Biometric Screening Options
Required For Employees and Erolled Spouses to earn 2018 Premium Discount
through HealthQuest Rewards Program
Earning Period: January 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017
HealthQuest offers three ways to obtain your biometric numbers in order to complete an online health assessment questionnaire:
HealthQuest sponsored screening events are offered in many locations statewide for convenience. A simple finger stick test provides you with important health information including:
- Total cholesterol, HDL, LDL and total cholesterol to HDL ratio
- Triglycerides and glucose
- Systolic and diastolic blood pressure
- Height, weight and body mass index (BMI)
- Waist circumference
Check here for the current On-Site Screening Schedule.
2. AT-HOME SCREENING KIT - Worth 5 Credits.
At-home screening kits are available to those who do not have access to a biometric screening event in their area.
A test kit is mailed to your home upon request. You collect your own blood sample through a simple finger stick test and return your sample in a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Your results are automatically loaded into your online health assessment questionnaire within 15 business days of returning your sample. PLEASE NOTE: the at-home test kit does not include results for blood pressure, height, weight and waist circumference needed to complete your online health assessment questionnaire.
To order an at-home test kit, log into your account on the wellness portal at https://kansashealthquest.cernerwellness.com click ”Step 2” in the image slider at the top of the page. This will take you to all biometric options. Choose the Home Kit Option. You should not order a home kit of iyou are planning on attending a screening event or obtaining your values from your physician.
You may use biometric results from a recent physician's visit to complete the health assessment questionnaire. The State Employee Health Plan will cover one preventive exam per calendar year in full (with no co-pay). Print the Biometric Values Form to take with you to your appointment. Employees may use test results from visits occurring between January 1, 2017, and December 31, 2017.
Who is eligible to participate in the onsite screenings or use the at-home test kits?
- Benefits eligible State and Non State employees who are enrolled in the State Employee Health Plan or who have waived coverage in the plan
- Spouses who are enrolled in the medical portion State Employee Health Plan