Fitness & Weight Watchers Reimbursement Benefits

Fitness Reimbursement Benefit

If you are enrolled in a health plan through the University for at least 4 months in a calendar year, the Fitness Reimbursement Benefit can save you and one other eligible family member up to $150 per calendar year in health club membership fees. (A $300 family maximum applies to members ages 18 and over.) You can claim your Fitness Reimbursement Benefit after you have belonged to your health club for at least 4 months in a calendar year. One Fitness Reimbursement Benefit claim per calendar year is allowed.

Effective January 1, 2013, the Fitness Reimbursement benefit was expanded to include studio and health-club-based exercise programs such as aerobics, cycling, yoga, Pilates, etc.   You can claim your Fitness Reimbursement Benefit after you:  (1) belong to your health club for at least 4 months in a calendar year or (2) participate in at least 12 weeks of an exercise program(s) in a calendar year or (3) attend a minimum of 24 exercise classes in a calendar year. 

Weight Watchers Reimbursement Benefit

If you are enrolled in a health plan through the University, your health plan will reimburse you and one other eligible family member up to $150 per calendar year for Weight Watchers program fees. (A $300 family maximum applies to members age 13 and above.) Qualifying weight management programs include traditional Weight Watchers meetings; Weight Watchers at Work programs; and hospital-based weight loss programs. Online and at-home programs do not qualify for the reimbursement benefit.

You can download the Fitness and Weight Watcher Form(s), with instructions, from the links on the right side of this web page.