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The move is part of the health insurer’s plan to cut opioid use among its customers by 25 percent by 2019. (Photo: Shutterstock)

In the latest move to curb the nation’s opioid crisis, health insurer Cigna Corp. has announced it will stop covering prescriptions for OxyContin, a prescription opioid that has a high risk of addiction.

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