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CVS now selling O-T-C COVID-19 testing kits

CVS now selling O-T-C COVID-19 testing kits

WOONSOCKET, R.I.— CVS Pharmacy announced on Monday the availability of three over-the-counter COVID-19 testing options in stores and online. The tests include the Ellume COVID-19 Home Test, the Abbott BinaxNOW COVID-19 Antigen Self Test and the Pixel by Labcorp PCR Test Home Collection Kit. All three tests have received FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA), do

CVS now providing COVID-19 vaccines at more locations

CVS now providing COVID-19 vaccines at more locations

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — In an ongoing effort to expand access to COVID-19 vaccines and help the country move forward from the pandemic, CVS Health announced Monday that it will begin vaccinating eligible populations on Wednesday, April 14 at select CVS Pharmacy locations in Arkansas, Iowa, Maine and Nebraska. The new CVS Pharmacy locations continue the

MinuteClinic Video Visits now available in Montana

MinuteClinic Video Visits now available in Montana

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced this week that MinuteClinic, the medical clinic inside CVS Pharmacy, is now offering Video Visits for patients in the state of Montana. The service is available in 47 states and Washington, D.C. “As the COVID-19 pandemic continues in communities across the country, our MinuteClinic Video Visits are a convenient, affordable

CVS affordable housing investments in California surpass $200 million

CVS affordable housing investments in California surpass $200 million

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced it has surpassed $200 million in affordable housing investments in California as part of an ongoing commitment to address housing insecurity throughout the country. Over the past years, the company and its subsidiaries have invested in over 130 affordable housing communities across California, facilitating the construction or rehabilitation of more than 12,500 affordable

CVS offering COVID-19 antibody testing at MinuteClinic locations across the country

CVS offering COVID-19 antibody testing at MinuteClinic locations across the country

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced on Monday the availability of COVID-19 antibody testing at MinuteClinic locations across the country. The point-of-care test can help identify if a patient has previously been infected with COVID-19 and the results are available within 15 minutes. A COVID-19 antibody test is not intended to diagnose a current infection.

Aetna names Kristen Miranda senior vice president, markets

Aetna names Kristen Miranda senior vice president, markets

HARTFORD, Conn. — Aetna announced Thursday that Kristen Miranda has been named senior vice president, markets. She will report to Dan Finke, executive vice president, CVS Health and president, Health Care Benefits (HCB). In this role, Miranda will be responsible for Aetna’s Commercial business’ profit and loss, including Aetna’s Third Party Administration & Payer Solutions

CVS exceeds 10 million COVID-19 vaccine mark

CVS exceeds 10 million COVID-19 vaccine mark

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced Thursday it had reached a milestone as the company has surpassed 10 million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered through its participation in the Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program and Federal Retail Pharmacy Program. The company is now administering vaccines in nearly 2,000 stores across 44 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington,

CVS retains pharmacy services with the government-wide service benefit plan

CVS retains pharmacy services with the government-wide service benefit plan

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Caremark, the Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) of CVS Health, is continuing its long-standing agreement to serve the Government-wide Service Benefit Plan.  Since 1993, CVS Caremark has provided high-quality pharmacy care to the Service Benefit Plan to help federal employees, retirees and their families achieve prescription drug savings and better health outcomes, while

CVS Health releases 14th annual CSR report

CVS Health releases 14th annual CSR report

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced on Wednesday new goals in support of its long-term corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy, Transform Health 2030, and released its 14th annual CSR report. The Transform Health 2030 strategy is guided by four priority areas, Healthy People, Healthy Business, Healthy Community and Healthy Planet, through which the company uses its

CVS offering COVID-19 vaccines in more locations

CVS offering COVID-19 vaccines in more locations

WOONSOCKET, R.I.— In an ongoing effort to expand access to COVID-19 vaccines and help the country move forward from the pandemic, CVS Health announced Monday that it will begin vaccinating eligible populations on Wednesday, March 31 at two select CVS Pharmacy locations in Delaware, five select CVS Pharmacy locations in New Mexico, six select CVS

Aetna Better Health names Verne Brizendine as CEO for California

Aetna Better Health names Verne Brizendine as CEO for California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Aetna Better Health of California, the Medicaid managed care business of Aetna, a CVS Health company,  announced Verne Brizendine as the new CEO of the health plan. In this role, Brizendine will be responsible for the health plan’s operations and strategy to help members achieve better health outcomes. Aetna Better Health of

CVS Health, Walgreens and Walmart team with the Ad Council and COVID Collaborative

CVS Health, Walgreens and Walmart team with the Ad Council and COVID Collaborative

NEW YORK —  The Ad Council and COVID Collaborative unveiled on Thursday new public service advertisements (PSAs) with CVS Health, Walgreens and Walmart to help educate people throughout the nation about the COVID-19 vaccines. Developed with expertise from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as part

Lynch brings passion for health care to new role

Lynch brings passion for health care to new role

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — For Karen S. Lynch, health care is personal. On National Caregivers Day in late February, she shared some thoughts on LinkedIn about her aunt Millie, whom Lynch, when she was in her early 20s, looked after, and recalled the difficulties in navigating the complexities of the American health care system. “Ultimately, those

CVS offering COVID-19 antibody testing in Texas and Massachusetts

CVS offering COVID-19 antibody testing in Texas and Massachusetts

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced Tuesday the availability of COVID-19 antibody testing in all 100 MinuteClinic locations in Texas and in all 60 MinuteClinic locations in Massachusetts. The point-of-care test assesses for previous exposure to COVID-19 and results are available within 15 minutes. MinuteClinic is the retail medical clinic of CVS Health, with approximately

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