Earn the $100 Healthy You Reward the screening. She has completed seven half-marathons, plus many shorter races. “I definitely have more energy,” she said. “With exercise, I sleep better. My clothes fit better and I’m just more active.” n email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org *Although participation in the Step by Step Program is voluntary, some employees will pay more for medical coverage if they and their covered spouse or domestic partner do not participate. The Healthy You Reward is separate from and in addition to any medical plan contribution savings realized. Visit TotalAccess this fall for details. AUGUST 2015 15 Compensation and Benefits. “That’s why Boeing provides employees with industry-leading health care benefits, including initiatives like Preferred Partnership, and offers well-being programs.” Taking responsibility for one’s physical health goes beyond visiting the doctor and picking up prescriptions. For Charmon Odle, the results of an on-site health screening appointment in 2011 prompted her to take action. “I know what good shape looks like and feels like, and I was not in good shape,” said Odle, a former college athlete. Odle’s personal physician prescribed three medications during a follow-up visit after the screening. But she did not want to spend the rest of her life on medication. Odle credits well-being resources provided by Boeing, including on-site screenings, the health assessment, WebMD Health Coaching and Boeing on the Move, with making her more aware of her situation and providing her with options to set and achieve personal health goals. As an Integrated AeroStructures production and service quality manager in Auburn, Wash., Odle is used to forming and following plans to achieve goals. “Unless you have a plan, at work and in life, it’s really difficult to accomplish your goals,” Odle said. A health coach helped her set the goal of running her first 5K, and she now schedules a running race each month and follows a training plan to ensure she crosses each finish line. Odle lost a significant amount of weight and no longer has to take the medications prescribed to her after Healthy Step 1 Know your health numbers by participating in a screening. Step 2 Prioritize your health risks by completing a health assessment. Step 3 Take action to address any health risks and get rewarded.* The Step by Step Program is a voluntary, enterprisewide initiative that encourages employees to take control of their health. As a new part of Step 3 this year, Boeing is rewarding most nonunion and select union employees who participate in Steps 1 and 2. After completing a screening and the health assessment, some employees will have an opportunity to earn the $100 Healthy You Reward if certain criteria are met.
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