Patents

Last Update: June 2022

Cigna products and services (and those of its related companies Express Scripts and Evernorth) are protected by numerous patents or patents pending, both foreign and domestic, including, but not limited to the following United States patents. As permitted under United States Code 35 U.S.C. 287, this site provides information and virtual marking related to United States patents.

Pharmacy

  • Branding and Marking: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 7,765,776; 7,770,364; 7,837,093; 7,837,107; 8,065,858; 8,087,579; 8,109,066; 8,322,613; 8,786,650; 9,221,271; 9,592,925; and 9,636,927; and D897,844.
  • Dispensing and Packaging: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 6,769,228; 6,892,512; 6,970,769; 6,983,579; 7,010,899; 7,185,477; 7,313,898; 7,386,965; 7,412,814; 7,430,838; 7,530,211; 7,668,618; 8,091,320; 8,117,809; 8,136,332; 8,275,481; 8,333,053; 8,539,742; 8,600,903; 8,731,711; 8,892,245; 8,977,386; 9,133,002; 9,199,822; 9,221,271; 9,242,751; 9,373,065; 9,394,107; 9,567,119; 9,639,668; 9,697,335; 9,710,739; 9,944,419; 9,978,036; 10,023,341; 10,035,653; 10,053,248; 10,059,520; 10,086,974; 10,095,963; 10,102,460; 10,163,068; 10,189,643; 10,239,724; 10,265,243; 10,294,029; 10,322,066; 10,303,854; 10,331,858; 10,332,061; 10,369,080; 10,370,190; 10,424,408; 10,470,977; 10,494,126; 10,546,265; 10,639,786; 10,643,169; 10,661,993; 10,695,902; 10,730,653; 10,741,274; 10,745,162; 10,748,108; 10,776,916; 10,777,310; 10,791,827; 10,792,220; 10,800,565; 10,850,939; 10,865,006; 10,909,492; 10,964,420; 10,987,279; 10,998,094; 11,030,277; 11,120,105; 11,127,492; 11,145,397; 11,170,189; 11,289,181; 11,292,346; 11,299,346; 11,348,398; 11,364,624; 11,379,794; 11,379,979; D806,547; D854,558; D873,846;RE40,453; RE40,510; RE42,730; RE42,766; and RE42,937.
  • Labeling: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 7,409,977; 8,110,057; 8,480,834; 9,937,100; 10,751,254; 11,266,572; D861,795; D861,796; and D938,461.
  • Prescription Receipt and Processing:
  • Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 7,058,584; 7,493,263; 7,702,525; 8,032,395; 8,060,380; 8,239,217; 8,489,422; 8,639,554; 10,170,204; 10,325,333; 10,366,784; 11,170,394; and 11,232,399.
  • Prescription Routing: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 7,771,583 and 8,478,611; 10,566,087; 10,685,390; and 11,361,862.
  • Verification: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 7,995,831; 8,295,582; 8,571,297; 8,756,998; 9,513,259; and 10,151,735.
  • Pharmacy Networks: Protected by U.S. Patent 10,373,255.
  • UAV Delivery: Protected by U.S. Patent 11,091,309.

 

Patient

  • Interaction to Patients and/or Physicians : Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 8,666,926; 8,799,030; 9,147,163; 10,984,900; 10,999,436; 11,031,013; 11,039,014; 11,152,000; 11,301,630; 11,310,365; and 11,315,065.
  • Patient Care: Protected by U.S. Patents Nos. 6,014,631; 6,356,873; 6,694,298; 6,697,783; 7,216,084; 7,433,828; 8,799,204; 10,691,776; and 11,315,065.
  • Patient Data Management: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 7,155,397; 7,774,213; 8,086,472; 9,852,261; 11,017,889; and D791,796.
  • Patient Self Management: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 7,490,049; 7,493,264; 8,032,398; 10,235,729; and 11,222,094.
  • Patient Scoring: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 7,725,327; 8,473,311; 8,489,416; 8,504,383; 8,666,779; 8,762,164; and 10,192,034.
  • Plan Design: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 7,376,574; 8,185,413; 8,290,790; 8,527,300; and 8,620,830.
  • Web: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 7,734,483; 8,380,540; D947,901; and 11,301,630.
  • Patient Identification Cards: Protected by U.S. Patent 6,662,999.
  • Handheld Controller: Protected by U.S. Patent D849,843.
  • Adherence: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. D774,540; D790,586; D752,085; and 11,222,094.
  • Provider Reports: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. D791,797; D791,798; and D801,353.
  • Container: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 10,410,451; 10,751,250; and 10,947,012.

 

Claim Services

  • Claims Processing: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 5,970,463; 10,438,693; and 11,127,493.
  • Data De-Identification: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 8,447,738 and 8,996,474.
  • Drug Utilization: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 7,124,031; 7,853,458; 8,489,417; 10,026,137; 10,366,462; and 10,789,661.
  • Formulary: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 7,490,047; 7,783,502; 8,065,165; and 8,407,069.

 

Sales and Account Management

  • Workers Compensation: Protected by U.S. Patent 8,099,295.

 

Computer Processing

  • Financial Planning/Analysis: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos 7,003,475; 7,386,465; 11,379,921; D754,679; D776,683; D776,684; D776,685; D773,518; D791,166.
  • Financial Pricing/Strategy: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 8,050,940 and 8,160,898.
  • Fraud, Waste and Abuse: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 8,738,399 and 11,361,381.
  • Pricing and Guarantees: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 8,335,695 and 11,379,921;.
  • Trend/Spend: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 8,112,287; 8,112,288; 8,239,213; 8,494,877 and 8,521,551; and 10,402,839.
  • Rebate Modeling: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 9,965,817 and 10,748,227.
  • Social Messaging: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 9,886,784; D763,915; D775,203; and D947,901.

 

Information Technology

  • Architecture and Infrastructure: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 8,832,020; 9,501,303; 9,779,129; 10,133,307; 10,147,504; 10,630,694; 10,649,983; 10,678,615; 10,713,287; 10,776,890; 10,839,949; 10,853,453; 10,896,048; 11,055,158; 11,068,254; 11,086,757; 11,126,492; 11,237,920; 11,238,016; 11,238,018; 11,153,251; 11,240,252; 11,366,834; D841,030; D841,031; D877,747; D882,598; and D938,455.
  • Mobile Applications: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 8,706,522; 8,706,523; 8,762,175; 8,799,016; 9,786,023; 10,541,049; 10,636,012; 11,238,407; D752,085; D754,679; D763,915; D885,430; D933,708; and D946,050.
  • Software Development: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 9,448,787; 10,055,337; 10,628,292; 10,747,655; 10,795,701; 11,042,368; 11,086,762; 11,099,640; and 11,243,787.

 

Data Analytics

  • Architecture and Infrastructure: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 9,881,031 and 11,301,630.
  • Data Analysis: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 10,423,890; 10,740,437; 11,056,222; 11,087,880; 11,200,196; 11,222,094; 11,315,679; 11,356,387; 11,366,834; 11,379,921; D774,077; D781,895; D786,282; and D824,402.
  • Pharmacy Predictive Modeling: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 9,773,094 and 10,657,480.

 

Telehealth

  • VR Therapy: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 10,286,181; and 11,224,717.
  • VR Presentation: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 10,127,729 and 11,373,400.
  • Telephonic: Protected by U.S. Patent 11,159,679.

 

Other

  • Home Testing: Protected by U.S. Patent 8,801,628.
  • Pharma Services: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 7,650,262 and 8,170,889.
  • Pharmaceutical Compounding: Protected by U.S. Patent 8,851,127.
  • Therapeutic Meal Plans: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 8,510,127 and 8,731,970.
  • Wellness: Protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 8,682,704 and 9,196,172.
  • Icons: Protected by U.S. Patent D947,901.