A Healthier You from Blue KC
Earn a minimum of 4200 Points by August 31, 2020 to get the additional $20 monthly premium waived and the $200 medical spending contribution for your 2021 health insurance.
You earn points on the Blue KC A Healthier You portal for the health actions you complete throughout the year. Beginning in the 2019/2020 school year, these points are used toward earning the annual $20 monthly premium waiver and the $200 medical spending contribution. When you earn a minimum of 4200 points the additional premium waiver and the $200 medical spending contribution will be applied to your 2021 health insurance. There are no longer specific steps you must complete, you can choose the different ways you earn your A Healthier Points from all of the options in the A Healthier You portal.
IMPORTANT NOTE: If you do complete both the biometric screening and the health risk assessment but you do NOT earn 4200 points in A Healthier You, then you will NOT get the additional premium waived and will NOT receive the $200 contribution.
The window for earning points is September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020.
Deadline for earning the 4200 A Healhtier You Points for the 2020 health plan is August 31, 2020
How to earn A Healthier You Points
Easiest Ways to hit 4200 points:
- Annual login to A Healthier You – access through www.mybluekc.com (200 points – on first login each year)
- Annual Preventive visit with your doctor (1,000 points)
- Annual Biometric Health Screenings (750 points)
Annual biometric screenings are offered free to all employees who are enrolled in one of the District’s five health plans. Completion of a health screening is voluntary and optional. The biometric screening will earn you 750 A Healthier You points, plus more points depending on your screening results.
The Biometric Screening window is from September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020. There are two options for completing the biometric screening. Employees can go to an onsite screening at locations throughout the District, OR they can complete their screening with their personal physician.
Personal Physician Screening – Deadline to submit is August 31, 2020
You can also complete your health screening with your personal physician. You can complete this anytime from September 1, 2019 through August 31, 2020. Take the Physician Screening form to your annual physical and have your physician complete the form. Instructions for completion and submission are printed directly on the form.
Health Risk Assessment (750 points)
This is a brief online questionnaire completed through the Blue KC A Healthier You Portal.
Connect your Garmin Vivofit 3 or other fitness device (250 points, plus daily points for step goals met. Manual entry for step goals is also allowed daily).
Other Preventive Actions
- Tobacco Free (500 points – reported through health risk assessment)
- Flu shot (500 points – automatically reported through Blue KC medical claims system)
- Certain Cancer Screenings (500 points – automatically reported through Blue KC medical claims system)