December 13, 2018


 2018 Rewards:

The 2018 Rewards plan ended on September 30th, 2018.  If you completed the requirements for the Cash Reward, it will be included in the November 9th pay.  Spouse rewards will also be included in the employee's paycheck.

If you and/or your enrolled spouse completed the requirements for the Medical Plan Credit ($30/pay each) for 2019, you will begin seeing that credit on your paystub beginning the first pay in January, 2019.

To determine if you have completed all Rewards requirements, review the Rewards Confirmation file with screenshots.

2019 Rewards Plan:

The Rewards program year for 2019 began on October 1, 2018, and ends on September 30, 2019.  You and your enrolled spouse can begin completing the Rewards requirements below.


1. Complete the Health Questionnaire on the Making Life Healthy portal.

2. Complete and record your Preventive Care Visit with your primary care practice between 10/1/17 and 9/30/19. Use the Navigation Instructions to learn how to record this information.

3. Complete a Biometric Screening at an onsite event or through PCP using the Health Screening Results form.  You can find this form under "My Resources" at the bottom left of the Making LIfe Healthy portal home page.

4. Score in the Healthy Range on each biometric screening result
    Complete one Healthy Activity


Employees and spouses enrolled in an MLH medical plan:

       $30 per pay medical plan credit* for the 2020 plan year       

*Both the employee and their enrolled spouse can EACH earn a $30/pay credit

Employees who are not enrolled in an MLH medical plan:

       $200 Amazon Gift card*           

*Gift cards are subject to income taxes, which will be assessed in November, 2019.

Deadline: The deadline for Rewards is September 30th, each year, with the program year running from 10/1 – 9/30.

NOTE:  Please plan to complete your Biometric Screening early, to permit ample time to complete a Healthy Activity, if you don't score in the Healthy Range on your each of your results, as many Healthy Activities can take several months to complete.

New Hires:  MLH employees hired after August 1st each year, are eligible to complete Rewards requirements beyond the 9/30 deadline, and will begin receiving the medical plan credit within two pay periods after completing the final requirement.  For those who complete the requirements by 12/15, they will begin recieving the credit in the first pay in January.  Those who complete their requirements after January 1st, they will begin recieving the credit within two pay periods of completing the final requirement. 

Note:  Enrolled employees and spouses who earn "New Hire" Rewards, will also have earned the medical plan credit for the following plan year. 

Employees can access the Making Life Healthy portal through MLH Employee Self Service, while logged into the MLH network, or via the Employee Resources tab, under "For Professionals" on   Employees and enrolled spouses can access the portal directly at

The portal offers a wide range of services and programs to help employees and their enrolled spouses with maintaining or improving their health, separate from the Rewards program.  We encourage all participants to explore services such as Ask the Trainer, Ask the Dietitian, Workshops, Menu planning and recipes, etc.

Tobacco Users:

Employees who certified as Tobacco/Nicotine Users during Open Enrollment, can participate in all programs, and are eligible for Rewards ONLY upon completion of a Tobacco Cessation Program by June 30th.. View the information on the Tobacco page at this Link.

Residents and Fellows may participate in the Making Life Healthy program, but are not eligible for Rewards.

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