CIGNA International will develop and offer individual private medical insurance to respond to the emerging needs of customers around the globe.
In the UK it already offers individual and child package cover, and products for business - but the global expansion is expected to see a higher profile and wider range of products in the UK.
In the UK it offers international private medical insurance, but only for businesses, so the new plans are expected to see it enter the individual international private medical insurance here.
CIGNA International is a world leader in global life, accident and health insurance and global expatriate benefits. With healthcare reform expected to restrict US expansion, it now seeks to provide local private medical insurance for citizens in countries outside the United States as well as to individual expatriates and high net worth individuals.
Private medical insurance: News update: 22 January 2010