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What is the University of Missouri System Wellness Incentive?

The University of Missouri System (UM) offers a Wellness Incentive to promote improved employee wellness. Active employees who are primary subscribers to university medical plans can earn incentive money by taking steps to live a healthier lifestyle, such as completing a wellness pledge, brief personal health assessment, or physical activity class.

Incentive earnings are taxed and voluntary retirement earnings are deducted, just like any other university earnings. The amount of taxes deducted will differ depending on the individual. It is sponsored by the University of Missouri System Total Rewards Department and the Tiger Institute (a partnership between UM and Cerner). The online health management component of the program is delivered through Cerner Health.

To learn more about the Wellness Incentive, visit the Wellness Incentive webpage.