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Being healthy can be challenging, but managing a chronic condition often requires an extra commitment on your part. Get the support you need to manage diabetes, asthma, lung or heart disease by working with a health professional over the phone. if you qualify, you'll receive an invitation in the mail. Eligible participants who enroll no later than May 31, 2016, and complete a minimum of three phone calls by August 31, 2016, will earn 250 wellness points.
A health coach can provide unbiased information to help you develop a personalized plan to change behavior and help you set realistic fitness and nutrition goals for yourself. A health coach is available by telephone to all UPlan members and their covered spouses. Eligible participants who enroll no later than May 31, 2016, and complete a minimum of three phone calls by August 31, 2016, will earn 200 wellness points.
As a UPlan member, you (or your spouse) have three ways to get started with a health coach.
To ensure your privacy, the University has contracted with StayWell Health Management, an independent provider based outside of the University to deliver health coaching services by telephone six days a week.
If you want to opt out of NextsSteps health coaching, call the StayWell Helpline at 866-341-1170.
Depending upon where you work and live, face-to-face coaching may also be available for you or your UPlan-covered spouse/partner. In-person health coaching services are offered on campus in Duluth, Morris, and in the Twin Cities.