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 April 1, 2020 and closes September 30, 2020. Participants have until October 31, 2020 to redeem their points.

STEP 1: Complete your biometric screening at an onsite event or a participating Quest Diagnostics Lab or using lab results from a recent physician’s visit.

Onsite at one of the hospitals:

Screenings will be held at the UF Health Shands Hospital Atrium from May 7-15 and UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital from May 20-22. Receive a $25 Amazon gift card for completing a screening at the event! Note: parking passes are not available to event attendees.

Screening registration coming soon.

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. Appointments are required. Receive an electronic $25 Amazon gift card for completing a screening! Gift cards will be emailed directly from Amazon to the email you used to register for your Quest appointment within 2-4 weeks after your appointment. Note: Screenings at a Quest Lab are not considered work time.

Instructions to make an appointment at a participating Quest Diagnostics Lab will be available May 18.

Lab results from a recent physician’s visit:

Instructions for using recent lab results from a physician’s visit will be available May 18. Lab results from 1/1/20 onward can be used to complete your biometric screening requirement.

STEP 2: 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. Find “Get Rewarded with Better You Strides” and click “Let’s Go!” 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: Go 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 $75 in 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. Limit one redemption per user.

UF College of Medicine Gainesville

GatorCare subscribers and GatorCare members who work for the College of Medicine and are covered as a spouse on a GatorCare plan through the College of Medicine (must be eligible for their own GatorCare plan but waive coverage) are encouraged to participate in a biometric screening for a $50 Amazon gift card.

Complete your biometric screening at an onsite event or a participating Quest Diagnostics lab or using lab results from a recent physician’s visit

Onsite at one of the hospitals:

Screenings will be held at the UF Health Shands Hospital Atrium from May 7-15 and UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital from May 20-22. Receive a $50 Amazon gift card for completing your screening! Gift cards will be emailed directly from Amazon to your preferred email within 2-4 weeks after your onsite screening. Note: parking passes are not available to event attendees.

Screening registration coming soon.

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. Appointments are required. Receive an electronic $50 Amazon gift card for completing a screening! Gift cards will be emailed directly from Amazon to the email you used to register for your Quest appointment. Gift cards will be emailed within 2-4 weeks after your appointment. Note: Screenings at a Quest Lab are not considered work time.

Instructions to make an appointment at a participating Quest Diagnostics Lab will be available May 18.

Lab results from a recent physician’s visit:

Instructions for using recent lab results from a physician’s visit will be available May 18. Lab results from 1/1/20 onward can be used to complete your biometric screening requirement.

UFICO

Your program opens April 1, 2020 and closes October 31, 2020. Premium reductions for completing 2020’s requirements will go in to effect January 1, 2021.

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. Find “Get Rewarded with Better You Strides” and click “Let’s Go!” 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. Find “Get Rewarded with Better You Strides” and click “Let’s Go!” 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 November 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 November 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.