Cigna Health Insurance

Cigna Health Insurance
CIGNA Corporate Headquarters*
Two Liberty Place
1601 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19192

CIGNA Corp. and its subsidiaries offer health benefits and services through millions of people around the globe. The company’s roots go as far back as two hundred years; today the company is one the leading insurance and health care providers in the United States. Industry leaders, (INA) Insurance Company of North America founded in 1792 and Connecticut General Life Insurance Company founded in 1865, joined forces to create CIGNA in 1982.

The company has held its position as one of the most reliable insurance companies, throughout the years. In the 1871 Chicago Fire and the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco, CIGNA was one of the few companies who paid full claims to their members affected by the tragedies. They started offering international services in 1989 and during the company’s bicentennial celebration in 1992; they took on offering pharmaceutical plans.

The company is known for their logo the Tree of Life symbolizing CIGNA’s dedication in creating programs with the customers’ health and well-being in mind. Today the company continues to give excellent service, aside from offering life, health and dental services, they also have international & expatriate, pharmaceutical, behavioral care, accident, vision and disability coverage. CIGNA also offers special services for Senior Citizens in the form of Medicare Advantage and Medicare prescription drug plans. They offer Choice Fund, high-deductible plans with options for Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account and Health Reimbursement Arrangement.

CIGNA also takes their role in the community seriously; they have a variety of social responsibility programs. Apart from giving financial support, they also provide water and health volunteer hours to people around the world.  The company also contributes to the Green Community, aiming for a paperless business with the use of technology. They conduct online transactions and participates in recycling their paper waste.  They have received various awards for their streamlined web portals since 2000.

In 2009, the company won the Gold Medal from Gartner and 1to1 Customer Awards for their efforts in making health insurance easily understandable and their efforts in improving consumer relations. JD Power and Associates, a consumer rating expert, certified CIGNA HealthCare call centers for having excellent voice the customer rankings. For four consecutive years, the company has given CIGNA’s call centers the “Outstanding Customer Service Experience” certificate. They are among the first health care companies to provide 24/7 telephone customer service.

In August 2010, CIGNA acquired Vanbreda International, a Belgian company specializing in providing inter-government and non-government organizations with employee benefits and medical insurance. They also cater to international humanitarian efforts and corporate clients. Vanbreda is the largest provider of healthcare to mobile employees working almost everywhere in the globe. Combining the company’s expertise with CIGNA’s resources gives CIGNA Corp. unparalleled reach in global expatriate benefits.

CIGNA’s products and services are available in over 27 countries and they have approximately 60 million consumer relations around the globe.