Cigna entering ACA exchanges in three new states in 2023

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Health insurer Cigna will be expanding the reach of its ACA Marketplace exchange plans during the upcoming Open Enrollment period that begins in November. Cigna health plans will be available on the individual exchange in three new states – Texas, Indiana and South Carolina – as well as in additional counties in Georgia, Mississippi and North Carolina.

According to Charles Berg, president of Cigna’s U.S. Government business, the expansion was spurred in part by what the company perceives as ” a significant need for a competitive and sustainable individual market.”

With the expansion, which is still pending final regulatory approvals, Cigna will offer individual and family plans on the individual exchanges in 363 counties spanning 16 states, including Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Virginia. 

These new markets have the potential to reach about 730,000 additional customers in 2023, the insurer said.


New for 2023, members will have access to MDLIVE’s primary care physician network for routine visits via video at any time. MDLIVE provides 24/7 virtual care. Its network includes access to virtual dermatology and virtual behavioral healthcare. Members will also have access to $0 virtual urgent-acute care and $0 virtual wellness screenings through the platform.

Cigna said that all plans offer $0…

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