by Angela Guess
A recent press release states, “Catasys, Inc., a provider of proprietary predictive analytics and integrated treatment solutions to health plans, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Cigna Corporation, a global health service company dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense of security, for Catasys’ OnTrak solution for certain members with anxiety, depression or substance use disorders. The first market is expected to launch in the first quarter of 2018. The agreement with Cigna marks the sixth national health plan that has signed a contract to provide Catasys’ OnTrak solution to its members. The Company has now signed 6 of the 8 largest health plans in the United States, and its OnTrak program is currently available in 19 states.”
The release goes on, “The OnTrak solution treats health plan members with behavioral health conditions that exacerbate co-existing medical conditions. Applying advanced data analytics and predictive modeling, Catasys identifies these members and engages them in supportive treatment. The OnTrak program has been shown to improve member mental and physical health, resulting in reduced time in the hospital and emergency rooms. ‘We are excited to collaborate with Cigna and its businesses,’ said Rick Anderson, President and Chief Operating Officer of Catasys. ‘Our advanced proprietary solutions in identifying and treating members experiencing negative consequences from behavioral health conditions are at the forefront of health care today’.”
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