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CVS offers cost-sharing and co-pay waivers for COVID-19-related treatment for Aetna members

CVS offers cost-sharing and co-pay waivers for COVID-19-related treatment for Aetna members

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced Wednesday it is waiving cost-sharing and co-pays for inpatient hospital admissions related to COVID-19 for Aetna’s commercially insured members, part of several additional steps to help members access the care that they need during the COVID-19 pandemic. These announcements build on previous efforts focused on eliminating out-of-pocket costs and

Aetna welcomes Lexington Clinic to its Medicare Advantage Network

Aetna welcomes Lexington Clinic to its Medicare Advantage Network

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Aetna, a CVS Health company and Lexington Clinic announced Tuesday that members enrolled in Aetna Medicare Advantage plans now have access to personalized healthcare services throughout the Lexington area.  With this new agreement, members gain affordable access to all Lexington Clinic offices and associate practices under Lexington Clinic’s award-winning health program. “Aetna Medicare

Chains do their part to ease coronavirus worries

Chains do their part to ease coronavirus worries

NEW YORK — National and regional pharmacy chains were doing what they could to ease the coronavirus fears of shoppers and employees as the contagion spread. Seattle-based Bartell Drugs shipped more over-the-counter products to stores early this month after experiencing high demand due to concerns related to COVID-19. Bartell’s has two stores in the suburb

CVS unveils COVID-19 resources for Aetna members

CVS unveils COVID-19 resources for Aetna members

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced on Friday several steps to support Aetna members in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. “Supporting the health and well-being of our members and removing barriers to care are among our key areas of focus as we navigate the spread of COVID-19,” said Karen Lynch, president, Aetna and executive vice

Aetna Whole Health launches in Atlanta

Aetna Whole Health launches in Atlanta

ATLANTA — Aetna, a CVS Health company, is now offering fully insured and self-insured health care network options to its Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) and Exclusive Product Organization (EPO) product portfolios through Aetna Whole Health – Atlanta. As part of the greater metro-Atlanta area launch, two local distinguished health systems, Emory Healthcare and Northside Hospital System,

Dedicated Senior Medical Centers partners with Aetna

Dedicated Senior Medical Centers partners with Aetna

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Dedicated Senior Medical Center (Dedicated) and Aetna  announced  this week that Aetna Medicare Advantage (MA) plan members in the Columbus, Ohio Metro area have a new quality provider option. Those enrolled in Aetna HMO and PPO MA plans can now receive covered services from Dedicated. Dedicated provides personalized services and value-based care to Medicare-eligible

CVS Health beats Q4 earnings and revenue

CVS Health beats Q4 earnings and revenue

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health reported Wednesday fourth-quarter earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street’s expectations, aided by higher sales in its pharmacy benefit management business. The company also announced some leadership changes, including the departure of CVS Caremark president Derica Rice and his replacement by Dr. Alan Lotvin, who had led CVS’ transformation efforts.

CVS reports successful first year of Aetna integration

CVS reports successful first year of Aetna integration

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced Thursday it has successfully completed the first year of combined operations following the acquisition of Aetna in late 2018. The combined company has met or exceeded its first-year integration goals while introducing new, consumer-focused offerings as a result of its unmatched capabilities. CVS Health remains on track to meet

New Aetna Medicare programs help combat social isolation, improve health outcomes

New Aetna Medicare programs help combat social isolation, improve health outcomes

HARTFORD, Conn. — Medical research shows that loneliness and social isolation are associated with negative health behaviors and a wide range of illnesses. In fact, the health impact of loneliness has been equated to smoking 15 cigarettes a day (Holt-Lunstad 2010). Loneliness and isolation are prevalent. A 2019 University of Michigan study found that 34% of

CVS Health beats Q3 earnings forecast

CVS Health beats Q3 earnings forecast

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health turned in another impressive showing  in the third quarter of 2019, as both adjusted earnings and revenues exceeded analysts’ estimates. Based on the solid performance, the company raised its full-year guidance on adjusted earnings. “Our third-quarter results build on the positive momentum we have seen across the company since the

Aetna announces the 2019 Voices of Health competition winners

Aetna announces the 2019 Voices of Health competition winners

HARTFORD — Aetna, a CVS Health company, on Friday announced the winners of the 2019 Voices of Health competition, a celebration of grassroots non-profit organizations across the country that are working to address social determinants of health in their communities. The 102 participating non-profits promote health and well-being by addressing a wide range of community

CVS Health’s Q2 earnings beat expectations

CVS Health’s Q2 earnings beat expectations

WOONSOCKET, R.I.— CVS Health stock rose nearly 6% in pre-market trading on Wednesday after the company reported strong second quarter operating results for the three months ending June 30, 2019. Second quarter earnings beat Wall Street’s expectations and the company significantly raised its own projection for full-year earnings. “We posted strong second quarter results, with

CVS Health study reveals opportunity to balance digital health with social connection

CVS Health study reveals opportunity to balance digital health with social connection

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Millennials may be the first digital natives, but that love of technology could also be harming their health, according to the Path to Better Health Study by CVS Health. The study, now in its second year, explores consumer health goals and asks providers what they need to help patients reach those goals.

Aurora Pharmacy joins Aetna Medicare’s preferred pharmacy network

Aurora Pharmacy joins Aetna Medicare’s preferred pharmacy network

MILWAUKEE – Aurora Health Care, part of Advocate Aurora Health, and Aetna, a CVS Health business, Monday announced that Aurora Pharmacy has joined Aetna’s Medicare network of preferred pharmacies. Effective immediately, Aetna Medicare members with drug coverage can fill their prescriptions for preferred pharmacy copays at any Aurora Pharmacy in Wisconsin. “Becoming an Aetna Preferred Pharmacy is one more way

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