Cigna-HealthSpring Medicare Advantage Plans in Mississippi Recognized for Quality Care and Customer Service

  • Cigna is the top-ranked Medicare Advantage HMO plan in Mississippi
    receiving a 4-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid
    Services
  • Cigna offers a $0 premium plan for Medicare customers in Jackson
    and the Mississippi Gulf Coast region in 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cigna-HealthSpring was named a top Medicare Advantage HMO health plan in
Mississippi, receiving a 4 out of 5 star rating by the Centers for
Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). For 2016 Medicare Advantage plans,
Cigna-HealthSpring, a Cigna (NYSE:CI) company, offers a $0 premium plan
in Jackson and the Mississippi Gulf Coast region. Cigna-HealthSpring
focuses on working together with health care professionals to tailor
incentives and solutions specific to the needs of the Medicare
population.

CMS’s Five-Star Quality Rating System rates Medicare Advantage plans on
a scale of 1 to 5 stars, 5 being the highest, as a way to help consumers
judge the quality and customer service of Medicare Advantage plan
choices.

“Cigna-HealthSpring’s approach to developing partnerships with doctors
and customers translates to greater access to quality care, which has
shown it can lead to healthier outcomes for older Americans,” said
Jeff Brown, market manager for Cigna-HealthSpring in Mississippi
.
“This designation underscores the value we can deliver when we listen to
our customers to find even more ways to improve benefits that help them
live an active and healthy lifestyle.”

Cigna-HealthSpring’s 2016 Medicare options include a wide range of
health and prescription drug plans. Cigna also offers supplemental
benefits and special needs plans. All plans offer extra benefits not
covered under Original Medicare and are designed to help customers
better manage their health while limiting out-of-pocket medical
expenses. Cigna-HealthSpring will continue to offer its expanded fitness
benefit on select plans.

Medicare beneficiaries can enroll in Cigna 2016 plans during the annual
election period, which runs from October 15, 2015 to December 7, 2015.
To learn about complete plan details and access free educational
materials, please call toll free 800-870-2169 seven days a week from 8
a.m. to 8 p.m. or visit www.cignamedicare.com.

About Cigna-HealthSpring

Cigna-HealthSpring, a Cigna company (NYSE:CI), is one of the country’s
leading health plans focused on delivering care, predominately through
Medicare Advantage and other Medicare and Medicaid products. Based in
Nashville, Tennessee, Cigna-HealthSpring offers a national stand-alone
prescription drug plan and operates health plans for the 2016 enrollment
season in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia,
Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Mississippi, North
Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Washington,
D.C. For more information, visit www.cignahealthspring.com.

All Cigna products and services are provided exclusively by or through
operating subsidiaries of Cigna Corporation. The Cigna name, logos, and
other Cigna marks are owned by Cigna Intellectual Property, Inc. This
information is available for free in other languages. Please call our
customer service number at 1-800-668-3813 (TTY 711), 8a.m. – 8p.m., 7
days a week. Esta información está disponible de forma gratuita en otros
idiomas. Por favor, llame a nuestro servicio al cliente al
1-800-668-3813 (TTY 711), 8a.m. – 8p.m., 7 días de la semana. This
information is not a complete description of benefits. Contact the plan
for more information. Limitations, copayments, and restrictions may
apply. Benefits, formulary, pharmacy network, provider network, premium
and/or copayments/coinsurance may change on January 1 of each year.
Cigna-HealthSpring is contracted with Medicare for PDP plans, HMO and
PPO plans in select states, and with select State Medicaid programs.
Enrollment in Cigna-HealthSpring depends on contract renewal. Medicare
evaluates plans based on a 5-star rating system. Star Ratings are
calculated each year and may change from one year to the next.

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Contacts

Cigna
Jim Angstadt, 215-761-8748
Jim.Angstadt@cigna.com