2020 CCD Methodology

June 24, 2019

Many of our customers want to know more about provider quality and cost-efficiency. To help provide Cigna customers with relevant information to make their own health care decisions, we evaluate provider quality and cost-efficiency information at the specialty level by using a methodology consistent with national standards and incorporating provider feedback on contracted providers in 21 specialty types. In addition, groups who meet Cigna’s specific quality and cost-efficiency criteria can receive the Cigna Care Designation (CCD) which may also be utilized as part of a tiered benefit plan option. This whitepaper explains the methodology used to measure the quality and cost-efficiency results of individual providers at the specialty level and how the criteria are met for a group to achieve CCD, as well as provide details regarding the profile information used on the provider directory displays.

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St. John's Medical Center

ABOUT OUR FACILITY: The current facility, located in Jackson, Wyoming, was built in 1991 and now has 108 beds: 48 Acute Care/Primary Care Unit beds and 60 long-term care beds. Nursing and technical specialties include: Medical/Surgical (PCU), Obstetrics, Intensive Care, Long Term Care (the “Living Center”), Skilled Nursing Care, Operating Room, Recovery Room, Outpatient Surgery, Emergency Room, Home Care & Hospice, Cancer Care & Infusion Services, Laboratory, Radiology, Respiratory Care, Rehabilitation, and Social Services. St. John’s Medical Center also operates the following Physician Practices: Audiology & Hearing Aids; Cardiology; Cognitive Health; Ear, Nose, Throat & Allergy; Family Health & Urgent Care; General Surgery; Internal Medicine; and Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.

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