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Welcome to thriveidaho

thriveidaho is the NEW State of Idaho employee health promotion program that gives you the chance to earn rewards for taking charge of your health! thriveidaho is available for rewards to those employees covered under a group insurance plan.

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Complete the following 4 steps to earn rewards:

Step 1: Complete a Health Qualification Form (HQF) with your primary care provider.

Step 2: Complete an online Personal Health Assessment (PHA) at the Blue Cross of Idaho member portal.

Complete Steps 1 & 2 and you'll be entered into a drawing for an iPod or BodyBugg!

Complete Steps 3 & 4 to receive a Rewards Book with over $200 worth of savings!

Step 3: Watch the Know Your Numbers and Benefits 101 Tutorials and complete the short exam at the end of each tutorial.

Step 4: Participate in one Support Program.

Complete all steps by April 30, 2014 to receive your rewards. Each year the rewards are just going to get better!

Get started at Blue Cross of Idaho's member portal today!

Weekly Health Tip

How much Physical Activity do I need?

It's warming up outside and you're ready to ramp up your exercise routine. You might be wondering how much exercise you need to reap the health benefits of a regular physical activity routine.

The CDC provides the options below for adults to meet their weekly physical activity requirements:

  • 2 hours and 30 minutes of moderate intensity aerobic activity each week and muscle-strengthening activities on 2 or more days each week. OR
  • 1 hour and 15 minutes of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity every week and muscle strengthening activities on 2 or more days each week. OR
  • An equivalent mix of moderate and vigorous-intensity aerobic activity and muscle-strengthening activities on 2 or more days each week.

These recommendations can sound daunting, however, it's ok to break up your activity into 10 minute doses. The important thing is you are getting in moderate or vigorous effort physical activity on most days of the week!

Read the full article here!

Source: CDC

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