Wellness Incentives

How Do I Participate?

If you are a new user, you need to go to tew.redbrickhealth.com and click on “Activate your account to get started”.  Then enter in the following information:

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Date of Birth (DOB)
  • City of Tacoma Employee ID number (8 digit numeric value with the leading zeros).

All registered users should visit tew.redbrickhealth.com to sign in via the username and password that they created.

Important: Federally mandated notice regarding your Wellness Program (General Population/Local 26 and Local 6).

2019 Incentive/Requirements

The 2019 Incentive Period is underway! The incentive period runs October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. City Employees that want to receive a Wellness Incentive in 2019 will need to meet the following requirements.

2019 Requirements

General Population/Local 26/Local 6 Requirements

2019 Incentive

$20 per month credit ($240 annual savings) toward your premium contribution for medical insurance coverage under the Regence or Kaiser Permanente Regular Plans.


$40 per month credit ($480 annual savings) toward your premium contribution for coverage under the Regence High Deductible/HSA Health Plan options available in 2016.

City Contribution to Employee’s HSA Account
Coverage With Wellness Without Wellness
Employee $1,250/year $500/year
Family $2,500/year $1,000/year
Contributions to HSA Accounts

Employees who select a High Deductible/HSA Health plan option will additionally receive contributions from the City on a monthly basis into a Health Savings Account (HSA). Employees participating in wellness will receive a higher contribution.

2018 Incentive

New Employees hired after July 1, 2017 will automatically receive wellness credit/incentive through 2018. The amount of the incentive will vary depending on which plan they choose to enroll in (see above).

Important Note

If an employee has a spouse/domestic partner or adult child under the age of 26 who works for the City, and each participate in the Wellness Program, each will receive the Wellness Incentive.

Program Appeals

Eligible members are entitled to appeal their Wellness Incentive determination at the conclusion of the annual incentive period. Please make sure to read the TEW Business RulesContact your Wellness Coordinator for more information.