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Cigna Collaborative Care Reduced Avoidable ER Visits by 16 Percent

Cigna’s second-year results from a collaborative care initiative with Granite Healthcare Network (GHN) reveals significant progress in improved health and affordability, and decreased avoidable emergency room (ER) visits by 16 percent, according to Cigna officials. Cigna Collaborative Care, a partnership … finish reading Cigna Collaborative Care Reduced Avoidable ER Visits by 16 Percent

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Home Visits Curb Avoidable ER Use

Treating the emergency room as your primary care provider? If you’re a UPMC Health Plan member, you can expect a home visit from the health plan’s community teams of nurses and social workers. Community teams visit these members at home … finish reading Home Visits Curb Avoidable ER Use

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