UnitedHealthcare Well Deserved Award

The Well Deserved Award recognizes organizations that motivate and empower their employees to improve their health and well-being through the creation of a culture of wellness in the workplace.

Well Deserved Award

UnitedHealthcare is committed to helping people live healthier lives. We support our clients in their efforts to help improve employee awareness and engagement in company sponsored wellness programs. The Well Deserved Award recognizes organizations that motivate and empower their employees to help improve their health and well-being through creating a culture of wellness at the workplace.

Announcing the Well Deserved Award

Established in 2008, the Well Deserved Award program recognizes organizations that demonstrate a commitment to worksite wellness. Employers who promote and use UnitedHealthcare’s wellness programs, tools and resources as part of their worksite wellness strategy are encouraged to apply for the award.

Eligibility

Only self-funded (Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)) customers may apply for the Well Deserved Award program. This is a change from prior years. Customers who are fully insured are no longer eligible to apply for this award.

Award selection

Award recipients will be selected by a panel of health promotion experts assembled by UnitedHealthcare. Ten winners will be selected and each will receive a trophy and a $1,000 cash award. The award recipients will be promoted in local media opportunities and be highlighted in UnitedHealthcare employer and broker newsletters and publications.

Entry Period

2019 will be the final year for the Well Deserved Award so apply now to let others know about the great work you are doing and get the recognition your organization deserves. Applications will be accepted between February 1, 2019 and Friday, March 29, 2019. There is no fee to submit an application.  Award recipients will be selected by a panel of experts assembled by UnitedHealthcare.  

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Submitting your application:

  1. Download and complete the fill-in-formOpens a new window which allows you to save and print the information you filled in.
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  2. Once the fill-in form is complete, simply save and submit via email to: welldeserved@uhc.comOpens a new window.

Employee Wellness Programs Bring Results

Employers know that a healthy worker can make for a more productive, satisfied worker. That simple idea is behind the rise of workplace wellness programs during the last several decades. And while some companies continue to see real results from their wellness programs, other companies struggle, despite offering employee incentives like lower premiums or gift cards.

A recent UnitedHealthcare analysis identified shared characteristics of successful employee wellness programs so that others can strengthen their own wellness offerings.

Read the complete Employee Wellness Programs Bring Results paper.Opens a new window