The 2017 deadline to earn the Know Your Numbers (KYN) incentive was September 15, 2017. If you completed your KYN incentive by September 15, 2017, you will receive the $100 HSA contribution in January 2018.

The next opportunity to earn the Know Your Numbers incentive will be January 1, 2018.

  • Use this electronic eForm Consent to Transfer labs from visits completed prior to the deadline at a CHS Facility or CHS On-Site Care Location.
  • Mailed forms are no longer being accepted for 2017 rewards unless postmarked by September 15, 2017
  • CHS On-Site Care visits for Know Your Numbers completed between September 16. 2017 and December 31, 2017 may earn credit toward the 2018 Incentive program.

Knowing your numbers is an important step in taking action to maintain or improve your health.

2017 Know Your Numbers Deadline Was September 15, 2017

To earn the Know Your Numbers reward (for HSA contribution in January 2018), one of these actions must habe been completed by September 15, 2017.

Action Processing Time
CHS On-Site Care visit with KYN labs drawn and completed no later than 9/15/2017 Allow 2 weeks for reward to show as green in your Total Health Portal

Completed eForm Consent to Transfer of labs drawn by 9/15/2017.

Important: Be sure you checked the box by the date with the necessary labs, entered password and received a confirmation page upon successful transfer.

Allow 4 days for reward to show as green in your Total Health Portal
Mailed form with copy of labs postmarked by 9/15/2017 Allow 4 weeks for reward to show as green in your Total Health Portal

If your reward is not green in your Total Health Portal within the processing time above, call CHS LiveWELL at 704-355-8136 or send an email.

The Numbers You Need to Know beginning January 1, 2018

  1. Total Cholesterol
  2. Triglycerides
  3. HDL (High Density Lipoprotein)
  4. LDL (Low Density Lipoprotein)
  5. A1C (Hemoglobin A1c) OR Fasting glucose (blood sugar)

Blood pressure alone will not earn the KYN Incentive.

 

Labs

Goal

Total Cholesterol Less than 200 mg/dl
Triglycerides Less than 150 mg/dl
HDL
(High Density Lipoprotein)
Greater than:
40mg/dl for men
50 mg/dl for women
LDL
(Low Density Lipoprotein)
Less than 100 mg/dl
A1C
(Hemoglobin A1c)
OR
Fasting glucose
(blood sugar)
Only one is required for reward.
A1c less than 5.7

Glucose less than 100 mg/dl
Blood Pressure
Note: BP alone will not earn the KYN Incentive
Less than 120/80

Please provide all of the labs above.

 

KYN Proven Steps to Reduce Your Risk

  1. Stop smoking
  2. Increase physical activity, exercise daily
  3. Choose poultry, fish (especially omega 3 rich fish such as salmon or trout) and vegetarian options more often. If you eat red meat, select lean cuts and broil or bake.
  4. Eliminate sweetened beverages and choose foods with less or no added sugar.
  5. Avoid deep fried foods
  6. Choose healthy fats: plant based liquid oils such as olive oil, nuts and seeds
  7. Eat more vegetables and fruits, choose smaller portions of white starches
  8. Be aware of portion sizes
  9. Lose weight

 

Questions

For help with Your Total Health Portal, call the AHA help desk at 855.581.9910. For any other questions, contact CHS LiveWELL at 704.355.8136 or send us an email.

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