Consumer Alert for Enrollees of Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company or Preferred Medical Plan, Inc.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The Florida Office of
Insurance Regulation strongly urges consumers who purchased health insurance
coverage on the Health Insurance Marketplace (Exchange) in 2015 through either Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company or
Preferred Medical Plan, Inc., to take action immediately and select another plan,
if they have not already done so, by visiting www.healthcare.gov.
The Office has been notified that Cigna Health and Life Insurance
Company and Preferred Medical Plan, Inc. will no longer be providing coverage
to policyholders on the Exchange for plan year 2016. A majority of these
affected policyholders are located in the South Florida region.
The open enrollment deadline for an existing policyholder to make this
change is Thursday, December 17, 2015. Policyholders who fail
to take action will lose coverage on January 1, 2016.