Archive for Medicare Advantage

Cigna Healthcare Medicare Advantage – Part B step therapy enhancements

June 5, 2024

Step therapy is a required process that applies to certain Medicare Advantage Part B prescription drugs. It requires customers to first try preferred medications over […]

Zelis to assist with payment integrity claim reviews for Cigna Healthcare Medicare Advantage

May 30, 2024

Cigna HealthcareSM is committed to providing efficient and accurate claims processing that is consistent with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and American Medicare […]

Cigna Healthcare Medicare Advantage patient support programs

May 29, 2024

Cigna Healthcaresm offers several in-home and telephonic patient support programs for your patients with Cigna Healthcare Medicare Advantage coverage that enable early intervention for their […]

Cigna Healthcare Medicare Advantage – Updates to the Preferred Provider Organization primary care provider attribution methodology

May 29, 2024

The Cigna HealthcareSM Medicare Advantage Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Attribution team has made updates to the Medicare primary care provider (PCP) attribution methodology that are […]

Identifying and preventing common coding errors

May 22, 2024

As part of our commitment to the health of our customers, Cigna Healthcare takes reasonable steps to ensure that claim coding is accurate and complete. […]

Resources for coding accuracy and efficiency

May 22, 2024

Accurate diagnostic coding can improve payment timelines, help ensure accurate recordkeeping, and ultimately contribute to better overall patient care. Specificity Specificity in both documentation and […]

Use CPT II codes to boost HEDIS scores

May 22, 2024

Current Procedural Terminology Category II (CPT® II) codes simplify performance measure reporting, reduce the need for medical chart retrieval and abstraction, help close gaps in […]

The Inflation Reduction Act: Changes to Medicare Part D

May 22, 2024

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) was signed into law on August 16, 2022, and has significant impacts on the Medicare Part D program. The IRA […]

Practice Transformation Opportunities

May 21, 2024

Improve your patients’ experience with support from Cigna Healthcare Patient feedback is at the core of any successful practice. To help capitalize on steps you’re […]

Clinical, reimbursement, and administrative policy updates

May 17, 2024

To support access to quality, cost-effective care for your patients with a medical plan administered by Cigna Healthcare, we routinely review clinical, reimbursement, and administrative […]

Osteoporosis management in women supports quality care

May 13, 2024

Maintaining strong bones at every age through good nutrition and regular exercise is a fundamental part of your patients’ overall preventive health, but is especially […]

Virtual speech therapy offers easy access and flexibility

May 13, 2024

May is National Speech-Language-Hearing Month. Approximately 46 million Americans experience some form of communication disorder, which can negatively affect their physical and mental health. Early […]

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