Cigna Corporation and Northwest Physicians Network Company Profile

10:47 EST 17th December 2018 | BioPortfolio

Northwest Physicians Network is a full service independent practice association that was incorporated in 1995. It has been active in managed care contracts for Medicare and Medicaid populations since is inception. There are about 500 providers representing 51 specialties and sub specialties in the network, which spans a service area of about 1.3 million in the South Puget Sound area of Washington. NPN has been an area leader in providing care management and care coordination services by its nursing staff who work closely with provider offices and hospital personnel. NPN has also sponsored innovative web-based services for its providers, including registries for chronic care improvement and a patient transition of care platform to support care coordination and communication across the community. NPN has become involved in a variety of shared savings programs with commercial payers since 2012. In 2013 NPN and the Franciscan Health System started a joint venture ACO named the Franciscan Northwest Physicians Health Network with a large ACO contract from CMS. To learn more about NPN visit

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