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Frequently Asked Questions
Biometric events have been cancelled. Will I need to complete my biometric screening for the 2020 program year?
Biometric screening is no longer a required activity to complete Step 1 activities for existing employees. You are still required to complete your online health assessment and tobacco use statement on your wellness account before September 30, 2020 in order to receive your Step 1 wellness incentive dollars.
If you are a new hire with a start date of March 20, 2020 or later biometrics will remain a program requirement. (NOTE: biometrics is currently a component of your new hire physical completed in Occupational Health Services).
Am I eligible for the incentive?
All Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health employees who are benefits-eligible and enrolled in a hospital-sponsored medical plan including Stanford Health Care Alliance (SHCA), Aetna Choice POS II, or Kaiser plan can earn a wellness incentive of $500 to $1,000 for completing Step 1 and Step 2.
CRONA members enrolled in the Stanford Health Care Alliance plan (SHCA) are also eligible to earn a wellness incentive. CRONA members enrolled in the Aetna Choice POS II plan or Kaiser can earn $100 by completing the online Health Assessment by March 31.
What if I forgot my password/username or need help on the CaféWell platform?
How do I create an account or use a mobile app?
Signing up for an account should be simple. Here are step-by- step instructions for opening an account and for using the mobile app.
Who do I contact about general HR Benefits questions?
Please contact your HR benefits specialist respectively based on your organization:
Stanford Health Care – Please contact the Benefits Service Center at 1-855-278-7157, Monday-Friday, 5am-5pm PT, or email/live chat with a Benefits Rep via the HealthySteps Benefits Portal at www.healthysteps4u.org by clicking on “View or Change My Benefits (SHC)”.
Stanford Children’s Health – Open a ticket with Ask HR: https://stanfordchildrensaskhr.org.
What are the dates of the program?
All wellness activities must be completed between January 1 and September 30.
Where can I find on-site Biometrics?
We offer a number of on-site locations. To find a convenient location, visit our biometrics calendar.
How do I get credit for Biometrics I’ve completed at my doctor's office?
When will I receive my incentive?
Your incentive payments are deposited quarterly based on your Step 1 and Step 2 completion date. All points must be earned before your incentive is paid.
For steps completed from January 1 through March 31, your incentive will be deposited by May 31, 2020.
For steps completed from April 1 through June 30, your incentive will be deposited by August 31, 2020.
For steps completed from July 1 through September 30, your incentive will be deposited by November 30, 2020.
How do I set up an HSA/HRA account?
How do I know if I've completed Step 1?
You can see your progress under Rewards on the CaféWell platform.
How do I know if I earned 250 points for Step 2?
You can see your progress under Rewards on the CaféWell platform. As you earn points, they will show up on your account.
Where can I see my HSA/HRA incentive balance?
Please login to your account on the Health Equity website to see your Health Savings Account (HSA)/Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) current balance.
What can I do with my HSA/HRA incentive money?
You can use your incentive for any qualified medical expense. Examples include coinsurance, deductibles, acupuncture, chiropractor visits, hearing aids, hospital visits, lab fees, mental health and prescription medicines. Here is a list of eligible expenses.
How do I get reimbursed for qualified expenses?
How can I set up a Team Training for my department?
You can email us at HealthySteps@stanfordhealthcare.org.