Cigna instates emergency policies for members affected by wildfires

PHILADELPHIA Cigna has announced that it is pitching in to help its members affected by the devastating fires in California.

The company said Friday that it would expedite the handling of prescriptions, expand access to employee assistance programs, offer flexibility in handling claims and assist members gain easier access to their needed medications by allowing members in the affected areas to have their prescriptions refilled before the usual refill timeframe, without prior authorization.

Cigna also said that it is implementing its mail-order pharmacy for those who lost their prescriptions. The program, called Cigna Tel-Drug, allows those medications to be sent to the member anywhere in the United States.

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