- Focus Will Be on Providing Proactive, Coordinated Health Care Services
Huntsville, Ala. – June 15, 2020 Cigna and Huntsville Hospital Health System have reached an agreement under which the organizations will collaborate to provide value-based care to customers of Cigna Medicare Advantage plans.
Value-based care places quality above quantity with a particular focus on proactive, coordinated care that prioritizes wellness and disease prevention.
“At Cigna, we strive to be the undisputed partner of choice to outstanding health care providers like Huntsville Hospital Health System,” said Mark Garnett, President of the Medicare Advantage Alabama Market. “We’ve had a very positive and collaborative relationship with Huntsville for several years, and we’re eager to expand it to this initiative that will help improve care while reducing costs.”
David Spillers, CEO of HH Health System, said, “Huntsville Hospital Health System continues to focus on the quality of care with partnerships such as this. We’re pleased to add more value-based initiatives that ensure our patients get the right care at the right time. This will not only improve the health of patients, but also improve the overall health of our community.”
About Huntsville Hospital Health System
Huntsville Hospital has operated as a community-owned hospital since 1895. Today, the hospital is the second largest facility in the state and the centerpiece of a multi-hospital Health System across north Alabama, serving as the regional referral and trauma center for more than a million residents of the Tennessee Valley. Huntsville Hospital Health System operates hospitals in Huntsville, Madison, Athens, Decatur, Boaz-Albertville, Guntersville-Arab, Sheffield and Red Bay. The Health System includes more than 2,000 licensed beds for patient care and employs more than 15,000 persons.
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Doug Bennett Jr.
1 (812) 557-5312
Huntsville Hospital Health System Contact
1 (256) 265-1000