Are you a Walgreens employee? Walgreens registered an employee service web portal, Youandwalgreens.com on 15th July, 2010 to give information about health and wellness to its employees. This web portal does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment recommendations. You will get information about some interesting topics such as right eating, stress free-living, weight-loss, working out, etc. at this website. You will also get some pretty cool wellness tools like a BMI calculator, Stop Smoking Motivator, Cervical Cancer Risk Assessment, Smoking Cost Savings Estimator and a Week-By-Week Pregnancy Guide at this website. All Walgreens employees use this web portal for free. The web portal is also connected with OptumHealth Care Solutions, Inc.
Walgreens, one of the biggest drug retail chains in the country, has locations in all 50 States of US. It offers prescription drugs, alcohol, food, snacks, home care products and seasonal things for holidays such as Halloween, Christmas, and Valentines Day. The company runs about 8,300 stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Walgreens was established in Chicago, Illinois in 1901. It serves 176,000 employees. It is headquartered in the suburb of Deerfield. It also has retail drugstores, Walgreens Health Services division, and Walgreens Health and Wellness division, which offer health and wellness services in America.
Walgreens offers its employees health plans, wellness improvements and advantages that make good sense for them and their family, their busy lifestyle, and their wallet. It has made some major changes to its benefits plans in year 2012 so people can stay healthier. It has selected offers that would encourage people, who register to take a greater role in their health and well-being, and made more informed decisions about their health and medical treatment. Now, it also offers health management programs. It has made the health options simpler by providing two wide-ranging plans that contain an affordable alternative for most people. It also offers incentives to promote people work on maintaining and improving their health.
Walgreens offers various ways to help its members and their family in leading healthier lives and offers them many advantages such as all in-network defensive care is covered at 100%; take care clinic visits are covered for a $5 co-pay and other in-network retail health clinics for a $10 co-pay. You can select doctors and providers from a national network. You can access to various health and wellness programs, from 24/7 Health Support to nutrition and fitness counseling. In 2012, you can select one of the two health plans for you and your family’s health coverage like Well choice, pay less in premiums but more at the time of treatment, and Well choice select, pay more in premiums but less at the time of treatment during open enrollment.
Coverage of Clinical trials Health plan will cover routine charges in a qualifying clinical trial for the treatment of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and surgical musculoskeletal disorders of the spine, hip and knee. Keep in mind that untested or investigational services or devices except under some situations, outlined in the plans’ medical policy, are not included in routine costs. It also offers modified benefit of home healthcare visit limits so at present, there is maximum of 60 home healthcare visits per year in place of five visits per month. It also offers you 2012 health plan premiums that mean company shares the cost of health coverage.
When you visit Youandwalgreens.com, you will see the popular topics such as Exercise & Fitness, Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Pregnancy & Fertility, Stress Management, Nutrition & Healthy Eating, chronic condition management, etc.; so you can choose a specific health topic to get articles and videos about that topic. News and trends option includes up-to-date articles about health news in trendy culture. Tools & Tips option helps you in getting competitive with yourself; its health tools are intended to help you in knowing how healthy you are and provides you modified tips to live life at your healthiest. You can select tools, quizzes, and assessments for your convenience.
You can get more information about what it is, how it works, and what you can anticipate before, during, and after from its Tests & Procedures option. Diseases & Conditions option helps you by providing information about symptoms, treatments, prevention of disease or condition also when you need to call your doctor. You will know about the drug that what it is, what it does, and how it might work or not work with other drugs with the help of its Drug Guide option. Drug guide allows you to find a drug by name or condition. Drug Interactions Calculator helps you in making a list of all the drugs that you are consuming and you can see if there are any known interactions with supplements, foods or other drugs.
This web portal also offers Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator to help in finding your BMI to determine that you are underweight, at a healthy weight or overweight. Besides BMI Calculator, it also offers Healthy Weight Calculator, Calories Burned Calculator, and Waist calculator. These calculators help you in finding that you are at a higher risk for any disease or not. You will also get Informational Tools, Self-Care Tools, and Health Quizzes to aware you about your health and help you in keeping fit.
Do you want to register at youandwalgreens.com? Registration completes in three ways such as account setup, security questions, and terms and conditions. Visit youandwalgreens.com, click on “Register” option, and enter your information such as name, gender, date of birth, team member ID or retiree/cobra member ID, email, username, 8 to 15 characters password, and phone number, then select and answer the security question, as well as accept terms and conditions to register at this web portal. Once you register at this site, you can sign in with your username and password to get benefits of it.