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Shop 'n Save Pharmacy Helps Vitalize Members of Wellness-based Health Insurance Plan

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Shop 'n Save Pharmacy, a leading network of pharmacies providing patient care services in the St. Louis area, has entered into an agreement with Destiny Health, a Chicago-based provider of wellness-based health insurance, to provide a wellness service, Vitality Check(TM), to members of The Destiny Health Empowerment Plan(TM).

Fully integrated with the insurance portion of The Destiny Health Empowerment Plan, Vitality is a wellness program that encourages members with tangible rewards. Members can redeem their Vitality Bucks for Vitality Rewards(R) that include airline miles, vacation packages, name brand merchandise, iTunes and more.

A Vitality Check is a health assessment that members are encouraged to partake in to learn more about their current health conditions. For example, during a Vitality Check, Shop 'n Save pharmacists will test member's blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol levels, as well as obtain height and weight measurements to calculate Body Mass Index (BMI). These results will be sent directly to Destiny Health, and members will be awarded Vitality Bucks(TM) for participating in the Vitality Check and for the test results as well, depending on the outcome. The closer they are to being in the healthy range, the more Vitality Bucks received.

Destiny Health members will only pay $40 for a Vitality Check at participating Shop 'n Save pharmacy locations. Members will have their blood tested and their results will be mailed to them within 7-10 business days. The pharmacist will follow-up with the member to discuss the results and provide appropriate recommendations.

"Shop 'n Save is happy to be a part of Destiny Health's dedication to their members' health," says Chris Dimos, President, pharmacy operations for SUPERVALU. "As a network of pharmacies, many people think we only provide for our customers who are in need of care when they're sick, but in fact, like Destiny Health, we are equally committed to their wellness when they're healthy."

"Destiny Health is proud to partner with Shop 'n Save in the St. Louis area," says Arthur Carlos, President and CEO of Destiny Health. "Our partnership offers area residents the opportunity to achieve their Vitality goals, and with Shop 'n Save, our members are also assured that they are provided with both quality and convenience in their pursuit of well care."

About Patient Care Services by Shop 'n Save Pharmacy

Since 1994 the clinical services provided by specially trained pharmacists in the SUPERVALU family of stores -- including Shop 'n Save -- have been at the forefront of the chain pharmacy world. Shop 'n Save pharmacists involved in our award-winning clinical programs receive extensive training and cutting-edge clinical tools enabling them to make a greater impact in our patients' lives.

As a member of the healthcare team, our mission is to motivate and empower the patient to improve his/her quality of life by achieving positive and cost-effective outcomes through awareness, caring, education, and training. We are dedicated to maximizing the health outcomes for our patients by offering quality clinical services including:

Diabetes Care

Adult Immunizations

Health Screenings

Medication Therapy Management (MTM)


SUPERVALU INC. is one of the largest companies in the United States grocery channel with annual sales approaching $40 billion. SUPERVALU holds leading market share positions across the U.S. with its approximately 2,500 retail grocery locations. Through SUPERVALU's nationwide supply chain network, the company provides distribution and related logistics support services to more than 5,000 grocery endpoints across the country. SUPERVALU currently has approximately 200,000 employees. For more information on SUPERVALU, visit the company's Web site at

About Destiny Health

Destiny Health's innovative wellness-based healthcare plan is designed to make people healthier and enhance and protect their lives, by balancing health insurance coverage with incentives that motivate active participation in healthcare and reward healthy behaviors.

Destiny Health's wellness-based strategy is modeled after the strategy of its parent company, Discovery Holdings Ltd., an international life and health insurance company that has successfully enrolled over two million members in its health plan since 1992. Combined, Destiny Health and Discovery are the largest providers of wellness-based healthcare plans in the world.

Destiny Health has forged partnerships with some of the most respected and recognized names in the health and wellness field to help extend the reach of its wellness-based health plan. Members of The Destiny Health Empowerment Plan enjoy robust perks through partnerships with Life Time Fitness, Curves and other regional and local fitness facilities. To learn more, visit

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