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You have an added incentive to head to a fitness center. When you enroll in Fit ChoicesSM and exercise eight times per month, up to $20 per month of your membership dues can be returned to you.
New in 2013-2014: In addition to earning a monthly reimbursement (of up to $20) against your membership dues, you can also accumulate 75 points for your Wellness Points Bank when you exercise 8 times a month, or earn 125 points for exercising 12 or more times a month. The points are awarded when you have been reimbursed six times between October 1, 2013, and July 31, 2014. Reimbursements are provided by your participating fitness center in reduced membership fees. Some participating fitness centers have different reimbursement processes, see your fitness center for more information.
When you visit a participating fitness center eight times a month, the fitness center tracks your visits and sends a verification to Medica, the provider of Fit Choices. Your reward is reflected as a credit of up to $20 against your monthly dues, or it is deposited directly into your checking or savings account (depending upon how your fitness center administers the payment). A maximum of two members per household can be reimbursed through Fit Choices. Your reward generally takes approximately 60 days to process.
The list of fitness centers in the Wellness Program’s network of participating facilities can be found on the Medica website. When your preferred fitness center is included in the Medica network, you sign up for Fit Choices at the place where you work out.
Important: During Open Enrollment in November, if you choose a different Medica plan option, you are required to re-enroll in Fit Choices at your fitness center.
Twin Cities campus: Minneapolis Rec Center or St. Paul - sign up or re-enroll online.
Duluth campus: Recreational Sports Outdoor Program
Follow step-by-step instructions and register or re-enroll online.
Morris campus: Regional Fitness Center
The Regional Fitness Center is a campus and community facility. Find the listing for the RFC within the Medica network of participating fitness centers. Follow the online instructions to join or re-enroll.
Deadline to enroll: February 1, 2014
Deadline to earn 6-monthly $20 credits: July 31, 2014
Fit Choices dues reimbursement program (75 or 125 points)
Wellness Points Bank: