FROM TIPPERARY TO TIMBUKTU

North America

U.S.

Cigna can guide U.S.-bound expatriate members and their families to quality, cost-effective health care services through Cigna Health Care, Health Solutions, Cigna Behavioral Health, and Cigna Pharmacy Management. We also offer access to our Preferred Care Network, which consists of more than 564,000 specialists, 266,000 primary care physicians and 8,200 hospitals throughout the United States.

South America

Brazil

CignaLinks partner Gama Saúde provides access to more than 20,000 providers throughout the country, with in-network benefits covered at 100%.

Europe

UK

Through a Cigna affiliate company operating in the United Kingdom, CignaLinks offers private health insurance to supplement care provided by the National Health Service (NHS).

Spain

Through a Cigna affiliate company operating in Spain, CignaLinks provides access to a domestic network of more than 17,000 providers, with in-network benefits covered at 100%.

Italy

Cigna has a relationship with Newmed, a network/utilization management company in Italy. Employees enjoy reduced out-of-pocket expenses while receiving inpatient care simply by advising the Cigna contact center of the hospitalization prior to discharge. If the hospital is already part of Newmed's network of health care providers, appropriate discounts will be applied. If the provider is not part of the network, Newmed will attempt to negotiate a discount and will provide case management for the member, if the condition warrants.

Switzerland

Cigna has a strong relationship with The Swiss Leading Hospitals and the Hirslanden Group, a total of 26 hospitals located throughout Switzerland. Both groups accept direct settlement of bills so that employees are only responsible for their deductible and coinsurance. Members also have access to their list of pre-screened, quality providers.

Middle East

Through CignaLinks, the Saudi Arabian Cooperative Insurance Company provides coverage for expatriates and their family members living in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait or Oman. Employees enjoy access to the Saudi Arabian Cooperative Insurance Company network of providers and the ability to pay only the applicable coinsurance—rather than 100 percent of charges at the time services are rendered—which is customary in many Middle East locations.

Asia

India

Cigna has a strong relationship with three of the largest health care providers in India: Fortis Healthcare Limited, Apollo Hospitals Group and Wockhardt Hospitals Group. These organizations accept direct payments from Cigna so that employees are only responsible for their deductible and coinsurance. Employees have direct access to these hospitals throughout India and their prescreened, quality providers.

South East Asia

Through an arrangement with Parkway Shenton and its iXchange network, CignaLinks provides access to care in Singapore and in select hospitals in Malaysia for covered individuals living in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.

China

Through a key alliance with Quality Healthcare Medical Services (QHMS), CignaLinks offers employees in Hong Kong, China and Taiwan access to QHMS' network of 30 medical clinics and 600 affiliates in Hong Kong. Services in the QHMS network are provided at discounted rates.

Australia

Through an exclusive arrangement with premier local insurer Grand United Corporate Health (GU Health), CignaLinks provides coverage for expatriate employees living and working in Australia, and for Australian citizens working abroad who return to Australia for medical care. Employees enjoy access to private hospital coverage and ambulance transportation throughout Australia.

Southeast Asia

 

Through an arrangement with ParkwayHealth, CignaLinks offers easier access to care, quick claims processing, and a large network of health care professionals across Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia. For more information about products offered in Asia click here.

Australia


Through an exclusive arrangement with premier local insurer Grand United Corporate Health (GU Health), CignaLinks provides coverage for expatriate employees living and working in Australia, and for Australian citizens working abroad who return to Australia for medical care. Employees enjoy access to private hospital coverage and ambulance transportation throughout Australia. For more information click here.

North America

United States

Cigna Global Health Benefits customers in the United States have access to Cigna HealthCare's national Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) network. The network offers nationwide access to more than 950,000 health care professionals, including more than 6,000 hospitals and 900,000 primary and specialty care doctors. Learn more about our U.S. products and services.

Canada

The CignaLinks Canada network offers customers access to more than 30,000 in-network health care professionals through our partnership with Cowan Insurance Group. The network is available across the provinces, including hospitals, physicians, pharmacies and specialists. Customers enrolled in CignaLinks Canada can get direct claim settlement with in-network health care professionals. Learn more about our Canada products and services.

South America

Brazil

CignaLinks partner Gama Saúde provides access to more than 20,000 health care professionals and facilities throughout the country, with in-network benefits covered at 100%.

Europe

United Kingdom

Through Cigna UK, CignaLinks offers coverage with health care professionals and facilities who may not be part of the National Health Service (NHS).

Spain

Through Cigna Spain, CignaLinks provides access to a network of more than 22,000 health care professionals and facilities, with in-network benefits covered at 100%.

For more information about products offered in Europe click here.

Cigna has been serving customers in the Middle East for over 15 years through partnership with local insurers. To better serve our customers, Cigna has signed an agreement with Zurich Insurance Middle East (ZiME) whereby Zurich is the insurer and Cigna is the reinsurer and international service provider. Our new service model brings a Cigna owned customer experience, from beginning to end, to our customers in the GCC.

In the UAE, Cigna has partnered with Neuron, a leading TPA for provider relations and network access. Across the remainder of the GCC, we have built a Cigna direct network and that all key providers in all jurisdictions will be within Cigna’s network. In the KSA, Cigna will maintain a strong relationship with Saudi Arabian Cooperative Insurance Company. For more information click here

Greater China

Through a key alliance with Quality Healthcare Medical Services (QHMS), CignaLinks offers employees in Hong Kong, China and Taiwan access to QHMS' network of 30 medical clinics and 600 affiliates in Hong Kong. Services in the QHMS network are provided at discounted rates. For more information click here.

Africa


By working with Medical Services Organisation, based in Johannesburg, South Africa, the CignaLinks Africa network provides access to an expanding list of local doctors, hospitals, clinics, and specialists. MSO has proprietary provider networks and leased provider networks throughout South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Morocco, and Nigeria. Customers enrolled in CignaLinks Africa can expect to see discounts on local pricing as well as direct payment arrangements between network health care professionals and Cigna.

Featured Resources

  • Newest country to join our expanding global network

    We’re pleased to introduce CignaLinks Canada to our network family.  We can now provide employees access to medical services through a network of more than 30,000 local health care professionals and facilities throughout Canada.