NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cigna-HealthSpring was named a top Medicare Advantage HMO health plan in Mississippi, receiving a 4 out of 5 star rating by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). For 2016 Medicare Advantage plans, Cigna-HealthSpring, a Cigna (NYSE:CI) company, offers a $0 premium plan in Jackson and the Mississippi Gulf Coast region. Cigna-HealthSpring focuses on working together with health care professionals to tailor incentives and solutions specific to the needs of the Medicare population.
CMS’s Five-Star Quality Rating System rates Medicare Advantage plans on a scale of 1 to 5 stars, 5 being the highest, as a way to help consumers judge the quality and customer service of Medicare Advantage plan choices.
“Cigna-HealthSpring’s approach to developing partnerships with doctors and customers translates to greater access to quality care, which has shown it can lead to healthier outcomes for older Americans,” said Jeff Brown, market manager for Cigna-HealthSpring in Mississippi. “This designation underscores the value we can deliver when we listen to our customers to find even more ways to improve benefits that help them live an active and healthy lifestyle.”
Cigna-HealthSpring’s 2016 Medicare options include a wide range of health and prescription drug plans. Cigna also offers supplemental benefits and special needs plans. All plans offer extra benefits not covered under Original Medicare and are designed to help customers better manage their health while limiting out-of-pocket medical expenses. Cigna-HealthSpring will continue to offer its expanded fitness benefit on select plans.
Medicare beneficiaries can enroll in Cigna 2016 plans during the annual election period, which runs from October 15, 2015 to December 7, 2015. To learn about complete plan details and access free educational materials, please call toll free 800-870-2169 seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. or visit www.cignamedicare.com.
Cigna-HealthSpring, a Cigna company (NYSE:CI), is one of the country's leading health plans focused on delivering care, predominately through Medicare Advantage and other Medicare and Medicaid products. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Cigna-HealthSpring offers a national stand-alone prescription drug plan and operates health plans for the 2016 enrollment season in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.cignahealthspring.com.
All Cigna products and services are provided exclusively by or through operating subsidiaries of Cigna Corporation. The Cigna name, logos, and other Cigna marks are owned by Cigna Intellectual Property, Inc. This information is available for free in other languages. Please call our customer service number at 1-800-668-3813 (TTY 711), 8a.m. – 8p.m., 7 days a week. Esta información está disponible de forma gratuita en otros idiomas. Por favor, llame a nuestro servicio al cliente al 1-800-668-3813 (TTY 711), 8a.m. – 8p.m., 7 días de la semana. This information is not a complete description of benefits. Contact the plan for more information. Limitations, copayments, and restrictions may apply. Benefits, formulary, pharmacy network, provider network, premium and/or copayments/coinsurance may change on January 1 of each year. Cigna-HealthSpring is contracted with Medicare for PDP plans, HMO and PPO plans in select states, and with select State Medicaid programs. Enrollment in Cigna-HealthSpring depends on contract renewal. Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5-star rating system. Star Ratings are calculated each year and may change from one year to the next.