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Cigna announces new ACO agreements
Modern Healthcare

In California, the agreement with the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, an affiliate of Sutter Health, will include as many as 21,000 patients. Cigna’s agreement with New West Physicians in Denver will cover about 7,800 patients, according to a news release from the Bloomfield, Conn.-based insurer. In Texas, the insurer reached an agreement with St. Luke’s Health System Clinically Integrated Providers and Renaissance Physician Organization for an initiative that will cover 44,000 individuals. And in Vermont, Cigna’s accountable care organization with Fletcher Allen Health Care and Central Vermont Medical Center will cover 10,500 patients.