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What's Happening Right Now:

CHALLENGE 4 STARTS MONDAY AUGUST 12, 2019


2019 CALENDAR

Simply complete two challenges in the first period and one in the second period to earn your incentive. 

Bio-metrics - MUST be complete in order to participate

INCENTIVE PERIOD ONE: JAN 1, 2019 - JUNE 30, 2019

CHALLENGE 1 - JAN 14 - FEB 24

CHALLENGE 2 - MAR 18 - APR 28

CHALLENGE 3 - MAY 13 - JUN 23

Employees must complete at least 2 challenges of their choice- scroll down for incentive details

 

INCENTIVE PERIOD TWO: JULY 1, 2019 - DEC 31, 2019

CHALLENGE 4 - AUG 12 - SEP 22

CHALLENGE 5 - OCT 28 - DEC 8

Employees must complete at least 1 challenge of their choice - scroll down for incentive details


CHALLENGE OPTIONS FOR 2019

For each of the five challenge dates listed above, you can choose one of these FOUR options.

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Heart Rate only (100%): with this option, 100% of your progress is based on meeting your heart rate zone targets* each week in the CorSync app

Heart rate (80%) + Food Tracking (20%): with this option, 80% of your progress is based on meeting your heart rate zone targets* each week and 20% based on taking 2 photos each day of the foods you eat using the CorSync app

Heart rate (80%) + Weight Tracking (20%): with this option, 80% of your progress is based on meeting your heart rate zone targets* each week and 20% based on taking 1 weight measurement with the CorSync scale using the CorSync app

Heart rate (80%) + Food Tracking (10%) + Weight Tracking (10%): with this option, 80% of your progress is based on meeting your heart rate zone targets* each week, 10% based on taking 2 photos each day of the foods you eat using the app and 10% based on taking 1 weight measurement with the CorSync scale using the CorSync app

At the beginning of each challenge you will select your option in the App. Once the challenge has started, you will need to finish that challenge with your selected option. You will not be able to change your selection mid challenge.

*For details of heart rate settings options, see the HEART RATE SETTINGS POLICY near the bottom of this page.


HEALTH INSURANCE INCENTIVE DETAILS

In order to meet the first premium incentive period (employee and spouse, if applicable):
Complete biometric clinic by January 14, 2019
Complete 2 challenges at a minimum of 70% prior to July 1, 2019
Employees and spouses, if applicable, who do not complete 2 challenges will have their premium adjusted beginning July 1, 2019

In order to meet the second premium incentive period (employee and spouse, if applicable): 

For employees and spouses, if applicable, who met the first incentive:
Complete 1 additional challenge at a minimum of 70% before the end of the year
Employees and spouses, if applicable, who do not complete the 1 additional challenge will have their premium adjusted beginning January 1, 2020

For employees and spouses, if applicable, who did not meet the first incentive:
Employees and spouses, if applicable, who complete a total of three challenges at a minimum of 70% in the first and second periods will earn back the incentive beginning January 1, 2020.

For employees and spouses, if applicable, who did not complete a total of three challenges during calendar year 2019:
You will be eligible to earn back the incentive beginning July 1, 2020 after completing one challenge at a minimum of 70% during the last six months of 2019 and two challenges at a minimum of 70% in the first six months of 2020 and completing the biometric clinic in January, 2020.
 
To be successful, all challenges must be completed at minimum of 70%.

Any participants that are less than 20% progress at the completion of week 2 of any challenge will be automatically dropped from that challenge due to the inability to complete the overall challenge at 70% or better.

2019 WELLNESS SUCCESS INCENTIVE DETAILS

Jaynes now offers three different options as a Wellness Success Incentive.

YOU MUST SELECT THE OPTION YOU ARE STRIVING TO ATTAIN AT THE BEGINNING OF 2019 AND THAT WILL REMAIN YOUR OPTION FOR THE YEAR.

Option 1 – Gym Membership Assistance

Employees and spouses, if applicable, may each earn up to $22 per month towards their regular gym membership cost all year long. In order to earn this monthly benefit, each participant must submit attendance records proving at least 8 visits to the gym that month and must provide proof of monthly gym cost. Participants are NOT required to achieve 90% Nuvita participation in order to earn this benefit.

Option 2 – 1 Wellness Day Off

Successful completion under this Option gives the employee an additional paid day off from work. In order to earn this Option, Employees and spouses, if applicable, must complete 2 waves in the first 6 months of the year at 90% or above & 1 wave in the last six 6 months of the year at 90% or above.   Once awarded, the employee must contact payroll to use or key into timecard system to redeem.  The additional day, the day must be used within one year of its award, and the day cannot be carried over beyond the one year award date.

Option 3 – Fitness Enhancement

Successful completion under this option gives employees and spouses, if applicable, access to a $100 payment per Nuvita participant for each wave completed at 90% or better (maximum of 5 waves per year). Participants are not required to prove fitness program attendance in order to obtain this benefit, but must prove 90% or better Nuvita participation, per wave. Spousal participation, if applicable, must be at 90% or better in order to earn the incentive for the wave. Employees wanting to utilize this option for the current year must notify Michelle Macy-Stuart in writing before the start of the next wave. Early notification is encouraged to maximize the benefit for the 5 waves.

Option 4 – HSA Enhancement

Successful completion under this option gives employees and spouses, if applicable, access to a $100 payment per Nuvita participant INTO THEIR HSA for each wave completed at 90% or better (maximum of 5 waves per year). Participants are not required to prove fitness program attendance in order to obtain this benefit, but must prove 90% or better Nuvita participation, per wave. Spousal participation, if applicable, must be at 90% or better in order to earn the incentive for the wave. Employees wanting to utilize this option for the current year must notify Michelle Macy-Stuart in writing before the start of the next wave. Early notification is encouraged to maximize the benefit for the 5 waves.

Please Note: The above Options cannot be combined. Once Option 3 is selected by an employee the other options are not available for the remainder of the year. If you have questions regarding the above options, please contact a member of the Wellness Committee (Tracy Utterback, Alicia Cook, Michelle Macy-Stuart, or Matt Sanchez). 


DEVICE OPTIONS

Garmin Vivosmart HR

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  • Most Convenient

  • Heart rate measured on wrist (no chest strap required)

  • Smartphone notifications (call, text, email)

  • ONLY $75*

 

Nuvita Bluetooth Cardio Monitor

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  • Most accurate

  • Chest strap with EKG accuracy

  • Smartphone compatible (iPhone, Android)

  • ONLY $50*

NUVITA BLUETOOTH SMART SCALE

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  • Measures weight and body fat

  • Easy to use with CorSync app

  • ONLY $34.50*

APPLE WATCH

If an employee has an Apple Watch, heart rate can be measured using the wrist based heart rate built in to the Apple Watch. Nuvita does NOT supply Apple Watches, but employees can receive reimbursement for an Apple Watch according to the details below.

IF AN EMPLOYEE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES THE MINIMUM PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS DURING THE CURRENT YEAR (COMPLETION OF THE 3 REQUIRED CHALLENGES AT 70% +), THEN JAYNES WILL REIMBURSE THE EMPLOYEE FOR THE NUVITA COMPATIBLE DEVICE PURCHASED BY THE EMPLOYEE ($50 FOR A NUVITA MONITOR, $34.50 for a Smart Scale, UP TO $75 FOR A GARMIN VIVOSMART DEVICE AND $150 FOR AN APPLE WATCH). EACH YEAR EMPLOYEES ARE RESPONSIBLE TO KEEP TRACK OF AND SUBMIT REQUESTS FOR REIMBURSEMENT TO MICHELLE MACY-STUART ONCE THEY HAVE MET THE REQUIREMENT OF COMPLETING 3 CHALLENGES AT 70%+.

 


GETTING STARTED

  1. GET THE APP AND CREATE AN ACCOUNT

  2. WHAT HEART RATE DEVICE WILL YOU uSE

  3.  JOIN THE CHALLENGE

    • Tap the COR menu and then CHALLENGES. Select the DISCOVER tab to see what challenges are available. Tap to view and join the challenge of your choice.


COACHING

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During any of your challenges you have access to Nuvita coaches. Schedule appointments with them or send them messages to get the professional support you need to be successful.

  • Schedule appointments with a coach by phone or video chat - click here to schedule or click the schedule link in your app

  • Set goals and discuss strategies

  • Get professional guidance on exercise and nutrition


SUPPORT

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If you need technical support, you have options.

  • Call at 877-283-9730

  • Email at techsupport@nuvita.com

  • Schedule a specific time for support by clicking here

  • Tap the ? (help) in the the Nuvita app

  • If you have a mynuvita account and just have forgotten your password, click here


POLICIES

 

Heart Rate Settings Policy

Regular physical activity is known to produce health benefits and decrease the risk of disease. Heart rate is the best metric to ensure the physical activity is of adequate intensity and duration to produce the desired benefits. Intensity and duration have an inverse relationship. As intensity goes up, duration will need to go down and vice versa. In addition, the same inverse relationship can be used to get the desired benefits while being adjusted to meet the personal abilities and time constraints of participants. 

In order to maintain a standard that produces personal health benefits and supports the initiatives that Jaynes has for improving the health risks for employees, the following options for heart rate settings are available to participants:

  • 65-75% of your max heart rate with a weekly goal of 90 minutes in and above your zone

  • 70-80% of your max heart rate with a weekly goal of 75 minutes in and above your zone

  • 75-85% of your max heart rate with a weekly goal of 45 minutes in and above your zone

Participants can choose the setting that best fits their personal abilities and commitment to being active. They may change their settings to any one of the three options at any time by contacting their coach or clicking the button below.

Manual Credit for Time In Zone

Manual credit for exercise time in heart rate zones is reserved for technical failures and non-routine extenuating circumstances only. The following are examples of when manual credit would be warranted:

  • Technical issues with the cardio monitor or the Nuvita platform that prevented downloading of cardio minutes.

  • Dead batteries may be included as a technical issue, but not multiple incidents of dead batteries

Examples where manual credit is not warranted include: 

  • User error—user does not understand how to properly use the equipment

  • Participants forgot their cardio monitors

  • Participants lost their cardio monitor

  • Participants accidentally turned off their monitors

  • Participant is on vacation, sick or traveling for business reasons and don’t have their monitors with them

  • Participants wish to use a device that is non-compatible with Nuvita platform

    • Current compatible devices include Nuvita Bluetooth monitor, Garmin VivoSmart HR, and Apple Watch

In the event of a technical failure it is the participant’s responsibility to contact Nuvita technical support as soon as possible when the failure occurs. Technical support must validate a technical failure has occurred before manual credit will be given.

A report of those receiving manual credit is provided to Jaynes Management on a weekly basis.

Hardship Policy

Participants may experience hardships (injury, illness, etc.) after starting their Nuvita programs that impair their abilities to complete their programs as originally designed, for some period during their programs or for the duration of their programs.

Nuvita professionals will modify participants’ programs in order to allow participants’ to continue to use the heart rate monitor during the hardship period. Heart rate zones will be set at a level that is achievable during the hardship, even if that level requires the zones be set to resting levels. Hardship status does not remove the requirement to use the heart rate monitor and record the achievable physical activity or complete program elements that do not require physical exertion, such as lessons.

Validation from a physician in writing is required to be placed on hardship. Hardship forms can be downloaded by clicking here. Those with an on going hardship are required to renew their hardship with their physician and submit a new form at the beginning of each challenge.

It is the responsibility of the participant to notify their coach AS SOON AS POSSIBLE at the onset of the hardship. Failure to notify the coach in a timely manner may result in not receiving credit retroactively.

A report of those on hardship is provided to Jaynes Management on a weekly basis, although to protect privacy the nature of the hardship is never disclosed and remains confidential between the particpant and the Nuvita coach.