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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.

Earn an additional $50 annually if you join a weight management program such as TOPS, Jenny Craig, Nutri-System, Weight Watchers and Weight Management online program (excluding Beach Body).

You can earn another $50 annually for registering for a HelloWallet account. You must register between January 1, 2017 and September 30, 2017 to earn the payback.

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
  • 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. You can earn up to $50 annually for Weight Management Programs, and an additional $50 for registering for HelloWallet.

Note on gym membership

WOW! helps pay for your gym membership when you attend regularly. To qualify you must go at least 25 times in the six-month payback period (about once 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 four 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

This program is offered at no cost to employees. Please be assured that no charges will ever be made to your NutriSavings account. If you received any communication from Nutrisavings about charges being made your account, please disregard as this information was sent out in error. To disable email notifications, please log in to your account on the NutriSavings website and click on "My Profile" to update your notification preferences.

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 Management Programs (Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS), Nutri-System)

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

To show attendance:

  • In-person meetings. Provide the Weight Management 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.


Earn $50 when you register and have an active account with HelloWallet between January 1, 2017 and September 30 2017. Complete the Financial Wellness Healthy Payback form, along with a copy of your welcome email, to receive the Healthy Payback.

If you need assistance in finding your welcome email or need a copy to verify that you have an active account, contact the HelloWallet Customer Service Department at 1-866-55-HELLO (43556).

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.