The following is a series of questions and answers on the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Wellness Connection program for the University System of New Hampshire (USNH).
Who is eligible for the Wellness Connection Program?
You are eligible to participate in the Wellness Connection program if you are a University System of New Hampshire (USNH) subscriber with Harvard Pilgrim Health Care of New England.
What is the Wellness Connection program?
The Wellness Connection program recognizes employees of the University System of New Hampshire for taking steps toward a healthier lifestyle.
How can I learn more about the Wellness Connection Program?
You can go to the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Web site and view or download information or call the Wellness Connection members service department at 1-888-311-9334 Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET.
What does the Wellness Connection program offer me as an eligible member?
The Wellness Connection program has two basic components to it, they are:
1. Fitness Club Membership Reimbursement
2. Membership on Diet.com an online tool for health and nutrition solutions.
If the member exceeds the $500 limit the fitness center may charge the member for the monthly fee or any outstanding balance(s) due.
My fitness club is not on the Wellness Connection participating fitness network list.
How do I add my club to this list for the covered fitness program?
You may nominate a fitness center by calling your Human Resources Representative. Please know that a nomination of a fitness center is no guarantee that the facility will be added to the network. Contracting and Credentialing of facilities can take up to 60 days for qualified facilities.
What if I join a fitness center as late as November in a year? Can my balance of
$500 be applied to following year?
The program provides $500 per family or individual contract per year. Any unused balance can not be carried over to the following plan year nor can it be assigned to another family member.
My spouse and I are both employed by USNH. Do we each have privileges to receive
the $500 fitness program?
Only one family member can enroll in the program per year, per plan. If both you and your spouse are employees of USNH and individual subscribers of Harvard Pilgrim under separate plans, you are each eligible to receive $500 for the fitness program.
How do I take advantage of the free membership to Diet.com?
To take advantage of your free premium membership on Diet.com call 800-444-DIET weekdays between 9AM and 4:30PM EST to enroll. Once you have registered, you will have full access to Diet.com tools and experts including 1,000+ healthy recipes, 100+ exercise video demos, 500+ videos including workouts, recipes, and general health topics, a personal workout builder, personalized meal plans and more.