April 24, 2014

Healthy workforce

Total Health Incentive Plan

Want to lead a happier, healthier life—and get a financial reward? The Total Health Incentive Plan can help you do both.

This first-of-its kind plan builds on Kaiser Permanente’s strategy of supporting wellness at work. It rewards the collective improvement in workforce health, protects individual privacy and uses only carrots, no sticks, to get results. Specifically, it gives KP employees a financial incentive to:

  • Complete the total health assessment, an online questionnaire  
  • Maintain up-to-date biometric screenings
  • Achieve a collective average improvement in the region’s at-risk population of at least 1.7 percent across four biometric factors: body mass index (BMI), cholesterol levels, blood pressure and smoking.

There is a potential payout of $500 if all three elements of the plan are met.


Total Health Incentive Plan Web Page
The definitive source of information, including plan details, regional dashboards and frequently asked questions.

Program Overview
A summary of who’s eligible for the plan and how it works.

Guide to the Total Health Incentive Plan
A one-page snapshot of the three steps of the Total Health Incentive Plan.

Five Reasons to Take the Total Health Assessment
This flier answers questions you may have about the assessment tool, its benefits and why you should take it.

Taking the Total Health Assessment
Ready to get started? This tip sheet makes it easy to gather all the good-to-have numbers in one place to help you get the most from the THA.

6 Essential Tips for Getting Healthy With Your Team
Easy steps teams can take together to get healthy, stay healthy and qualify for a Total Health Incentive Plan payout.

Health Is a Team Sport
Three short, energetic videos highlight people and teams at Kaiser Permanente making getting healthy a priority—and will inspire you and your team to do the same.

Who is eligible?

The plan applies to benefits-eligible union coalition-represented and non-represented employees, including managers, and exempt and nonexempt employees.

Participation is voluntary, private and confidential. Kaiser Permanente as the employer will not receive any of your personal biometric information or your total health assessment results. All eligible employees in a region must collectively reach their goals to qualify for a payout. Biometric data are reviewed in the aggregate, and individual names are not associated with the data.

For more information on how the program works and ways to get started today, use the tools on this page.

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