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Wellness Program

New Wellness Program to Launch in 2021

DePaul is excited to announce that we have partnered with WellRight for the university’s Wellness Program.

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All active full-time and part-time, benefits-eligible faculty and staff enrolled in DePaul’s medical plan (PPO, CDHP, HMOIL), as well as COBRA participants are eligible to earn a $300 incentive credit toward their 2022 medical plan premiums if they register and complete activities for the 2021 Wellness Program. This premium incentive is available to eligible faculty and staff who are enrolled in a DePaul medical plan as the primary subscriber.

WellRight will offer a fresh lineup of healthy activities, challenges and opportunities for you in the New Year. Especially exciting for the 2021 Wellness Program is that your spouse/partner can participate in the program’s offerings to promote their health and wellbeing. Click here for some examples of WellRight’s healthy challenges.

The new schedule of activities and corresponding points that you can earn toward the premium incentive is being finalized and will be shared with the program launches. 

Other exciting features that WellRight offers for DePaul’s Wellness Program include:

  • Real-Time Progress: Earn points as you go and see your progress update in real time right on your homepage. Always know where you stand and how far you have to go before you hit the next achievement level.
  • Device Syncing: Sync your Fitbit, Apple Watch, or another wellness wearable device with your WellRight account and let it do the tracking for you. Devices work with any challenge that involves, walking, sleep, or weight (depending on what the device or app tracks)
  • Go Mobile: Tracking your wellness on-the-go is easy with WellRight’s iOS and Android apps. You can do everything on the app that’s available on the website.
  • Text Reminders: Set customized date/time reminders and track your progress via text message. No need to login. 
  • Mobile Notifications: If texts aren’t your preference, you can easily set up mobile notifications to remind you to track your progress instead. Notifications link you right into the app where you can track your progress in a flash.
  • Personalized Experience: Log in to your own dashboard and customize the program to suit your needs using a wide variety of challenges in all health dimensions, including physical, emotional, occupational, social, and purpose.
  • Health Assessment: Start your wellness journey with the health assessment to get your baseline that shows your strengths and opportunities for improvement. Choose challenges based on what you learn.
Stay tuned for more information on how to activate your WellRight account and experience all that the 2021 Wellness Program has to offer.

* WellRight is fully Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliant. Your identity and personal information are protected by law and remain strictly confidential and secure at all times. Your employer will never see your personal health information.

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We are committed to helping you achieve your best health. If you think you might be unable to meet a standard for a reward under the wellness program, you might qualify for an opportunity to earn the same reward by different means. Contact the Benefits Team for more information about the wellness initiatives and reasonable alternative standards that may be available.