Wellness Pledge

Lunch and Learn Presentation: 2019 Racer Wellness Pledge Overview

2019 Wellness Pledge

Eligibility Criteria
Must be enrolled in Murray State’s health plan - AND -
Must elect Pledge during Open Enrollment 2019

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Phase 1: $75 paid in January 2019

If enrolled in a HDHP plan, the $75 will be deposited in your HSA account.
If enrolled in a PPO plan, the $75 will be discounted from January health insurance premium.

1. Complete a Real Age Test (formerly known as the Well-Being Assessment or WBA) OR the Wayne Corp General Health Risk Assessment: January 2, 2019 – February 22, 2019

Must be completed by February 22, 2019

Real Age Test Directions

  • Visit the Healthy Lifestyles website .
  • Real Age Test directions.
  • If you have forgotten your username and/or password, please call the Healthy Lifestyles customer service line at 877.252.8410.

Wayne Corp EAP Assessment alternative

  • Visit the Wayne Corp EAP website.
  • Wayne Corp EAP Assessment directions.
  • If you have forgotten your username and/or password, please call Wayne Corp at 800.441.1327.

2. Attend or complete two Racer Wellness sanctioned events between January 1, 2019 – May 31, 2019

Choose two

  1. Lunch & Learn: February 20, 2019 | 1:00pm - 1:45pm | Curris Center Barkley Room (3rd level)
    • Speaker - Dr. Amanda Joyce: Happiness in the Workplace.
    • Bring your lunch to the Curris Center while taking the class.
    • Sign-in sheets will be available for Wellness Pledge credit.
  2. Spring Health Mini Fair:  
    Spring "Mini" Health Fair: Wednesday, April 24 | 3pm - 5pm | Alexander Hall Atrium
    Spring "Mini" Health Fair: Wednesday, May 1 | 7:30am - 9:30am | Curris Center 3rd level
    • Sign-in sheets will be provided to show proof of participation
    • Each Fair will offer a total cholesterol screening (please fast for 12 hours prior), blood sugar, heel scan screening, blood pressure, BMI, waist circumference, and education. 
  3. Healthy Lifestyles Challenge:
    • More information coming soon! This challenge will take place online Healthy Lifestyles.
      Proof of participation will be obtained from Healthy Lifestyles for  Wellness Pledge credit. 
  4. Racer Wellness group fitness class: Spring 2019 schedule
    • Racer Wellness Spring 2019 class schedule
    • Attend a minimum of one Racer Wellness group fitness class (classes are located in Carr Health).
    • Classes are offered several days/time per week.
    • To receive Wellness Pledge credit for this, please email lsmee@murraystate.edu with the name and date of the class attended within 5 days of completing the class.
  5.  Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Soft Skills Course:
    • Complete one of the many available soft skills courses and submit the certificate of completion that is generated at the end to msu.racerwellness@murraystate.edu for Wellness Pledge credit.
    • Access the Wayne Corp website, log in,  and click on "Soft Skills Courses". 
    • You may choose any of the courses to complete.  Wayne Corporation Website Instructions.  
      This is an evolving list and may be added to throughout this time period.  

Phase 2: $175 paid in September

If enrolled in a HDHP plan, the $175 will be deposited in your HSA account.
If enrolled in a PPO plan, the $175 will be discounted from your September health insurance premium.

You must complete Phase 1 to be eligible for Phase 2

1. Attend and/or complete one Racer Wellness sanctioned event between June 1, 2019 – August 31, 2019.

COMPLETE BY: September 1, 2019

  1. Lunch & Learn: TBA
    • Sign-in sheets will be provided to show proof of participation. 
  2. Healthy Lifestyles Challenge
    • More information coming soon! This challenge will take place online Healthy Lifestyles.
    • Proof of participation will be obtained from Healthy Lifestyles for  Wellness Pledge credit.
  3. Racer Wellness group fitness class: Fall 2019 schedule (TBD)
    • Attend a minimum of one Racer Wellness group fitness class.
    • Classes are offered several days/time per week.
    • To receive Wellness Pledge credit for this, please email lsmee@murraystate.edu with the name and date of the class attended within 5 days of completing the class.
  4. Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Soft Skills Course
    • Complete one of the many available soft skills courses and submit the certificate of completion that is generated at the end to msu.racerwellness@murraystate.edu for Wellness Pledge credit.
      Access the Wayne Corp website, log in,  and click on "Soft Skills Courses".  You may choose any of the courses to complete.  Wayne Corporation Website Instructions.  

Note: This is an evolving list and may be added to throughout this time period.

2. Obtain an annual physical or women’s examination between October 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019.

COMPLETE BY: September 1, 2019

  • Physical must include lipid panel
  • Women's examination must include Pap smear if medically appropriate

3. Compete an additional screening between October 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019.

COMPLETE BY: September 1, 2019

Eligible screenings: 

  • Bone density screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Mammogram
  • Prostate preventive examination
  • Type 2 diabetes screening (HGB A1C)
  • Dermatology skin screening
  • Lipid panel (May be obtained at the fall and/or spring Health Fair)
  • Dental examination
    Must carry Murray State insurance in order to use the dental exam for the Wellness Pledge screening
  • Vision screening
    Must carry vision insurance or use the health plan in order to use the vision exam for the Wellness Pledge screening

Notes

  • If Phase 1 is not completed, employees will incur a monthly penalty of $22.50 from September 2019 – December 2019.
  • If Phase 2 is not completed, employee will incur a monthly penalty of $60 from October 2019 – December 2019.
  • Reasonable alternatives and accommodations will be made available in compliance with HIPAA & ADA.