• By McCray

Mayo Clinic Radio: Oral Health

July 16, 2014

Miss the show? Here's the podcast: Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 7-21-14

The next Mayo Clinic Radio will make you smile!  On Saturday, July 19, at 9 a.m. CT, Thomas Salinas, D.D.S., will join us to discuss different aspects of oral health.  We’ll talk about new ways to restore teeth and replacing missing teeth. Also on the list for discussion — the dramatic increase in oral cancers in those afflicted with HPV, how oral health impacts overall health, the affect of certain medications on oral health and the importance of oral health for aging patients.  Join us!

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Mayo Clinic Radio is a weekly one-hour radio program highlighting health and medical information from Mayo Clinic. The show is taped for rebroadcast by some affiliates.

If I have more than 500 points by November 15th, will they carry over to the next Reward Points period?

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Family member trying to create a new user account, adds the employee id and DOB, RECEIVE THIS MESAGE: You did not enter a valid ID and date of birth. Please confirm and reenter your information. The information is valid and correct! Cannot proceed. Now what?

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Yesterday, I learned in a Benefits Enrollment session that if I have Mayo Horizon, I should ask my spouse and 18-year old son to complete the Health Assessment too. That would earn each of them 250 points. Do they each need to earn 250 additional LiveWell Reward Points to qualify for the additional contributions to our HSA?

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@Diane, my family member got the same message. I ended up creating the account for him from my work computer and it worked. You might try that.

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The Livewell site suggests that we have until November 30 to obtain our 500 points. The article above suggests that we must complete both the Assessment and the remaining 250 points by November 15 rather than November 30 as stated on the Livewell site. "The earlier you take the Health Assessment, the more time you have to earn additional Reward Points. You will need 500 points by Nov. 15 to earn a reward for the first half of 2013." Thanks for clarifying.

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@Pam: when the current participation period ends on November 15th, point values will reset to zero and the next period will begin. @Georgina: the deadline to participate in the current Reward Program is November 15th.

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@Diane: is the family member that you are trying to register currently covered by a Mayo Medical Plan? If not, they will not be able to register at this time since we do not have their DOB to relay to the LiveWell portal team. Your Benefits Team

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@Sandra: One adult (spouse, domestic parnter or child 18 or over) who is covered by your plan can participate in the Health Assessment and additional wellness activites to try to earn 500 Reward Points by November 15th. If they achieve the reward, you w

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Yes,the family member is covered under MMSI,I have also tried to register my family member at work and still get that error message.

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@Diane: I suggest one of two ideas. 1. Use the "Help"link at the bottom of the page to contact the portal administrators. 2. Contact the Employee Service Center (if available on your campus) for assistance. Your Benefits Team

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what is the the web site address for spouse's to use to complete the health assessment.

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Barbara, the link is the same. http://www.LiveWellatMayo.com. your Benefits Team.

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