Schedule and Attend a Biometric Screening by February 9, 2019


If you received a letter indicating that you are required to complete a biometric screening for the 2019 Chicago Lives Healthy wellness program, please follow the instructions below.

What is a biometric screening?

A biometric screening includes tests to measure your cholesterol, triglyceride and glucose levels. During your biometric screening appointment, a health care professional will also determine your blood pressure, height, weight and waist measurements.

What options do I have for completing my Biometric Screening?

A. Schedule an appointment and attend an onsite screening at a community or work location such as City Hall or select Chicago Public Libraries; OR,

B. Schedule and attend an appointment with your doctor.

A. Onsite Biometric Screening Instructions

Beginning December 17, 2018, you can schedule your free onsite biometric screening at select locations. If you choose to complete an onsite screening during work hours, please consult your supervisor prior to scheduling to ensure proper coverage on the job. Click here for a complete list of onsite locations.

1. You must schedule an onsite screening appointment; walk-ins cannot be screened.

2. Please arrive at least 5 minutes in advance of your scheduled appointment time to complete necessary sign-in activities.

3. The screening will typically take about 15 minutes.

Appointments are available from January 23, 2019 through February 9, 2019. If you attend one of these onsite screenings, your results will be automatically sent to the Chicago Lives Healthy wellness program.

Scheduling your onsite screening appointment is a straightforward process. Once you click the red button below, you will be re-directed to the Wellness Corporate Solutions (WCS) scheduler. WCS conducts the onsite biometric screenings. Register and create an account with a password. Once you do so, you will be able to schedule an appointment at one of the select locations. Click here for step by step instructions to schedule an onsite screening appointment.

If you have any questions regarding your account and/or scheduling your onsite screening appointment call Sharecare customer service at 1-866-556-7671 and they will assist you.


B. Doctor’s Office Biometric Screening Instructions

Beginning on December 17, 2018, you can also schedule an appointment with your physician’s office to complete your biometric screening.

Follow these steps below:

1. Call your doctor to schedule an appointment.

2. Download and print the Personalized Physician Form. Bring your Personalized Physician Form with you to your doctor’s office.

3. Let your doctor know the Personalized Physician Form must be completed and faxed to 615-349-2344 by February 9, 2019.

Here is some additional information about Biometric Screenings completed in your doctor’s office:

If your physician submits biometric results on any other type of form, the results cannot be accepted and this step will be considered incomplete. Your biometric screening results must be submitted on your Personalized Physician Form.

• Sharecare will accept biometric screening results if the test results are no more than six months old (no results collected prior to July 1, 2018 will be accepted).

• Biometric screenings done at your doctor’s office are subject to your current medical plan benefits. HMO members must see their Primary Care Physician (PCP) and PPO members must use an in-network provider.

Click the button below and enter your legal first name, legal last name, date of birth and gender to download a personalized physician form.

If you need any assistance downloading a personalized physician form call Sharecare customer service at 1-866-556-7671.


What if I don’t complete a Biometric Screening?
If you do not complete your biometric screening with results submitted by February 9, 2019, the City of Chicago employee will incur a $50 per non-participant increase in his/her monthly health care contribution.




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Step By Step Instructions To Schedule An Onsite Screening Appointment

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