Biometric Health Screenings

Notice Regarding Wellness Program

FY 23 Biometric Health Screening Options: 

All benefits-participating University employees and their benefits-participating spouses/partners have several options to participate in a free* screening. A $60* reward will be associated with this option in 2022-2023. 
*Taxed as income, appears on the paycheck of the benefits-carrier within one quarter of the conclusion of the screening window.

 

Athens and Regional Campus affiliates have three options for participating in a biometric health screening in FY23:

Option One: OhioHealth WorkHealth Athens, Castrop Center: 

  • The screening window for this option has now closed.

Option Two: Physician Screening Form:

  • Beginning in Fiscal Year 2023, Physician Screening Forms will be accepted on a rolling basis for all campuses from July 1, 2022 - May 31, 2023!
  • Forms received July 1-November 30 will be processed for payroll payout in December/January. Forms received December 1-May 31 will be processed for payout in June. 
  • Please see below for additional details about submitting a Physician Screening Form.

Option Three: On-Campus Screening Events:

Athens campus events occur in the fall annually and Regional campus events occur in the spring. 

  • Athens Campus events:  Fall campus events have passed

2023 Regional Campus Events

  • Southern: Wednesday, April 5.
    Campus Location: Ohio Room, Collins Center (street address: 1804 Liberty Ave, Ironton, OH 45638

  • Chillicothe: Tuesday, April 11.
    Campus Location: Patricia Scott Gallery, Bennett Hall (street address: 101 University Drive, Chillicothe Ohio 45601)

  • Lancaster: Wednesday, April 12
    Campus Location: Brasee Hall Gymnasium (street address: 1570 Granville Pike, Lancaster OH 43130)

  • Zanesville: Thursday, April 13
    Campus Location: Elson Hall Room 186 (street address: 1425 Newark Rd, Zanesville OH 43701)

  • Dublin: Tuesday, April 18
    Campus Location: Medical Education Building 2 (MEB2), 1st Floor Clinical Training and Assessment Center (CTAC) space (street address: 6785 Bobcat Way, Dublin OH 43016)

  • Eastern: Wednesday, April 19
    Campus Location: Shannon Hall Room 220/Lab 20 (street address: 45425 National Road, St. Clairesville, OH 43950)

  • Cleveland: Date TBD

Registration: Registration/Scheduling will open one month prior to the event date.

Please note that, with each of the options above, your results should be provided to you directly. Additionally, results will be input into your profile in Virgin Pulse. WellWorks will not retain a copy of your results. So, if you wish to access your results, it's a good idea to either share your results with your physician to store in your medical chart and/or set-up your account in Virgin Pulse prior to your screening. 

Fasting Details:

For all campus screenings and screenings that occur at Athens WorkHealth Clinic: It is recommended that you fast for your screening 8-12 hours; however, if you need to schedule a time when fasting is difficult, don't fast. Inform the clinical team you are non-fasting and a non-fasting parameter for results will be used. Water is always allowed and is encouraged.

Additional Physician Screening Form Details:

Eligible employees/spouses/partners who received a qualifying health screening from their physician can submit a Physician Screening Form (see PDFs below) instead of attending a screening event. Please note that this is a two-page document.

Forms:  Please utilize one of the forms below (Athens campus or Regional campus) for qualifying lab work.  The agreement (page one) and the physician screening form (page two) are both due at the same time.  

Physician Screening Form logistics:

  • Important Dates and Deadlines: 
    • Athens:
      • FY22 Physician Screening Forms for Athens campus employees and eligible spouses/partners will be accepted July 1, 2022 through May 31, 2023 for valid labs taken December 1, 2021 through May 31, 2023.
      • Forms received July 1-November 30 will be processed for payroll payout in December/January. Forms received December 1-May 31 will be processed for payout in June. 
    • Regional Campuses:
      • FY22 Physician Screening Forms for regional campus employees and eligible spouses/partners will be accepted July 1, 2022 through May 31, 2023 for valid labs taken April 1, 2022-May 31, 2023.
      • Forms received July 1-November 30 will be processed for payroll payout in December/January. Forms received December 1-May 31 will be processed for payout in June. 
  • If eligible participants complete a screening at WorkHealth or an on-campus screening, they do not need to complete a Physician Screening Form.
  • Once your physician has completed the required fields of the forms, you or your physician can fax the completed and signed forms (2 pages) to WellWorks per the instructions on the form.
  • We will contact you when we receive the form. Please email wellworks@ohio.edu if you do not hear from us.

We highly encourage participants who utilize the Physician Screening Form to discuss the status of their appointment with their physician to ensure the visit is classified as preventive care within the Anthem network. 

*Costs Associated with Screenings

While preventive care within the Anthem network is covered at 100%, services that are outside of the Anthem network and/or not classified as preventive care are subject to cost sharing. Please discuss the status of your visit with your physician's office. If your appointment cannot be classified as a Preventive Exam due to pre-existing conditions, we recommend scheduling your appointment at OhioHealth WorkHealth Athens, Castrop Center.

**Payout Timelines

Please note that it does take some time to process all Healthy OHIO data and submit such data to payroll for payout on a paycheck. It is our intention for payouts to occur in December/January and June annually (depending on when you completed your screening). Though, please be aware that unforeseen obstacles may delay such payouts.