Cigna's health services arm, Evernorth, is adding management for chronic conditions to telehealth service MDLive.
According to a Nov. 14 news release, patients who have access to MDLive through their health plan will be able to use the new chronic condition management program for hypertension beginning in 2023. The telehealth service plans to add other conditions throughout the year.
Patients will develop a treatment plan with an MDLive physician. In between visits, providers will track patients' progress through remote monitoring with devices such as blood pressure cuffs and glucose monitors, according to the release.
Evernorthacquired MDLive in April 2021.