Better You Strides

Better You Strides is a wellness platform provided by Florida Blue that all GatorCare members have access to. Create your Better You Strides account to track and improve your health and wellness. Eligibility varies by employer group. See if your employer is participating below.

Gainesville Participating Employers

Better You Strides is the new wellness platform, which was offered for the first time in 2018. There are several ways to access Better You Strides, including an app called CaféWell. Follow the directions below to set up your account.

UF Health Shands

Your program opens February 1, 2019 and closes September 30, 2019. Participants have until October 31 to redeem their points.

STEP ONE: Complete your biometric screening at a Quest Diagnostics lab or an onsite event

Quest Diagnostics Lab:

Schedule your screening at a participating lab at a time and location that works best for YOU! Participating labs are located across the state including five locations in Gainesville. Appointments are required.

If you are a GatorCare member: Directions to schedule your appointment can be found here.

If you are a benefits-eligible employee that waived coverage: Directions to schedule your appointment can be found here.

Screenings at a Quest Lab are not considered work time.

Onsite at one of the hospitals:

Screenings will be held at the UF Health Shands Hospital Atrium and UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital from April 22-May 3. Register for your screening here. Receive a $5 lunch gift card for completing your screening at one of the onsite events! Note: parking passes are not available to event attendees.

STEP TWO: Login to your Better You Strides platform to complete your online health assessment and start earning points

If you participated last year:

Login to your existing Better You Strides portal through floridablue.com (for GatorCare subscribers) or floridablue.com/betteryoustrides (for those that waive health insurance) or your CafeWell mobile app.

If you did not participate last year:

Create your Better You Strides account by following the directions below. Please note that directions are slightly different for those who are the subscriber on their GatorCare health plan and those that waive health insurance.

GatorCare subscribers/contract holders

Using a computer:

Login to your floridablue.com account. Navigate to the Better You Strides section on the right side of your home page. Click “Get Started” to create your account.

Using a mobile device:

Download the CaféWell mobile app. Click “Register Now.” Follow the instructions on screen to set up your account. For the sponsor code use: betteryoustrides

When registering, pay special attention to the format required for inputting your password, date of birth and member ID number. Date of birth must include “/” and your member number must start with “H.”

Benefits-eligible employees that waived health insurance coverage (including GatorCare members who are not subscribers)

Using a computer:

Navigate to floridablue.com/betteryoustrides. Click “Register Now” to create your account.

Using a mobile device:

Download the CaféWell mobile app. Click “Register Now.” Follow the instructions on screen to set up your account. For the sponsor code use: betteryou

Once you are logged in, take the Health Assessment. If you do not see this on your home page, search in the ‘Add programs’ section.

Participate in wellness activities throughout the year to earn points. Redeem those points for gift cards or merchandise!

Points must be earned by September 30 (some activities must be completed sooner) and must be redeemed by October 31. You can redeem points as soon as you reach 300.

UF College of Medicine Gainesville

Your program opens February 1, 2019 and closes September 30, 2019. Participants have until October 31 to redeem their points.

STEP ONE: Complete your biometric screening at a Quest Diagnostics lab or an onsite event or using lab results from a recent doctor’s visit

Quest Diagnostics Lab:

Schedule your screening at a participating lab at a time and location that works best for YOU! Participating labs are located across the state including five locations in Gainesville. Appointments are required. Directions to schedule your appointment can be found here.  Screenings at a Quest Lab are not considered work time.

Onsite at one of the hospitals:

Screenings will be held at the UF Health Shands Hospital Atrium and UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital from April 22-May 3. Register for your screening here. Receive a $5 lunch gift card for completing your screening at one of the onsite events! Note: parking passes are not available to event attendees.

Lab results from a recent doctor’s visit:

You may use lab results from a recent doctor’s visit to fulfill your biometric screening requirement. Please carefully follow the directions on this page to do so.

STEP TWO: Login to your Better You Strides platform to complete your online health assessment and start earning points

If you participated last year:

Login to your existing Better You Strides portal through floridablue.com (for GatorCare subscribers) or floridablue.com/betteryoustrides (for GatorCare members who are covered as a spouse on their GatorCare plan but would but would be eligible for their own GatorCare plan and who work for COM) or your CafeWell mobile app.

If you did not participate last year:

Create your Better You Strides account by following the directions below. Please note that directions are slightly different for those who are the subscriber on their GatorCare health plan and those that waive health insurance.

GatorCare subscribers/contract holders

Using a computer:

Login to your floridablue.com account. Navigate to the Better You Strides section on the right side of your home page. Click “Get Started” to create your account.

Using a mobile device:

Download the CaféWell mobile app. Click “Register Now.” Follow the instructions on screen to set up your account. For the sponsor code use: betteryoustrides

When registering, pay special attention to the format required for inputting your password, date of birth and member ID number. Date of birth must include “/” and your member number must start with “H.”

GatorCare members (who are covered as a spouse on their GatorCare plan but would but would be eligible for their own GatorCare plan) who work for COM

Using a computer:

Navigate to floridablue.com/betteryoustrides. Click “Register Now” to create your account.

Using a mobile device:

Download the CaféWell mobile app. Click “Register Now.” Follow the instructions on screen to set up your account. For the sponsor code use: betteryou

Once you are logged in, take the Health Assessment. If you do not see this on your home page, search in the ‘Add programs’ section.

Participate in wellness activities throughout the year to earn points. Redeem those points for gift cards or merchandise!

Points must be earned by September 30 (some activities must be completed sooner) and must be redeemed by October 31. You can redeem points as soon as you reach 300.

UFICO

Your program opens May 2019 and closes October 31, 2019. Premium reductions will go in to effect January 1, 2020.

All GatorCare members who work for UFICO are eligible to participate (does not include spouses or dependents)

Using a computer:

Login to your floridablue.com account. Navigate to the Better You Strides section on the right side of your home page. Click “Get Started” to create your account.

Using a mobile device:

Download the CaféWell mobile app. Click “Register Now.” Follow the instructions on screen to set up your account. For the sponsor code use: betteryoustrides

When registering, pay special attention to the format required for inputting your password, date of birth and member ID number. Date of birth must include “/” and your member number must start with “H.”

Incentives for participation vary by employer group. Login to your Better You Strides portal to learn more about your specific program.

Jacksonville Participating Employers

Better You Strides is a wellness platform provided by Florida Blue that all GatorCare members have access to. Create your Better You Strides account to track and improve your health and wellness.

If you participated last year:

Login to your existing Better You Strides portal through floridablue.com.

If you did not participate last year:

Create your Better You Strides account by following the directions below.

Using a computer:

Login to your floridablue.com account. Navigate to the Better You Strides section on the right side of your home page. Click “Get Started” to create your account.

Using a mobile device:

Download the CaféWell mobile app. Click “Register Now.” Follow the instructions on-screen to set up your account. For the sponsor code use: betteryoustrides

When registering, pay special attention to the format required for inputting your password, date of birth and member ID number. Date of birth must include “/” and your member number must start with “H.”

UF Health Jacksonville/UFJPI

UF Health and UFJP employees must earn 500 points by Friday, Nov. 15, including completing the required activities, to receive the wellness credit and save money on monthly premiums. Log in to your account at floridablue.com today to start earning points.

More information about how to earn your 500 points can be found on the Jacksonville Employee Wellness page on the Bridge.

UF Proton Therapy Institute

UF Proton Therapy Institute must earn 500 points by Friday, Nov. 15, including the required activities, to receive a raffle entry for prizes. Log in to your account at floridablue.com today to start earning points.

UF College of Medicine Jacksonville

UF College of Medicine Jacksonville employees are encouraged to complete their on-site biometric screening and receive the flu shot in order to be eligible for a raffle entry for prizes.