Rewards for the 2013-14 Take Charge! Live Well! Program Year

July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014

The last day to redeem reward earned June 30, 2014.

You are eligible to receive a Take Charge! Live Well! reward if you are enrolled in one of the state's health plans and complete eligible activities. You may also receive a reward for your enrolled spouse's participation. Eligible employees and spouses can each earn up to $350 in reward cards by completing your Pathway to Health.


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Do I have to complete the Well-Being Assessment and the biometric screening to be eligible for the coaching reward?
Yes, members have to complete both the Well-Being Assessment and the biometric screening to qualify for the coaching reward. For details on how to complete your Well-Being Assessment, click on the Well-Being Assessment Guide button to your right.
Do I have to complete the Well-Being Plan and the designated online activities to be eligible for my online path incentive?
Yes. Both the Well-Being Plan and designated online activities (outlined in the Reward Center tab on the Healthways website) must be completed to earn the $200 online pathway incentive. For details regarding the Online Pathway click on the Well-Being Assessment Guide button to your right.
Do I have to request my incentive?
Yes. You will have to request your reward through the Healthways website. Click here to go to the Healthways website and request your incentive. Once you have signed in, review your Rewards Center tab to see what incentives you are eligible for. Contact Healthways Customer Service at 1.866.556.2288 to order your gift card(s).
If there is not a biometric screening event scheduled at my agency, how can I earn my incentive?

During your annual physical, you can have your physician complete the Physician Form.  Access the form by clicking here.

Do taxes apply to my reward?
Yes. The taxes on the amount of your reward will be added as income and taxed in your paycheck.
How much are the taxes?
The reward card amounts are added to the taxable gross income on your check and a flat rate tax is applied since it is considered an award. Flat rate tax runs approximately 25 prercent federal and 3.5 percent state.
The rewards paid for the Take Charge! Live Well! program always have been considered taxable income.
When will I be taxed on my reward?
You will be taxed on your reward after you have redeemed your reward points and requested a gift card.
How does my reward appear on my paycheck?
Your reward will appear as TCLW CC AW (Take Charge! Live Well! credit card award).
How will I receive my reward?
You will receive your incentive in two to three weeks following the redemption of your incentive points. If you have not received your reward after two to three weeks, contact Healthways at 1.866.556.2288.
Any points that are not redeemed by June 30, 2014, will automatically be sent in the form of a Chase Visa gift card to the address listed in your OAKS profile.
When will I be able to redeem my points for my reward?
For web-based rewards (e.g. Well-Being Assessment, Online Pathway,etc.), it may take up to 24 hours for your earned points to be displayed in your Rewards Center.  Biometric screening completions may take up to 10 business days to be loaded into your Rewards Center.

When can I expect to receive my reward?

Please allow two to three weeks for delivery following the redemption of your reward points.
Do I receive one gift card for all of the Take Charge! Live Well! activities I complete?
It is your choice this year as to how you receive your rewards. You may redeem your reward points separately for each activity you complete. You are welcome to save your points to combine them for a larger denomination gift card to the vendor(s) of your choice.
Will my spouse's reward card come in my name or his/her name?
Your spouse's reward card will come in his/her name.
Is there an expiration date for the gift cards?
Please refer to the Terms and Conditions document that arrives with your gift card(s).
Have additional questions? Contact the Healthways’ customer service line at 866.556.2288 or click here to go to the Healthways website, go to the bottom of the home page, and click on Email Us.

Click here to see your incentive plan prior to July 1, 2013.

Click the button below to view the Well-Being Connect Overview video.