Short-Term Medical Plans
*Policy duration varies by state availability.
- Up to $1,000,000 in benefits per coverage period
- A range of deductible choices, to meet your budget, from $1,000 to $10,000
- Only 20%-30% coinsurance
- Hospitalization, surgery and medical services coverage
- Physical therapy
- Mental health services
- Home health care and extended care facility
- On select plans, separate prescription drug benefits and copays on physician visits
- Coinsurance maximum out-of-pocket as low as $3,000 per person, per coverage period on select plans
- Child-only coverage available
- Ovarian cancer screening and one annual pap smear per year, per covered female age 18 and over (on Classic plans)
- See our short term medical plan brochures: Classic plans | Core plan
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Plans offer coverage for a variety of medical services like doctor office visits, emergency room care, hospital stays, surgery and more after a deductible is met.
Some plans offer doctor office copays for primary care and Urgent Care. Each plan also includes coinsurance, which is the portion an insured is required to pay after the deductible is met.
It is important to review the Plan Details and understand full services provided, coinsurance out-of-pocket maximums, exclusions and limitations.
Short-term health plans are temporary coverage that can offer financial protection for medical services such as doctor office visits, emergency room visits, hospital stays and more. Short term medical plans can be a flexible option for individuals in an employer waiting period, between jobs or individuals who missed the open enrollment period.
It is important to know short term medical health plans are not required to meet the essential standards of the Affordable Care Act, and in some states, the length of a policy might be limited according to state-specific rules. Pre-existing conditions are also not initially covered by short term health insurance, and companies are allowed to ask medical questions in order to qualify an individual for coverage.
In most states, pre-existing conditions diagnosed within the past 5 years are generally not covered under this plan. However, qualifying conditions you develop throughout the year while insured by a short-term plan could be covered. Certain exclusions apply. See plan details for more information
This coverage is not required to comply with certain federal market requirements for health insurance, principally those contained in the Affordable Care Act. Be sure to check your Policy/Certificate carefully to make sure you are aware of any exclusions or limitations regarding coverage of preexisting conditions or health benefits (such as hospitalization, emergency services, maternity care, preventive care, prescription drugs, and mental health and substance use disorder services). Your Policy/Certificate might also have lifetime and/or annual dollar limits on health benefits. If this coverage expires or you lose eligibility for this coverage, you might have to wait until an open enrollment period to get other health insurance coverage.
About the Cigna PPO Network†
Pivot Health is an independent company and is not an affiliate of Cigna. All Cigna products and services are provided exclusively by or through operating subsidiaries of Cigna Corporation, including Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company. The Cigna name, logo and other Cigna marks are owned by Cigna Intellectual Property, Inc.
† The Cigna PPO Network refers to the network of providers (doctors, hospitals, specialists) contracted as part of the Cigna PPO Network for Shared Administration, provider counts as of November 1, 2018. Data is subject to change.