Wellness and specialty programs, and discounts

Every UC Blue & Gold HMO member has full access to wellness and specialty programs at no extra charge.


Programs especially for University of California members

  • Teladoc - telehealth services (New!)
    Teladoc gives you access to U.S. board-certified doctors and behavioral health professionals, 24/7, through a video consult on your mobile device or computer. It’s ideal when you have a minor illness (e.g., sore throat or earache), are traveling or anytime your regular doctor is unavailable. (Teladoc replaces MDLIVE starting January 1, 2019.)
  • Athena Breast Health Network
    With Blue & Gold HMO, you get access to a UC study designed to end the confusion about when to start and how often to have a mammogram.
  • myStrength
    myStrength is a confidential online resource, personalized to help improve your mood. These self-help resources are designed to help empower you to become – and stay – mentally and physically healthy.
  • Omada
    A weight loss and management program designed to help you improve your health and avoid diabetes and heart disease. Take a one-minute test to find out if you're eligible for the Omada online program – free to eligible Blue & Gold HMO members.
  • Smoking Cessation - Kick the habit for good, while reducing your risk of heart disease and stroke, and improving your overall health:
    • Quit For Life® coaches are available with one-on-one telephonic support to help you quit smoking or using tobacco.
      Log in and click the Wellness Center tab to get started. Then under Quit Tobacco, click onStart Quitting Today. Follow the prompts to the Quit For Life Program and click on Enroll Now.
    • Health Promotion program – a six-week online program that provides direction and support as you go through the quitting process.
  • Healthy Discounts
    This program rewards you for taking action to improve your health. Members get discounts on Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, fitness club memberships, and other healthy lifestyle choices.

Decision Power - Health and Wellness

  • The Active&Fit Direct program
    The Active&Fit DirectTM program allows you to choose from over 9,600 participating fitness centers and YMCAs nationwide for $25 a month (plus a one-time $25 enrollment fee and applicable taxes).
  • Nurse Advice Line 
    Accessible 24/7, the nurse line provides access to licensed nurses via phone or chat for questions about injuries, illnesses, chronic conditions, and preventive care.
  • Health Promotion Programs 
    Online, interactive support to help you address and improve risk factors, such as smoking, emotional health, exercise, nutrition and more.
    Log in and click the Wellness Center tab to get started.
  • Health Coaching program 
    One-on-one phone support is available through our wellness health coaching, giving you unlimited access to a registered dietitian or health educator, to help you reach your goals and sustain positive behavioral change.
    Log in and click the Wellness Center tab to get started.
  • Decision Power Healthy Pregnancy program provides a range of resources to pregnant women – from weekly text messages through Text4babySM, to case management for women with high-risk pregnancies.

To enroll:

  • Call 1-800-893-5597 to register and enroll.
  • Log in to www.healthnet.com/uc and click on Wellness Center > Explore All Wellness Tools. Go to the Resource Center, where you can find the Healthy Pregnancy maternity program.

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