Cigna Offers Services to Support People Impacted by Boston Marathon Explosions

Tue Apr 16, 2013 11:53am EDT

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.--(Business Wire)--
Cigna's behavioral health unit is offering free telephonic consultations for two
weeks to people who are coping with yesterday`s tragedy at the Boston Marathon.
Cigna's behavioral health professionals are qualified clinicians who are skilled
at helping people cope with traumatic events. 

People who don`t have health benefits or employee assistance program benefits
with Cigna can call this special toll-free number 24 hours a day during the next
14 days, through April 30, 2013: 1.866.912.1687. 

People who have health benefits or employee assistance program benefits with
Cigna should call the telephone number on their Cigna ID card. 

"We grieve for those who lost their lives or were injured in Boston, and for
their families," said David Cordani, president and CEO of Cigna. "We take
comfort in all of the good and decent people who have come to the aid of those
who need it." 

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 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 and vision care benefits, and other related products including group
life, accident and disability insurance. Cigna maintains sales capability in 30
countries and jurisdictions, and has approximately 70 million customer
relationships throughout the world. To learn more about Cigna, including links
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