Summary: Questions and Answers
Why is the University implementing this program? The University of Virginia cares about your
good health. When you're healthy, you have the energy and focus to do your best work. You can reach
for career and personal goals, and achieve them. We want to help you get healthy and stay healthy.
That's why we've invested in Aetna wellness programs that help you know more about the state of
your health and how to improve it. The Hoo's Well@ program takes a "whole-person" approach,
providing services, information and personalized coaching that support better health and well-being
through every stage of life.
Who can participate? All academic and medical center employees and spouses who are
covered under the University of Virginia Health Plan (UVa Health Plan) can participate.
Is participation mandatory or voluntary? Participation in the Hoo's Well@ program is
Do I have to pay for this? All but one Hoo's Well@ program is currently available at no cost to
you. Weight Watchers® participation does require payment from you.
Will retirees be eligible to participate? Not at this time.
What do I need to do? Follow these simple steps for participation in the program:
Step 1:Schedule an appointment for your biometric screening.
Screenings will be held from September 12 October 8, 2011, Monday Saturday,
by appointment only, 7 a.m. 11 a.m. in support of the launch of Hoo's Well@. Biometric