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2020 Well-U Program Eligibility


The University of Rochester offers health & wellness programs for employees. This document provides a brief overview of these programs and their corresponding eligibility.


Programs Faculty, staff, residents, fellows and spouses/domestic partners enrolled in a University Health Care Plan † Postdocs and spouses/domestic partners enrolled in a University-sponsored Health Care Plan SEIU 1199 and SEIU Local 206 Union employees
Personal Health Assessment (PHA) & Biometric Screening Eligible
(plus incentive)
Lifestyle Management Programs Eligible
(plus incentive)
Condition Management Coaching Eligible
(plus incentive)
Condition Management Rx/Dx Discount Eligible
Wellness Programs* Eligible
Life-Work Connections/EAP** Eligible
Behavioral Health Partners (BHP)*** Eligible

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†Including non-Medicare-eligible retirees and spouses/domestic partners enrolled in a University Health Care Plan.

* Eligibility for Wellness Programs, including WW® (formerly Weight Watchers), includes regular full-time and part-time faculty, staff residents, fellows, postdocs. SEIU 1199 and SEIU Local 206 Union employees are not eligible for WW® (formerly Weight Watchers).

** Eligibility for Life-Work Connections/EAP includes all employees and their immediate family members.

*** Eligibility for Behavioral Health Partners (BHP) includes regular full-time and part-time faculty, staff, residents and fellows age 18 or older, non-Medicare-eligible retirees enrolled in a University Health Care Plan, as well as spouses/domestic partners and dependent children of active employees or non-Medicare-eligible retirees who are 18 or older and are enrolled in a University Health Care Plan. SEIU 1199 and SEIU Local 206 Union employees are not eligible for Behavioral Health Partners (BHP).

The Employee Assistance Program for Faculty and Staff of the University of Rochester includes only Life-Work Connections/EAP. The Personal Health Assessment, Biometric Screenings, lifestyle management programs, condition management coaching, Behavioral Health Partners (BHP), are part of the University Health Care Plans.

This document provides only a summary of some of the features of these plans. Detailed information on the plans is available on the Total Rewards website, www.rochester.edu/totalrewards, or a paper copy of the information is available for free from the Office of Total Rewards.

The University reserves the right to modify, amend, or terminate the plans or programs at any time, including actions that may affect coverage, cost-sharing or covered benefits, as well as benefits that are provided to current and future retirees.

Eligible participants can receive up to $325 per calendar year.

  • Earn $125 for completing your Personal Health Assessment & Biometric Screening
  • Earn $100 for completing a lifestyle management program
  • Earn $100 for completing condition management coaching, if eligible