Newsroom | 06 November 2012

Cigna Global Health Benefits Receives Alexander Hamilton Award for Green Strategy


Cigna Corporation
Gloria Barone, 215-761-4758

WILMINGTON, Del., November 06, 2012 - Cigna Global Health Benefits was selected by Treasury & Risk magazine as the 2012 Silver Alexander Hamilton Award Winner in the "Best Green Strategies" category. The award recognizes excellence and innovation in treasury management and finance at top companies worldwide.

Cigna (NYSE: CI), the leader in serving the globally mobile workforce, was selected for the award based on its successful launch of a paperless, "green" Explanation of Benefits (EOB) document, which outlines for patients the medical treatments and services that are paid on their behalf.

"We're delighted to be selected as a Silver AHA Winner," said Tom Philibotte, operations senior director, Cigna Global Health Benefits. "This award reflects the effort we devoted to listening to customers and health care professionals, and working to create a process that improves our customers' experience and promotes a better environment."

Cigna uses Bottomline's WebSeries® enterprise payments hub to generate EOBs and to automate payments, allowing patients, doctors, and hospitals to view statements and remittance advice online rather than receiving them through the mail. This enables Cigna to save postage and paper and reduce its carbon footprint, while providing clients and customers with an efficient, easy-to-use method of accessing important payment and patient information.

Through the green approach, Cigna's 880,000 globally mobile customers in more than 205 countries and jurisdictions across the globe can opt-out of receiving paper EOBs in the mail. Paperless EOBs are accessible through Cigna's online customer website, Cigna Envoy®, from anywhere in the world.

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense of security. All products and services are provided exclusively through operating subsidiaries of Cigna Corporation, including Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company, Life Insurance Company of North America and Cigna Life Insurance Company of New York. Such products and services include an integrated suite of health services, such as medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy and vision care benefits, and other related products including group disability, life, and accident coverage. Cigna has sales capability in 30 countries and jurisdictions, with approximately 70 million customer relationships throughout the world. To learn more about Cigna®, including links to follow us on Facebook or Twitter, visit

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Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ: EPAY) provides cloud-based payment, invoice and banking solutions to corporations, financial institutions and banks around the world. The company's solutions are used to streamline, automate and manage processes involving payments, invoicing, global cash management, supply chain finance and transactional documents. Organizations trust Bottomline to meet their needs for cost reduction, competitive differentiation and optimization of working capital. Headquartered in the United States, Bottomline also maintains offices in Europe and Asia-Pacific. For more information, visit