Complete your Biometric Screening and Health Risk Assessment NOW!

Better health and lower premiums

The Fountain of Health Staff and BCBS have worked together to provide you more time to complete your annual Biometric Screening and Health Risk Assessment (HRA). This does not mean you have time to procrastinate, it means you can do it NOW!

Who can participate in the Biometric Screening and HRA? The Biometric Screening and HRA are only available to active City employees that are the primary card holders for the City’s BCBS medical insurance.

What do I get for completing the requirements this year? Those that complete both requirements; the Biometric screening and the HRA by June 30, 2018 will receive $30 per month premium differential = $360 per year. This is a $120 increase from last year.

How long do I have to complete both requirements? You have from January 2, 2018 – June 30, 2018.

Health Risk Assessment (HRA): You will need a computer, laptop, iPad, or phone with internet capabilities; and 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 personalization questions.

5.      See the attached for a visual of the app and where to find the link for the Health Risk Assessment.

If you need assistance with finding the right place to go on the website or app, contact Jill.Monroe@kcmo.org.

You must have your BCBS username and password prior to calling.

Biometric Screening (Off-site): You can do this at your personal physician, at the Health Care Trust Clinic in the Health Department, or by going to the Health Care Trust Kiosk at City Hall, 8thfloor, west side. You must:

1.      Print, pick up, or see attached the Manual Submission Form (MSF form). This form can be found at the Health Care Trust Clinic and Kiosk, on your BCBS portal, and with Jill Monroe.

2.      Make an appointment with your physician, the clinic, or the kiosk.

a.      You must make an appointment with the kiosk by calling 816-513-8870.

b.      You must make an appointment with the clinic by calling 816-513-6001.

3.      Have the physician or the nurse complete the MSF form completely.

4.      Ask the physician or nurse to fax in your Manual Submission form to the number at the top 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. 

Biometric Screening (On-site): Onsite Biometric Screening events will be offered at specific locations around Kansas City and at all KCFD Battalions in May and 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 with their physician, the clinic or the kiosk. Schedules for the onsite Biometric Screening events will go out in March and schedules will be available at Open Enrollment events as well. Fountain of Health Staff will be at each onsite screening events to help with the HRA, you must have your BCBS username/password with you.

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

Choose to Lose: To receive a $50 gift card for Choose to Lose this year you must be within 3 lbs. of the weight you were last year during the screenings. If you would like to know that weight contact Jeanine Scrogum. For those that complete the Biometric Screening at the physicians, Health Care Trust Clinic or the Health Care Trust Kiosk, you will need to make an appointment with Jeanine Scrogum or Jill Monroe to compare your weight to last years and hopefully receive your gift card. Once FOH staff have your weight, you will not be able to weigh again for this year.

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