Wellness Incentive Programs

Better You Strides

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

Gainesville Participating Employers

Better You Strides, powered by Onlife, is a wellness platform provided by Florida Blue that all GatorCare members have access to. Registration is now open for Gainesville participating groups.

UF Health Shands

Your new Better You Strides program, powered by Onlife, opens on April 1, 2021 and closes September 30, 2021.

STEP 1: Complete your biometric screening at an onsite event or at a participating Quest Diagnostics Lab or by using recent lab work

You may earn your biometric screening credit choosing one of the three options.

Option 1: Onsite at one of the hospitals or at some offsite locations.

Screenings were held in the UF Health Shands Hospital Atrium and the UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital from May 12-25, 2021 and some offsite locations in June.

Option 2: At a participating 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 two locations in Gainesville. Screenings at a participating Quest Diagnostics Labs are open from May 17 – August 31, 2021. Appointments are required. Directions to schedule your appointment can be found here. Screenings at a Quest Diagnostics Lab are not considered work time. Participants who complete a biometric screening at a participating Quest Diagnostics Lab will receive a $25 Amazon gift card in the mail by September 2021.

Option 3: If you have had bloodwork completed through a UF Health provider, you can sign a consent form to have your biometrics sent to Florida Blue.

The consent form was open from May 17 – July 31, 2021. You will not receive a gift card if you completed your screening through this option. It will take up to 4-6 weeks for your biometric screening points to reflect in your Better You Strides portal after you submitted this consent.

STEP 2: Log in to your Better You Strides portal

Create your Better You Strides account by following the directions below. Please note all employees must register on the new wellness platform powered by Onlife. Directions are slightly different for GatorCare subscribers/contract holders and those who elect to waive GatorCare coverage.

For GatorCare subscribers/contract holders:

Using a computer:

Log in to your floridablue.com account. Find “Get Rewarded with Better You Strides” on your home page and click “Let’s Go!” to create your account. You can also access the portal by going to the “Health & Wellness” tab up at the top of your home screen, then clicking Better You Strides. Read and accept the terms of service, then choose your communication preferences.

Using a mobile device:

Download the AlwaysOn Wellness app from the Apple App store or Google Play store. Click “New User?” at the bottom of the screen. Enter your name, date of birth, and zip code. Click “Verify.” Complete authentication steps. You will be asked to enter your group number which is 66125. Enter a user name, password, mobile phone number, and email address. Read and accept the terms of service, then create your PIN.

For benefits-eligible employees who waived GatorCare coverage:

Using a computer:

Go to login.onlifehealth.com and click “Get Started.” Enter your name, date of birth, and zip code, and then click next. Enter your employer’s group number which is 66125. Read and accept the terms of service. Choose your communications preferences. It will prompt you to take your health assessment next, before you take your health assessment, please update your user name and password so you’ll have immediate access the next time you open Better You Strides. Click on “I’ll do this later.” You will be taken to your homepage. Update your user name and password by going to the upper right corner of your homepage, click on the profile icon, and select “Settings” from the drop-down menu. Click on the pencil icon to edit your settings. Create a unique user name and display name, enter your email address and create a password. Click “Save.”

Using a mobile device:

Download the AlwaysOn Wellness app from the Apple App store or Google Play store. Click “New User?” at the bottom of the screen. Enter your name, date of birth, and zip code. Click “Verify.” Complete authentication steps. You will be asked to enter your group number which is 66125. Enter a user name, password, mobile phone number, and email address. Read and accept the terms of service, then create your PIN.

STEP 3: Complete your online health assessment and start earning points

Once you have completely created your account, take the health assessment by clicking “Get Started Now!” on your screen. If you decided to take the health assessment later, you can still access it in the gray bar in the top left corner of your home page or by clicking the “Take Health Assessment” journey card.

STEP 4: Complete wellness activities through the Better You Strides portal to earn points and get rewarded

Earn 300 points by September 30, 2021 to receive your $75 reward! There has been a slight change in the redemption reward processing this year. Once you have completed the requirements and earned 300 points, GatorCare will email reward-eligible participants an electronic Amazon gift card. The e-card will be emailed to your work email address and come directly from Amazon. These emailed e-cards will be distributed on a monthly basis as eligibility is met and reported to GatorCare through October 31, 2021. Be on the lookout for your Amazon e-card. The e-card may go to your email junk/spam folder or deleted folder so be sure to check those folders frequently. View eligible activities and their point values here.

UF College of Medicine Gainesville

Complete a wellness screening at an onsite hospital event or at a participating Quest Diagnostics Lab. Earn a $50 electronic Amazon gift card for completing the screening. Please note: UF College of Medicine Gainesville will not be participating in the online Better You Strides portal this year.

Option 1: Onsite at one of the hospitals.

Screenings were held at the UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital from May 12-14, 2021 and UF Health Shands Hospital Atrium from May 17-25, 2021.

Option 2: At a participating 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 two locations in Gainesville. Screenings at a participating Quest Diagnostics Labs are open from May 17 – August 31, 2021. Appointments are required. Directions to schedule your appointment can be found here. Screenings at a Quest Diagnostics Lab are not considered work time. Participants who complete a biometric screening at a participating Quest Diagnostics Lab will receive an electronic $50 Amazon gift card. Gift cards will be distributed electronically by September 2021 to the email you used to register for your Quest appointment.

UFICO

Your Better You Strides program, powered by Onlife, opens on April 1, 2021 and closes on October 31, 2021. Earn 300 points by October 31, 2021. Premium reductions will go into effect January 1, 2022.

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

Using a computer:

Log in to your floridablue.com account. Find “Get Rewarded with Better You Strides” on your home page and click “Let’s Go!” to create your account. You can also access the portal by going to the “Health & Wellness” tab up at the top of your home screen, then clicking Better You Strides. Read and accept the terms of service, then choose your communication preferences.

Using a mobile device:

Download the AlwaysOn Wellness app. Click “Register Now.” Click “New User?” at the bottom of the screen. Enter your name, date of birth, and zip code. Click “Verify.” Complete the authentication steps. You will be asked to enter your group number, which you will find on your member ID card. If you do not have your member ID card, just log into your Florida Blue account to download a copy of your card or access it from the Florida Blue app. Enter a user name, password, mobile phone number, and email address. Accept the terms of service, then create your PIN.

View eligible activities and their point values here

Jacksonville Participating Employers

Better You Strides is a wellness platform provided by Florida Blue that all GatorCare members have access to.

UF Health Jacksonville/UFJPI

The Better You Strides program is a positive way to improve your health and earn rewards. UF Health & UFJPI employees with GatorCare must earn 500 points prior to Monday, November 15 to receive the wellness credit and save money on insurance premiums. Start now by following the steps below:

  1. Login to your Florida Blue account via www.floridablue.com. Navigate to the top toolbar and click “Health and Wellness” then “Better You Strides.”
  2. Complete your required Personal Health Assessment for 100 points.
  3. Additional activities can be completed online to earn your points. Each rewardable activity should display the associated point value prior to beginning the program.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  1. The Personal Health Assessment and Flu Vaccination are required to receive the wellness credit.
  2. You can self-report the following items for points:
    • Flu Vaccination – 100 points
    • COVID-19 Vaccination – 100 points
    • Annual Wellness Exam w/ Physician – 100 points
    • Preventive Screenings (2 max) – 50 points each
    • Run 5k/Active Gym Membership – 50 points
  3. All points must be earned prior to November 15, 2021.

The full list of rewardable activities is available here and on the Employee Wellness page on the Bridge.

UF Proton Therapy Institute

The Better You Strides program is a positive way to improve your health and earn rewards. Proton employees with GatorCare must earn 500 points prior to Monday, November 15 to receive their raffle entry for prizes! Start now by following the steps below:

  1. Login to your Florida Blue account via www.floridablue.com. Navigate to the top toolbar and click “Health and Wellness” then “Better You Strides.”
  2. Complete your required Personal Health Assessment for 100 points.
  3. Additional activities can be completed online to earn your points. Each rewardable activity should display the associated point value prior to beginning the program.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  1. The Personal Health Assessment is required to receive the raffle entry.
  2. You can self-report the following items for points:
    • Flu Vaccination – 100 points
    • COVID-19 Vaccination – 100 points
    • Annual Wellness Exam w/ Physician – 100 points
    • Preventive Screenings (2 max) – 50 points each
    • Run 5k/Active Gym Membership – 50 points
  3. All points must be earned prior to November 15, 2021.

The full list of rewardable activities is available here.

Incentives for participation vary by employer group.