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Employee Wellness At Columbus State

Health Rewards

Columbus State participates in the United Healthcare Health Rewards SM program to engage our employees in taking care of their health and wellness. By completing the simple steps toward wellness, employees  retain the 80% employer contribution to their health plan. If you choose not to complete the steps by the deadline, your payroll contribution will be move to 70% college and 30% employee.

Year two is underway and runs from 7/1/2012 through 6/30/2013. If you have a spouse covered under the United Health Care (UHC)  plan through Columbus State, please note that they must attain their points this year.
Below are steps on how to view your points for the current year.
 
Log onto myuhc.com.

Click "Health and Wellness" in the upper right corner.

You may be prompted to re-register. Complete the registration process.

Once you are logged in you will see large link labeled "I Get". Select that to go to "My Rewards."

Below the circle is a red box - Click on "Earn Rewards" to see your activity.
Points for the current year -- 7/1/2012 through 6/30/2013 -- are displayed.

Wellness Contacts and Resources

  • Nichole Bowman-Glover
  • Wellness Coordinator
  • 287-3989

 

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WELLNESS TIP


Fifteen minutes of physical activity a day can help you live longer. A recent study found that as little as 15 minutes of moderate physical activity per day (i.e. brisk walking) is associated with a reduced risk of dying from any cause by 14%, from dying from cancer by 10%, and from dying from coronary artery disease by 20%. From this physical activity, life expectancy was extended by three years. For every additional 15 minutes of daily physical activity it further reduced the risk of dying by 4%. You can start off with short time increments and work your way up...it just takes 15 minutes a day!


Mladen Golubic, MD, PhD (2012). 15 Minutes of daily activity could help you live longer. Retrieved from Cleveland Clinic Wellness: http://www.clevelandclinicwellness.com/DailyDose/archive/2011/10/28/how-15-minutes-of-daily-activity-could-help-you-live-longer.aspx