The partnership, according to the coalition, offers employers eight medical insurance plans and two pharmacy options through brokers and consultants. In addition, telehealth services are available to employees from licensed health care professionals, and consumers will have the ability to comparison-shop for elective health care services.
"Many smaller employers have been particularly hard hit by the ever-rising cost of health care services and prescription drugs," said
Croyle said the program uses Cigna's national preferred provider organization (PPO) network, an endorsed-coalition partner and top performing health insurance company in eastern
He said about 50 small employers in the 50-or-more category belong to the coalition.
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