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Fitness Reimbursement Program

If you're a member of Harvard Pilgrim, and belong to a qualified health and fitness facility for at least four months in a calendar year, we'll reimburse you up to $150 per individual or family policy.* Fitness reimbursement for some groups may differ.** See reimbursement and fitness facility requirements.

Changes for 2016
Fitness reimbursement applies to monthly fees paid to a facility that provides cardiovascular and strength-training equipment for exercising and improving physical fitness, such as: health clubs and fitness centers; YMCA’s and YWCA’s; Jewish Community Centers; and municipal fitness centers.

And new for 2016, qualifying facilities also include fitness studios/facilities that offer:

  • Yoga
  • Pilates
  • Zumba
  • Aerobic/group classes
  • Indoor cycling/spinning classes
  • Kickboxing
  • CrossFit
  • Strength training
  • Tennis
  • Indoor rock climbing
  • Personal training (taught by a certified instructor).
Note: these additional qualifying facilities do not apply to fees paid during the 2015 calendar year).

How to apply for reimbursement
For your convenience, you can apply online with a secure HPHConnect account. Or, you can apply by mail.

Please allow up to eight weeks for reimbursement.

*This program is not an insurance product. For tax information, consult with your tax advisor.

**Per the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as of January 1, 2014, some small group and individual plans include coverage for fitness reimbursement. Please see your Benefit Handbook and Schedule of Benefits for details.

Requesting reimbursement for 2015?

Form No: NH_217714_616