Aetna rewards Apple Watch wearers for healthy activity

Designed in collaboration with Apple, the “Attain by Aetna” app is a first-of-its-kind health experience designed in collaboration with Apple. It combines your health history with your Apple Watch activity to offer personalized goals, achievable actions and rewards — like an Apple Watch or gift cards from popular retailers.

Health is more than just fitness. The Attain app is designed to give you real ways to be healthier so you can hit achievable goals — and earn rewards when you do. Simple, day-to-day actions you can take to lead a healthier life. It’s simple: Earn points for putting in the effort. Earn more for hitting your goals. Then, use your points to earn a new Apple Watch or gift cards from popular retailers.

Created with doctors, Attain by Aetna uses your health history to serve up goals and actions that are specific to your unique needs.

Aetna rewards Apple Watch wearers for healthy activity
Aetna rewards Apple Watch wearers for healthy activity

More info via Aetna here.

MacDailyNews Take:

Subsidizing Apple Watches for members is a no-brainer for any competent health insurance provider.MacDailyNews, January 18, 2019

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Apple’s next really big thing: Health – January 9, 2019
Study shows active Apple Watch users gain extra years of life – November 28, 2018
Apple’s watchOS 5.1.2 will enable electrocardiogram feature on Apple Watch Series 4 – November 28, 2018
John Hancock and Vitality prove Apple Watch incentives boost physical activity rates by more than 30 percent – November 28, 2018
Life insurance companies are luring Apple Watch users with deals – November 16, 2018
John Hancock offers Apple Watch Series 3 for only $25 to all Vitality life insurance customers – October 23, 2017
Apple and Aetna hold secret meetings to bring Apple Watch to the insurer’s 23 million members – August 14, 2017
In major win for Apple, Aetna becomes first insurance company to subsidize Apple Watch – September 27, 2016
New ‘SweatCoin’ iPhone app pays people to get fit – May 5, 2016
Why you’ll wear an Apple Watch to keep your job – March 14, 2016
Share your fitness data for an Apple Watch – or cash – March 2, 2016
Tim Cook hints Apple might build a health device – November 10, 2015
Apple should double down on Apple Watch’s health sensors, battery life, and waterproofing – October 2, 2015
Health insurer will charge more for lazy people, less for active people, based on Apple Watch sensors – September 18, 2015
Dalrymple reviews Apple Watch: ‘My most personal review ever’ – June 16, 2015


  1. Calling BS on everything privacy related that Apple and MDN support.

    You would allow an insurance company to monitor you? Can’t think of anything more sheepish.

  2. It really works as fuel when we know achieving a specific goal, we will be rewarded. Atena app is doing a great job fixing a target of apple watch user in term of their healthier lifestyle. I think it will encourage the people to be aware of their fitness. By the way, I am Richard an professional writer. Now I do freelancing on who provide quality writing service to the college students. At the time of writing i have work for a long time in one sitting. I hope this app will let me more conscious about my health.

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