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The State of Iowa recognizes the challenges of balancing work and the demands of everyday life. The DAS Healthy Opportunities website provides a wide array of information designed to empower you to take charge of your health.


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2015 Healthy Opportunities Wellness Program Overview

Frequently Asked Questions (07.15.14)

Healthy Opportunities Wellness Program Contacts

Healthy Opportunities emailhealthy.opportunities@iowa.gov
Wellmark Wellness Help Desk: 877-252-8412

Biometric Screenings

attention icon  Biometric screenings for the 2015 campaign closed as of September 5, 2014.

Biometric Results

It takes approximately 2 – 3 weeks for your biometric results to be processed and uploaded into the WebMD system. 

Screening Option Processing Timeframe
Home Kit Approximately 3 weeks
Hy-Vee Approximately 2 weeks
Physician Fax Approximately 3 weeks
Onsite Approximately 2 weeks


You will receive an email from the Wellness Center when your results upload.  If you have not received a confirmation email in the above timeframe, you can call the Wellmark Wellness Health Line at 877-252-8412 to verify receipt of your lab work. 

Notification that your biometric results have been uploaded into WebMD

Because of the confidentiality of your health information, DAS-HRE does not have access to individual biometric and health assessment information.


Newly Eligible Employees

Eligibility to participate in the wellness program has been expanded to include:

  • New employees hired into a wellness-eligible position after September 5, 2014.
  • Employees, who promote, demote, transfer or are reclassified into a wellness-eligible position after September 5, 2014.

Hy-Vee Screenings
Screenings at Hy-Vee will be available beginning October 1, 2014.

Information on how to schedule the biometric screenings at a participating Hy-Vee store

List of participating Hy-Vee stores

Personal Physician Health Screening Fax
Fax Form

Healthy Opportunities Participation Election form


Webcasts

2015 Healthy Opportunities Wellness Program Overview 
Recorded: June 19, 2014
Click here for a copy of the slides used in the presentation.

2015 Healthy Opportunities Wellness Program Kick-off 
Recorded: June 24, 2014
Click here for a copy of the slides used in the presentation.

Healthy Opportunities Wellness Program : Biometric Screening
Recorded: July 23, 2014
Click here for a copy of the slides used in the presentation.


 
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Updated 2014-09-09