Q: How do well-being incentive credits save me money?

A:

Depending on the health plan option you selected, the well-being incentive credits you earn work a little differently. But all well-being incentive credits can be used to offset eligible medical and pharmacy expenses.

EARN
Complete the healthy actions outlined here between January 1, 2017 and December 15, 2017 and earn up to 480 well-being incentive credits (up to 960 per household).
DEPOSIT
SHBP will automatically deposit your well-being incentive credits monthly into the account associated with your health plan:
– BCBSGa HRA
– BCBSGa MyIncentive Account (MIA)
– UnitedHealthcare Health Incentive Account (HIA)
SAVE
Your well-being incentive credits work like funds in that account helping you to offset medical expenses throughout the year like co-pay, co-insurance and deductibles.

Click here to see how they work with your health plan

Q: What incentives can I earn by participating in Be Well SHBP?

A:

Click here to see an easy to read incentive chart, but here are the highlights:

  • Each SHBP member and covered spouse are eligible to earn 480 well-being incentive credits for the year. That’s a family total of 960.
  • WBA + Biometric Screening =  240 well-being incentive credits
  • WBA + one coaching call per calendar month =  60 well-being incentive credits
  • WBA + use the same tracker in Well-Being Connect five times in a calendar month = 40 well-being incentive credits
  • Actions must be completed between January 1, 2017 and December 15, 2017 to earn the well-being incentive credits

Q: Where can I see what well-being incentive credits I have earned?

A:

Login to Well-Being Connect and visit the Rewards Center. On this webpage, you can see the rewards that are being offered, a list of ways to earn well-being incentive credits, your progress toward earning well-being incentive credits and your reward history.

Q: When will I receive my credits?

A:

As you earn well-being incentive credits, Healthways notifies the State Health Benefit Plan (SHBP). Within 30 days, SHBP, will deposit your well-being incentive credits into your BCBSGa MyIncentive Account (MIA), BCBSGa Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) or your UnitedHealthcare Health Incentive Account (HIA).

Login to Well-Being Connect and visit the Rewards Center to see your progress towards earning well-being incentive credits. Contact your health plan directly to confirm the balance available for use.

Q: Who do I call if I have questions about credits?

A:

For questions about how to EARN well-being Incentive credits, call Healthways. For questions about the amount of well-being incentive credits available for use in your BCBSGa MyIncentive Account (MIA), BCBSGa Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) or your UnitedHealthcare Health Incentive Account (HIA), contact your health plan directly. Click here for contact information.

Q: Can my spouse earn credits too?

A:

All SHBP covered spouses are eligible to earn up to 480 well-being incentive credits. That is a family total of 960 well-being incentive credits. Covered dependents are not eligible for incentives.

Q: When will my unused 2016 credits rollover to my 2017 plan?

A:

SHBP members who earned 2016 well-being incentive credits, should anticipate seeing their 2016 rollover well-being incentive credits to appear in their health plan incentive account in April, 2017.

Q: I completed my wellness incentives in 2016; do I also have to do them in 2017 to receive the incentive?

A:

In order to receive your well-being incentive credits in 2017, the wellness activities must be between January 1, 2017 and December 15, 2017. Incentive actions completed in 2016 do not count towards earning the 2017 incentives.