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2019 Well-U Program Eligibility


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


Programs Faculty, staff, residents, and spouses/domestic partners enrolled in a University Health Care plan † Postdocs and spouses/domestic partners enrolled in a University-sponsored Health Care Plan Regular full-time/part-time faculty and staff (including SEIU members not enrolled in a University Health Care Plan)
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) and the Become a Runner Program, includes regular full-time and part-time faculty, staff, residents, fellows and postdocs. WW and the Become a Runner Program contain participation-based incentives.

** 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 and staff age 18 and older and 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.

The Employee Assistance Plan 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 programs, Behavioral Health Partners, flu shots, and the 24/7 Nurse Line 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 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