Cigna and HCA’s Affiliated Florida Hospitals Reach Two-Year Agreement

FORT LAUDEREDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cigna and HCA affiliated Florida Hospitals have reached a two-year agreement effective September 22, 2011. This agreement is for all 40 of HCA’s affiliated Florida hospitals and the 36 HCA affiliated Florida surgery centers. The agreement affects all health products.

"Our HCA affiliated hospitals in Florida look forward to continuing our relationship with Cigna, as participants in their extensive healthcare network," said Juan Vallarino, Senior Vice President, HCA. "Most importantly, this means continued access to the high quality care provided to their members by our facilities."

Thirty HCA affiliated Florida hospitals were named last week as the nation’s top performers on key quality measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. The hospitals earning this designation were recognized by The Joint Commission based on data reported about evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions, including heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care and children’s asthma.

About HCA Affiliated Facilities in Florida

HCA affiliated facilities in Florida are a comprehensive network of 40 hospitals operating 9,800 licensed beds, 36 outpatient surgery centers, numerous imaging facilities, physician practices, medical education and training programs and a complete continuum of specialized health programs and services that meet the healthcare needs of residents and businesses in communities throughout Florida. Our close to 10,000 physicians on staff and more than 41,000 employees provide the quality foundation for delivering care to our patients safely, effectively and compassionately. Our parent company, HCA, is the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services.


HCA East Florida
Nicole Baxter
HCA West Florida
Ginger Mace, 727-793-6060
HCA North Florida
Janice Lamy, 850-523-2186
HCA South Atlantic
Adam Landau, 904-399-6712

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