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Cigna Retains Formulary Management Control Under Contract With PBM Catamaran

This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily

Executive Summary

Under the 10-year contract, Catamaran will bring its “leading technology and service platform” to enhance operations of Cigna’s internal PBM. The deal is also expected to bolster Cigna’s drug purchasing power and help lower costs.

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