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Sep 23, 2021
Cigna Names Josh Cook President of Medicare Advantage Plans in Texas, Oklahoma

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – September 23, 2021 – Global health service company Cigna (NYSE:CI) has named Josh Cook president of its Medicare Advantage (MA) plans in Texas and Oklahoma.

“Cigna has been aggressively growing its MA business over the past three years, adding geography and new plans across the country to serve more people eligible for Medicare,” said Dudley Gerow, vice president for the west region of Cigna's Medicare business. “We’re very pleased to have Josh come on board during such an exciting time to help us to continue this trajectory.”

Cook has been with Cigna since 2012, most recently serving with its CareAllies business, overseeing provider engagement in Dallas, Fort Worth, El Paso and Chicago. He brings more than a decade of health care experience to his new role, including a proven track record of working closely with providers to improve customer health, well-being and peace of mind.

Cook holds a master’s degree in business administration from Southern Methodist University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Texas A&M University. He resides in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and replaces Gerow following Gerow’s promotion earlier this year.

Expanded Medicare Advantage Offerings

MA plans are growing in popularity with those who qualify for Medicare because they combine Medicare Parts A and B in one convenient plan that often includes Part D drug coverage and additional benefits, such as vision, dental, hearing, transportation preventative care, and fitness benefits, sometimes at no extra cost.

Cigna offers MA plans in a number of Texas locations, including in the Dallas-Fort Worth, El Paso, Houston, Rio Grande Valley and San Antonio areas. In Oklahoma, Cigna offers plans in the Oklahoma City area, including Canadian, Cleveland, Lincoln, Logan, Oklahoma and McClain counties.

Cigna offers a $0 premium plan in all MA markets. Cigna also offers Medicare Supplement and Prescription Drug Plans all across these states. To learn more about Cigna Medicare, visit www.cigna.com/medicare.

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Cigna delivers choice, predictability, affordability and access to quality care through integrated capabilities and connected, personalized solutions that advance whole person health. All products and services are provided exclusively by or through operating subsidiaries of Cigna Corporation, including Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company, Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, Evernorth companies or their affiliates and Express Scripts companies or their affiliates. Such products and services include an integrated suite of health services, such as medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits and other related products.

Cigna maintains sales capability in over 30 countries and jurisdictions, and has more than 175 million customer relationships around the world. To learn more about Cigna®, including links to follow us on Facebook or Twitter, visit www.cigna.com

All Cigna products and services are provided exclusively by or through operating subsidiaries of Cigna Corporation. The Cigna name, logos, and other Cigna marks are owned by Cigna Intellectual Property, Inc. Cigna contracts with Medicare to offer Medicare Advantage HMO and PPO plans and Part D Prescription Drug Plans (PDP) in select states, and with select State Medicaid programs. Enrollment in Cigna depends on contract renewal. © 2021 Cigna

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