WellCheck & Flu Shots

WellCheck Update

WellCheck Incentive Opportunity!

FSA Contribution for WellCheck Program

Effective July 1, 2014, the MUS Benefits Plan will provide a $250 contribution to a tax-advantaged medical flexible spending account (FSA) for each active employee plan member who completes a MUS WellCheck during the fall of 2013 or the spring of 2014.  Covered member households are eligible to receive funding up to $500 in the eligible employee’s FSA.  Retirees and affiliate plan members are not eligible for this FSA/WellCheck incentive.

It’s simple!

  1. If you attended a WellCheck during the fall of 2013, you’ve already earned the incentive!
  2. If you did not attend a WellCheck in fall 2013, attend your Spring Wellcheck
  3. Encourage your covered dependents age 18 or older to attend a WellCheck this spring.
  4. Following validation of WellCheck completion, MUS Employee Benefits will provide a contribution to a medical FSA account on your behalf effective July 1, 2014.
  5. Effective July 1 you will have access to the money in your FSA account to pay for qualified medical expenses in accordance with plan rules.

A letter will be mailed to your home address this month explaining the FSA Contribution for WellCheck Program in detail.   For now, sign up today for your Spring WellCheck by following the instructions on your WellCheck flyer!

See below for your 2014 Spring WellCheck schedule and mark your calendars!

WellCheck info:

WellCheck is a popular event you won't want to miss.
WellCheck provides the opportunity to obtain valuable health screenings such as: blood tests, blood pressure checks, and other biometric screenings. WellCheck is offered once or twice on each campus per plan year and is available to employees, retirees, spouses and adult children (18 or older) who are covered by a MUS medical insurance plan. Retirees covered by MAPP (Medicare Advantage) are not eligible.
Spring 2014 schedule coming soon!

MUS plan members are eligible to receive two FREE Comprehensive Screening Package per insurance plan year. Comprehensive Screening Package = FREE Chemistry Screen + FREE Complete Blood Count (CBC) at WellCheck. Other additional screenings will be available at cost. When you register Online for your WellCheck event, you will be able to select the FR- basic medical (FREE Comprehensive Screening Package) and view additional screenings that are available at cost.

It Starts With Me, Montana Based Company, is our LAB Provider for WellCheck events. For more information please visit: www.itstartswithme.com

Fall Flu Shots: FREE flu shots are offered during the Fall (dependent on national vaccine availability). Seasonal flu shots are available to Montana University System (MUS) insured plan members, retirees, insured spouses and adult dependents 18 yrs or older (No children or adult dependents under 18 yrs old are eligible for Free flu shots at Wellcheck).

WellCheck Schedule - Spring 2014

(Plan members can attend any wellcheck event regardless of home campus location).

Campus Location Spring 2014
Billings (MSU, Billings) March 12 &
April 15-16
Bozeman (MSU Bozeman) March 25 - 28 &
April 29 -30
Butte (UM, Montana Tech) April 9-10
Butte Highlands College April 8
Conrad April 10
Corvallis May 16
Dillon (UM, Western) March 19-20 &
April 18
Glendive (Dawson CC) April 16-17
Great Falls College April 3 & May 15
Havre April 1-2, & May 13
Helena (Helena College/OCHE) March 18 & April 4
Kalispell March 19-20 &
May 15
Miles City March 6 & April 15
Missoula (UM, Missoula) May 1-2 & May 6-9
Moccasin May 16
Sidney March 12
Yellow Bay May 21

How to Sign up:

Information about your WellCheck event (time, location, and when you can register) will be sent out a month or two prior to the event. You can register for your campus WellCheck one month prior to your event. You can attend ANY WellCheck event at any location if you are an insured plan member.

Go to: www.itstartswithme.com
New Users: Click “Create An Account.” (lower right hand corner of website).
Use company code: MUS2012
Follow the on-screen instructions

If you are registering yourself and a spouse, a separate account must be created for each of you. Simply start at the “Create an Account” again when registering your spouse.

Need assistance or no computer access?
Contact It Starts with Me at info@itstartswithme.com or (toll free) at 1-866-932-6467. Telephone assistance is
available 10 am - 4 pm MST. Please do not call your campus Wellness or HR office.


How to Prepare:

1. Fast for at least 10 hours, drink plenty of water prior to screening, take Prescription medication as prescribed, no strenuous exercise 10 hours prior to your screening, do not attend if you have severe cold or flu symptoms, and if possible wear clothes with loose fitting sleeves.

2. You will be asked to present a picture identification and MUS Benefits Insurance Card. Please bring those with you.

3. Methods of Payment: If you choose any of the optional tests, please be prepared to pay at the time of service. It Starts With Me accepts cash, checks, debit/credit cards “(VISA, Mastercard, Discovery, and American Express)”, and even your Flex Account Benny Card!

4. With an appointment, health screenings take about 20 minutes. It is imperative that you have an appointment.

5. The health screening staff will draw your blood and provide the above Biometric Screenings.

6. You will receive your lab test results within 14 days of your screening date at the
address you provide at registration. All other Biometric Screenings results are provided at WellCheck.


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