Cigna's Diabetes Prevention Program, offered through a partnership with Omada®, provides prediabetes programming for eligible employees utilizing the Cigna Medical Plan. Omada is a digital lifestyle change program that uses behavioral medicine techniques to help members lose weight and reduce their risk for a number of serious, preventable diseases, including type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
The offering targets employees with a BMI of 24 or greater, with no prior diagnosis of type 1 of 2 diabetes, and encourages them to start a life-changing journey toward a healthy lifestyle. Omada offers the following tools to inspire long-term healthy habits:
- A professional Omada health coach
- An interactive program to guide the journey
- Small online group of participants to keep individuals engaged
- Weekly online lessons to empower employees
- A wireless smart scale to monitor progress.
Preliminary results less than a year into the program show a 2.96% weight loss and savings of up to $972 per customer [net of] the cost of the program.
The Omada® program is administered by Omada Health, Inc., an independent third party service provider. Cigna does not endorse or guarantee the products or services of any third parties and assumes no liability with respect to any such products or services. All Cigna products and services are provided exclusively by or through operating subsidiaries of Cigna Corporation, including Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company and HMO or service company subsidiaries of Cigna Health Corporation. "Cigna" is a registered service mark of Cigna Intellectual Property, Inc.
Disclaimer: The report covers calendar year 2018 and unless otherwise noted, excludes the combination with Express Scripts, which closed on December 20, 2018.