CIGNA's Medicare Advantage Filing Status with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

HARTFORD, Conn., June 10, 2010 - CIGNA (NYSE:CI) announced today that it filed to renew its CIGNA HealthCare of Arizona Medicare Advantage HMO and national Medicare Part D contracts with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for plan year 2011. The company did not file to renew its national Medicare Advantage Private Fee-For-Service (PFFS) contract.

CIGNA Individual PFFS customers along with all individuals joining the plan through the end of 2010 will experience no changes this year. CIGNA will continue to serve its clients, brokers, health care professionals and contractors into 2011 for 2010 claims and other needs.

CIGNA will also continue to offer its comprehensive suite of employer retiree and pre-retiree solutions including group medical plans that supplement Medicare and the CIGNA - Humana Medicare Alliance.

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