Cigna enters contract with Humana to purchase Medicare Advantage plans in Texas.
The transaction is expected to close at the end of 2012 following customary regulatory approval.. Cigna enters contract with Humana to purchase Medicare Advantage plans in Texas, Arkansas Cigna today announced that it has come to an agreement with Humana to purchase select Medicare Advantage programs in Texas and Arkansas. The programs in the three markets – Amarillo, Longview-Marshall and Texarkana – are component of a announced government-stipulated previously divestiture for Humana to full its acquisition of Arcadian Wellness. January 1 Effective, 2013, the approximately 3, 500 Arcadian or Humana members impacted by the divestiture will join more than one million customers who gain access to HealthSpring’s physician engagement model that works with doctors to provide access to high quality collaboratively, coordinated care that is focused on avoidance and total body wellness.Next, Dr. Wang's team plans to research the potency of nerve-targeted therapy found in mixture with other cancer remedies. Initial experiments show that blocking nerves makes tumor cells more susceptible to chemical brokers. A limitation of the existing research is that they concentrate primarily on first stages of stomach cancer. Later on, we'd enjoy to appear at how exactly we can use this technique of targeting nerves to avoid the development of more complex tumors, Dr.