Cigna On Pace to Hit Target Goal of 100 Accountable Care Initiatives By 2014

Health insurer Cigna announced it is on pace to create 100 accountable care initiatives by 2014 and bring accountable care to 1 million total customers.

As part of the announcement, Cigna is promoting 10 new accountable care initiatives expected to provide care for an estimated 65,000 patients. Cigna currently covers more than a quarter million people in 13 states using what it calls a "collaborative accountable care" program. It operates much like an ACO and is intended to improve health quality, access, affordability and patient satisfaction.

The new Cigna accountable care partnerships include:

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