HumanaVitality Healthier lives start here

HumanaVitality® empowers people to live healthier lives. Explore how HumanaVitality works and how companies can benefit from increased productivity and healthier, happier employees.

HumanaVitality is a comprehensive wellness and rewards program focused on physical activity, education, health screenings, tobacco cessation, and nutrition. We use a behavior-change model, rooted in incentives to motivate people to achieve their goals.

Know your health

Get started with HumanaVitality by completing one of the most user-friendly and engaging health assessments that evaluates your health and shows where and how to make lifestyle improvements. Then, receive your Vitality Age, which tells you if your body is living younger or older than your actual age. From there, HumanaVitality creates a customized program — a Personal Pathway — and recommends goals and activities to help you achieve optimal health.

Stretching exercises increase flexibility and reduce injury to the body

Engage in your health

From your Personal Pathway, set goals and engage in highly personalized activities. Goals can be things like:

  • Reaching or maintaining a healthy weight
  • Exercising regularly
  • Learning about medical conditions or concerns
  • Making smart lifestyle choices such as staying or becoming tobacco-free

HumanaVitality provides over 30 standard activities that are verified to ensure high standards of accountability and that real change is occurring. Sample activities include:

  • Annual preventive care screenings
  • Biometric assessments
  • Daily workouts
  • Improving health metrics like lowering cholesterol

Man staying active by jogging

Get rewarded

Earn Vitality Points for completing goals and activities, and also receive Vitality Bucks® you can use for rewards such as movie tickets, music downloads, electronics, and hotel packages. The HumanaVitality® Mall provides a wide choice of rewards to motivate you.

Who is eligible?

HumanaVitality is included in all Humana fully insured medical plans for individuals and employer groups.HumanaVitality is offered to self-funded employer groups on an integrated medical and non-integrated medical basis.

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Results

Humana's partner, Discovery Health, brings 13 years of a comprehensive integrated approach to lifestyle improvement. Vitality has more than 1.9 million members worldwide. Recent research supports that engaged Vitality® members experienced lower health care and chronic disease costs per patient, shorter hospital stays, and fewer hospital admissions than the general population.1 And, member testimonials demonstrate physical and financial rewards.

1American Journal of Health Promotion May/June 2011

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For more information about Humana and HumanaVitality please visit the following pages.

HumanaVitality for members
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HumanaVitality, headquartered in Chicago, Ill., is a joint venture between Humana and Discovery Holdings, Ltd. Humana partnered with Discovery due to its 13 years of worldwide reputable experience using behavioral, clinical, and actuarial science to motivate individuals to make healthier choices. By integrating rewards with health, HumanaVitality provides the tools and support necessary to help Humana members live healthier lives and furthers Humana's dream to help people achieve lifelong well-being.

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is a leading health care company that offers a wide range of insurance products and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. By leveraging the strengths of its core businesses, Humana believes it can better explore opportunities for existing and emerging adjacencies in health care that can further enhance wellness opportunities for the millions of people across the nation with whom the company has relationships.

Discovery Holdings, Ltd. Discovery is an authorized financial services provider in South Africa. Discovery operates in the healthcare cover and life insurance markets in South Africa, as well as the long-term savings, investment and short-term insurance market in South Africa. In 2010, Discovery entered into an agreement to purchase 20% of Ping An Health Insurance Company of China, Limited.

Vitality, Discovery's wellness program, is the largest provider of individual and corporate wellness initiatives in South Africa,and also operates in the UK and the US. In the US, The Vitality Group,a joint venture between Discovery Holdings, Ltd. and Humana inc.,offers a stand-alone wellness product to large corporations. The company's core purpose is to make people healthier, and to enhance and protect their lives through financial products that clients need and want.

HumanaVitality Management team

Joe Woods, Chief Executive Officer, HumanaVitality LLC
Teri Looney, Chief Operations Officer, HumanaVitality LLC
Paul Esselman, Chief Financial Officer, HumanaVitality LLC
Chris Nicholson, Vice President, Humana Health and Productivity Solutions
Chris Crook, Chief Technology Officer, HumanaVitality LLC
Stuart Slutzky, Chief, Product & Innovation, HumanaVitality
Jennifer Moeller, Chief Marketing Officer, HumanaVitality LLC
John Kolet, Director, Customer Service, HumanaVitality LLC

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For more information about HumanaVitality please visit the following pages.

Discovery Holdings, Ltd.

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Vitality

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