Fitbit, a global leader in the connected health and fitness market, has just announced the addition of Fitbit Charge 2, the top selling fitness tracker in the U.S., into the recently expanded UnitedHealthcare Motion wellness program.
Offered to employers by UnitedHealthcare, UnitedHealthcare Motion is an employer-sponsored wearable device wellness program that will soon enable people using Fitbit Charge 2 to track against the program’s activity metrics easily and conveniently – right on-wrist.
“This integration is a first of its kind for Fitbit and brings together market leaders in healthcare and technology to drive better health outcomes and cost savings for both consumers and employers,” said James Park, co-founder and CEO of Fitbit. “It’s a demonstration of Fitbit’s commitment to delivering innovative solutions that combine the power of technology with insights to help people take a more proactive role in their health and offer motivation to reach their goals.”
UnitedHealthcare Motion uses a set of activity goals called F.I.T., which stands for frequency, intensity and tenacity. The customized Fitbit Charge 2 will soon enable UnitedHealthcare Motion program participants to earn up to $4 per day in credits by achieving one or more of the following F.I.T. goals:
If you’re not familiar, UnitedHealthcare Motion (First launched in March of 2016) rewards participating employees and eligible dependents for being active.