Wellness Plus Benefit

Samaritan Choice Wellness PLUS benefit

For employees enrolled in the Samaritan Choice Wellness Plan only, this benefit is intended to give you greater access to the health and wellness improvement activities you enjoy.*

New for 2016! $150 benefit for employees and spouses or domestic partners
For 2016, employees and their spouses or domestic partners will each receive $150 Samaritan Choice Wellness PLUS dollars when they meet enrollment requirements and enroll in the 2016 Wellness Plan.

What Wellness PLUS covers:
Once per calendar year, eligible employees and spouses or domestic partners will be able to submit a request for reimbursement up to $150 for 2016 for the following approved Wellness PLUS activities and purchases only:
  • New! Athletic shoes
  • Fitness trackers (employee now must purchase and submit for reimbursement)
  • SamFit punch cards for GroupX classes offered at any SamFit location
  • Massage therapy provided by a licensed and/or certified massage therapist
  • Personal training and health coaching provided by a certified personal trainer or health and wellness coach
  • Individual race entry fees for fun runs, walks, 10Ks, marathons, triathlons, etc.
  • Official, organized sport league entry fees
  • Services and purchases at both Samaritan Heartspring Wellness Center locations (excludes medical services and co-payments)

Steps for receiving reimbursement for 2016:
IMPORTANT: In order for eligible spouses and domestic partners to receive reimbursement, it is the employee's responsibility to correctly submit the reimbursement requests in PeopleSoft along with the additional supporting documentation.

  1. Take advantage of any of the above approved wellness activities and save all receipts up to $150 in value between Jan. 1 and Dec. 11, 2016. All required documentation must be submitted by Dec. 11, 2016.
  2. Submit all documentation through the Expense Reimbursement Request process in PeopleSoft, or email it to emplexpenses@samhealth.org with a copy of your PeopleSoft coversheet and 10-digit expense report number by Dec. 11, 2016, at 4 p.m. Click here for Peoplesoft instructions.
  3. You can also complete the Expenses Reimbursement Request, print your PeopleSoft coversheet and fax these documents including your receipts with your 10-digit expense report number to 541-768-9777.
  4. If approved, a credit will appear on your paycheck within two pay periods, providing reimbursement up to $150 annually**

Paper copies of these documents will no longer be accepted by Employee Wellness or SCP. All documentation must be submitted using the steps listed above.

* The Wellness PLUS benefit cannot be combined with the SHS Employee Wellness $300 benefit.

** The Wellness PLUS benefit is a taxable benefit and this amount will be reflected on your paystub.

Last modified: Jan. 1, 2016

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