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Cigna in the News 2011 Archive
October 12, 2011
Health Law Puts Cigna in Ad Mode
Wall Street Journal
September 19, 2011
Mind, Body and Business: How Healthy CEOs Run Healthy Companies
CIGNA CEO David Cordani talks about the importance of exercise in his life and to "walking the walk." Encouraging healthy behaviors, such as exercize, is important to CIGNA's mission.
Health Plans See Greater Promotion of Generics as More Drugs Go Off-Patient (pdf)
Claire Burchill, Cigna Pharmacy Management, discusses Cigna's low-net costs strategy for providing the most effective drug choices for customers and the the RxSavings Messenger, which mines Cigna's claims system to find drug savings opportunities for its customers, triggering letters to customers alerting them about generic alternatives.
Health Plan Week
August 22, 2011
Dehydration can quickly be fatal in Valley heat
July 25, 2011
Dr. Robert N. Anfield’s “Behavioral Matters” Column
Five times a year (March, May, July, October, December), Dr. Robert N. Anfield, chief medical officer for Cigna's disability business, writes about the connection between behavioral health and disability. His column appears in @Work magazine, a publication of the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC).
Part 8: Predicting Risk to Prevent Disability: An Integrated Approach (July 2011)
Part 7: Second Chances: Re-employment After Disability (May 2011)
Part 6: Overcoming Risk: A Roadmap for Healthy Behavior Change (March 2011)
Cigna and Piedmont Physicians, Partnership Keeps Patients on Healthy Track (pdf)
James Sams, M.D., medical director of Piedmont Physicians Group talks about building a team of care coordinators and health coaches to manage an ACO pilot with Cigna.
Piedmont Profile, Volume 21, No. 2
Water safety tips for children this summer
Reporter Denise Naughton talkes with Cigna Medical Group's Dr. Lesile Barakat about water safety tips parents and caregivers can use to decrease the risk of water-related accidents.
May 17, 2011
Cigna Signs Outcomes-Based Contract That May Be First Deal for Specialty Drug
Dan Haron, president of Cigna Pharmacy Management, talks about Cigna's deal with EMD Serono, Inc. around the manufacturer’s multiple sclerosis therapy Rebif (interferon beta-1a) and how the company is focused on helping prevent relapses in MS patients.
April 2011. Volume 8, Issue 4
Offer preventive dental coverage, save big bucks
Editor Dina Overland looks at the intersection of dental health and overall health and health care costs. She cites a recent Cigna study examining a potential link between treatment for gum disease and lower medical costs for people with diabetes. Her article also highlights recent dental product features that incorporate preventive services and incentives.
April 8, 2011
30 Ways to Cut Health Care Costs
Health care costs just keep going up. Kiplinger's consults with the nation's leading health care experts -- including Cigna Chief Medical Director, Dr. Jeff Kang -- to give you 30 ways to cut your personal medical and pharmacy bills. For even more ways to save on your health care costs visit Cigna's Let's Be Clear tip section.
Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine
Self-Insurance May Be Winning Small Businesses
March 22, 2011
Cigna CEO: Growing Outside the U.S.
March 12, 2011
Cigna puts Healthy Twist on Charitable Giving
Employees in Cigna's Sioux Falls office talk about Cigna's new healthy giving program, their personal commitment to living a healthy lifestyle and the charities they plan on directing their grants too.
Sioux Falls Business Journal
March 9, 2011
Cigna: Integration Pays
National Underwriter reports on Cigna's Integration Value study, which looks at short term disability absence outcomes for customers with integrated Cigna medical and disability plans versus those with disability only plans.
February 28, 2011
Cigna CEO: Health Insurers Have Key Role in Economy
Cigna CEO David Cordani in this editorial writes about how insurers help the economy and offers advice on how Congress can strengthen the industry's ability to help.
February 22, 2011
How Smoking Torches your Term Life Insurance Rates
Richard Kappers, director of marketing for life insurance products at Cigna, offers insights into how smoking impacts life insurance costs and coverage, while reinforcing the value of employer-provided options.
February 17, 2011
Save your Health from the Dangers of Sodium
Kim Hohol, Registered Dietician with Cigna Medical Group, enlightens us on the dangers, intake guidelines, and tips for combating the risks associated with sodium.
February 16, 2011
Plans Curb Specialty Spend By Tweaking Formularies, Dispensing
Thom Stambaugh, vice president of specialty pharmacy for Cigna, discusses how Cigna adopted an intensive, integrated response toward managing its plan members’ responses to medication.
AIS Health Drug Benefit News
February 4, 2011. Volume 12, Issue 3
Cigna Ties $100 Grants to Worker Fitness
Cigna employees can earn grants to charities by participating in healthy walks, runs and cycling events.
Hartford Business Journal
January, 5, 2011
Cigna Expands Dental Program
The Hartford Courant reports on the enhancements to the Cigna Dental Oral Health Integration Program, which was first launched in 2006. The new program covers more conditions, provides greater access to benefits and offers more discounts on prescriptions and non-prescription treatment. More information on the program can be found in the news release.
The Hartford Courant
January 4, 2011