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Live Healthy. Earn Rewards.

Essentia Health offers a variety of wellness resources and supports to all employees through TakeCharge. This year, Essentia is partnering with Medica to bring you even more ways to take control of your well-being. In addition, you will have new ways to put cash back in your pocket by participating.

Continue your wellness journey, and earn points for your healthy choices. Go to the gym, green up your plate, or take time to de-stress — and watch the points rack up!

Program details

Log on to your TakeCharge Rewards site to complete your activities

Employees covered under the Medica health plan

Access your TakeCharge Rewards site

After you log on, click on the Health & Wellness tab to access your TakeCharge site. If it's your first time using the site, you'll need to register your account. Have your Medica member ID card handy as you set up your account.


Employees not covered under the Medica health plan

Access your TakeCharge Rewards site


Learn about additional programs for employees covered under the Medica health plan

Fit Choices by MedicaSM health club reimbursement program

Did you know that with Fit Choices by MedicaSM you can earn points and reimbursement toward your dues? Visit a participating health club eight times a month between Jan. 1 – Aug. 31, 2019 for four non-consecutive months to earn 100 points towards your TakeCharge Rewards.

You’ll also earn up to $20 per month (two adults earn up to $40 per month) toward your health club dues when you visit a participating club eight times a month. Show your member ID card at a participating gym to register for Fit Choices.

Learn more and find participating clubs


Healthy Savings program

Save money on a variety of foods with the Healthy Savings program. It's almost like getting a free trip to the grocery store every month. If you live near a participating store, you'll be enrolled automatically in the program. Just watch your mailbox for more information and your Healthy Savings card.

Learn more


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Contact Us

Employees covered under the Medica health plan

866-394-6846 (TTY: 711)
Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Closed 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. Thursday
Saturday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Employees not covered under the Medica health plan

833-724-0347 (TTY: 711)
Monday – Thursday, 7 a.m. –10 p.m. 
Friday, 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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