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.
Executive Summary of the 2014 Healthy Opportunities Wellness Program
(conducted in 2013)
Frequently Asked Questions (07.15.14)
Healthy Opportunities Wellness Program Contacts
Healthy Opportunities email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wellmark Wellness Help Desk: 877-252-8412
Online Health Assessment
The health assessment must be completed between Oct 1 - Oct 24, 2014
You take the online health assessment in the Wellness Center powered by WebMD. The Wellness Center can be accessed through the My Wellmark website.
To take the online health assessment, you must register with at Wellmark.com using your My Wellmark user ID and password.
Forgot your user ID and/or password? Instructions for retrieving your user ID/ password.
If you have not registered at Wellmark.com, registration instructions.
Biometric screenings for the 2015 campaign closed as of September 5, 2014.
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.
Screenings at Hy-Vee will be available beginning October 1, 2014.
Personal Physician Health Screening Fax
Health Care Provider Biometric Screening Form
2015 Healthy Opportunities Wellness Program Overview
2015 Healthy Opportunities Wellness Program Kick-off
Healthy Opportunities Wellness Program : Biometric Screening
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