2018 Biometric Screening and Health Risk Assessment Information

The Biometric Screening and HRA are only available to active City employees who are the primary card holder for the City’s BCBS medical insurance. In addition to the potential for greater health and wellness, those completing both requirements: the Biometric Screening and the HRA by June 30, 2018, will receive a $20.00 per month wellness credit = $240 per year and a gift.

Below is more information on the requirements:

Health Risk Assessment (HRA):

You will need a computer, laptop, iPad, or phone with internet capabilities, as well as your BCBS username and password for either the BCBS website or the phone app. If you have forgotten your password, you must contact BCBS’s Customer Service number on the back of your insurance card – 816-395-2969, or you can click forgot username/password on the BCBS website or app and it can be reset. Once you have your username and password you will: 

  1. Visit MyBlueKC.com or download the Blue KC – A Healthier You App. *Use Chrome as your browser.
  2. Enter your BCBS username and password, and click LOG IN. If you are a first time visitor, click REGISTER NOW. Be sure to have your member ID card available to reference.
  3. Once logged in, click on A HEALTHIER YOU from the MY HOME page.
  4. First time users will be prompted to complete the registration questions.
  5. See the attached for a visual of the app and where to find the link for the HRA.

If you need assistance with finding the right place to go on the website or app, contact Jill.Monroe@kcmo.org.  However, prior to calling, you must have your BCBS username and password.

 

Biometric Screening (Off-site): 

You can do this by appointment at your personal physician’s office, at the Employee Health Care Trust Clinic located in the Health Department at 2400 Troost, or by visiting the Employee Health Care Trust Kiosk located at City Hall, 8th floor west side. You must:

  1. Print the Manual Submission Form (MSF form) off your BCBS portal or by contacting Jill Monroe. This form can also be found at the Employee Health Care Trust Clinic and Employee Health Care Trust Kiosk.
  2. Make an appointment with your physician, the clinic, or with the kiosk.
    a. You must make an appointment at the Employee Health Care Trust Kiosk by calling 816-513-8870.
    b. You must make an appointment with the Employee Health Care Trust Clinic by calling 816-513-6001.
  3. Have the physician or the nurse complete the MSF completely.
  4. Ask the physician or nurse to fax in your MSF to the number at the top of the form under “Criteria and Instructions.”
  5. Confirmation of completion will be emailed to your BCBS portal within two weeks of completing the screening.

If you need assistance contact Jill.Monroe@kcmo.org or 816-513-1918.

 

Biometric Screening (On-site):

Onsite Biometric Screening events will be offered at specific locations around the city in May and at all KCFD Battalions in June 2018. These events will be for employees (active employees that are the primary card holder on the City’s BCBS medical insurance) that have not yet completed the screening portion. 

A schedule of the onsite Biometric Screening events will be sent out via email by Jill Monroe. Fountain of Health Staff will be at each onsite screening event to help with the HRA.  Again, you must have your BCBS username/password.

See the following links for Biometric Screening Schedules:

Questions, please contact Jill Monroe at Jill.Monroe@kcmo.org or 816-513-1918.

 

Choose to Lose:

To receive a $50.00 gift card for Choose to Lose this year, you must be within 3 lbs. of your last year’s weight taken during the screening. If you would like to know your weight from last year contact Jeanine Scrogum. For those that complete the Biometric Screening at their physician, Health Care Trust Clinic or the Health Care Trust Kiosk, you will need to make an appointment with Jeanine Scrogum to compare your weight to last years and, if eligible, receive your gift card. You only have one opportunity to weigh-in (no repeat weigh-ins).   

Questions, please contact Jeanine Scrogum at Jeanine.Scrogum@kcmo.org or 816-513-1965.