2022 - 2023 Win for Life

We want to make sure you have the tools and resources to achieve your health goals and live the healthiest life possible. The Win for Life 2022 - 2023 program makes it easy for you to save money by earning your medical plan rate discount for next year.

Employees and their covered spouses who complete and annual physical and online health assessment at MyCigna.com will earn the following:

  • Employees – Medical rate discount of $600 annually
  • Spouses – Medical rate discount of $300 annually

Healthy Awards funds can be used towards medical copays, dental copays, or a point-of-service for prescriptions.

Please Note: Healthy Award Funds earned during the current program year are not made available until the completion of the program year (May 1, 2023).

STEP 1: ANNUAL EXAM


Deadline: January 31, 2023

Employees and covered spouses, visit your provider for an annual physical between February 1, 2021 – January 31, 2023. Obtain biometric measurements for blood pressure, total and HDL cholesterol, height, weight, and waist circumference.

STEP 2: HEALTH ASSESSMENT


Deadline: March 10, 2023

Employees and covered spouses, use your biometric measurements to complete the online health assessment at MyCigna.com between May 1, 2022 – March 11, 2023.

Complete Both Steps to Earn:

Medical Rate Discount
  • $600 for Employees
  • $300 for Spouses

BONUS ROUND: WELLNESS ENGAGEMENT


February 1, 2022 – March 10, 2023

Continue your wellness journey with support, tools, and guidance to navigate a healthy lifestyle.
You can score a variety of incentives for completion.

Option A: Preventive Care

Available: February 1, 2022 – January 31, 2023

Actions: Complete at least two preventive care activities. 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 Cervical Cancer Screening
  • Annual Colonoscopy
  • Flu Shot
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Annual Dental Exam
  • Annual Vision Exam*
  • Hepatitis A and B Vaccination*
  • Pneumonia Vaccination*
  • Tetanus Vaccination*
  • Varicella Vaccination*
  • Zoster (shingles) Vaccination*
  • COVID-19 Vaccination*
  • Validated Fitness Facility Attendance (Healthy 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 days from completion
Average required completion time: Variable

The Healthy Habits Form and Wellness Screening Form 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


Option B: Health Coaching

Available: March 15, 2022 – March 11, 2023

Actions: Achieve a fitness, diet or health goal with the help of a trained health coach. Coaches can counsel you in weight loss, smoking cessation*, medication adherence, disease management and many other health concerns. Achieve a goal as determined by you and your clinician. Note that it takes a minimum of three coaching sessions to meet a goal.

Upon completion of the program, participants are eligible to earn a $50 gift card for the 2022 – 2023 Win for Life Program. (Annual physical and online health assessment must be completed before gift card is awarded).

Get started virtually with one of our Cigna health coaches today by registering online.

Telephonic health coaching is also available with unlimited space by calling 1-800-997-1406. *If virtual health coaching is full or “sold out” you may still access telephonic coaching.

The $50 gift card is available for both virtual and telephonic health coaching. *Spouses are eligible for coaching but limited to telephonic coaching by calling 1-800-997-1406. Spouses are also eligible for the $50 gift card awarded after the completion of an annual physical and online health assessment.

*One-to-one tobacco coaching is only available telephonically

Business days for auto-reporting: 30 days from completion
Average required completion time: 4-6 weeks


Option C: Onsite/Virtual Health Education Programs

Available: May 1, 2022 – March 11, 2023

Actions: Attend or participate in a City of Houston facilitated onsite or virtual program.

Programs may include, but are not limited to:

  • Multi-week lifestyle management programs
  • Weight Watchers (WW)
  • Kelsey Diabetes Care Program
  • Department programs
  • CityFit Onsite Exercise Program
  • Fitbit challenges
  • Others as defined by the City of Houston Wellness Team

Business days for auto-reporting: 30 days from completion
Average required completion time: 3-12 weeks

See the Onsite Health Education Programs page for more information.


Option D: Achieve a Healthy Goal

Available: February 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

Actions: Obtain two 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).

  1. Achieve a fasting blood sugar of less than 100 or non-fasting blood sugar of less than 140.
  2. Achieve a healthy cholesterol ratio of 5.0 (male) or 4.4 (female).

Business days for auto-reporting: 60-90 days from completion
Average required completion time: 3-4 months

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.


Option E: Tobacco Cessation Program

Available: February 1 2022 – March 11, 2023

Actions: Complete an onsite or Virtual Tobacco Cessation Program* or Cigna Tobacco Cessation Telephonic Coaching Program, which includes nicotine replacement.

*Class will be in a virtual or onsite group setting with an onsite coach.

Business days for auto-reporting: 30 days from completion
Average required completion time: 8 weeks



For more information view the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page.

To check your progress with the Win for Life Wellness Program, visit MyCigna.com.

Department Information

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