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Biometric Health Screenings to reduce the price you pay for UPlan Medical Program coverage in 2015 ended August 27, 2014.

The schedule for Biometric Health Screenings to reduce the price you pay for UPlan Medical Program coverage in 2016 will be announced in late September, 2014.

Employee Biometric Health Screening

University faculty and staff members who are enrolled in Medica's UPlan health insurance—and their covered spouses or same-sex domestic partners—are encouraged to sign up for a Biometric Health Screening. Attending a screening will allow you to gain a better understanding of your health and earn an easy 100 points for your Wellness Points Bank.

The Wellness Program and Boynton Health Service have teamed up to offer monthly Biometric Health Screenings for UPlan members and covered spouses or same-sex domestic partners.

Take Steps to a Healthier You

Knowing your numbers helps you to make important decisions about your health and take those next steps to a healthier you.


Questions? Send an e-mail to onlinereg@bhs.umn.edu, or call 612-626-5520.

Employee Biometric Health Screening Details

Screenings are offered at no cost to UPlan Medical Program members and covered spouses or same-sex domestic partners. Each screening session takes approximately 15 to 20 minutes. Testing is first-come, first-served within your group appointment time. Please bring your UCard or your photo ID—an insurance card is not required. Note: Screenings at Boynton Health Service run 8:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Screenings at other campus locations run 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

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*For a fasting cholesterol test, individuals must fast (not eat anything) for at least eight hours before an appointment. Water is permitted, but coffee, tea, or pop (soda) may interfere with the test and should be avoided.

If you are unable to fast for your screening, your blood pressure, BMI, height and weight data can be used to get the 100 Wellness points.

Earn Points

You can earn 100 points in your Wellness Points Bank by simply attending a Biometric Health Screening. In order to receive your points, data from the screenings must be submitted by Boynton Health Service to the Wellness Assessment. It takes six to eight weeks for data to appear in your Wellness Points Bank and Wellness Assessment.

For more information, visit The Office of Human Resources Wellness Program's Health Screenings website.