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Frequently Asked Questions

Prizes?  Did someone say PRIZES?  What do I have to do?
Participate in Eintsein's new LiveWell program by registering with RedBrick at or the RedBrick health app.  All benefit-eligible employees (anyone who works more than 40 bi-weekly hours) and spouses (on the health plan) should register.  What could you win?  How about a free PTO day, healthcare insurance reimbursement (if you're a plan member), or a gift card?

I'm not on the Einstein health plan.  Why would I participate in the new LiveWell program (a partnership with RedBrick Health)?
Any employee who works 40 hours or more each pay period, whether or not you're on the Einstein health plan, (and your spouse if he or she IS on the Einstein health plan) may use RedBrick's fun and engaging digital wellbeing tools and earn entries into prize drawings for completing healthy activities listed in your RedBrick Health account.

My spouse is on my Einstein health plan.  How does he/she complete Healthy Steps?
Your spouse should go to or download the RedBrick Health app on his or her phone to register for a RedBrick account.  To register, your spouse will need to enter their own information along with your employee ID number.  Your spouse can also participate in the healthy activities listed and get entered in the RedBrick quarterly drawings.  By the spouse completing Healthy Steps in his/her account, you, the employee, will avoid paying an additional premium of $40 per pay.

How do LiveWell, Healthy Steps, and RedBrick Health relate?
For over a decade, LiveWell has been Einstein's employee wellness brand.  Healthy Steps is a program the LiveWell created and continues to roll out each year to help employees practice more preventative healthcare (by completing their annual physical with biometrics, mammogram, colonoscopy, and/or health coaching if invited).  RedBrick Health is working with LiveWell to power the LiveWell brand to provide employees with a more consistent and egnaging wellbeing experience therough the Network when they go to or the RedBrick health app.  RedBrick is replacing HealthCare Strategies to administer the Healthy Steps program in addition to providing employees with helpful tools and the opportunity to participate in drawings each quarter for completing healthy activities.

What is RedBrick Health?
RedBrick Health is a new wellbeing benefit offered by Einstein that provides expert guidance and real support to help you stay on top of your wellbeing and develop healthy habits that stick.

Why is Einstein offering RedBrick Health?
Our partnership with RedBrick allows us to power a more fun, innovative, and personalized digital experience, and offer rewards for completing additional healthy activities.  RedBrick will also administer the Healthy Steps program.

How do I get started?
You can begin by registering at or download the app for iPhone and Android devices.  Simply search for RedBrick Health on the App Store or Google Play.

What do we get for participating?
All benefit-eligible employees (anyone who works 40 hours or more biweekly) and covered spouses/partners can earn entries into prize drawings for completing healthy activities listed at  For employees on the health plan and covered spouses/partners participating in Healthy Steps, employees on the health plan will avoid paying an additional premium of $40 per pay.

Who is eligible to participate in the new LiveWell program and receive rewards?
All benefit-eligible employees as well as their spouses or domestic partners who are enrolled in an Einstein medical plan are eligible to participate.  The Healthy Steps program still only applies to covered employees and spouses on the health plan.

Is there an app?
Yes!  You can do everything from your smart phone.  Search and download the RedBrick Health app for iPhone and Android devices.


Does the new LiveWell program replace the Healthy Steps program?
No, the Healthy Steps program is a piece of the new LiveWell program.  There are still requirements for the Healthy Steps program.  Our partnership with RedBrick allows us to offer more rewards for completing additional healthy activities.

What is the new deadline?
The deadline moved from November 30, 2018 to May 31, 2019.  Plan members have an extra 6 months to complete the Healthy Steps requirements.

How has the Healthy Steps program changed?
Some of the major changes include:

  • Covered employees and spouses have until May 31, 2019 instead of November 30, 2018 to complete the Healthy Steps program
  • To confirm participation, go to and enter the information requested directly into the portal.  We are no longer using fax forms
  • Plan members need to let their physicians know the biometrics they need to get.  We aren't using the fax forms anymore, which previously listed out the biometrics for physicians to complete.  The biometrics plan members still need to get include: height, weight, blood pressure, total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, and HBA1C or glucose.
  • While some employees may still be invited to participate in required coaching, other employees have the opportunity to self-select into coaching to take advantage of the new innovative style of coaching
  • RedBrick Health is replacing HealthCare Strategies (HCS) as the administrator of the program

How do I confirm my participation in the Healthy Steps program?
To complete participation, you will need to register online at or download the RedBrick Health app.  You will be able to enter information requested in the portal.  We are no longer using fax forms so please do not fax any form with your health information to HCS.

How do I make an appoinment to see an Einstein physician for my preventive healthcare requirements?
To make an appointment, call 1-877-331-5333 or click here.

What steps do I need to complete by May 31, 2019?
If you, your spouse or partner have been on the health plan before 10/1/2017:

  • Complete the annual physical with biometrics.
  • Get a colonoscopy if you are age 50 or older on or before October 1, 2017
    Need to provide proof of having one within the last 10 Years
  • Get a mammogram..
    • Every other year if you are age 40-49 on or before October 1, 2017*
      • *Einstein's health plan will continue to cover annual screening mammograms
    • Every year if you are age 50 or older on or before October 1, 2017
  • Participate in health coaching, if selected
    • Complete 3 calls with a RedBrick Health coach (typically 15-20 minutes each)

I looked at my paycheck and noticed an additional $40 contribution towards my health insurance.  Why did this happen?
If you noticed an additional $40 contribution in your paycheck, please call RedBrick Health at 833-724-3461 to find out what you can do to stop this additional contribution.



What are the prizes and how often will the drawings be held?
Each quarter, all employees and covered spouses/partners who complete a healthy activity (list provided in portal), will enter into drawings to win one of many prizes.  Go to or the RedBrick app to view the list of prizes.  Stay tuned for more information.

Where can I learn more about my rewards and see my progress?
View the steps required to earn your rewards by clicking on Rewards at or in the RedBrick Health app.

What healthy activites qualify for prize drawing entries?
You can participate in a wide variety of LiveWell and RedBrick programs that will earn you entries into prize drawings throughout the year.  Activities include:

  • Taking the confidential online health assessment
  • Working with a RedBrick health coach
  • Participating in online health programs (RedBrick Journeys®)
  • Tracking your healthy activity
  • Visiting an Einstein provider
  • Enrolling in a tobacco cessation program
  • Syncing a fitness device to your RedBrick account
  • Meeting with a registered dietitian
  • Participating in a Weight Watchers program
  • Using a Fidelity financial wellness resource
  • Getting a dental or vision check-up

What are Journeys?  How can I get started?
RedBrick Journeys are a fun, interactive way to learn about health topics in small steps that inspire new, healthy actions.  Each online Journey includes two to four stages, and a stage is made up of multiple quick steps that help guide you to better health.  To learn more or to start a Journey, go to (or via the RedBrick app) and click on Journeys from the drop down menu in the upper left of the homepage.


How does RedBrick Health help protect the privacy of my health information?
When you participate in RedBrick Health programs, your privacy is a top priority.  No one at Einstein will have access to your individual health information.  Finally, RedBrick Health's systems are designed to provide the highest level of protection possible for your health data.  You can be confident that your personal health information is safe, secure, and private, so you can participate in RedBrick Health's programs freely and without worry.  You can read more about RedBrick's privacy policy at

Where can I get more information?

  • Contact us by emailing Katie at
  • Go to
  • Download the RedBrick app to your phone or iPhone and Android devices
  • Call RedBrick at 1-833-724-3461