RecoveryOne is increasing its partnership with Cigna to supply digital bodily remedy and its musculoskeletal care resolution to Medicare Benefit members.
Cigna MA members residing in its Tennessee market, which incorporates north Mississippi, north Georgia and Virginia, can entry the platform as an in-network profit, in accordance with an announcement launched Monday.
Mark Olsen, CEO of RecoveryOne, advised Fierce Healthcare the corporate has centered on constructing relationships with insurers in a market that has largely emphasised partnerships with self-funded employers. Working with payers requires a special strategy, he mentioned, as they’re in search of a extra clinically rooted strategy and are not essentially drawn to level options.
“We determined to go in a little bit of a special path, however nonetheless danger bearers, by serving well being plans,” Olsen mentioned.
Olsen mentioned that enhanced partnership with nationwide insurers like Cigna permits RecoveryOne to construct scale, enhancing its advertising and marketing and outreach capabilities.
RecoveryOne and Cigna have a longstanding relationship that features a important funding from Cigna Ventures in 2020. Cigna additionally presents RecoveryOne’s platform to its employer shoppers with beneath 500 employees, and its resolution is included on Specific Scripts’ digital formulary.
The platform goals to supply a customized MSK therapy expertise that’s personalised and extremely partaking. It presents full-body digital care backed by greater than 200 proprietary scientific pathways and greater than 2,000 therapeutic workouts.
The objective is to spice up outcomes and decrease prices. Based on a overview of claims knowledge on greater than 350,000 members nationally, the platform lowered per member per 30 days prices for musculoskeletal diagnoses by $751.
The evaluation discovered that RecoveryOne’s platform lowered prices for low again ache by 77% and rotator cuff tears by 84%.
“Our Medicare Benefit clients are in search of accessible, easy-to-use and confirmed digital care options,” mentioned Michael Reardon, M.D., whose duties at present embody main scientific operations for Cigna’s Medicare enterprise. “By working with RecoveryOne, we’re in a position to supply a lot wanted, cost-effective care that addresses a few of the most troublesome musculoskeletal circumstances, resembling low again ache and osteoarthritis that clients can entry from the privateness and luxury of their very own residence.”