Wellness Pledge

2022 Wellness Pledge

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be enrolled in Murray State’s health plan - AND -

  • Must elect Pledge during Open Enrollment 2022.

  • Participants who do not complete Phase 1 will not be eligible for Phase 2.

  • If Phase 1 is NOT completed, employees will incur a penalty of $180, assessed monthly September 2022 - November 2022.

  • If Phase 2 is NOT completed, employees will incur a penalty of $120, assessed monthly October 2022 - December 2022.

Phase 1

Complete Phase 1 between January 1, 2022 and May 31, 2022 to be eligible for incentive AND move on to Phase 2.

Incentive paid in January 2022

  • HDHP plan members receive $150 in HSA account

  • PPO plan members receive $150 discount on January premium

Phase 1 Options

You must complete and/or attend 4 Racer Wellness sanctioned events, activities and screenings during January 1, 2022 - May 31, 2022 (with the exception of preventive screenings that backdate to July 1, 2021). This list may be added to throughout the year.

2022 Wellness Pledge screening requirements:

  1. Screenings must be filed through Murray State University insurance.

  2. Screenings must take place between July 1, 2021 - May 31, 2022.

  3. Proof of preventive screenings will be obtained through name only reports from Murray State benefit vendors.

Acceptable preventive screenings 

  • Annual wellness visit

  • Cervical cancer screening (women's exam)

  • Cholesterol screening

  • Colon cancer screening

  • *Dental examination
    Must carry Murray State insurance for wellness pledge screening, can use health plan if using vision screening

  • Dermatology skin screening

  • Diabetes screening (fasting glucose)

  • Heel scan bone density screening

  • Mammogram

  • Prostate cancer screening (PSA)

  • *Vision screening
    Must carry Murray State insurance for wellness pledge screening, can use health plan if using vision screening.

  • Must complete a minimum of three calls.

  • Get started online or call 877.252.8410.

  • Make sure a minimum of three calls are completed within the same Phase to receive credit.

  • Racer Wellness will receive a name only report for Wellness Pledge credit.

  • Challenges that fit in the time frame for Phase 1 will count as sanctioned events for the Pledge.

  • Name only reports will be sent to Racer Wellness to confirm completion of challenges for the Wellness Pledge. 

  • 2022 Healthy Lifestyles Challenge Schedule
  • Assessment provided by Healthy Lifestyles that will provide you with a well-rounded assessment of your well-being.

  • The Real Age Test is on the Healthy Lifestyles website. 

  • Racer Wellness will receive a monthly report a name only for Wellness Pledge credit.

  • Freedom From Smoking courses are offered locally and completion of the course will count for a sanctioned event.

  • Racer Wellness must receive documentation of completion from the course instructor.

Complete one of the many available soft skills courses on the Wayne Corporation website.

  1. Access the Wayne Corporation website, login or create a login and click on “soft skills courses”.

  2. Submit the certificate of completion (generated at the end) to msu.racerwellness@murraystate.edu for Wellness Pledge credit.

TAO Connect is a suite of online resources available to faculty and staff.  Enroll using your Murray State email adderess. 

1. Click on "Browse All Content".

2. Choose the module you would like to listen to and complete.

3. Submit the certicificate of completion (generated at the end) to msu.racerwellness@murraystate.edu for Wellness Pledge credit. 

The study consists of a 5-week intervention to evaluate the effectiveness of 3 different hydration reminders to encourage water intake.  Participants will monitor their water intake and hydration levels as well as certain physical health factors affected by hydration.  The purpose of the study is to better understand the unique water requirements for optimal mental and physical performance in healthy women. 

  • You may be eligible to participate if:
    • You are a female between 19-50 years of age
    • Have no known metabolic or renal disease
    • Are not taking blood pressure medication or other medication / supplement with a diuretic
    • You own an Apple or Android smartphone
    • You own a personal fitness device (e.g., Apple Watch, Fitbit, Garmin, etc)
    • You own or have access to a personal water bottle
  • If interested, please email Dr. Brenda Reeves (breeves3@murraystate.edu) or Dr. Lauren Roberson (lroberson7@murraystate.edu) by Friday, February 4, 2022.
  • The study is limited to 45 participants. 
  • The study must be completed in full to receive Racer Wellness credit. A list will be sent to Racer Wellness upon completion of the program.

Virtual Lunch and Learn: Kentucky Cancer Program - Prevention and Screenings

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 | 12:00pm - 12:45pm 

  • Please join Angie Timmons, Kentucky Cancer Program, as she discusses the importance of regular screenings for the purpose of preventing cancer and disease. 
  • Please click HERE to register for the Lunch and Learn. You will receive the Zoom link the morning of the event via email. 

 

Virtual Lunch and Learn: Nutrition - Meal Planning and Prepping

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 | 12:00pm - 12:45pm

  • Please join Katie Ullery, KY District Campus Dietician, as she discusses meal planning and preparation. 
  • A registration link will be posted here closer to the event and you will receive the Zoom link the morning of the event via email. 

Phase 2

Complete Phase 2 between June 1, 2022 and September 30, 2022 to be eligible for incentive.

Incentive paid in September 2022

  • HDHP plan members receive $100 in HSA account

  • PPO plan members receive $100 discount on September premium

Phase 2 Options

You must complete and/or attend 2 Racer Wellness sanctioned events, activities and screenings. This list may be added to throughout the year.

  • Must complete a minimum of three calls.

  • Get started online or call 877.252.8410.

  • Make sure a minimum of three calls are completed within the same Phase to receive credit.

  • Racer Wellness will receive a name only report for Wellness Pledge credit.

  • Challenges that fit in the time frame for Phase 2 will count as sanctioned events for the Pledge.

  • Name only reports will be sent to Racer Wellness to confirm completion of challenges for the Wellness Pledge.

  • Assessment provided by Healthy Lifestyles that will provide you with a well-rounded assessment of your well-being.

  • The Real Age Test is on the Healthy Lifestyles website.

  • Racer Wellness will receive a monthly report a name only for Wellness Pledge credit.

  • Freedom From Smoking courses are offered locally and completion of the course will count for a sanctioned event.

  • Racer Wellness must receive documentation of completion from the course instructor.

Complete one of the many available soft skills courses on the Wayne Corporation website.

  1. Access the Wayne Corporation website, login or create a login and click on “soft skills courses”.

  2. Submit the certificate of completion (generated at the end) to msu.racerwellness@murraystate.edu for Wellness Pledge credit.

Reasonable alternatives and accommodations will be made available in compliance with HIPAA and ADA.

 

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