Cigna expands $0 premium Medicare Advantage plans to New Jersey
Cigna announced it will extend its Medicare Advantage plans to New Jersey. The new MA HMO plans have benefits such as $0 monthly premiums and no referrals required. Cigna's MA plans will first be available during Medicare's Annual Election Period, which begins Oct. 15 and ends Dec. 7. These plans will be effective Jan. 1, 2020. Additionally, Cigna is offering its first MA PPO plans in the Philadelphia market while continuing to offer a full suite of HMO plans there that include traditional plans as well as plans tailored to people with diabetes or people who qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid. "At Cigna, we are dedicated to providing our customers with a choice of Medicare Advantage health plans for every budget," said Tom Kowalczyk, Market President, Maryland and Pennsylvania area, Medicare Advantage. "We are pleased to expand our offerings to residents in New Jersey and to connect new customers with providers and services that promote their overall health and wellness, both body and mind."