Cigna and Oscar Insurance Partnership to Sell Small Business Health Plans

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The insurers have announced they will be launching the products in several U.S. markets. Cigna and Oscar Health have announced their intentions to launch small business health plans across a number of commercial markets in the United States. The partnership intends to move forward with the move together, letting them split the potential risk. Oscar is an insurance company best known for selling individual plans on the Affordable Care Act’s exchanges. The company has been seeking to broaden its offerings in a growing number of American individual and small business…

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Health insurance award winner in the United Kingdom has been named

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  Cigna has been awarded the coveted Best Group International Private Medical Insurance Provider title. The results of the 2012 Health Insurance Awards are in, and the announcements have now been made at the Grosvenor Hotel in London, England, where Cigna has now been named the top provider. The titles for the annual medical and protection event were presented by Ed Byrne, renowned Irish comedian. The health insurance awards are designed to honor professionalism and excellence within that sector of the industry. According to the Cigna Global Health Benefits, Europe,…

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Indian consumers will soon have access to Cigna health insurance

Health insurance company, Cigna, has announced that it has completed a joint venture deal that will allow it to sell health insurance products in the fastest growing market, in India. In India, 85 percent of all people do not have health insurance. The joint venture which will bring Cigna into this marketplace will be with a company called TTK Group, which is better known for appliances such as its Prestige brand pressure cookers, but which also manufactures medical devices and drugs, and administers insurance policies. This announcement comes at a…

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New acquisition of Cigna by FirstAssist Insurance Services

As travel has increased by 8 percent, Cigna has seized the opportunity to provide its customers with additional protection against unexpected emergencies while they travel, such as urgent medical situations by acquiring FirstAssist. This acquisition will give a boost to the global footprint made by Cigna International and will grow its affinity partner relationships as it increases the strong distribution expertise and product offered by FirstAssist. FirstAssist Insurance Services was purchased by the Cigna global health services company from Barclays Private Equity. FirstAssist had appeal to Cigna as it is…

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