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, is expanding their suite of telehealth offerings to include mental health support online and via text message.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Cigna is making it simpler and more convenient for its customers to access an expanded suite of virtual support services for mental and emotional health.
"Almost no one is immune to the emotional toll of the COVID-19 pandemic, whether you're on the frontlines, juggling work from home, or in self-isolation," said Eva Borden, managing director, behavioral strategy and solutions, Cigna. "This is why we've accelerated efforts to bring more virtual mental health care options so that customers have easier access to the personalized support they need -- at a place and time that works for them."
Cigna is adding Talkspace to its behavioral provider network for customers seeking a more convenient therapy option. With private messaging (text, voice, and video), Talkspace connects Cigna customers to dedicated licensed therapists who engage daily through a secure app. Customers can also schedule live video sessions based on personal preference.
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