Wellness points program
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The My Health Rewards by Medica wellness points program is powered by Virgin Pulse, a pioneer in digital health and wellness solutions, and is designed to help you build health habits and live your best life.
Ways to earn points
There are many ways to earn points - some old and some new! We’ve highlighted many of them, but the best way to understand your point-earning potential is to register and start exploring the Virgin Pulse platform.
Onsite biometric screening events
Several work site biometric screening events are scheduled for this spring and summer. Find the most up to date appointments and scheduling instructions in the Benefits tab on the Virgin Pulse site or app. Click on “LES Biometrics,” “Start Now” and then “Onsite Screening.”
Health and wellness classes
There are a variety of health and wellness classes you can to earn points! We add classes to our schedule throughout the year, so check back often. Sign up for the classes in Comet. You will receive a link for joining the class after you register. After the class, claim your points by entering the name of the class and date you attended on Virgin Pulse in the program section.
How to get started
When you register for an account on Virgin Pulse, you can access the program through a computer or an app on your phone or tablet. Follow these instructions to get started
You can use the points you earn toward gift cards, to shop in the Virgin Pulse store, or make a donation to a cause you support.* If you'd like an activity tracker to make the most of the program, you can get a Max Buzz tracker for $10 or 2,000 points in the Virgin Pulse store. For 2022, the total maximum for gift card rewards has increased from $160 to $220 per year. Here is how you earn:
- 2,000 points earns a $10 gift card
- 3,000 points by August 31st earns the lower wellness premium contribution rate on your 2022 City of Minneapolis Medical Plan
- 10,000 points earns a $20 gift card
- 25,000 points earns a $50 gift card
- 40,000 points earns a $80 gift card
- Meet the 20-Day Triple Tracker activity threshold to earn a $5 bonus reward each month.
*The value of rewards you earn is subject to income tax withholding on your paycheck