Chief Medical Officer (CMO)
Dr. Alan Muney was named Chief Medical Officer in 2011 and leads Cigna's efforts to ensure its customers worldwide achieve the best possible personal health and wellness through programs and services they receive from Cigna.
Dr. Muney joined Cigna in 2010 as senior vice president in charge of the company’s health management and contracting Total Health and Network organization, which includes the market medical and clinical nurse executive communities, total health physician operations, total health clinical operations, dental clinical operations and contracting.
As chief medical officer, his broadened role encompasses Cigna’s Total Health and Network organization as well as the company’s clinical strategy and policy, coverage policy, quality measurement and improvement, value-based purchasing and design of health advocacy programs.
Dr. Muney has more than 25 years experience leading health plan operations and in medical group practice management. Prior to joining Cigna he was Executive Director at The Blackstone Group where he was CEO and founder of Equity Healthcare. Before that he served as chief medical officer for Oxford Health Plans and for UnitedHealthcare in the New England region; chief medical officer for Avanti Health Systems of NYLCare and as regional medical director and director of pediatrics of Mullikin Medical Centers in California.
Board-certified in pediatrics, Dr. Muney is a graduate of Brown University, where he received both his bachelor’s and medical degrees. He completed his internship, residency and fellowship in pediatrics at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis and received his master’s of healthcare administration degree from the University of La Verne in La Verne, Calif. He is licensed to practice in the states of Connecticut, New York and California.
Dr. Muney has served on the Brown Medical School Alumni Board of Directors and on the Board of Directors of the Fairfield County chapter of American Heart Association. He has also served on the editorial advisory boards of the American Journal of Managed Care and Health Plan Magazine and on the scientific advisory board of the Institute for the Study of Aging.