Husky Health

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Husky Health

HRA Incentive, HuskyPAW, SWEAT, TechFit, and T2 became one program—Husky Health.

It's free, voluntary, and confidential. Complete all options to earn $450!

The Husky Health Checklist items MUST be completed within the reporting period of January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021. The checklist will be due to Benefit Services on January 10, 2022 to verify participation in each activity prior to the incentive being awarded in 2022.

 

Husky Health 2021 will introduce a new way to spend your Husky Health Incentive. Benefits eligible employees will be able to use their Husky Health incentive at approved outside vendors. Cash incentive payouts, for 2021 activities, will no longer be available as an incentive payout option.

Husky Health Resources

Husky Health Checklist

 

 

Retiree Husky Health

The Retiree Husky Health Checklist items MUST be completed within the reporting period of January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021. The checklist will be due to Benefits Services by January 10, 2022 for to verify participation in each activity prior to the incentive being awarded.  

 

Retiree Husky Health Resources

Retiree Husky Health Checklist

Health and Wellbeing at Michigan Tech

Michigan Tech deeply values health and wellbeing among its faculty and staff community. Husky Health is a free, voluntary, and confidential program that helps qualifying benefits-eligible faculty and staff learn helpful information about their health and wellbeing, encourages them to take steps to improve or maintain it, and earn monetary rewards of up to $450 for participating in Husky Health options. The goal of Husky Health is to encourage sustainable, healthy lifestyles that help prevent chronic disease and other health conditions, and manage rising healthcare costs. Additionally, Husky Health strives to provide faculty and staff with valuable tools and resources to support their emotional, social, and financial wellbeing.

Between January 1 and December 31, complete chosen Health Actions to earn up to $450.

Participation

Michigan Tech encourages and rewards faculty and staff to live a healthy lifestyle. Husky Health is a voluntary, financial incentive program available to all benefits-eligible Michigan Tech employees. Faculty and staff do not need to be enrolled in a BCBSM Michigan Tech health plan to participate. Read the wellness program notice of consent prior to participating in Husky Health.

*Disclaimer: In order to receive the Husky Health Incentive, you must be an active employee at the date the payout is received. Employees who are inactive prior to the payout date will no longer be eligible for the Husky Health Incentive. RSVP employees should fill out the Retiree Husky Health Form if their retirement date is on or before December 31, 2021.

Husky Health Options and Pay Out Methods

Option

Health Action

Reward

Pay Out Options

1 Complete a BCBSM Health Assessment AND Annual Physical Earn $200

 

  1. HSA (tax-free lump sum)
  2. FSA-healthcare (tax-free lump sum)
  3. SRA (tax-deferred lump sum)
  4. Community Health/Fitness Center
  5. Toward a membership at the SDC, golf course, or ski hill – up to the dollar amount earned (taxable) *Up to the amount of the cost of a membership
2 Complete an approved health screening or program Earn up to $150
($25 each/limit 6)
3 Complete an approved physical activity or nutrition challenge, event, or program Earn up to $100
($25 each/limit 4)

Retiree Husky Health

Retiree Husky Health allows retirees to earn $200 for completing a Blue Cross Blue Shield Michigan Health Assessment and an annual physical.  The $200 Retiree Husky Health incentive will be paid directly to you, allowing more flexibility and choice in how you use your wellness incentive. Retiree Husky Health is voluntary and confidential.