For optimal health, each of us should be armed with as much information about our body as possible. Knowing your current blood pressure, cholesterol levels and other key biometrics can empower us to make informed decisions about our lifestyle.
See your primary care provider
Your primary care provider is a critical member of your personal wellness team. They monitor your overall health and help you make progress toward your goals. Talk with your provider about what health screenings are appropriate for you and when you should have them. You and your physician should also discuss the best approach to helping you make important changes to your lifestyle. Your WebMD Health Coaches are a valuable tool for complementing the relationship with your medical team. Learn more about Health Coaching and discuss if this program is right for you!
If you do not have a primary care provider, click here to access Washington University Physicians currently accepting new patients. Washington University health plan members click here for physicians participating in the WUDirect© program.
Benefits-eligible individuals can earn points toward a $50 gift card for completing a wellness screening and online health assessment. You have two options:
Log in to your Wash U WebMD Portal and c to choose the option that works best for you. Your routine screening will show the status of key health indicators, such as your cholesterol levels, blood pressure, blood sugar and body mass index (BMI). Knowing this information can help you set a baseline or track health improvements over time.
To illustrate the University’s commitment to promoting the prevention and early detection of disease and helping employees and their family members achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle, the University’s health, dental, prescription drug and vision benefits plans include coverage for preventive care services. See plan documents >