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Cigna Market Medical Executive in Phoenix, Arizona

Market Medical Executive (MME), Cigna Medicare


The Market Medical Executive (MME) is the senior medical director for Cigna Medicare in the Arizona Market and is a member of the mountain states market’s Senior Leadership Team (SLT). The MME will report to the Regional Medical Executive and is responsible for the achievement of total medical cost competitiveness and for driving key business, clinical and quality initiatives through collaborative interactions with healthcare provider partners, health systems and key internal partners.


Improve clinical outcomes through interactions with health care professionals using active listening, excellent communication and negotiation skills.

Clinical thought leader in providing solutions for improvement in total medical costs while assuring appropriate balance between clinical quality and medical costs, operational efficiency, and service to internal and external customers and providers.

Supports growth through strategic collaboration with the Market President and the Market President’s SLT to achieve sales and growth goals.

Works with the finance and informatics teams to develop analytics and reports that identify opportunities and monitor program success.

Serves as market clinical representative in provider community, drives provider feedback back into the organization and insures clinical quality and integrity achieve high standards.

Collaborates with providers and health systems engaged in quality-based incentive programs that are in-line with Cigna’s Medicare Business quality initiatives to help achieve outstanding performance.

Engages with our clinical operations utilization management and case management teams for tactical strategy and continuous improvement in our efforts to deliver high quality affordable health care.

Direct contributor to medical action planning and strategy development / implementation for existing network management, new network development and new market expansion.

Translates strategies into tactical delivery plans and monitors the execution of these plans to drive/maximize results for customers and shareholders.

Develops and leverages strong partnerships externally with vendors, providers and health system c-suite leadership as well as internally with key matrix partners to achieve market goals.

In conjunction with the Regional Medical Executive, will develop, refine, review and act upon reporting metrics for value-based contracts both nationally and at the market level.


Degree in medicine from an accredited school (MD or DO)

Active and unrestricted Medical License in Arizona

Current board certification in an ABMS or AOA recognized specialty

Minimum 5 years of clinical practice experience

Minimum 3 years of experience in medical management, case management in a managed care setting or in physician leadership roles

Knowledge of managed care products and strategies

Ability to work within a rapidly changing, fast-paced matrix environment

Demonstrated ability to educate peers, colleagues and staff members in a collegial manner

Possesses strong and effective teamwork, negotiation, conflict management, decision-making, analytical and problem solving skills

Demonstrated sensitivity to culturally diverse situations, participants, and customers

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. We offer an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products. Together, with our 74,000 employees worldwide, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation.

When you work with Cigna, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives while working together to make the world a healthier place. What difference will you make? To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Instagram.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

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