Agency: McCann NY
Client: Cigna
Date: Sep 2017
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Cigna and The TV Doctors of America continue their mission of getting everyone to a real doctor.

They may not know much about medicine. But that won’t stop four of TV’s most beloved fake MDs from once again using their “skills” to save real lives. How? By urging Americans to get an annual check-up.

This year’s cast includes two new faces – Neil Patrick Harris and Kate Walsh. Together with Patrick Dempsey and Donald Faison, they are back in scrubs to deliver the important message that you can avoid drama by knowing your key health numbers and taking control of your health. And that starts with a check-up.

Also new this year, the TV Doctors of America will give you a check-up - to the best of their very limited abilities - right on your phone via Instagram Stories, which will run for 24 hours on September 17.

Cigna's goal is to help save 100,000 lives a year, the number of lives the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates would be saved if everyone received his or her recommended preventive care. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 100,000 lives could be saved if everyone got the recommended preventive care they need. According to the CDC, Americans use preventive services at only about half the recommended rate. The campaign encourages all consumers to get their annual check-up – which most health plans cover at 100 percent as part of a suite of preventive services.


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