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A system-wide well-being initiative

Better Together With You

Better Together With You

USG Well-being

The 2023 well-being credit earning period ended September 30, 2023. 

Virgin Pulse activities, resources and support will still be available and continued participation is encouraged through December 31, 2023.

In 2024, USG Well-being programming and activities will be provided through your USG healthcare provider (Anthem and Kaiser). Members have the ability to earn up to $100 in rewards.

The USG website will be updated and become your go-to source for all things USG Well-being. We will continue with systemwide challenges and well-being live events including Money Mondays twice a month and Well-being Wednesdays twice a month. 

Rewards Program for Anthem Members 

Anthem members and covered spouses will be able to participate in a variety of activities to earn up to $100—up to $200 per household. Rewards will be added to your account which members will be able to access from the Anthem platform via the Sydney app or website. Members will then be able to redeem their reward for an e-gift card to use anywhere that accepts gift cards or a select store.

Incentives available: $100 for employees and $100 for spouses.

Redeem incentives for eGift Cards: MasterCard, Amazon, Apple, Home Depot, Target, TJ Maxx, Uber and PetSmart. Incentives earned must be redeemed by the end of the year and are taxable.

Anthem Smart Rewards




Annual adult wellness exam or Well Woman$25Diabetes Management – A1C$15Sydney/ login$5
Prostate Cancer Screening$15Diabetes management – LDL or Lipid$15Health Assessment$20
Mammogram$15Diabetes management – Microalbumin test$15Chat with Anthem$5
Colorectal Cancer Screening$15Building Healthy Families$15Track Steps$40
Skin Cancer Screening$15Lactation Consultation – LiveHealth Online$15Track Sleep$20
Flu or COVID Vaccine  $10Behavioral health engagement (Emotional Well-Being Support Digital Tool)$15Completion of a challenge$15
Vaccine (ex. MMR, Tetanus)$10

Rewards Program for Kaiser Permanente Members

Kaiser Permanente members and covered spouses who each complete the Kaiser Permanente Wellness Program will receive a $100 gift card, $200 per household, to spend on anything they choose. In order to earn the gift card, members must complete five activities:

  1. Accept the 2024 Wellness Program Agreement
  2. Take the Total Health Assessment online
  3. Complete a Biometric Screening at a KP medical office
  4. Complete all age and gender appropriate preventive screenings for breast, cervical, or colorectal cancer.
  5. Make a lifestyle change by either participating in either Wellness Coaching by Phone or completing a mission through the healthy lifestyle programs.

Completed activities are automatically pulled from the Kaiser Permanente Electronic Medical Record. Once members complete the wellness activities, the reward gift card will be automatically ordered for delivery to the member’s address on file. 

The Livongo Diabetes Management and Prevention programs will be sunsetting at the end of the year. If you were enrolled in the Diabetes Management program, you can continue wih the same program—your Livongo meter, unlimited strips, and coaching—for $59.99 per month, cancelable at any time. To subscribe, call (800) 945-4355.

In 2024, Diabetes Management programs will be offered through the healthcare providers.

Weight Loss support will be offered through WeightWatchers® for employees enrolled in the USG healthcare plans. Kaiser members can access WeightWatchers currently and WeightWatchers for Anthem members will be available in 2024. Details coming soon.

The USG Well-being Program is here to support you with programs, live events and tools that will help you stay motivated to achieve your well-being goals. With USG Well-being, you have access to tools, resources and the USG community to support you on your journey toward better health. 

Whatever your goals are, there are a variety of opportunities to make the most of your well-being experience. Stay tuned for great things in 2024!