Nippon Life Benefits Partners with Principal on Wellness Solution

May 11, 2010 ( - Nippon Life Benefits has announced the availability of a comprehensive new wellness program to help employees proactively manage their health and enable employers to better control health care costs.

The Employer Wellness Solution from Nippon Life Benefits is designed to keep low-risk employees healthy and motivate higher-risk workers to take action to better manage their health. The program, available to small and large employers, features a wide range of services, including worksite biometric screenings, health coaching, wellness assessments to gauge an employee’s health, and at-home lab tests for employees working remotely, according to a press release. 

The program features employer and member online capabilities that provide content, tools, forms, resources, and health and nutritional information. Nippon Life Benefits’ Japanese and Korean customer service representatives are also available to assist with questions about the program.   

“Our new wellness program enables employers and employees to share the responsibility of proactively managing health. This new program brings together a full-range of wellness services with innovative and easy-to-use tools to help people live healthier and ultimately reduce medical costs,” said Toshihiro Nakashima, President & CEO of Nippon Life Benefits, in the announcement.  

The Employer Wellness Solution is offered in conjunction with Principal Wellness Company, a member of the Principal Financial Group.

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