Looking to get healthier this year, HealthSelect participants? Start on the scale

Looking to get healthier this year, HealthSelect participants? Start on the scale

January 13, 2021

feet on a scaleGetting to and maintaining a healthy weight is a vital part of your preventive health. If you’re overweight or obese, you’re at higher risk of serious chronic diseases that cost a lot more to treat. As you look for ways to get healthier by managing your weight, be sure to check out the resources available at no cost to you through your HealthSelect of Texas® plan.

Weight management online self-management programs

As a HealthSelect participant, you have access to a variety of self-management programs through Well onTarget®. Get and stay healthier by adopting daily habits that will help you reach your wellness goals.

The following programs can help you with weight management.

  • Achieving Your Healthy Weight: This program will examine the behavioral and environmental factors that influence and contribute to unhealthy weight gain.
  • Maintaining Your Healthy Weight: In this program, you’ll identify the lifestyle factors that influence weight including nutrition, physical activity, stress and sleep.
  • Nutrition for Better Health: Improve your overall health and reduce your risk of disease through proper nutrition and healthy eating habits.

In each of these programs, you will be encouraged to adopt daily habits, such as eating healthier or getting more active, that may help your overall wellness. When you start a self-management program, you’ll be able to track your progress from beginning to end. You’ll also get a midpoint and final assessment of your progress.

Sign up for a self-management program today. Log into the Well onTarget portal through Blue Access for MembersSM. You can also download the AlwaysOn® Wellness smartphone app on Google Play and the App Store.

Learn more about Well onTarget Self-Management Programs.

Need more support? Choose from two different weight management programs

Real Appeal® and Naturally Slim® are two weight management programs available at no cost to employees, retirees or dependents enrolled in a HealthSelect plan (excluding Medicare-primary participants). Participants must be 18 years or older with a BMI of 23 or higher.

Eligible individuals can participate in one program at any time, but HealthSelect will not cover your participation in both programs at the same time. Your acceptance in either program is not guaranteed.

Each of these programs can help you achieve your weight management goals and improve your overall health. See the Weight Management Programs page to decide which program is right for you. Start your wellness journey on the scale so you can prevent and manage weight-related health issues.

Questions about weight management?

If you have questions about your benefits, call a BCBSTX Personal Health Assistant toll-free at (800) 252-8039 (TTY: 711), Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. CT, and Saturday 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. CT.