CIGNA Offers Mayo Clinic Publication Discounts

August 11, 2005 ( - Employees of companies offering CIGNA's Healthy Rewards program have been getting a discount on health and wellness publications offered by the Mayo Clinic.

A CIGNA news release said that starting July 1, 2005, CIGNA members have enjoyed a discount on purchases of health related books from the Mayo Clinic Bookstore Web site. In addition, every time a member makes a purchase, a companion booklet will be available free of charge.

Books from Mayo Clinic Health Information help organizations keep their workforce healthy by identifying health risks, educating on prevention and self-care, and moving people toward healthier lifestyles and better management of chronic conditions, according to the news release. Book topics range from aging to women’s health.

“We work hard to make health information available and easily accessible to CIGNA members in support of their efforts to become more informed consumers of health care,” said Diana Wynne, program manager CIGNA Healthy Rewards. “Through our unique relationship with Mayo Clinic Health Information, we are providing another avenue for CIGNA members to access credible, affordable health books and resources.”

The news release said that Healthy Rewards offers discounts of up to 60% on a variety of health and wellness products and services, including but not limited to anti-cavity products, chiropractic care, eyewear, contact lenses, fitness club memberships, guided imagery and mind-body techniques, health and wellness products, hearing care, laser vision correction, magazine subscriptions, massage therapy, natural supplements, tobacco cessation, and weight management. The program is available to CIGNA’s medical, dental and behavioral members.