Leon Medical Center Health Plan members now have access to HCA’s hospitals
medical practices, emergency services, and ambulatory surgery clinics in Miami-Dade County

AUGUST 26, 2021– HCA East Florida, part of HCA Healthcare, is excited to announce its partnership with Leon Medical Centers Health Plans, part of Cigna, to provide comprehensive healthcare services to 40,000 members. Cigna’s Medicare Advantage beneficiaries now have full access to HCA Healthcare’s Miami-Dade primary and specialty care practices, surgical clinics, and hospitals which include Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Mercy Hospital.

“HCA East Florida believes in excellent, accessible healthcare, delivered with compassion and integrity,” said Charles Gressle, HCA East Florida President. “This expanded partnership with Cigna will open access to care to our robust network of hospitals and providers to our senior population.”

Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Mercy Hospital feature a network of more than 2,500 affiliated physicians offering a wide range of medical and surgical specialties including 24/7 emergency room services, orthopedics, heart and vascular care, primary care, minimally invasive and robotic surgery, neurosurgery, urology and oncology with locations throughout Miami-Dade County.

HCA East Florida is dedicated to creating healthier tomorrows for the communities it serves. HCA’s Miami-Dade facilities offer a patient-focused approach to healthcare. Aventura Hospital and Medical Center and Kendall Regional Medical Center were named among America’s 250 best hospitals in Healthgrades 2021 ranking of the top 5% of hospitals in the United States. Aventura, Kendall, and Mercy Hospitals have all been designated as Primary Stroke Centers by the Joint Commission. The three full-service hospitals have received their Commissions on Cancer Accreditation from the American College of Surgeons.

Full-service emergency care is also offered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at Kendall Regional Medical Center’s freestanding ER locations which include the Town & Country Emergency Room and Doral Emergency Room.

“South Florida is an important and growing market for Cigna’s Medicare business,” said Steve Saathoff, Cigna’s Medicare Advantage Market President for Central and South Florida. “As we continue to expand in this area, it’s critical that we build partnerships with organizations like HCA that share our commitment to providing affordable, high-quality care.”

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 190 million customer relationships around the world. To learn more about Cigna®, including links to follow us on Facebook or Twitter, visit www.cigna.com

About HCA East Florida HCA East Florida is the largest healthcare system in Eastern Florida and an affiliate of HCA Healthcare. Serving residents throughout Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties and the Treasure Coast,  HCA East Florida encompasses Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, Highlands Regional Medical Center, JFK Medical Center-Main Campus, JFK Medical Center-North Campus, Kendall Regional Medical Center, Longwood Regional Medical Center, Mercy Hospital, Northwest Medical Center, Palms West Hospital, Plantation General Hospital, Raulerson Hospital, St. Lucie Medical Center, University Hospital and Westside Regional Medical Center. HCA East Florida offers multiple ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices, urgent care and free-standing emergency care facilities, as well as a supply chain center and an integrated regional lab. Together, HCA East Florida employs more than 18,800 employees and has more than 6,900 physicians on staff. For more information, visit HCAEastFlorida.com