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With stay-at-home orders in place amid the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, your daily routines may be out of whack, and with that your health habits. If you’re used to picking up a daily green juice, sweating it out at your local gym, or simply walking your dog in the neighborhood, there are still ways you can keep things somewhat normal while staying safe at home. 

Find New Healthy Recipes

With more time at home, it’s a great time to research some new healthy recipes to try. Pinterest is a great source for finding new recipes, and YouTube has a wide variety of great follow-along cooking sessions also. Find ways to incorporate healthy, immune-boosting foods into your meals too!

Pro tip: Have a favorite meal? Find ways to cook a healthier version! For example, cook your own drive-thru breakfast sandwich using healthy oils, organic eggs, and a healthier bread option.

Try At-Home Workouts

Even if you are limited on space, getting creative with at-home workouts is a great way to stay in shape until gyms open. Following along to an exercise video, practicing yoga flows, and dancing with kids are all great ways to get moving with minimal or no equipment needed. Take laps around the house (or the stairs) and earn extra HSA dollars with the MotivHealth Steps Program

Take Caution When Outdoors

The weather is warming up, and getting outside is a great way to boost your energy and soak up some much-needed Vitamin D! While being outside among neighbors may be safer than being in line at the grocery store, be sure to take proper precautions on keeping yourself and others safe. Crowding trailheads or walking too close to others on sidewalks can still spread COVID-19.

Catch Up on Z’s

Being home more means you likely have more time to perform household duties, take care of kids, and maybe even get to some home improvement projects you’ve put off. With more time to (hopefully) be productive, you might get some extra time to catch up on sleep. Even taking the time you spend on your commute to and from work to knock out daily tasks will leave you with time to go to bed earlier and get restful sleep.

Maintain a Mindful Mentality

It can be easy to become overwhelmed and anxious during such times of uncertainty, especially when your everyday routines have been flipped upside down. Practicing mindfulness and engaging in calming activities, such as stretching, deep-breathing exercises, or reading a book, can help you re-center and focus on better times ahead. 

When engaging in these activities, be sure to follow recommendations and precautions outlined by the CDC. You can find more information on COVID-19 here.

Steps Program Basics


Why Participate: So, you and your covered spouse can earn $1 for each day you walk 8,000 or more steps up to 20 days a month. All incentives earned this way are deposited into your HSA.

How to Participate: Create your MotivHealth member account. Sync an eligible device (Garmin, Fitbit, or Apple) and walk your way to $1 a day.

Who’s Eligible: You, the policy holder and a covered spouse.

Rx Program Basics


Why Participate: Spending $200 or more on prescriptions each month? We can help you eliminate or significantly lower your out-of-pocket costs.

How to Participate: Simply call one of our Prescription Benefit Analysts:
(385) 247-1030

Who’s Eligible: You, the policyholder and your covered dependents.

Prompt Pay Program Basics


Why Participate: Save between $250-$3,000 on out-of-pocket costs on planned medical procedures.

How to Participate: Simply call us before your scheduling your procedure, and we'll help you find a participating Prompt Pay facility / provider.

Who's Eligible: You, the policyholder and your covered dependents.

Price Transparency Tool Basics


Why Participate: Lower your out-of-pocket costs by empowering yourself to take charge of your healthcare.

How to Participate: Our Price Transparency Tool is accessed via your member portal. Simply create your account and click "Find Care."

Who's Eligible: You, the policyholder and your covered dependents with member accounts can access this tool.

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