UnitedHealthcare Motion expands device offerings, launches sweepstakes to win Apple Watch

At UnitedHealthcare, we design our health care plans to help motivate health ownership among members. The data shows that what is sustainable value for the long term is getting people to make an optimal choice at the first opportunity – whether preventive, lifestyle or care treatments. 

One national digital wellness program, UnitedHealthcare Motion®, helps participants monitor steps and earn financial incentives when they reach the program’s daily walking targets. Plan participants have access to activity trackers that may enable them to earn more than $1,000 per year by meeting certain daily walking goals*. 

UnitedHealthcare Motion includes multiple activity tracker device buy up options, and later this year eligible participants will be able use Apple Watch® (initially paying only tax and shipping), with the option to apply program earnings toward the  purchase price of the device. Program participants will be able to own – with a zero balance – the watch in as little as six months by meeting daily walking goals. UnitedHealthcare Motion participants who already own Apple Watch will be able to use it with the program. 

To celebrate the many benefits of walking, and recognize National Walking Day on April 4, UnitedHealthcare launched the Step Up for Better Health Sweepstakes. It runs during Move More Month (April), enabling people to become eligible for a chance to win one of several walking-related prizes, including:

  • Grand Prizes: Apple Watch (10 total);
  • Regular Prizes: $100 gift cards to Foot Locker (100 total); and
  • Family Prizes: NERF ENERGY Game Kits (100 total). 

People can sign the pledge to walk more and become eligible for a chance to win one of the prizes at uhcwalkingmaps.com, which provides information about the health benefits of walking and offers curated 10,000-step walking routes of more than 50 cities across the country. As part of the sweepstakes, UnitedHealthcare will donate $25,000 total on behalf of the first 25,000 people to sign the pledge to Boys & Girls Clubs to help reduce childhood obesity. 

All entries for the random drawing must be submitted by 11:59 pm CT on April 30, 2018. For more information, please contact your UnitedHealthcare representative or click here

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Open to legal residents of 50 U.S. and D.C., 18 or older.  To Enter: Visit www.UHCWalkingmaps.com (“Website”) between 12:01 AM CT on 3/29/18 and 11:59 PM CT on 4/30/18, follow online instructions, and agree to take the “Step Up for Better Health” Pledge to be healthier.  Prizes: Grand (10): Apple Watch® (ARV $329); First (100): $100 Foot Locker® gift card; Second (100):  NERF® ENERGY™ kit (ARV $35). Limit 1 entry per person. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received for each drawing. See Website for drawing dates, details, limitations & Official Rules. United HealthCare Services, Inc., Minnetonka, MN 55343.

UnitedHealthcare Motion is a voluntary program.  The information provided under this program is for general informational purposes only and is not intended to be nor should be construed as medical advice. You should consult an appropriate health care professional before beginning any exercise program and/or to determine what may be right for you.  Receiving an activity tracker and/or certain credits may have tax implications. You should consult an appropriate tax professional to determine if you have any tax obligations from receiving an activity tracker and/or certain credits under this program, as applicable.  If any fraudulent activity is detected (e.g., misrepresented physical activity), you may be suspended and/or terminated from the program.  If you are unable to meet a standard related to health factor to receive a reward under this program, you might qualify for an opportunity to receive the reward by different means.  Contact us at and we will work with you (and, if necessary, your doctor) to find another way for you to earn the same reward.   Rewards may be limited due to incentive limits under applicable law.  

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*Financial incentives may be less due to limits under applicable laws.