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Free Biometric Screenings

Attention All Benefits Eligible Employees

An additional free biometric screenings offered at Wichita State University -- Ahlberg Hall, Room 302 on the following date:

  • Friday, June 21, 2013

Deadline to sign up is two full business days before an event.

What is a Biometric Screening?

HealthQuest sponsors free biometric screenings at worksites statewide.  Testing is conducted in 30 minutes or less using a simple finger stick.  Results you will receive include:

  • Total cholesterol, HDL, LDL and total cholesterol to HDL ratio
  • Triglycerides and glucose
  • Systolic and diastolic blood pressure
  • Height, weight and body mass index (BMI)
  • Waist circumference

Remember to fast for a minimum of nine hours prior to your appointment. Please drink water to stay hydrated; black coffee and tea are also okay (no cream or sugar).  Take medications as usual.

Who is Eligible to Participate?

  • Benefits eligible State and Non State employees who are enrolled in the state employee health plan or who have waived coverage in the plan.
  • Retirees, spouses and dependents 18 years or older who are enrolled in the state employee health plan.

How Do I Sign Up?

  • Log in to your account on the wellness portal at www.KansasHealthQuest.com and click on “Biometric Screenings” from the left menu and then select “Onsite Screenings”.
  • If you do not have internet access or have trouble with the online site, call toll-free 1-888-275-1205 and select option 5 for assistance making an appointment.
  • The early slots fill up quickly so make your appointment as soon as possible.
  • The appointment system closes two full business days in advance of an event.
  • Employees/health plan members can participate in one event between August 2012 and July 2013.

How Do I Earn the 2014 Premium Discount?

  1. Obtain your biometric numbers from one of three ways:  1) by attending an onsite screening event, 2) by scheduling a preventive screening visit with your physician, or 3) by ordering an at-home screening kit offered by HealthQuest.  More info at http://www.kdheks.gov/hcf/healthquest/screening.html
  2. Complete the required online health assessment questionnaire using your biometric numbers by July 31, 2013.  More info at http://www.kdheks.gov/hcf/healthquest/assessment.html
  3. Earn 20 additional credits by July 31, 2013.  For full details on the HealthQuest Rewards Program, please visit http://www.kdheks.gov/hcf/healthquest/rewards.html