Stay on top of your health by attending a FREE on-site biometric screening this spring! These screenings measure your blood pressure, height, and weight, as well as total, HDL, and LDL cholesterols, triglycerides, and blood glucose levels*. Review your results after your screening and learn steps to maintain your health.
These screenings are offered by UPMC Health Plan and are available to all faculty and staff who have UPMC Health Plan coverage through the University. Health incentive credit can also be earned for this activity!
Spring 2019 Biometric Screening Dates - Pittsburgh Campus
Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 7:00 - 11:00 AM, WPU Lower Lounge - Registration closed
Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7:00 - 11:00 AM, WPU Ballroom - Registration closed
Thursday, May 9, 2019, 7:00 - 11:00 am, WPU
To register, log-in via single sign-on in the Pitt Portal at my.pitt.edu. Under the My Resources drop-down menu at the top, select Human Resources. Then select MyHealth Access on the right side. Once in your MyHealth Online account, select the hamburger button icon on the top left corner, then select Better Health and Wellness, and then Biometric Screening Registration.
You can also register by calling UPMC Health Plan concierge at 1-888-499-6885.
Who can attend these biometric screenings?
These screenings are offered by UPMC Health Plan and are available to all faculty and staff who have UPMC Health Plan coverage through the University (Panther Gold, Panther Advocate, Panther Plus, and Panther Basic).
What if I cannot attend one of the on-site biometric screening events?
If you are unable to attend an on-site event, you can schedule a screening online at a Quest Patient Service Center. Remember to use code Pitt2018 when scheduling.
Do I receive a health incentive for participating?
Yes, the biometric screening is part of the Wellness for Life program. You can earn up to $125 on your Health Incentive Account for a biometric screening. You can only receive a credit for this activity once per benefit year.
I received a biometric screening in fall 2018. Am I able to get another one?
Yes, you can do more than one biometric screening if you wish to see if your numbers have changed or improved.
Am I able to receive the health incentive credit again if I already received it from doing a biometric screening in fall 2018?
Wellness for Life health incentive credit is only given once per activity per benefit year. Benefit years run from July through June. If you attended a biometric screening event in fall 2018, you would not receive additional health incentive credit for attending a screening event in spring 2019.
What are the other wellness activities that I can complete to receive credit to my Health Incentive Account?
Review the Wellness Incentives page to see a full list of wellness activities and their associated reward amounts for the 2018-2019 benefit year.
I have additional questions about my benefits and coverage and/or my Wellness for Life Health Incentive Account.
*It is recommended that you fast for 12 hours before your screening (except if you are pregnant). No food or beverages, except water. If you take medication, continue to take it. The blood test is a simple fingerstick test.