2014

Cigna Individual Health Plans Go Multilingual

GLASGOW, England, January 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --


  • International health insurer now offering individual plans in German, French, Dutch and Spanish
  • Combining strengths of Cigna Global Health Options and Cigna expatplus plans to bring a single proposition for individual expatriates to the market
  • Widening capabilities for brokers to offer a 'one-stop shop' for expatriates globally

Cigna, a leading international health insurer, is excited to announce the launch of local language sales and service capabilities for their expatriate individual health insurance product range.

This move is a milestone in the company's commitment towards expanding its reach globally, particularly towards European and Latin American brokers supporting expatriates moving abroad.

This coincides with the combining of forces between Cigna Global Health Options and Cigna expatplus, bringing the strength of a single individual proposition for expatriate healthcare to the broker market.

Phil Austin, Head of Global Individual Private Medical Insurance said: "Launching the Cigna Global Health Options plans in German, French, Dutch and Spanish was the natural next step in demonstrating our commitment to brokers and intermediaries, particularly in the European and Latin American markets."

Chief Operating Officer for Cigna Global Health Options, Jim Bruce, provided some background as to Cigna's decision to harmonise the individual expatriate healthcare proposition:  "By combining the strengths of the existing Cigna Global Health Options and Cigna expatplus plans, we have brought a single proposition to the market. Brokers now have one truly global multilingual sales and service proposition bringing clarity and transparency to the market, and demonstrating Cigna's dedication to meeting our customers' and brokers' requirements."

A multilingual support team is now available to assist brokers, maintaining Cigna's commitment to quality service. The team, accessible by phone and email, handle international medical insurance quote requests, setting up policies on behalf of brokers, and ongoing account servicing.

The local language websites in German, French, Dutch and Spanish are:

German: http://de.cignaglobal.com

French: http://fr.cignaglobal.com

Dutch: http://nl.cignaglobal.com

Spanish: http://es.cignaglobal.com

About Cigna Global Health Options

Cigna is a global health service company dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense of security. As an operating subsidiary, Cigna Global Health Options provides global international health care plans designed for individuals who want the flexibility of having easy access to high quality health care around the world.


For more information on the new plans, view the Sales Brochure: http://www.cignaglobal.com/pdf/Sales%20Brochure%20Jul%2013.pdf

If you are a broker seeking more information, or wishing to offer the new plans, register at http://www.cignaglobal.com/intermediaries

For general information on Cigna Global Health Options, visit: http://www.cignaglobal.com  

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense of security. All products and services are provided exclusively by or through operating subsidiaries of Cigna Corporation, including Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company, Life Insurance Company of North America and Cigna Life Insurance Company of New York. Such products and services include an integrated suite of health services, such as medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products including group life, accident and disability insurance. Cigna maintains sales capability in 30 countries and jurisdictions, and has approximately 80 million customer relationships throughout the world. To learn more about Cigna®, including links to follow us on Facebook or Twitter, visit http://www.cigna.com.

SOURCE Cigna




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