Wanting to help employees be healthier is one thing; getting them to take action is another. That’s where member incentive programs come in. By rewarding employees for making healthier lifestyle decisions, these programs may lead to more empowered employees, better health outcomes and lower costs.
Incentive programs are designed to help change employee behavior in 3 ways
They help identify avoidable health risks for your clients' employees, seeking to influence individual decisions to encourage healthier behavior.
More informed decision-making is only the first step. These programs are designed to trigger healthy actions over time through incentives and education.
Building healthier habits through these programs — including UnitedHealthcare Motion® among others — may create greater accountability and improved health ownership among your clients' employees.
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Learn how incentives and engagement tools have encouraged employees to make more informed health decisions.
Show small business employers (2 to 99) how a simple yet comprehensive approach is designed to increase health ownership.
See how engagement in Motion is designed to help employees improve their health.
Get more details about incentive programs
Motion rewards employees for meeting certain daily activity goals. About 60% of participants stay active over 6 months,1 and participants take 12,000 steps daily.2 Key program components include:
(employers from 2 to fewer than 3,000 employees)
Program goal is to improve employees’ health through increased awareness, information, behavior-change resources and incentives. Key components include:
|UnitedHealth Personal Rewards
(available to self-funded employers with at least 1,000 members)
Employers can tailor the program to their population's needs to engage and educate employees and help them make better health decisions. Key components include:
Motion program now includes more features and options
Beginning Jan. 1, 2021, the UnitedHealthcare Motion® program includes a new participation goal and prepaid debit card option, as well as updated intensity and frequency goals.