Cigna has completed its combination with Express Scripts by December 20th, 2018. They also announced an investment of $200 million to its charitable foundation and communities and is launching Healthier Kids for Our Future, a community engagement program focused on addressing the well-being of children globally. Researches have shown that malnutrition and food insecurity can affect child’s health later in life.
The combination of Cigna with Express Scripts integrates two complementary health care service companies, each with industry-leading cost trend capabilities, that together, positioned to deliver better care, expanded choice and drive down health care costs. With Express Scripts, Cigna can dramatically accelerate the number and breadth of value-based relationships. This model of partnership aligns incentives to clinical outcomes, not just consumption of the medication or health care services, adding to Cigna's rapidly expanding collaborative care network. These relationships will be further strengthened by our comprehensive analytics platform, which is based on insights from one billion annual customer touchpoints, and is designed to drive transparency and engagement with clients and customers.