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Participate in Well Wisconsin

Members covered under the state’s group health insurance program: Have you participated in the Well Wisconsin Program? This is your opportunity to increase awareness of your current health and future risk factors – and earn a $150 incentive payment! Here are the steps to participate:

Step 1: Complete a biometric screening to measure your blood pressure, cholesterol level, glucose level, and body mass index. This can be completed by your doctor or at a biometric screening offered by the Well Wisconsin Program’s biometric screening vendor, Optum. Visit the Well Wisconsin calendar to find a screening near you.

Step 2: Complete the health risk assessment provided by your health plan. This questionnaire asks about your current health habits and helps you identify risk factors. Upon completion of the assessment, you’ll receive a summary about your current health and tips for maintaining or improving your health.

Once both steps are completed and all information is received by your health plan, follow the steps provided by your health plan to receive your incentive. Every eligible adult enrolled under your group health insurance coverage can participate each year in this program. Plans may limit the total dollar amount that can be issued for incentive programs, so check with your health plan if you are taking advantage of multiple incentive programs.

Please note: Health plan incentives are considered taxable income. ETF will issue a W-2 form for incentives paid to members and their family members enrolled in the State of Wisconsin Group Health Insurance Program. Health information, including responses to the Health Risk Assessment, are protected by federal law and will not be shared with ETF. 

Special Event: Well Wisconsin Expo
If you are in the Madison area, be sure to attend the 2015 Well Wisconsin Expo, set for Wednesday, May 13, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center. Hosted by the Department of Employee Trust Funds, this event will feature more than 20 organizations with information on health plan resources, financial wellness, nutrition, health awareness and more. Presentations by nutrition and financial wellness experts begin at noon. Optum, the Well Wisconsin biometric screening vendor, also will be available to conduct screenings (pre-registration is required).

For more information about the Well Wisconsin Expo, the $150 incentive offer, a link to your health plan’s Health Risk Assessment or the forms needed for physician-obtained biometrics, visit the Well Wisconsin Program website.