Wellness engagement options

Employees and covered spouses: Choose one and complete the tasks outlined

Option A: Preventive Care Activities

Available: February 1, 2017 – February 2, 2018

Actions: Complete at least two preventive care activities. You will earn credit for activities between February 1, 2017, and February 2, 2018. All medical services must be with a Cigna healthcare professional and will be automatically reported through a claims submission, except where noted as self-reported.

  • Annual preventive exam
  • Annual OB/GYN exam
  • Cervical cancer screening
  • ComPsych Healthy Pregancy program - self reported
  • Mammogram
  • Colon cancer screening
  • Prostate cancer screening
  • Flu shot
  • Annual dental OR vision exam – self reported
  • Health Benefits Education seminar – self reported
  • EAP Coaching visit – self-reported (starts August 1)
  • IntroductoryOnsite Nutrition Coaching visit – self-reported (starts August 1)

Days for auto-reporting: 60-90 from completion

Average required completion time: Variable


Option B: Telephonic Coaching

Available: May 1, 2016 – March 9, 2018

Actions: Work your way toward a health goal by speaking with a health coach over the phone. Coaches can counsel you in weight loss, smoking cessation, medication adherence, disease management and many other health concerns. This option is not complete until the health coach approves your goal achievement. Call 800-997-1406 to start this option today. Don’t wait until the last minute.

Business days for auto-reporting: 2

Average required completion time: 4-6 weeks


Option C: Onsite Programs (Available for employees only)

Available: August 1, 2017 – March 9, 2018

Actions: Attend a weekly Onsite Lifestyle Management Program for six weeks. Topics include diabetes prevention/management, cardiovascular disease prevention/management and general prevention. Visit houstonwellnessconnection.org for a schedule of classes near you starting in August 2017.

Business days for auto-reporting: 30 days from completion

Average required completion time: 6 weeks


Option D: Fitness Tracker (Cigna Apps and Activities)

Available: August 1, 2017 - March 9, 2018

Actions: Track physical activity, diet and health goals using a fitness tracker device such as a Fitbit or Up by Jawbone, or app such as My Fitness Pal, Map My Fitness, RunKeeper and more. Apps and devices from an approved list can be integrated with Cigna’s Apps & Activities portal to complete various goals and challenges such as tracking your sleep, taking 10,000 steps or testing your blood glucose. Each goal and challenge earns varying amounts of points depending on the level of difficulty. You must earn a total of 1,000 points.

Business days for auto-reporting: 3-5 days

Average required completion time: 3-4 months