Cigna’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is now available System-Wide.   Cigna EAP highlights

What’s New?

 You can still earn a Level 1 incentive.  Begin by scheduling a PREVENTIVE CARE visit to your doctor or walk-in health center, have this form completed and return it to Provant.  All employees: Biometric Screening Results Form eff. 1/06/14 ;  AFUM only AFUM Biometric Screening Results Form.  Then, click the Ready. Set. RiseUP BLUE BUTTON (upper left on this page) complete your Health Assessment and earn 20 wellness points.

UMS Health Coaching Schedule-  Need a little help in setting your goals, getting inspired and staying motivated?  Schedule an appointment with a Provant Health Coach on campus or by phone.

Did you miss the Provant/UMS Roadshow to Wellness? Get out the fat free, low-salt popcorn. Here it is!

Why Care About Wellness?

The Employee Health Plan Task Force (EHPTF) wants you to know why… Nov 2013 report.

A Message from Kawika Thompson, System-wide Manager of Health Improvement…

Meet the UMS Health Coaches –  Set Your Goals!

Provant has assigned four health coaches to serve UMS. Whether you want guidance in lowering a health risk or you are looking for motivation to start an exercise plan, you will find support and encouragement from the Provant health coaches. Call 1-855-2RISEUP (1-855-274-7387) to set up an appointment.

Orono, Bangor, System-wide, Machias – Hilary London; USM, Augusta, Farmington – Lacey Bouchard, Presque Isle Area – Nikki Wight, Fort Kent – Anna Cannon


The Facts on EAP

Stress, Day Care, Elder Care, Financial, Legal, Substance Abuse Worries – the Cigna EAP provides a wide variety of confidential, free services for you and your household members.

-  The EAP toll-free number is 1.877.622.4327 of you can go online to, Employer ID: ums

-  It is available 24/7

-  Confidential, free services are available to you and your household family members

This exciting benefit offers a wealth of services, resources and referrals.  Please become familiar with the opportunities that are available — when you need it.  Cigna EAP Brochure

Have Allergies?  Along with the weather forecast, you can learn what to watch for on

Track Star!  A colleague wrote … “My Health Coach recommended that I track my exercise, and food intake using the tools on Ready.Set.RiseUP.   It was the nudge that I needed to get moving and make smarter food choices.  I track every day now.”