Cigna Health Stopped Covering Oxycontin
The question “what if insurance companies stopped covering opioid prescriptions?” has come up numerous times over the years. Cigna Health has announced it will no longer cover costs for OxyContin, saying it’s part of the company’s effort to reduce the opioid epidemic. There might be a new way to fight the opioid epidemic. Encourage insurance companies to stop covering the cost of some prescription painkillers. In particular, those with higher dosage levels. Cigna Health Insurance has taken a step in that direction. At least with one drug. The health insurer announced earlier this month that it will no longer cover most prescriptions for the opioid painkiller OxyContin. Visit Healthline to read the full article.
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