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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

CVS Health encourages people to get flu shot during National Influenza Vaccination Week

CVS Health encourages people to get flu shot during National Influenza Vaccination Week

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate that seasonal flu activity is increasing week over week, with cases reported in nearly all states. As National Influenza Vaccination Week (Dec. 1-7) begins, CVS Health reminds customers that it is not too late to get a flu shot to

CVS Health to acquire IlliniCare Health

CVS Health to acquire IlliniCare Health

ST. LOUIS — Centene Corp. and CVS Health announced Monday that, in connection with the previously announced merger agreement between Centene and WellCare Health Plans, Centene has entered into a definitive agreement under which CVS Health will acquire Centene’s Illinois health plan subsidiary, IlliniCare Health Plan. The transaction entails the sale of Centene’s Medicaid and

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

Alzheimer’s Association and CVS Health team

Alzheimer’s Association and CVS Health team

CHICAGO — The Alzheimer’s Association and CVS Health announced Monday a three-year corporate partnership aimed at fighting Alzheimer’s disease – a disease impacting more than 5 million Americans and 16 million caregivers across the country. The partnership is launching with an in-store fundraising campaign that will provide $10 million to support Alzheimer’s Association programs, including

CVS to offer safe medication disposal chain-wide in 2020

CVS to offer safe medication disposal chain-wide in 2020

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced Thursday that all CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide will offer customers a free safe medication disposal option, beginning in 2020.  The company will add 1,000 in-store safe medication disposal units to the more than 1,700 units currently in CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide.  It will also donate up to 400 additional

UPS and CVS Health to explore drone delivery options

UPS and CVS Health to explore drone delivery options

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — UPS and CVS Health announced they have agreed to develop a variety of drone delivery use cases, including business-to-consumer operating models. The program will include delivery of prescriptions and retail products to the homes of CVS Pharmacy customers from its retail stores, in addition to other potential use cases from its other business

CVS Pharmacy expands medication disposal program in Massachusetts

CVS Pharmacy expands medication disposal program in Massachusetts

BOSTON — In its continuing commitment to help build healthier communities, CVS Health announced the expansion of its safe medication disposal program, giving customers access to safer, easier and more convenient drug disposal options at every CVS Pharmacy location in Massachusetts at no cost. As part of its expanded efforts, the company announced the completed

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 gives $2.5 million in new funding to help build healthier communities in Ohio

CVS Health gives $2.5 million in new funding to help build healthier communities in Ohio

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — As part of its commitment to building healthier communities, CVS Health Wednesday announced it and its private charity will be donating more than $2.5 million in Ohio over the next three years to improve the health and wellness of Ohioans across the state. The new funding from CVS Health and the CVS Health

MinuteClinic launches video visit offerings in Oregon, Washington

MinuteClinic launches video visit offerings in Oregon, Washington

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced that MinuteClinic, the company’s retail medical clinic, has rolled out its video visit offering in the states of Washington and Oregon. People in those states with minor illnesses, minor injuries and skin conditions can now seek care through MinuteClinic Video Visits, a telehealth offering. MinuteClinic Video Visits provide patients with

CVS expands telehealth offering to Pennsylvania

CVS expands telehealth offering to Pennsylvania

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced on Tuesday that MinuteClinic, the company’s retail medical clinic, has rolled out its video visit offering in the state of Pennsylvania. People in Pennsylvania with minor illnesses, minor injuries and skin conditions can now seek care through MinuteClinic Video Visits, a telehealth offering. MinuteClinic Video Visits provide patients with access to

MinuteClinic receives ANCC Pathway to Excellence designation

MinuteClinic receives ANCC Pathway to Excellence designation

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced Wednesday that MinuteClinic, the company’s retail medical clinic, joins a premier group of organizations that have received Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). MinuteClinic is the first retail health care organization to receive the Pathway designation, which is a global credential that highlights MinuteClinic’s

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