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UPHS Annual Open Enrollment

The UPHS annual Open Enrollment is available now through April 27, 2014. This year’s enrollment is an active enrollment which means you must make an active election during the enrollment period!  Read on for more information about Open Enrollment, the earned premium discount and the Healthy Rewards program!

Earned Premium Discount Extended to Covered Dependents (ages 18-26)

To earn the premium discount, all eligible dependents covered under a medical plan (ages 18-26) must be a non-tobacco user or enrolled in a tobacco cessation program by June 30, 2014.  To receive the earned premium discount you MUST certify to you and your covered dependents tobacco use AND then elect the tobacco user or non-tobacco user medical contribution.  If you do not make an active election, the earned premium discount will not be applied and you will pay higher medical contributions.

Quit Tobacco Use with the Help of Health Advocate

Enroll in Health Advocate’s FREE tobacco cessation program to set up your own plan to quit smoking or stop using other tobacco products with the help of a trained coach. This program allows you and your covered dependents 13 weeks of counseling, FREE nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) (patch, gum, lozenge), and a $0 co-pay for over-the- counter NRT and prescription tobacco cessation medications. If you or any of your dependents covered under a UPHS medical plan are a tobacco user, you/they must enroll in the UPHS tobacco cessation program by June 30, 2014 to receive the earned premium discount on your 2014 – 2015 medical contributions! Call 866-695-8622 to get started today!

Earn a $150 Healthy Credit by Participating in the WellFocused Healthy Rewards Program

The Healthy Rewards program is launching new and exciting challenges and activities that will be waiting for you to participate in starting April 14th! You can earn a $150 Healthy Credit when you complete the online Well-Being Assessment, Know Your Numbers (blood sugar, total cholesterol, HDL, and LDL, blood pressure and  BMI),  and earn a total of 1500 points. You can access the platform through the HR & You Website www.uphshrandyou.com and clicking on the Healthy Rewards icon.

*Note: the healthy rewards program year ends on 3/30. The site will be temporarily unavailable 3/31- 4/13 and re-open 4/14 when the new program year opens!

Raffle for Free Healthcare
Earn entry into a raffle for FREE healthcare for 2014-2015 when you complete the online Well-Being Assessment and record “Your Numbers” during Open Enrollment. There will be 10 lucky winners!

Coming soon….  Look for more information about the first ever entity vs. entity walking competition launching May 5!

Introducing Penn Primary Care Connection

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Penn Medicine Coding Academy

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Healthy Rewards Challenge Spotlight

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Healthy Rewards Challenges,such as those below, are waiting for you. Visitthe site oftento learn more! Healthy Café Challenge Each week, simplyeat cafeteria savvyon at least one day by choosing the featured Wellfocused item at your hospit...Full story

What’s Your Big Idea?

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Last year, two ideas, Patient Services Kiosks and myPenn Scheduler, were selected as the winners of Your Big Idea: Penn Medicine’s Innovation Tournament. Today, both of these ideas are a reality, thanks to the hard work of the Your Big Id...Full story

Annual Total Compensation Statements Now Available Online!

Your annual Total Compensation Statement gives you a “big picture” view of the value of your UPHS pay and benefits. The newest statement, showing the total value of your benefits and compensation for the period January 1, 2012 – December...Full story

PM@Work: Toward a Tobacco Free Future

Recently, UPHS announced that, effective July 1, 2013, we will cease hiring tobacco users in our efforts to improve the overall health of our workforce while reducing health-care benefit costs. The response we’ve gotten from employees an...Full story

Raffle for FREE Health Care

Earn entry into a raffle for FREE health care for 2013-2014 when you complete the online Well-being Assessment and record Your Numbers during Open Enrollment....Full story

Annual Benefits Open Enrollment

April 15 – April 28 Open Enrollment is just around the corner. Now is the time to understand the benefits available to you and what’s changing. We are also placing a renewed spotlight on your health through our Wellfocused Healthy Rewa...Full story

The Patient Service Excellence Academy

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A Partnership in Action The CPUP Patient Service Excellence Academy, a new six-week apprenticeship training program, is dedicated to developing the most understanding and compassionate individuals to work as Patient Service Represen...Full story

Taking the LEAN Road to Better Care

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From Left: Feba Varghese, CRM; Fabian Marechal, Ortho Pract ices; Connie Sumner, Nursing; Chris Melnic, Ortho Resident Vibette Robles, Nursing; Barbara Schrader, Infection Control; Sara Ashley Edwards, Social Work; Finnah Pio, CEQI; Ch...Full story

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