Tennessee has picked CIGNA HealthCare to administer health coverage for 120,000 state and local government employees.[@@]

Starting Jan. 1, 2006, CIGNA HealthCare, Bloomfield, Conn., will administer claims, manage access to a provider network and supply disease management services for health maintenance members in Memphis, Tenn., and Nashville, Tenn., and members of point-of-service plans throughout Tennessee.

CIGNA HealthCare is a unit of CIGNA Corp., Philadelphia.