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Welcome to the Provider Newsroom

April 1, 2024

The Provider Newsroom is easy to navigate. Valuable information relevant to your practice is now more readily available and easier to access with the launch […] Read more >

Change Healthcare update: New payment options through Zelis

April 1, 2024

We thank providers for their patience as we work to resolve disruption from Change Healthcare’s cyber security incident. As an organization, we are focused on […] Read more >

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. […] Read more >

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 […] Read more >

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 […] Read more >

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 […] Read more >

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 […] Read more >

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 […] Read more >

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 […] Read more >

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 […] Read more >

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

May 10, 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 […] Read more >

Celebrating National Nurses Week: In recognition of your dedication and contributions

May 6, 2024

A message to nurses on behalf of The Cigna Group As the son of a nurse who started her career caring for wounded soldiers during […] Read more >

Change Healthcare: Latest updates on EFT, ERA, and 835 files

May 2, 2024

Thank you for your patience as we work to resolve disruption from Change Healthcare’s cyber security incident. As an organization, we are focused on ensuring […] Read more >

Helping Cigna Healthcare Medicare Advantage customers find you

April 26, 2024

Is your Cigna Healthcare Medicare Advantage Provider Directory listing up to date? Ensuring your contact information is accurate makes it easier for our customers find […] Read more >

Provider directory update

April 26, 2024

Update your information: Make sure we can find you! Because our directory pulls provider demographic information from the National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES), […] Read more >

Medicare Advantage Part B step therapy enhancements effective April 1, 2024

April 1, 2024

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

Radiology, cardiology, and musculoskeletal prior authorizations managed through EviCore will transition to the EviCore CareCore National portal

April 1, 2024

Effective May 1, the Cigna Healthcare Medicare Advantage radiology, cardiology, and musculoskeletal prior authorizations managed through EviCore by Evernorth® (EviCore) will transition from the EviCore […] Read more >

Home Infusion Therapy (HIT) Medicare billing requirements

April 1, 2024

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