Cigna pays for more retail clinic services

Cigna has expanded the number of retail clinics for which it will reimburse services, making it more likely that its peers will add such clinics to their provider list. The health plan already covers care for MinuteClinic, RediClinic, Take Care Health Systems, Little Clinic and Cigna Medical Group's CMG CareToday clinics. It's now going to cover care delivered at MedBasics Family Health Centers, which are based at Carnival Supermarkets in Dallas-Fort Worth, and USA Drug Stores in Little Rock. Cigna pays retail clinic claims at the same benefit level as a primary care office visit, and it asks that the member pay 20 percent of the cost.

To learn more about the deal:
- read this Healthcare Finance News piece

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