MUS Wellness Program Overview 2014

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A Description of the Montana University System's Wellness Programs. February 2014. Presenters: Neal Andrews and Cristin Stokes.

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MUS Wellness Program Overview 2014

  1. 1. MUS Wellness Overview February 25, 2014
  2. 2. Spreading the Word!
  3. 3. Vision & Mission • Our Vision: Benefit Plan Members engaged in the ownership and betterment of their health and wellbeing in order to maximize quality of life. • Our Mission: To help our plan members achieve health, by providing and incentivizing preventative health screenings, healthy lifestyle education and support, and disease prevention and management programs.
  4. 4. Wellchecks  Raising awareness & assessing risks  It Starts With Me  Blood chemistry screen & complete blood count  Blood pressure & oximetry  Resting HR, weight, body composition  Flu shots (Fall only—based on vaccine availability)  2 Wellchecks per plan year  New Incentive: $250 into FSA for attending a Wellcheck  Up to $500 per household if spouse or adult dependent attends as well.
  5. 5. Wellchecks www.itstartswithme.com  Registration opens 30 days prior to first Wellcheck on your campus
  6. 6. Lifestyle Education & Support  Take Control Disease Management  Ask-an-Expert  WellBaby  Webinars and Live Workshops  Quick Help  Financial & Emotional Wellness  On-Line Resources
  7. 7. Take Control Eat Well. Stay Active. Reduce Your Risks.
  8. 8. Take Control At Take Control we believe that living well is within everyone’s reach. We’re a healthcare company that provides health coaching services FREE of charge to anyone covered by the Montana University System’s health care plan, with any of the following conditions*  Diabetes -Type I, Type II, Pre-diabetes, or Gestational  Overweight (High BMI)  Tobacco User – Smoking, chewing tobacco, cigars, pipe  High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)  High Cholesterol (Hyperlipidemia) *Participants must meet one or more of the listed criteria to qualify for our services.
  9. 9. Take Control Enrollment Criteria  Cholesterol greater than 240 (CHOL > 240)  Triglycerides greater than 200 (TRIG > 200)  “Bad” cholesterol LDL greater than 150 (LDL > 150)  “Good” cholesterol HDL less than 40 for men and less than 50 for women (Male < 40) or (Female < 50)  Diabetes Fasting glucose count greater than 125 (GLUC > 125)  Blood pressure greater than 140 systolic (top#) - or greater than 90 diastolic (bottom #) (Systolic > 140) or (Diastolic > 90)  Body Mass Index greater than 24.99 (BMI > 24.99)
  10. 10. Take Control Benefit Summary • Monthly health coaching • Up to three visits with your primary health care provider covered at 100% • Fitness center or fitness class reimbursement • Reduced-cost medication waivers for qualifying health conditions • Assistance with tobacco cessation • A $100 award is available after months 6 and 12 to assist in offsetting expenses related to your life style improvement.
  11. 11. Take Control Benefits Cont. • Monthly Newsletter written by Take Control staff, with healthy lifestyle topics • Web Site with additional health resources • Weight Watchers reimbursement* • Certified Exercise Specialist (Personal Trainer)* • Sleep Study* • Additional Counseling Sessions (co-pay free)* *Requires Pre-Authorization
  12. 12. Contact Information Michelle Crowe michelle@takecontrolmt.com 1-800-746-2970 ext 0
  13. 13. Ask-an-Expert  Individual consultation (up to 8 hours) with a Registered Dietitian and/or Exercise Specialist  Personalized diet/exercise plan based on your interests or needs  Personal goal setting  Follow-up calls/discussion  Delivered via phone and/or email  Application found at www.wellness.mus.edu/AskanExpert.asp
  14. 14. WellBaby  Pregnancy Support  Benefits:  For managed care plan members: All out-of-pocket costs waived for services provided by an in-network physician  Routine prenatal office visits  Routine pregnancy- related lab work  Delivery  Two maternity ultrasounds  Prenatal vitamins  High risk nurse case management based on three strategicallytimed risk assessments  Question and answer support via email from WellBaby physician, Elaine Brown, MD  Choice of one free pregnancy-related book  A book about the baby’s first year after completion of the program  Medela In Style Advanced breast pump
  15. 15. Webinars and Live Workshops  Webinars are archived on Wellness Website  Small Changes, Big Differences  Sitting is the New Smoking  Wellness Mythbusters  Interpreting Your Wellcheck Results  Cristin’s Six Nutritional Tenets  2014 Challenge of the Month Program
  16. 16. Webinars and Live Workshops  2014 Webinars  Manage Your Life Series  Stress Management  March 27th  Sitting is the New Smoking 2 (Office Stretches & Behavioral Architecture)  May 1st  Pain Management  Fall 2014  Time Management  Fall 2014
  17. 17. Webinars and Live Workshops  Live Workshops  General Health  Montana Moves  Cool Out (Stress)  Move Your Body  I don’t have time to go to this workshop! (Time)  Move Better  Tiny Steps, Big Changes  Zzzz Workshop (Sleep)  Photography 101  Sitting is the New Smoking  Two Feet & a Heartbeat  Viva la Resistance!  Strong Back, Healthy Back  Beyond Crunches: Modern Core Training  Winter ADLs (Activities of Daily Living)  Cardio Strength Training  Advanced Endurance Performance  Montana Meals  Meal Planning Made Easy  Dining Out Decoded  Healthy Weight Basics  Sports & Exercise Nutrition  Vegetarian Eating  Eating for Your Heart  Whole Grain Goodness  The Language of Nutrition Labels
  18. 18. Workshop Fun!
  19. 19. Workshop Fun!
  20. 20. Quick Help For general inquires about health, fitness, or nutrition. wellness@montana.edu
  21. 21. Financial Wellness • No cost • Unbiased financial education • No products or services are sold or recommended
  22. 22. Emotional Wellness  MUS insured plan members eligible for 4 free counseling sessions per plan year  Must be an in-network provider  Contact your insurance administrator or look at administrator’s website for list of providers  After first 4 visits, 25% coinsurance on Traditional Plan or $15 copay on Managed Care
  23. 23. Wellness Champions  What is a Wellness Champion?  Someone with a sincere desire to support healthy lifestyle and disease prevention strategies in the workplace. This person has a strong commitment to health (regardless of where he/she is on the path towards optimal well-being) and a desire to help others achieve success as well.  What are the duties of a Wellness Champion?  Help create a culture of Wellness on campus  Pass along information to colleagues and encourage participation in Wellness programs  May be asked to assist with room scheduling, walking groups, workshops, etc.  We accept applications each fall semester.
  24. 24. Online Resources  montanamovesandmeals.com  Features health, fitness, and nutrition information and education  Challenge of the Month  Motivation, recipes, videos, i.e. a bunch of awesome stuff  wellness.mus.edu  Detailed program information  News & Upcoming Events  Archives  Facebook facebook.com/MUSwellness  News Feed, Recipes, Articles, Announcements  Twitter @montanameals @montanamoves  Bite size motivation, tips, news, thoughts  Pinterest
  25. 25. Online Resources
  26. 26. …to maximize quality of life… wellness@montana.edu

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