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When you understand how healthy your heart is, you can take actions that can ultimately improve your overall wellness. That's why Chevron has partnered with WebMD® to offer the Healthy Heart Program. By participating in this program you can learn about how your personal choices for diet, exercise, tobacco and work/life balance may affect your heart and health. Then you can choose goals, work with a health coach, and use a variety of online tools and resources that are personalized to you. To get started, follow the steps below and take the health questionnaire.

how healthy heart works

step 1: get your numbers (optional)

Your numbers (such as weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose) provide a snapshot of your overall health and can help identify the warning signs of many serious illnesses, including cardiovascular disease. You'll be asked to provide your numbers in Step 2. You don't need your numbers to take the health questionnaire or participate in the program, but you'll receive a more accurate result if you do.

step 2: take the health questionnaire

The WebMD health questionnaire is the first step in a good plan to improve your health. It helps you learn if and how your lifestyle may be contributing to your individual risk factors. The health questionnaire is free, voluntary and confidential.

step 3: enroll for coaching. use tools and resources to make healthy changes

The results of your health questionnaire will include a suggested plan to help you reduce or manage your risk factors. Review the personalized education materials and resources. Use them and WebMDs other online tools to start making some of the suggested lifestyle changes. After you complete the health questionnaire, you will have the opportunity to sign-up for a personal health coach to get help making healthy changes.

who can participate in the program

You don't actually have to be enrolled in a Chevron health plan to participate; you just have to be eligible to participate in the plans, if desired. This includes the Global Choice Plan (Expatriates in the U.S.) and the Chevron Dental Plan.
Your spouse or domestic partner can participate in Healthy Heart if eligible to be covered by you under the Global Choice Plan. Eligible spouses and domestic partners cannot use telephone coaching, but all other program tools and resources are available.
Your child dependents age 18 years and older can participate in Healthy Heart if eligible to be covered by you under the Global Choice Plan. Eligible child dependents age 18 years and older cannot use telephone coaching, but all other program tools and resources are available.
Retirees, contractors, professional interns, employees on unapproved part-time schedules, casual hires global offshore payroll employees, and any other individual not eligible for Chevron health plans are not eligible for Healthy Heart. Dependents under age 18 cannot participate at this time.

what's included

The resources, tools and services listed below are offered as part of the Healthy Heart Program. Note that eligible spouses, domestic partners and child dependents age 18 years and older cannot use telephone coaching, but all other program tools and resources are available.

The WebMD online health questionnaire is voluntary and confidential and takes 10 to 15 minutes to complete. It will help you identify your health risk factors through a series of basic questions and your numbers. You don't need to provide your numbers to take the health questionnaire, but you'll receive a more accurate result if you do. Using this information, the tool will give you a personal report highlighting your risk factors, goals and a suggested action plan to help you make healthy changes.
After you complete the health questionnaire, you'll be presented with ideas and resources to reduce or manage your health risk factors. These recommendations will be tailored to your personal situation based on the results of your health questionnaire.

After you take the health questionnaire, you'll have the option to be paired with a professional health coach who will work with you and provide support. You meet with your coach by phone, at your convenience, and you direct the conversation around issues and goals that matter to you. Discussing the results of your health questionnaire is often a good starting point for your conversation.

WebMD Health Coaches will work with you on any number of health areas that affect your total wellness – from stress management and exercise to tobacco cessation and nutrition. The topics discussed in your calls are personalized to you and are based on your current health status and your health goals. WebMD health coaches are qualified professionals who are educated with at least a bachelor's degree in a health-related field. In addition to their degrees, many have advanced training as:

  • Stress specialists
  • Registered nurses
  • Registered dietitians
  • Breastfeeding educators
  • Tobacco cessation counselors
  • Exercise physiologists
  • Certified personal trainers

The WebMD Health Assistant provides an interactive, online approach to helping you set, meet and track your health goals. First, you select one or more health goals in the following areas:

  • Weight loss
  • Tobacco cessation
  • Nutrition
  • Exercise
  • Stress management
  • Emotional health

After you select your goals, the Health Assistant lets you choose from a number of simple activities that become part of your weekly plan to support those goals. These activities have been created and developed by WebMD health coaches. You can completely customize the activities that are important or most effective for you by clicking a "like" or "dislike" button. Your plan automatically updates based on your choices. And the best part is that over time the site learns more about you to suggest activities you might prefer.

You'll have access to additional education materials and resources designed to support you in making healthy lifestyle changes. These resources are not medical advice or a substitute for seeking treatment or advice from your health care provider. Check them out on the WebMD Healthy Heart website. These resources may include:

  • Health Trackers: Help you monitor your progress and are an easy way to chart your activity in a number of health-related areas.
  • Health Record: Serves as a confidential, easy-to-access tool that houses health information for you and your family.
  • Health Management Centers: Give you one convenient place to find news, message boards, health trackers and a variety of helpful resources on the most common health risks.
  • Symptom Checker: Helps you determine if and when you should seek medical treatment.
  • Newsletters: Provide targeted health information, links to WebMD health tools and up-to-the minute medical information.

Please note: This page provides only certain highlights of benefits or program provisions. It is not intended to be a complete explanation. If there are any discrepancies between this communication and legal plan documents, the legal documents will prevail to the extent permitted by law. This is not a plan text or a summary plan description. There are no vested rights with respect to Chevron health care plans or any company contributions toward the cost of such health care plans. Rather, the plan sponsor and Chevron reserve all rights, for any reason and at any time, to amend, change or terminate these plans or to change or eliminate the company contribution toward the cost of such plans. Such amendments, changes, terminations or eliminations may be applicable without regard to whether someone previously terminated employment with Chevron or previously was subject to a grandfathering provision. Some benefit plans and policies described in this document may be subject to collective bargaining and, therefore, may not apply to union represented employees.