Is pre-certification required for hospitalizations with Cigna International Plans?

Pre-certification for overseas hospitalizations is not required. However, you should call Cigna Global Health Benefits for any scheduled procedures. Please contact Cigna within 48 hours after emergency admissions. Cigna can assist with medical oversight and pre-payments through Cigna.

All stateside hospitalizations must be pre-certified by calling Cigna Global Health Benefits. If you do not pre-certify, a penalty will apply.

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