Updates on Principal® benefits

Answers about how your existing group insurance, retirement, or other benefit plans are impacted by COVID-19 and today's economy

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If you rehire an employee within six months of their termination date, their Principal group insurance benefits are reinstated without the typical waiting period for a new worker.


There are no pandemic exclusions in Principal insurance policies. COVID-19 is evaluated the same as any other medical condition.


If you’re experiencing hardship, you may have flexibility in paying your insurance premium. Call us at 800-986-3343 to discuss.

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The subject matter in this communication is educational only and provided with the understanding that Principal® is not rendering legal, accounting, investment advice or tax advice. You should consult with appropriate counsel or other advisors on all matters pertaining to legal, tax, investment or accounting obligations and requirements.

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