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CignaLinks® Podcasts

Cigna has made it easier for you to receive quality health care around the world by making more doctors and hospitals available to you through the CignaLinks program. CignaLinks is a collaboration between Cigna and local health care insurers or administrators. When you access care through a CignaLinks doctor or hospital, you will benefit from higher discounts, less paperwork and fewer co-payments.

Click on the appropriate link below for more information about the CignaLinks program in your destination country.


Expatriate Podcasts

Welcome to Cigna's podcast library of topics designed to help you select the right international insurance program. You can download these to your MP3 device or listen to these right on your computer.

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How can I prepare for my international assignment?
Regardless where your assignment is, there are a few tried and true measures that soon-to-be expatriates must consider.
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What's next now that I'm on assignment?
Once you set foot on the ground in the country of your new assignment you will need resources to help you connect to the local people, customs and how to conduct everyday life.
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Web Resources for Expatriates
Cigna's secure web portal offers a vast range of helpful information for expatriates and their families.
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Cigna Envoy®
Cigna Envoy® eases the process for employers and allows covered expatriates access to personal benefits information anywhere in the world through the secure, user-friendly web portal. Cigna Envoy® simplifies the process of administering benefits by offering covered expatriates, employers, brokers, and doctors and hospitals a secure single sign-in portal that gives access to an array of web services and information.
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Cigna CompassSM
Cigna CompassSM is the expatriate benefit interactive that combines both on-screen text and audio/video prompting to help expatriates and their family members more fully understand and utilize their benefits program, helping keep them healthy and on assignment.
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Cigna's International Clinical Team
The mission of Cigna's Clinical Team is to ensure quality access to healthcare wherever you are in the world. Cigna employs a dedicated international medical director and nurses with vast international experience—a team that can assist you whether there is a medical emergency or you simply need routine care.
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Online Expert Medical Second Opinion Services Through the eCleveland Clinic
Cigna provides a comprehensive expert online medical second opinion service called MyConsult that is available via a secure, web portal through Cleveland Clinic at no additional charge to covered expatriates and their dependents.
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Resources for Crisis Assistance
For routine care or crisis management, Cigna's physician-led clinical team is available for outreach, coordination, and intervention for covered expatriates.
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Travel Risks
This podcast provides insight from Cigna's resident International Medical Director, Dr. Lyndon Laminack regarding the "Real Risks of Travel."
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Deep Vein Thrombosis
Cigna's resident International Medical Director has cited deep vein thrombosis as a travel risk of which all expatriates and business travelers should be aware.
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United States Bound Expatriates
Cigna has many specialized health care services available for covered expatriates and their family members while assignment in the U.S.
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Expatriate Benefits
Cigna doesn't want you to be in the dark about your benefits. That's why Cigna gives you complete access to your plan information on the secure web portal.
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United States Health Care Glossary of Terms
Because the U.S. health care system can be confusing to those unfamiliar with how it works, it will be helpful for covered expatriates and their family members to know a few important terms when seeking health care services.
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Expatriate Newsletters


Current Issue

Going Global | Expatriate Newsletter | 1st Quarter 2012
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Quick References


Cigna Envoy Guide
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