Wellness Pays is an incentive program provided by WSU Employee Wellness for salaried employees designed to reward participation in healthy activities. By having regular preventive care, being physically active, and engaging in other healthy behaviors, well-being can be improved or maintained, and chronic diseases can be prevented.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
A salaried employee may earn up to $200 per calendar year (Jan. 1 – Dec. 31) by completing items on the Wellness Pays menu, with no more than $80 from any single category.
You must first enroll in the program by filling out this form. Then you can get started!
Once a menu item is completed, the activity must be submitted online (see the Activity Submission link to the left) and verification must be submitted to the Employee Wellness office, which will then record and file the it. Verification can be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax 626-6685, or campus mail code 2801.
Payments will be added to the employee’s regular paycheck and will be designated as “supplemental pay” on the pay stub.
All Wellness Pays submissions and activities will be kept confidential to adhere to HIPAA guidelines.
We have included step-by-step instructions on how to submit verification, as well as a list of what we will accept as verification for the items on the menu.
We have provided a list of resources for each category on the Wellness Pays menu. We hope that these resources will be helpful in finding which menu items will work best for you.
***Changes for 2013***
1. The physical activity requirement for a Personal Exercise Program (tracked with the exercise log) is now a minimum of 150 minutes (2.5 hours) of physical activity over at least 3 days per week.
2. The requirement for a personal stress management program (tracked with the stress management log) is now a minimum of two activities focused on stress relief per week.