Your Kaiser Permanente wellness program

Kaiser Permanente is proud to partner with OEBB, offering you a variety of wellness program offerings to meet your personal health needs. Take charge of your well-being with information and resources to improve your health.

Healthy Futures incentive program is discontinued

OEBB’s “Healthy Futures” incentive program has been discontinued effective October 1, 2018. Members participating for the 2017-18 plan year will not need to report their Healthy Actions during Open Enrollment.

The carriers’ online Health Assessments are still available year-round for members who wish to learn more about their personal health status.

Please visit OEBB’s “Find a Wellness Program” page to find more information on other wellness resources.

Take Advantage of Other OEBB Wellness Resources

Wellness coaching by phone
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Getting started — and staying on track — can be challenging. Wellness coaching
by phone can help you create a realistic plan for making positive changes.
Call 1-866-301-3866 (toll free), and select option 2. Monday through Friday, 8
a.m. to 5 p.m. Coaching is available at no charge for Kaiser Permanente
members, in English and Spanish. No referral is needed. Check out
www.kp.org/healthengagement for more information online.

Learn your risks and take the total health assessment
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The Total Health Assessment is a confidential questionnaire that helps you look at your overall health and lifestyle — from exercise and eating habits to sleep quality and stress. Once you finish, you’ll get a customized plan for a healthier, happier you.

Take a confidential, online Total Health Assessment

Participate in healthy lifestyle programs
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Be well on your way to better health with customized programs that help you evaluate your behaviors, set goals for change, and track your progress.

Balance helps you get motivated, gain confidence, and overcome the challenges of losing weight. It offers resources such as exercise videos (which you can play on your computer or personal digital player, such as an iPod®†), goal-tracking tools, recipes, and more.

Breathe supports you as you explore why it’s hard to quit smoking, and offers tips and advice to help you give up the habit.

Nourish gives you an in-depth look at what you eat every day and helps you make healthy food choices.

Relax delivers a customized plan to help you manage symptoms and health issues related to stress.

Care for Pain helps you examine how chronic pain affects your daily life, then helps you explore ways to manage it.

Care for Diabetes is customized specifically for you, to help you lead a healthier, more active life with diabetes.

Care for Depression can help you gain greater control over your depression — and work toward feeling better.

  • Explore ways to sleep better with Dream.

Dream can help you gain greater control over your insomnia and get more of the sleep you need.

Tobacco cessation
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  • Online coaching: Enroll in a web-based behavioral coaching intervention that can be accessed online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Breathe supports you as you explore why it’s hard to quit smoking, and offers tips and advice to help you give up the habit.
  • Wellness coaching by phone: Talk with a coach about your health goals, learn about the process of change, create a customized plan to outline small steps you can take to reach your long-term goals. Schedule convenient phone sessions at times that work for you. Visit www.kp.org/healthengagement or call 1-866-301-3866 and select option 2.
Join Weight Watchers
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Weight Watchers incorporates healthful eating, physical activity, behavior modification, and for those who attend Weight Watchers meetings, a supportive atmosphere, and is based on the philosophy that successful weight loss is achieved through the attainment of a series of realistic goals.

To enroll in Weight Watchers at Work or Community Meetings, call 866-531-8170

To enroll in Weight Watchers Online Subscription, call 866-531-8170

Weight Watchers will bill Kaiser Permanente directly as long as you notify them you are an OEBB member at the time you enroll.  NOTE: Kaiser Permanente will NOT reimburse members who pay Weight Watchers directly.

Learn more about your Weight Watchers Benefit.

Virtual Lifestyle Management Diabetes Prevention Program
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Virtual Lifestyle Management is a completely internet-based diabetes prevention program designed by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh to help you make small changes to your lifestyle to improve your health and lower your risk of developing diabetes.VLM is currently available to OEBB members at no cost who are enrolled in a Kaiser medical plan, are at least 18 years of age and meet certain health criteria.

Learn more about VLM.

Participate in Healthy Team Healthy U Wellness Program
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Feel better and live healthier with the proven effective Healthy Team Healthy U wellness program. This is a fun and innovative program you can do at work with your fellow employees.

Learn more about Healthy Team Healthy U.

Manage Chronic Conditions with Better Choices, Better Health®
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Better Choices, Better Health is an online self management course developed by Stanford University to assist people in dealing with problems associated with chronic medical conditions. Workshops are led by trained facilitators and include approximately 25 participants. You can participate in the six-week interactive workshop at your own pace from any computer. OEBB members and dependents age 18 or older enrolled in an OEBB medical plan can participate at no cost.

Learn more about Better Choices, Better Health®.

Other healthy resources
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  • Complete preventive services recommended for your age by the U.S. Preventive Services Taskforce (annual dental cleaning, mammogram, colonoscopy, etc.)
  • Participate in any school employee wellness activity
  • Join walking programs sponsored by associations or clubs, PTA, health clubs
  • Learn online ​about health topics of your choice
  • Attend the annual Oregon School Employee Wellness Conference which takes place in Bend each Spring Break – registration is FREE!