Six weeks remain before My Health Rewards deadline

Six weeks remain before the deadline for interested City employees to complete the health assessment, eight health topics and goals, and (if invited) at least two phone calls with a Medica health coach, through the My Health Rewards by Medica program.

Employees who complete all of these steps on or before Aug. 31 will qualify for 2012 health plan premiums that are about $350 (single) or $1,100 (family) lower per year than if they had not completed the program.

What is a health topic?

A health topic is an educational module that is available online at’s Health & Wellness tab and in paper form.

Health topics focus on a wide variety of health issues. suggests health topics for you based on your answers to the health assessment. Each health topic takes about 5-10 minutes to review. At the end of each topic, you’ll have an opportunity to set goals for yourself and then keep track of your progress against those goals. has more than 200 health topics from which to choose, including:

To get started on your health topics and goals, log onto

Information about lower premium requirements

If you have any questions about the requirements that must be met by Aug. 31 to qualify for a lower health plan premium in 2012, stop by either of these two information sessions sponsored by Human Resources:

Monday, July 25
2:30 - 3 p.m.
City Hall, Room 319

Monday, August 1
10 - 10:30 a.m.
City of Lakes building, Room 101

The presentations include time for question and answer session.  

July 20, 2011

Published Jul 20, 2011