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Healthy Horizons

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All Butler employees (full- or part-time), as well as spouses enrolled in Butler’s group health plan have the opportunity to obtain $100 annually when they complete a Wellness Consult through Healthy Horizons. Based on your Wellness Consult results an additional $150 can be obtained through the completion of health coaching sessions. The number of health coaching sessions required for the additional $150 is determined by results from your Wellness Consult. Please see below for details regarding these new Healthy Horizons Wellness Incentives. 

Who is eligible for the Healthy Horizons Annual Wellness Incentives?

All Butler employees (full- or part-time) regardless if you are on Butler’s group health plan have the opportunity to obtain the Healthy Horizons annual wellness incentives. Spouses on Butler’s group health plan have the opportunity to obtain the Healthy Horizons annual wellness incentives. 

How will I receive my Healthy Horizons Annual Wellness Incentives?

All financial incentives under this Program, whether due to participation in the Program by an employee or the employee’s spouse, are paid to the employee on his/her paycheck. A monthly report is sent to Human Resources identifying that you have met the incentive requirements the 10th of each month (only your name and employee ID number is sent). If you have completed the incentive requirements prior to this date you will receive your incentive on your paycheck at the end of the month. 

How do I qualify for the Healthy Horizons Annual Wellness Incentives?

  1. All Butler employees (full-or part-time), as well as any spouses enrolled in Butler’s group health plan have the opportunity to obtain $100 annually when they complete a Wellness Consult through Healthy Horizons. 
  2. Based on your Wellness Consult results an additional $150 can be obtained through the completion of the following within 12 months after the Wellness Consult: 
    • If your body mass index (BMI) is 27 m2/kg or more or your hemoglobin A1c is 5.7% or more you will need to complete five health coaching sessions through Healthy Horizons within 12 months after the Wellness Consult 
    • If your body mass index (BMI) is less than 27 m2/kg and your hemoglobin A1c is less than 5.7% you will need to: 
      • Complete two health coaching sessions through Healthy Horizons within 12 months after the Wellness Consult OR
      • Complete one health coaching session through Healthy Horizons and complete two Healthy Horizons health education seminars (in person or online [Available March 2, 2015]) within 12 months after the Wellness Consult

What does a Wellness Consult involve?

A Wellness Consult is a 45 minute appointment requiring a 10–12 hour fast (nothing to eat or drink except water). An online patient registration form and an online health risk assessment need to be completed prior to your appointment. The following assessments need to be completed: fasting cholesterol, hemoglobin A1C, blood pressure, weight, height, and body mass index (BMI) calculation. Two individualized, health-related goals will be set at the completion of your appointment. 

When are Wellness Consult appointments available?

Appointments are usually scheduled Monday through Friday at 7:15am, 8:00 am, 8:45 am, 9:30 am, and 10:15 am on a first-come, first-served basis. Upon request, we are willing to accommodate other appointment times for the wellness consult.

What does a Health Coaching session involve?

A Health Coaching session is a 30 minute appointment. Progress towards your individual health-related goals—set during your Wellness Consult—will be reviewed. A weight and BMI calculation are required (fasting for this appointment is usually not required). Additional assessments such as blood pressure, cholesterol monitoring, or diabetes monitoring can be performed as needed. 

When are Health Coaching sessions available?

Appointments are scheduled throughout the day as requested on a first-come, first-served basis. 

What incentives are available through the Health and Recreation Complex (HRC)?

Please visit the HRC wellness incentives page or contact the HRC at 940-4472 or email hrc@butler.edu.