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Wellness in Motion FAQ

What is the Wellness in Motion Program?

While the University is offering one Wellness in Motion program, both medical plans provide their own online wellness platforms. Cigna's MotivateMe platform and UPMC Health Plan's HealthyU platform offer customized wellness programs. Each healthy activity--including everything from completion of biometric screenings and an online health assessment to participation in various online coaching programs--has a corresponding Wellness in Motion Dollar value.

Who is eligible to participate in Wellness In Motion?

Generally, Duquesne University faculty and staff employees, along with their spouses, who are enrolled in the University's medical coverage are eligible to participate in the Wellness in Motion Program. 

What are the Rewards?

Employees have the opportunity to earn $300 Wellness in Motion Dollars. An eligible spouse has the opportunity to earn an additional $300 Wellness in Motion Dollars.

How Do I Get Started?

Create an online profile with your chosen medical carrier (Cigna or UPMC Health Plan). Once logged in, you will see a list of various healthy activities in which you can complete to earn Wellness In Motion dollars.

How can I access my earned Wellness In Motion dollars?

Depending on which medical plan you have chosen, you will receive your earned Wellness In Motion dollars through either an HRA, HIA or HSA. Refer back to the Wellness In Motion homepage for specific information on your plans benefits. 

Where can I find out more about Wellness In Motion?

The Benefits Office strives to maintain and update their website as frequently as possible; therefore the best source for current information about the Wellness In Motion program is www.duq.edu/wellness. Every so often you may receive informational materials mailed to your home or via email to your Duquesne University provided email address.