calendar event you'd like to attend. Employee Wellness can only credit one Wellness Workshop per day.
Reminder: Employee Wellness can only credit one Healthy Knowledge Seminar or Wellness Workshop per day.
Wellness Booths

Most Colorful Lunch Challenge
Show off your most colorful and nutritious lunch to the Healthy@Harris team! Staying healthy and positive together is especially important now whether you are telecommuting or fighting on the front line.
Please join the Most Colorful Lunch Challenge by submitting your employee ID and a photo of your healthy lunch to employeewellness@harrishealth.org by April 30th to earn 5 Premium Points on www.mycigna.com.

Explore and Learn Booths: Finding Balance


The Healthy@Harris team is presenting a quick online activity on how to find balance between work and life in this difficult time. Complete the activity online by April 30th to earn 5 Premium Points on www.mycigna.com.
Reminder: Employee Wellness can only credit one Wellness Booth activity per day
Wellness Classes
*Employee Wellness can only credit one Wellness Class per day

Healthy Telecommuting 101 Series

The Healthy@Harris team is presenting a new class series for everyone who is telecommuting during this difficult time. In this class, you will learn how to set up a healthy work space, how to stay social while staying safe, the importance of routine, and how to stay active at home.

In order to receive premium points, please make sure you register for the Webex class. Please note you can still register after the Webex class has started.


All Webex links are also accessible through the  Employee Wellness Event Calendar. Access it by clicking the link connected to the calendar event you'd like to attend.
Employee Wellness can only credit one Wellness Class per day.

Well-Powered Living Series


The Healthy@Harris team is presenting a multi-class series for those who are ready achieve maximum performance in all areas of life. You will learn to build a well-powered lifestyle by managing your physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual energy. If you are ready to maximize your potential, this is the class for you.

In order to receive premium points, please make sure you register for the Webex class. Please note you can still register after the Webex meeting has started.

Handouts for Well-Powered Living classes are available under the  Educational Resources tab on the Employee Wellness website.

*All Webex links are also accessible through the  Employee Wellness Event Calendar. Access it by clicking the link connected to the calendar event you'd like to attend. Employee Wellness can only credit one Wellness Class per day.


Livongo Diabetes Prevention Program
Livongo Diabetes Prevention Program is a new health benefit being offered at no cost to you. Livongo helps make living healthy and managing weight easier, with a smart scale, guidance on healthy habits, and personalized health coaching.
 
Eligible Members: The program is offered at  no cost to employees and covered dependents under the age of 65 who qualify for Livongo and are enrolled in the Harris Health Medical Plan. You may not qualify if you are pregnant, have diabetes, or have a BMI that is lower than the program minimum.

*If you are not qualified for this program, you may be qualified for the  Naturally Slim program.

To register, please visit:  healthy.livongo.com/harrishealth or call 800-945-4355 and use code:  HARRISHEALTH.

Naturally Slim


Ever wonder how some people can eat all their favorite foods and not gain weight? Naturally Slim® is an online program that will teach you how. And here’s a hint: it doesn’t include starving, counting calories, or spending hours prepping “approved” foods.

Naturally Slim participation is based on health criteria. To ensure accuracy of eligibility, we strongly encourage you to have a have a Wellness Screening Form on file with Cigna. The Wellness Screening form can be downloaded on  www.mycigna.com.

All participants will receive 50 Premium Points per Naturally Slim module they complete.There are approximately 23 modules available.*If you are not qualified for this program, you may be qualified for the  Livongo Diabetes Prevention Program.

New Classes Added!
Online Wellness Classes for Spouses

Spouses can receive 50 Premium Points each for completing online Wellness Classes . Click on the link below for more information.

Points to remember:
Spouse must pass the quiz with at least 70% to receive credit

Employee Wellness can only credit one online class per day
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New Classes Added!
Online Wellness Classes available on LMS for Employees
You can view our past Well Power Living classes on the Harris Health Learning Management System . Log in and enter “ Employee Wellness ” into the search box to find the modules.

Each class is approximately 1 hour long. You must complete a brief quiz within the Learning Management System window to complete the class. When the presentation has completed, please click on the "x" on the right of your screen so that you can continue to take the quiz.

Employee Wellness can only credit one online class per day

Reminder: Employee Wellness can only credit one Wellness Class per day
Fitness
*Employee Wellness can only credit 20 Premium Rewards points for either 10,000 steps a day, one group exercise, or one rec sport per day.

Group Exercise


All group exercise classes are canceled for the month of April.

All group exercise classes are free to employees, spouses, and dependents over age 18. No sign-up is required. If you have not attended before, make sure to fill out a liability waiver before attending. One waiver covers all participation in group exercise and sports for the full calendar year.
Harris Health Fitbit Group


Healthy@Harris now has a Harris Health Fitbit Group. We will use the Harris Health Fitbit group to host step challenges and reward individuals for achieving 10,000 or more steps per day. You MUST join the Harris Health System Fitbit group in order to participate in Harris Health Fitbit challenges and to receive 20 Premium Points on www.mycigna.com for each day that you record 10,000 steps.

If you participated in FY21, you do not need to re-enroll for FY22 . Just keep syncing your device so that your status remains active.

Recreational Sports Leagues


Employee Wellness offers a variety of recreational sports teams. Sports leagues are free to employees, spouses and children 18 years and older. All of our sports leagues are organized and run by our vendor partner, Sports Monkey.

All participants, including spouses and dependents, are REQUIRED to have a signed liability waiver from the current calendar year on file with Employee Wellness PRIOR to participating in any sports league. Please note since the recreational sports begin in 2020, all participants will need to have a liability waiver completed on or after 1/1/20.

Employees and spouses who participate in sports leagues will receive 20 Premium Points per game they attend on www.mycigna.com. To receive 20 Premium Points for attending each game, your team captain must submit their attendance forms in a timely manner.

Please see below for the Recreational Sports 2020 Calendar and Sports Participation Rules for more detail.
Reminder: Employee Wellness can only credit either 10k steps a day, one group exercise, or one rec sport per day.
Livongo News and Programs
Livongo Diabetes Management Program


Harris Health System employees and covered spouses who have diabetes and coverage on the Harris Health Medical plan are eligible to join Livongo for Diabetes.

What you get:
  • Connected Meter: Automatically uploads your blood glucose readings to your secure online account and provides real-time personalized tips.
  • Support from Coaches When You Need It: Communicate with a coach anytime about diabetes questions, nutrition or lifestyle changes.
  • Unlimited Strips at No Cost: When you are about to run out, Livongo ships more supplies, right to your door.

To register, please visit: go.livongo.com/harrishealth  or call 800-945-4355 and use code: HARRISHEALTH .
Livongo Hypertension Management Program


The Livongo for Hypertension program is a health benefit that makes living with high blood pressure easier by providing you with a connected monitor, a mobile app that gives personalized feedback, and one-on-one coaching.

To register, please visit: go.livongo.com/harrishealth or call 800-945-4355 and use code: HARRISHEALTH.
Track Your Steps in the Livongo App


Ready, set, step! You can now track steps right in your Livongo app. Just open your app, select “Start tracking your steps,” and see all your key stats in one place. *No premium reward points will be awarded.
Livongo and Free Diabetes Medications

Participants engaged in the Livongo Diabetes Management Program who use their Livongo meter to test their glucose a minimum of 4 times per month will be eligible to receive diabetes medications (generic medications and insulin) free of charge effective the 15th of the following month. 
Quarterly HgA1c Check

All employees and spouses enrolled in Livongo for Diabetes can receive free quarterly HgA1c checks. The checks can be completed whether you are fasting or non-fasting. It only takes 5 minutes to receive the test results. Our Cigna Onsite Health Coach will assist you in reaching the goal of improving and or maintaining a healthy HgA1c and managing your diabetes. Participants are highly encouraged to share their results with their doctor. 

For more information contact Latecia Murphy, M Ed, BSN, CHES at
713-873-6407 or Latecia.Murphy@harrishealth.org .
Other Programs and News

Cigna Active & Fit Direct News


HHS Active & Fit Direct members can receive a financial credit for each month their gyms are closed. Members must follow the following steps in order to get the credit – it is not automatic: 

Step 1: Login to https://www.activeandfitdirect.com/identity/login.
Step 2: Click on the down arrow next to your name in the top right corner
Step 3: Scroll down on your account page and click on “Cancel Program Enrollment”
Step 4: New box pops up titled “Credit for Fitness Center Closures” – click on “Stay Enrolled, Get Credit”
Step 5: Window will pop up confirming your selecting of continuing membership

Active&Fit Direct is waiving enrollment fee of $25 from April through June. There are over 800 on-demand workout videos that can be utilized. If an individual is not enrolled then they can access Active&Fit Direct’s website by first logging into myCigna.com and then routing to Active&Fit Direct’s website through the Healthy Rewards section. Please see the flyers for details.


Telephonic Cigna Coaching


Achieve your health goals with the help of a trained Cigna health coach. Even when faced with frustrating ups and downs related to a long-term health condition such as hypertension, hyperlipidemia, congestive heart failure, asthma, depression, diabetes, low back pain, COPD etc. Wellness Coaches work one-on-one with you to help improve your health and wellbeing.

You must be enrolled in the Harris Health System Medical Plan to be eligible for coaching. Completion of coaching is worth 200 Premium Points* on www.mycigna.com.

Cigna Healthy Pregnancies, Healthy Babies™ Program


The Cigna Healthy Pregnancies, Healthy Babies™ Program is a telephonic coaching program that involves speaking with a Cigna maternity nurse once a month throughout your pregnancy, and concludes with one post-delivery call. Call 1-800-615-2906 to enroll.

Employees on the Harris Health medical plan and their covered spouses are eligible to earn Premium Points on their Cigna MotivateMe© page for completing this program.

*Participants who enroll in their 1st trimester are eligible to receive 400 Premium Points.
*Participants who enroll in their 2nd trimester are eligible to receive 200 Premium Points.
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Healthy@Harris FY22 Premium Rewards Program
Deadline 8/31/20
Participate 9/1/19 through 8/31/20
Rewards Effective: 3/1/21 (FY22)

Please Note: If you have a covered spouse on the Harris Health medical plan, both you and your spouse must each complete the program to be eligible for the $100 per month in premium rewards. If only one person completes the program, then the premium reward will be $50 per month. Rewards are effective March 1, 2021.

Step 1: Complete an annual physical exam with lab values by 8/31/20. (250 points)
Step 2: Complete the online health assessment by 8/31/20 (250 points)
Step 3: Earn at least 1,000 points by 8/31/20 (note: 500 points are earned from step 1 & 2)

In addition to the $1,200 in premium rewards, you have the ability to earn up to an additional $150 in Amazon eGift cards by being actively engaged in your health and well-being.
Choose Healthier in Harris Health Cafeterias

The Choose Healthier program makes healthy food more accessible to employees.

Employees can now use their Harris Health Rewards points to purchase a $5.00 voucher from the Harris Health Rewards site . This voucher is good towards any purchase of a Choose Healthier item.
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EAP


The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers professional counseling, telephonic support and online resources 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, all at no cost to you.

You and your eligible family members are entitled to up to 3 confidential, in-person EAP counseling sessions per incident.

Phone: 800-638-3327
Online: www.feieap.com
username: hhs

Kelsey-Seybold Health Check Newsletter

Please see below for the Kelsey Care special edition April newsletter on COVID-19. You can find information on how to cope with pandemic-induced anxiety in English and Spanish.

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Benefits for Your Life
  Try Cigna Telehealth Connection: Convenient Care for Less!

With Cigna’s Telehealth Connection, you can talk to a doctor from your computer or mobile device without an appointment, for a variety of non-emergency medical needs.

  • Save money: Only $10 per visit
  • Quick and convenient: Connect at home or on the go, by phone or video chat
  • ·Best for: When your doctor isn’t available, you get sick while traveling or when you don’t have time to go to the doctor
  • Not good for: Anything requiring an exam, injuries or complex or chronic conditions

You have access to two services: AmWell and MDLIVE . There’s a short sign-up process, sign up now to save time when you need care later.

To use the services, log on to mycigna.com or contact AmWell and MDLIVE directly:

AmWell: AmwellforCigna.com or
855-667-9722
MDLIVE : MDLIVEforCigna.com or
888-726-3171

Davis Vision
Learn more about Davis Vision here.
24/7 Health Information Line

Have a health question? You can talk with a clinician 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

  • Get help deciding where and when you should get treatment if you’re hurt or feeling sick.
  • Call if you need general health information or have a specific health concern.

To use the Health Information Line, call
800-244-6224.

Answers by Cigna for Amazon Alexa
Need help with health plan or insurance terms?

Just ask Alexa on all Amazon Echo devices. Enable the Answers by Cigna skill and take health care into your own hands – without so much as lifting a finger.

Cigna Healthy Rewards
Get discounts on the health products and programs you use every day for weight management, nutrition, vision, hearing care and more. Just use your ID card when you pay and let the savings begin.

Pain Management Resources

Visit Cigna.com/helpwithpain or text 25792 to get tips for healthy pain management.
Mycigna.com and the MyCigna Mobile App

Find what you need to manage your medical benefits and your health on mycigna.com or the myCigna mobile app. If you haven’t yet, you can register on mycigna.com . Then log on to:

  • Manage and track claims
  • View ID card information
  • Find in-network doctors and compare cost and quality information
  • Review your coverage
  • Track your account balances and deductibles
Contact Us
Harris Health is committed to helping you achieve your best health. Incentives for participating in a wellness program are available to all eligible employees. If you think you might be unable to meet a standard for incentives under this wellness program, you might qualify for an opportunity to earn the same reward by different means. Contact Crystal Cunningham at 713.566.4391 or 770.261.0247 or via email at HarrisHealth@Cigna.com and we will work with you (and, if you wish, with your doctor) to find a wellness program with the same reward that is right for you in light of your health status.