BLOOMFIELD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Global health service company Cigna
(NYSE:CI) is offering a broad range of assistance to people impacted by
the Colorado wildfires.
Effective immediately, Cigna is temporarily lifting certain prescription
refill restrictions in 10 Colorado counties in order to aid its
customers. People insured by Cigna in the following counties may refill
their prescriptions ahead of their usual “refill too soon” restrictions:
Archuleta, Boulder, El Paso, Elbert, La Plata, Lake, Larimer, Montezuma,
Teller and Washington. These temporary measures are in place until July
26, 2012; Cigna will potentially extend these measures should the
Further, Cigna has expanded its telephone help line to provide personal
assistance and support for all Colorado residents affected by the
wildfires. Phone lines are staffed with trained counselors who are
available to speak with people about how to cope with loss, anxiety,
stress or other issues resulting from the wildfires. Counselors can be
reached at 866-912-1687. Cigna also has an online resource center with
additional information about disaster resources at http://apps.cignabehavioral.com/web/basicsite/consumer/consumer.jsp.
In addition, the Cigna Foundation is donating $10,000 to the American
Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund designated to support people affected by
the Colorado wildfires. The Cigna Foundation will also match employee
contributions on a 1:1 basis.
“It is important for all of us to assist those impacted in every way we
can,” said Kim Bimestefer, Cigna president and general manager, Mountain
States. “Cigna and our local employees are making personal
contributions, raising additional funds, providing support services and
are quite simply compelled emotionally to help our neighbors and our
communities through this tragedy.”
Customers with questions or concerns are encouraged to call the customer
service phone number on their Cigna ID card or Cigna's nationwide
customer service telephone number at 1.800.Cigna24 (1.800.244.6224).
Customer service representatives are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a
week for assistance.
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 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
and vision care benefits, and other related products including group
disability, life, and accident coverage. Cigna has sales capability in
30 countries and jurisdictions, with approximately 70 million customer
relationships throughout the world. To learn more about Cigna®,
including links to follow us on Facebook or Twitter, visitwww.cigna.com.
Cigna CorporationAmy Turkington, 440-934-5385Amy.Turkington@Cigna.comorPhil
Source: Cigna Corporation