How do I qualify?

How do I qualify?

The insurance-eligible employee must complete all five actions below to be eligible for the Healthy Actions Medical Plan options for 2020-2021. Covered dependents are not required to complete any of the actions.

1 Take the online Cigna health assessment

What is it?

  • An easy online questionnaire that asks questions about your overall health
  • Takes about 15 to 30 minutes to complete
  • Asks basic information like your weight, blood pressure and cholesterol levels
  • Analyzes your answers and gives you a personal wellness score

How do I complete this action?

  1. Visit myCigna.com and register by clicking "Register Now" or log in to your account
  2. Once registered, log in to your myCigna account
  3. Once logged in, roll your mouse over the "Wellness" tab at the top right of the page and click "My Health Assessment"
  4. Complete the health assessment
    1. You must complete the health assessment every year (between November 1 - October 31) to qualify for the Healthy Actions Medical Plan
    2. If you have previously taken the health assessment, click on "Retake my Assessment" 
  5. You will know you have successfully completed the health assessment when you receive your personal wellness score

$25 bonus incentive!

Not only is this the first action you need to complete in order to qualify for the Healthy Actions Medical Plan...but you also get a $25 gift card! Covered spouses on the health plan can also earn their own gift card. Follow these steps to redeem your gift card:

  1. Wait 48 hours after completing your health assessment
  2. Log back in to myCigna.com
  3. Once logged in, roll your mouse over the "Wellness" tab at the top right of the page and click "Incentive Rewards"
  4. Click "Redeem Your Dollars" - a new window will open showing the available amount to redeem
  5. Read the directions and confirm your information. Click "Add to Cart" and follow the onscreen instructions to have your gift card mailed to your home.

2 Get a routine annual physical

What is it?

  • A yearly appointment with your primary care physician to discuss your overall health and well-being
  • Also known as: preventive exam / check-up

What can I expect?
At your annual physical, your primary care doctor will likely:

  • Ask about your current health, family history, past illnesses/surgeries and chronic conditions to assess your health risk
  • Conduct a physical exam – may include checking your vital signs, listening to your heart and lungs with a stethoscope, checking your ears, eyes, throat, skin, abdomen etc.
  • Conduct screenings specific to your age and gender
  • Make recommendations for a healthy lifestyle

How do I complete this action?

  1. Find a primary care physician you trust – by seeing the same person over time, your health care is more likely to be consistent and coordinated
  2. Book an appointment for an annual physical exam
  3. Make sure to use your Harris County Cigna medical insurance to pay for your annual physical exam – your copay should be $0
  4. In order to receive credit for the Healthy Actions Medical Plan, your doctor’s office needs to code the visit as an annual physical exam

More info

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3 - 5 Your choice

Choose 3 actions to complete

  • 1 flu shot
  • 1 dental cleaning
  • 1 vision exam
  • 1 mammogram
  • 1 OB/GYN (well woman) exam
  • 1 prostate cancer screening
  • 1 colon cancer screening
  • Complete 9 of 16 classes in Omada® for Cigna® Program
  • Progress toward a goal in the Cigna Health Coaching Program (minimum 4 weeks)
  • 4 County-coordinated wellness training classes
  • 4 County-coordinated fitness program classes
  • Finish the Harris County Employee 5K
  • Earn 20 stars in Cigna Apps & Activities
When do I need to complete the actions?
Healthy Actions must be completed between November 1, 2018 - October 31, 2019 to count toward the 2020-2021 plan year.

When is the deadline?
Healthy Actions must be completed no later than October 31, 2019.
Harris County Employee Wellness
1310 Prairie, Suite 970
(713) 274-5500, Option 9 | wellness@bmd.hctx.net