NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Global health service company Cigna (NYSE:CI) has named Lisa Wagamon president of its Medicare Advantage (MA) plans in the Carolinas. In this role, Wagamon will help oversee the growth of Cigna's MA plans in North and South Carolina.
"This is an exciting time for Cigna's MA business as we are rapidly growing by adding MA products and expanding geographies with the ultimate goal of providing more people with affordable, predictable and simple health care," said Aparna Abburi, president of Cigna's Medicare and CareAllies business.
Wagamon has more than two decades of experience in health care, including work with Medicare, Medicaid and commercial plans, as well as a strong background in provider network development.
"We are very pleased to welcome Lisa to the Carolinas," said Charlie Pitts, market president, Carolinas, Cigna. "Cigna is now able to offer even more individuals a plan for every phase of their life."
Expanded Medicare Advantage Offerings
MA plans are growing in popularity with individuals who qualify for Medicare because they combine Medicare Parts A and B in one convenient plan that can also include Part D drug coverage and additional benefits, such as vision and dental, sometimes at no extra cost. Cigna offers a variety of MA plans in the Charlotte, Greensboro / Winston-Salem, Charleston, and Greenville/ Spartanburg areas as well as Anderson and Pickens counties.
Cigna offers a $0 premium plan in all MA markets. The company also offers Medicare Supplement and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans in all areas in the Carolinas.
About Cigna Cigna Corporation is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Cigna delivers choice, predictability, affordability and access to quality care through integrated capabilities and connected, personalized solutions that advance whole person health. All products and services are provided exclusively by or through operating subsidiaries of Cigna Corporation, including Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company, Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, Evernorth companies or their affiliates and Express Scripts companies or their affiliates. 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.
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