Cigna and Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Renew Network Agreement

Hartford, CN (PRWEB) November 07, 2012

Cigna and Connecticut Children’s Medical Center have reached a multi-year agreement to renew their network relationship. With the new contract, Cigna’s customers will have continued access to coverage for hospital services at the Medical Center, at in-network rates.

“Connecticut Children’s vision is to make the children of Connecticut the healthiest in the country,” said Martin J. Gavin, President and CEO of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. “We are pleased that Cigna continues to be our partner in making the medical needs of children a priority, and for providing their customers access to the quality pediatric care that Connecticut Children’s provides.”

“Children’s wellness is one of Cigna’s top areas of focus for our health programs and our ‘Cigna Connects’ corporate responsibility initiative,” said Don Curry, Cigna’s president and general manager in New England. “Cigna and Connecticut Children’s Medical Center share a common mission – to help improve the health and well-being of the people we serve, and we are pleased to continue our long-standing relationship.”

Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

About Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, the region’s only academic medical center dedicated exclusively to the care of children, is committed to improving children’s physical and emotional health through family-centered care, research, education and advocacy. Named one of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals by U.S. News and World Report, Connecticut Children’s offers a full range of quality pediatric services at its hospitals in Hartford and Waterbury, Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) in Hartford and Farmington, Specialty Care Centers in Fairfield, Farmington, Glastonbury, Hartford and Shelton and 11 other practice locations. For more information, visit and connect on Facebook at

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 71 million customer relationships throughout the world. To learn more about Cigna®, including links to follow us on Facebook or Twitter, visit