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$0 premium PPO, HMO plans will be offered in the Denver and Boulder areas

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cigna is expanding in Colorado, offering for the first time Medicare Advantage (MA) plans in the Denver and Boulder areas. These plans will first be available to Medicare eligible customers during Medicare’s Annual Election Period (AEP), which begins Oct. 15 and continues through Dec. 7, for plans that take effect Jan. 1, 2020.

“In Colorado, Cigna’s Medicare Advantage health benefits offer zero dollar premiums coupled with attractive benefits not available through original Medicare,” said Lindy Hinman, Market President, Colorado Medicare Advantage. “Our robust benefits are reinforced by an intense focus on working closely with doctors and other health care professionals to deliver highly personalized care.”

Cigna-HealthSpring Preferred HMO and Cigna-HealthSpring True Choice PPO will be available in Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas and Jefferson counties.

“For many years, Cigna has offered health benefits plans to Colorado residents through area employers and through the individual marketplace, and we are pleased to now offer our Medicare Advantage solutions here as well to connect new customers with providers and services that promote their overall health and wellness, both body and mind,” said John Roble, market president, Cigna Mountain States.

For example, Cigna Medicare offers an acupuncture allowance in its Denver MA PPO and MA HMO plans, covering up to $300 annually toward the cost of these services when provided by a licensed practitioner. This is the first time Cigna has offered this alternative treatment in any of its Medicare plans.

Some other unique benefits in Cigna Medicare’s MA PPO include up to a $300 annual credit for customers to use toward their Medicare Part B premium and a $1,000 allowance to be used at any licensed dentist for preventive and comprehensive non-cosmetic services.

Other benefits in both the Medicare Advantage PPO and HMO plans include the following in both cities:

  • $0 monthly premium
  • $0 primary doctor copay
  • $0 drug deductible
  • $0 copay for many prescription drugs
  • Meal delivery following hospital discharge
  • Vision and hearing services
  • Fitness program
  • 24-hour health information line
  • Telehealth

For more details about Cigna’s Medicare plans, please visit

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Cigna delivers choice, predictability, affordability and access to quality care through integrated capabilities and connected, personalized solutions that advance whole person health. All products and services are provided exclusively by or through operating subsidiaries of Cigna Corporation, including Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company, Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, Life Insurance Company of North America, Cigna Life Insurance Company of New York, Express Scripts companies or their affiliates. 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.

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Doug Bennett Jr.


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