Program identifies patients who need extra help

November 2008
Patient Education Management;Nov2008, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p129
Academic Journal
The article discusses a commercial health plan, organized by CIGNA and Dartmouth-Hitchcock, that uses claims information to identify patients who need extra care.


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