Loyola University Chicago

Human Resources

Wellness Program

The 2017 Wellness Program will feature financial, health and wellness opportunities on campus, including educational programs, walks/runs, and Blue Cross Blue Shield rewards to assist employees in leading a healthy lifestyles and financial wellness.
Financial, Health and Wellness Opportunities
  • Financial Planning
    • A number of EMERGE courses reflective of financial planning strategies are provided. See the "EMERGE" section below for additional information
  • Health Maintenance Institute (see below)
    • Wellness points can be entered on the Health Maintenance Institute website to earn a $75 wellness reward in your paycheck
      • Wellness rewards are taxable income
  • Go Move Challenge
    • Program activities may count towards the activities needed to earn points with the Wellness Program, which is available through the Health Maintenance Institute

This year, employees enrolled in Loyola’s health insurance have the opportunity to earn a premium discount.

  • To receive the reduced premium you must:
    • Register with the Health Maintenance Institute (HMI),
    • Complete the annual wellness screening
    • Complete the Health Power Assessment by November 30, 2016
      • To receive the additional $75 quarterly wellness rewards in your paycheck, you must earn 100 points each quarter from actions taken for good health
        • Wellness rewards are taxable income
1) Faculty and staff must login to the Health Maintenance Institute website and enter in completed activities to earn points for the quarterly wellness rewards.
2) Participants can gain points through a parity of actions taken below by Dec 18, 2017 to earn the quarterly $75 reward:

  • Participate in a Wellness Challenge (i.e. Go Move Challenge)
  • Participate in a Wellness Event ( i.e. wellness presentations)
  • Participate in a Community Event (i.e. 5K walking event)
  • Receive a Preventive Exam (i.e. dental exam)
  • Complete E-Learning Lessons (www.myhmihealth.com)
  • Healthy Activity (i.e. running)
  • Participate in a Financial Wellness program through Loyola University Chicago's *EMERGE program
Quarter 1: Earn at least 100 points by March 31, 2017
Quarter 2: Earn at least 100 points by June 30, 2017
Quarter 3: Earn at least 100 points by September 30, 2017
Quarter 4: Earn at least 100 points by December 18, 2017

The following are a list of examples of eligible EMERGE classes participants can complete in order to accumulate Wellness Program points:

  • Appreciating Diversity
  • Biometric Results - Next Steps
  • Money Matters
  • Pay Yourself First
  • Project Management - Introduction
  • Responsible Communication

For an exhaustive list, please visit the EMERGE course registration website.

Receive preventive care services, such as:
  • Annual physicals
  • Immunizations
  • Breast exams/mammograms
  • Colonoscopy
  • Prostate exams
  • STI testing
  • Smoking cessation
  • Obesity screening and counseling
  • Pap smears
  • Domestic violence screening and counseling
  • Screenings for diabetes and other lab procedures
Preventive care services are covered at 100% when employees are enrolled in the Loyola Advantage PPO Plan and are covered 100% by the Loyola Advantage PPO Plan when using a network physician.
  • Please keep in mind that if any diagnoses are made during the wellness exam, the wellness exam is no longer covered at 100%
  • For more information on wellness exams and exams covered at 100% please take a look at our Benefits booklet located in the Resources section (upper right) or contact Blue Cross Blue Shield IL directly
The Well on Target® is a portal for Loyola Advantage BCBSIL PPO Plan members, offering personalized tools and resources to help plan your health and wellness path:
  • You may also sign up at a participating gym through the Well on Target® program and receive discounted memberships
  • To login, visit Well on Target® at www.wellontarget.com