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WOW! Healthy Paybacks

All MaineHealth employees are eligible for WOW! Healthy Paybacks.

You can get up to $50 back twice a year when you participate in a wellness activity, buy healthy food or purchase a CSA share.

If you join Weight Watchers, you can get another $50 back during each payback period.

What activities are eligible for a Healthy Payback?

Two Payback Periods Each Year
  • October 1 - March 31
  • April 1 - September 30 

Wellness and fitness activities

  • Fitness. Gym memberships, recreational sports teams, registration/entry fees to sporting events (e.g., running, bicycling, triathlons), personal training, kick boxing, martial arts, dance lessons, golf, belly dancing, skiing, snowboarding
  • Nutrition. Healthy cooking classes
  • Relaxation. Reiki, yoga, pilates, tai chi
  • Weight Management. TOPS, Online programs other than Weight Watchers (Participation in Weight Watchers qualifies for the Weight Watchers Healthy Payback.)
  • General Wellness. Chronic disease classes, first aid classes, CPR, care giver classes, healthy family classes
Healthy Paybacks Forms

You may send in multiple forms for different activities until you reach the $50 maximum Health Payback for the period.

Note on gym membership

WOW! helps pay for your gym membership when you attend regularly. To qualify, you must go at least 50 times in the six-month payback period (about twice per week). If you don’t meet the six-month visit requirement, you can also get a monthly attendance payback for months in which you go at least eight times.

To get your payback, provide an attendance printout from your gym or a completed Gym Attendance Form signed by a gym employee.

Cash for Your Cart

MaineHealth has partnered with Nutrisavings to reward you for purchasing healthy foods at local supermarkets.

When you shop using your store rewards card and get a grocery cart score of 60 or higher at least two times per month, you earn up to $50 twice per year—no form required. Sign up and track your scores on the Nutrisavings website.

To learn more, view FAQs or contact Nutrisavings Customer Support, Monday to Friday, 8 am - 8 pm ET at (800) 344-3593 or email

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

Local farms offers healthy produce to enrich your diet. You can get a WOW! Healthy Payback when you purchase a CSA share for fruit and vegetables. Cost of shares varies by farm. Find a CSA near you.

Weight Watchers

Get $50 for attending nine of 12 meetings online, at work or in the community. To get your Weight Watchers Healthy Payback, send in the Weight Watchers Healthy Paybacks Form and proof of attendance.

To show attendance:

  • In-person meetings. Provide the Weight Watchers Attendance Form signed weekly by your meeting leader or a copy of your membership book with date stamps.
  • Online memberships: Provide your weight tracker (9 out of 12 weeks) that shows the dates on the bottom.

How do I get my Healthy Payback?

Along with the required forms, you’ll need to send proof of payment for each payback request, including:

  • Your name
  • Name of activity or class
  • Amount of charge
  • Date paid

Send a receipt from the organization, a copy of your bank statement with account numbers crossed out or a canceled check. We can’t accept a copy of a check from your checkbook.

If you pay monthly, submit proof of payment for each month, up to a total of $50. For example, if you pay $10 a month, you would need to send in five months of bank statements/receipts to receive the full $50 Healthy Payback.

Who can I call with questions?

Please contact the HR Solution Center at (207) 661-4000.