What is included in the OEBB Weight Watchers benefit?
Effective Oct. 1, 2010, OEBB employees and early retirees can participate in up to four 13-week sessions at per year at no cost. You can access the Weight Watchers benefit in three different ways – pick the one that’s right for you.
- At Work meetings (see page 2)
- Community meetings
To continue participation after your first 13-weeks, you must provide proof of participation in 10 of 13 sessions to receive the next session at no cost.
What is Weight Watchers?
Weight Watchers offers a multi-dimensional way to learn how to achieve and maintain a healthy body weight for the long-term. The program focuses on eating more healthfully, increasing physical activity and changing behavior.
How do I access the Weight Watchers benefit at no cost?
Call 1-866-531-8170 (OEBB dedicated toll-free number)
Weight Watchers will sign you up and bill your medical carrier directly. This is the only way to access this benefit. Your medical plan will not reimburse members who pay Weight Watchers directly.
Can I join at no cost if I waive or opt out of OEBB medical?
No, you must be enrolled in an OEBB medical plan to be eligible for this benefit.