Cigna added 100K new members in first months of enrollment; Kaiser Permanente gave $1.4M in grants to schools;

News From Around the Web:

> Cigna has gained up to 100,000 new consumers during the first three months of open enrollment for the health insurance exchanges, CEO David Cordani said at the Reuters Health Summit. About 66 percent of those new enrollees signed up through public exchanges, Reuters reported. Article

> Kaiser Permanente gave $1.4 million in grants to Colorado schools to help them train teachers to incorporate more physical activity into the school day and keep children healthier, reported Chalkbeat Colorado. Article

> More than 100,000 seniors oppose the planned Medicare Advantage cuts and are reaching out to their congressional officials, participating in town hall meetings and publishing their opinions in local newspapers, according to America's Health Insurance Plans. Blog Post

Health Provider News

> Healthcare employees have higher obesity rates than almost any other industry's workers, according to a study published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine. Article

> Doctors are unhappy with the Senate's decision to approve yet another one-year delay to the sustainable growth rate formula instead of a permanent repeal. Article

Health IT News:

> Industry reaction to the Senate's passage of a bill that delays ICD-10 until at least next October appears to trend against the decision, with many groups expressing "deep disappointment" with the vote. Article

> The global healthcare IT market is projected to hit $66 billion by 2020, driven by efforts to streamline critical workflow processes, according to a new report. Article

And Finally... Don't want to see your friend after that awful fight? There's an app for that. Article