Principal Wellness Company Introduced

October 3, 2005 ( - The Principal Financial Group has introduced Principal Wellness Company, promoting prevention as a key factor in controlling rising health care costs.

According to the announcement, Principal Wellness Company will specialize in onsite health and wellness screenings including private consultations, personal high-risk interventions, and customized wellness program development for employers across the county.

Carey Jury, senior vice president of the Health Division for the Principal Financial Group, said in the announcement, “We believe adding ways to get members involved in health care employee benefits programs can drive a long-term reduction in healthcare costs. By bringing the wellness company closer to the Principal Financial Group, our customers benefit through increased synergies in insurance and wellness products and services.”

Principal Wellness Company was formerly Molloy Wellness Company, acquired by Principal in 2004 (See  Principal Picks Up Health Benefits Company ).  

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