How to Earn YP4H Points - Your Plan for Health

How to Earn YP4H Points

To help you thrive in the workplace and in your personal life, YP4H offers an incentive program with a variety of opportunities for you to earn points and get rewarded for the healthy things you do everyday.

For a complete list of point earning opportunities, check out the Incentive Program for Faculty/Staff page or the Incentive Program for Spouses page.

To learn more about the rewards you’re eligible to earn, log in to the Virgin Pulse portal (Rewards > How to Earn) or Virgin Pulse app (Rewards).

A summary of point earning opportunities can be printed here.

Personalize your account and earn points for connecting your device, adding friends and setting your interests.

One Time

15 points  – Add friend outside of the university or Wexner Medical Center
75 points  – Upload a profile picture
100 points  – Connect activity device (e.g. Fitbit, Garmin, iWatch, etc.)
100 points  – Add five friends (co-workers)
100 points  – Connect to MyFitnessPal account
250 points  – Use mobile app for 1st time

 

Annually/Program

50 points  – Set a wellbeing goal
200 points  – Complete Nicotine-Free Agreement

 

Quarterly

50 points  – Set Your Interests
250 points  – Choose your eating type

 

Track healthy habits and cards to stay motivated.

Daily

40 points  – Complete 2 Daily Cards a day
45 points  – Track 3 healthy habits a day

 

Monthly Bonus!

 25 points – Complete 10-19 cards a month
50 points – Complete 20+ cards a month
200 points – Track 10 days of a healthy habits in a month

A synced device must be used to earn these points.

Daily

10 points  – Per 1,000 steps
70 points  – 15 validated active minutes
100 points  – 30 validated active minutes
140 points  – 45 validated active minutes
70 points  –  15 validated workout minutes
100 points  –  30 validated workout minutes
140 points  –  45 validated workout minutes

 

Monthly Bonus!

500 points – Take 7,000-9,999 steps a day for 20 days in a month
1,500 points – Take 10,000+ steps a day for 20 days in a month

 

Note: 140 Points is the maximum daily reward for step/active minutes/workout session activity. However, you will not be rewarded for steps and active minutes and workout sessions in the same day, but you will rather be rewarded for the activity with the higher reward amount.

Utilize sleep tools for a better night’s sleep.

Daily

10 points  – Validated sleep tracking
25 points  – Self-entered sleep tracking
70 points  – Validated sleep greater than 7 hours

 

Monthly Bonus!

100 points – Track validated sleep 10-19 days in a month
200 points – Track validated sleep 20+ days in a month
500 points – Track validated 7+ hours sleep 20 days in a month

 

Create a nutrition profile to receive a personalized guide to fine tune your nutrition and chart your progress.

One-Time

100 points  – Connect to MyFitnessPal account

 

Weekly

10 points  – Favorite/save a recipe in MyFitnessPal
10 points  – Add a recipe to grocery list

 

Daily

5 points  – Browse healthy recipes
20 points  – Daily calorie tracking in MyFitnessPal

 

Monthly Bonus!

 50 points – Track in MyFitnessPal 10-19 days in a month
100 points – Track in MyFitnessPal 20+ days in a month

 

Healthy Outcomes Annual Bonus!*

500 points  – Meet 1 of 5 healthy values
1,000 points  – Meet 2 of 5 healthy values
1,500 points  – Meet 3 of 5 healthy values
2,000 points  – Meet 4 of 5 healthy values
2,500 points  – Meet all 5 healthy values

 

Healthy Values

Healthy weight (BMI):  18.5-29.9
Healthy Blood Pressure:  less than 140 /90
Healthy HDL:  at least 40
Healthy Total Cholesterol:  less than 200
Healthy Blood Sugar:  Below A1c 5.7% or Glucose less than 100

*Complete your verified biometric screening to be eligible for this reward.

If you have a personal health goal, such as losing weight, starting an exercise routine, or quitting smoking, personal health coaching can help. Health Coaches are happy to help you set realistic goals and provide you with support and resources to motivate you along the way.

Annually

500 points  – Complete a Wellness Vision
2,000 points  – Complete the Confidence Assessment (pre and post assessment required)
3,000 points  – Complete first 6 sessions

 

Quarterly

500 points  – Complete a SMART goal (up to 6/quarter)
1,000 points  – Complete a coaching call (up to 6/quarter)

 

BONUS!

1,500 points – Coaches Choice Bonus: Achieve a milestone and your health coach will reward you with this bonus!

 

Learn more or get started in Personal Health Coaching here.

If you or a family member are enrolled in an Ohio State medical plan and living with a chronic condition such as diabetes, heart disease, asthma or COPD, the Care Coordination program can help you manage your disease. You may also qualify for reduced pharmaceutical copays.

Annually

1,000 points – Enroll in Individual Health Coaching
1,000 points  – Complete Direct Medication Review with pharmacist
2,000 points  – Complete Care Coordination Assessment

 

Quarterly

3,000 points  – Have 1 telephone call with Care Coordination nurse

 

BONUS!

2,000 points – Nurses Choice Bonus: Achieve a milestone, improve your A1C and complete all preventive care

 

Learn more or get started in Care Coordination here.

Benefits-eligible moms-to-be have access to support while pregnant through the child’s first year of life. A trusted nurse and/or dietitian health coach will work with you to answer your questions and provide guidance about pregnancy, delivery, breastfeeding, baby basics, and more.

Annually

500 points  – Webinar Session: Navigating your OSU Health Plan benefits and resources
500 points  – Webinar Session: Navigating 1st and 2nd trimester of pregnancy
500 points  – Webinar Session: Navigating 3rd trimester of pregnancy & postpartum support
500 points  – Webinar Session: Breastfeeding and Lactation benefits
1,000 points  – Attend Telephonic Session: Postpartum follow-up call (OSU Health Plan only)
1,500 points  – Attend Telephonic Session: 3 months postpartum
1,500 points  – Attend Telephonic Session: 6 months postpartum

 

BONUS!

2,000 points – Postpartum Home Visit

 

To learn more or get started in Buckeye Baby here.

If you’re participating in a structured health and wellness program to help you reach your goals, but it is not included on the Programs page in the Virgin Pulse portal, you may still be able to earn YP4H points each calendar year by participating in a Healthy Lifestyle Program.  Programs that may be eligible include, but not limited to; Weight Watchers Meetings Program, Diabetes Prevention Program, Cardiac Rehab 2, Living Well Phase 1 or 2 (OSUWMC).

Click here for more information on participating programs, eligibility and verification process.

 

Train and complete an officially organized race and earn YP4H points.

Learn more about the Healthy Living Bonus here.

Attend 9 WW workshops in 3 consecutive months and earn 5,000 points. Attendance must be verified to receive points.

For more information about requirements to receive points, visit the Healthy Lifestyle Program page.

Did you know there’s a 50% WW subsidy available for benefit enrolled faculty, staff and spouses? Learn more here.

For a full list of point earning opportunities, log in to the Virgin Pulse portal (Rewards > How to Earn) or Virgin Pulse app (Program Details).

Stay tuned for promotions to maximize your points, including mystery double points days, challenges and more!