This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Cigna CEO Sees Growth in Health Care Exchanges

So when people are looking at this chart and they're looking at you and they're looking at the competitors, do you feel like you'll have, I don't know, like a Cigna light, like a lower-priced product that people could choose if they really just don't make much money?

Cordani: Well, it's not necessarily a product for people who don't make much money. It's a matter of getting the right coverage for the right individual. So we've been able to innovate in the U.S., and the U.S. employment market and healthcare market has been flat over the last three years, yet we've actually grown our revenue and our customer base every year.

We've grown by focusing on customers and then designing the solutions -- to your point -- the products, that meet an individual's need, whether it's getting the right prevention and wellness, catastrophic cover, the right access to physicians. Additionally, what's been key to us is we have a lot of partnerships with physicians around the U.S.

So, by partnering with physicians, you're able to get a better cost outcome, a better service outcome, but there's trade-offs for individuals. So focusing on the individual, innovating products and making sure you get the right price point value for them, has been key and will be key in the exchanges.

Well, it does sound like a very simple method to go about keeping the business run well. And I have to disclose that Cigna is the provider for TheStreet's employees.

-- Written by Debra Borchardt in New York.

>To contact the writer of this article, click here: Debra Borchardt.

Disclosure: TheStreet's editorial policy prohibits staff editors, reporters and analysts from holding positions in any individual stocks.
2 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
CI $131.13 0.00%
AAPL $124.75 0.00%
FB $80.78 0.00%
GOOG $524.05 0.00%
TSLA $206.79 0.00%


DOW 17,826.30 -279.47 -1.54%
S&P 500 2,081.18 -23.81 -1.13%
NASDAQ 4,931.8150 -75.9760 -1.52%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs