Online Claims Submission Now Available For International Business Travelers Covered by Cigna

  Online Claims Submission Now Available For International Business Travelers
  Covered by Cigna

Business Wire

PHILADELPHIA -- July 2, 2013

International business travelers covered under a Medical Benefits Abroad^®
(MBA) plan from Cigna Global Health Benefits, a division of Cigna Corporation
(NYSE: CI), now have the option to submit their claims online directly through The new feature also provides access to an Electronic Funds
Transfer (EFT) payment method called ePayment Plus, which adds another
electronic option for customers to receive reimbursement from submitted

When traveling on international business, it’s important that customers have
access to quality health care when they need it. The Cigna MBA plan provides
medical coverage for unexpected illness and injuries that occur while
traveling on international business outside of a customer’s home or permanent
assignment country.

Any MBA customer who is a registered Cigna Envoy user can file an online claim
through a few simple steps. “More and more, customers are going online to
learn about products and services, including their health care coverage,” said
Sheldon Kenton, director of Cigna's Global Sales and Client Management.
“Having the ability to submit a claim quickly, securely and at any time during
the day is an absolute necessity for our MBA customers. We want to make it
easy to do business with us, and this is just another way we do that.”

Four different plan designs offer the flexibility to choose the appropriate
level of coverage. In addition to medical, Cigna MBA plans may offer coverage
for prescription drugs and replacement medication for lost prescriptions that
are medically necessary, dental emergencies, medical evacuation, and other

MBA customers can use Cigna Envoy to file online claims and to access other
helpful information including country-specific health resources, a list of
pre-screened doctors and hospitals that bill Cigna directly, as well as
currency and exchange rate information, security alerts and immunization

For more information, please visit or call

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
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