MedCity News January 24, 2022
Emma Bardin

RecoveryOne will now offer their virtual physical therapy app for musculoskeletal (MSK) injuries as an in-network benefit to some Cigna Medicare Advantage Customers.

Cigna will be offering a virtual physical therapy program for patients with  musculoskeletal conditions to a group of its Medicare Advantage members in North Mississippi, Virginia, and North Georgia.

The company that makes the virtual PT platform — Walnut Creek-based RecoveryOne — announced Monday that this will be offered as an in-network benefit. The announcement underscores how payers are adopting digital tools to manage conditions that previously required in-person visits in the hope of lowering costs and increase convenience for patients.

“Virtual physical therapy makes treatment available to all older adults, including those who live in rural...

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