Priority Health Updates/Reminders

Link to Priority Health Approved Drug List- HERE

Link to updated Summaries-CORE and High Deductible

Link to Prior Authorization form for prescriptions (Traditional)- HERE

  • 90-day prescription will be 2 co-pays
  • Priority Health uses Express Scripts for mail order (same as Blue Cross)
  • When you register as a new user on the website- Priorityhealth.com- you will be asked many questions about your history (old addresses, cars, relatives…) to verify your identity.

ADP Reminders (Life Insurance Beneficiaries)

  • Please use ADP to update your address and personal phone numbers
  • Check your time off balances
  • Check-in on your life insurance beneficiaries:

ADP > Myself > Benefits > Enrollments > View Benefits

  • Be sure the date is in 2020
  • Scroll down to Employee Life section
  • If you are satisfied with the beneficiaries, no action needed
  • If you need to make a change- click on the green pencil icon to edit
  • If you need to add a beneficiary who is not listed- contact Hollie DeWalt in HR

News from the Fitness Center

  • Free NMC Fitness Center access for the month of January for NMC Staff and Faculty.
  • One new employee will win a free membership to the NMC Fitness Center and a complimentary fitness center towel.
  • Open Recreation, 12pm to 2pm in the Physical Education building.
  • Certified trainers available to help you get started on your fitness journey.
  • Snow shoes available for checkout in North Hall.

Priority Health Updates/Reminders

Link to Priority Health Approved Drug List- HERE

Link to updated Summaries-CORE and High Deductible

Link to Prior Authorization form for prescriptions (Traditional)- HERE

  • A 90-day prescription will be 2 co-pays
  • Priority Health uses Express Scripts for mail order (same as Blue Cross)
  • You should expect your Priority card in the mail the first week of January- If you have an immediate need to access care and have not received your card, please contact Hollie DeWalt in HR and she will be able to assist.

Kudos!

KUDOS- (praise or respect that you get because of something you have done or achieved) defined by Merriam-Webster.com

Submit a Kudos here. (more…)

December Wellness Activities

December 2, 2019- Gliding Disc & Bender Ball Workout

Join Marissa for 15 minutes of low-impact fun using the gliding discs and bender balls to challenge your mind, body, strength, and core. *Slacks or comfortable clothes that allow for movement are best for today’s activities. Some movements will occur on the floor, but modifications can be made for those who would prefer not to be on the floor.

December 16, 2019- Seasonal Affective Disorder Presentation

Watch your calendar for details!!

Snowshoeing on the NMC Campus!

NMC now has nine pairs of snowshoes available for students and employees to sign out and use. Stop by the North Hall front desk or call 995-1410 to reserve a pair. This is a great opportunity for those who like to walk during their lunch breaks.

Also, don’t forget the NMC Fitness Center for those looking to burn off the extra calories consumed during the holidays, or those looking to start an exercise program for the new year. Please contact the fitness center at 995-1379 or stop by our facility located inside North Hall for more information.

Kudos!

KUDOS- (praise or respect that you get because of something you have done or achieved) defined by Merriam-Webster.com

Submit a Kudos here. (more…)

Maintain Don’t Gain Challenge

Weigh-In on November 20, 2019, and Weigh-Out on January 6, 2020, more challenge and prize details here.

Meet Marissa Jarrett, BCBSM Wellbeing Coordinator to Weigh-In  for the Maintain Don’t Gain Challenge at any of the following locations:   

  • 9:30 – 10 a.m. – Great Lakes 103
  • 11 – 11:30 a.m. – Parsons Stulen 112
  • 12:30 – 1 p.m. – University Center 211
  • 2 – 2:30 p.m. – Founders Hall 110

Hit Your Stride Step Challenge Results are in!

Teams

Top 3 Teams

Members

Average Steps

2 Good but True

Dan Goodchild and Joy Goodchild

703,560

 

Getting Down to Business

Lisa Balbach, Jane Zlojutro, and Nicole Fewins

548,699

LPM

Lisa Eiden, Paul Schoppe, and Marcus Bennett

413,200

Individuals – Top 10

Top 10 Individuals

Total Steps

Lisa Balbach

1,016,401

Dan Goodchild

704,536

Joy Goodchild

702,584

Marcus Bennett

558,800

Cheri Paul

443,562

Nicole Fewins

416,950

Lisa Eiden

375,650

Roger Heeres

373,277

Kim Gourlay

354,133

Terri Gustafson

339,515

Employees who met the challenge!

Jane Zlojutro

Paul Schoppe

Todd Haines

Rob Rider

Beckie Wooters

Margaret Fox

Betsy Boris

Meg Young

Lisa Cooper

Les Eckert

Dave Weaver

Cathy McCall

Laura Matchett

Lindsey Lipke

Shayrrl McCready

Kristy Jackson

Donna Palmer

Kristi Hallett

Alison Thornton

Mary Beeker

Rochelle Hammontree

Katy Knight

Leanne Baumeler

Kelsey Wright

The top team- each member receives a $100 VISA gift card-
Dan Goodchild and Joy Goodchild

Drawing for $50 VISA gift card for all those that met the challenge!
Laura Matchett, Rochelle Hammontree, Rob Rider, and Katy Knight