Humana and Northwest Physicians Network (NPN) announced an accountable care agreement for Humana Medicare Advantage members. Seattle-based NPN, a Washington state independent physicians association, has more than 500 providers and 200 ancillary facilities throughout the Puget Sound region.
Cigna and Dekalb Physician Hospital Organization launched a collaborative care initiative for 7,200 Cigna health plan beneficiaries. The Decatur-Ga.-based group has about 500 physicians, including 120 primary care doctors, and three hospitals in a clinically integrated network.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic Health System have a new contract that will lower premiums for state employees, Becker’s reported. The State Employee Group Insurance Program will have lower copays and deductibles when receiving care at any Minnesota Mayo facility.