Human Resources Department

Wellness engagement options


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

Option A: Preventive Care

Available: February 1, 2019 – January 31, 2020

Earn: 80%

Actions: Complete at least two preventive care activities. Earn 40% for each goal. 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 Mammogram
  • Annual OB/GYN Visit
  • Annual Cervical Cancer Screening
  • Annual Colonoscopy
  • Flu Shot
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Annual Dental Exam*
  • Annual Vision Exam*
  • EAP Coaching (achieve a goal as specified by the clinician)*
  • Nutrition Coaching (achieve a goal as specified by the clinician)*
  • Chronic Disease Coaching (achieve a goal as specified by the clinician)*
  • Hepatitis A and B Vaccination*
  • Pneumonia Vaccination*
  • Tetanus Vaccination*
  • Varicella Vaccination*
  • Zoster (shingles) Vaccination*
  • Validated Fitness Facility Attendance (48 sessions per calendar quarter earns 10%. Submit a Health Habits form each quarter to earn 40%. Health Habits forms can be found at myCigna.com under the "Related Links menu on the Incentive Award page.")*
  • *Self-reported. All others reported via Cigna claim.

Days for auto-reporting: 60-90 from completion

Average required completion time: Variable

 

Option B: Telephonic Coaching

Available: March 9, 2019 – March 13, 2020

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.Telephonic coaching requires a minimum of 3 calls to achieve a health goal.

Business days for auto-reporting: 2

Average required completion time: 4-6 weeks

 

Option C: Onsite Health Education Programs

Available: May 1, 2019 – March 13, 2020

Actions: Attend or participate in a City of Houston facilitated onsite program. Programs may include monthly awareness events, multi-week lifestyle management programs, Fitbit challenges and other department programs. The Wellness Team also offers a monthly fitness test to include various fitness exercises and the peer-to-peer training for emotional response.

Business days for auto-reporting: 30 days from completion

Average required completion time: 6 weeks

 

Option D: Achieve a Health Goal

Available: February 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Actions: Obtain all 3 labs within the guidelines below. Note: All labs must be reported via a Physician fax form available on myCigna.com or done at a lab within Cigna’s lab network (LabCorp, Quest) or an onsite biometric screening vendor.

  • Achieve a fasting blood sugar of less than 100 or non-fasting blood sugar of less than 140.
  • Achieve a healthy total cholesterol level of less than or equal to 239 mg/dl.
  • Achieve a healthy LDL of less than or equal to 129 mg/dl.

Business days for auto-reporting: 3-5 days

If labs are done outside Cigna's lab network, a Wellness Screening Form must be submitted . The form can be found at myCigna.com under the "Related Links menu on the Incentive Award page.

Average required completion time: 3-4 months

 

Option E: Smoking Cessation Program

Available: February 1, 2019 - March 13, 2020

Actions: Complete both steps.

  • Step 1: Complete an Onsite Tobacco Cessation class** or Cigna Tobacco Cessation Telephonic Coaching Program, which includes nicotine replacement.
  • Step 2: Complete nicotine testing, 60 days after the completion of Step 1.

Business days for auto-reporting: 3-5 days

Average required completion time: 4-6 months


The Healthy Habits and Wellness Screening Forms can be submitted by:

  • Mail: Cigna Customer Service
  • PO Box 5201-5201
  • Scranton, PA 18505
  • Fax: 877-916-5406
  • Enter on the fax cover sheet:"Confidential"
  • Online: Electronically upload your form at myCigna.com