WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health is committed to filling prescriptions, providing pharmacy services and providing other assistance in Puerto Ricofollowing the trio of catastrophic earthquakes recorded this past week. The company is providing pharmacy services to members of La Administración de Seguros de Salud de Puerto Rico (ASES) to ensure the residents of Puerto Ricohave
HOUSTON — Individuals and families in Greater Houston can now experience health care that is simple, convenient and affordable with the debut of HealthHUB, CVS Health’s new store design in 15 CVS Pharmacy locations across the community. During a ribbon-cutting event at the company’s HealthHUB location at 5402 Westheimer Road in Houston, the community celebrated
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health issued the following statement this week regarding the introduction of the Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2019 in the United States Congress: “Tens of thousands of people in the United States have kidney transplants each year and taking immunosuppressant medications is key to the success
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Judy Sansone has seen a lot of changes during the course of her diverse career at CVS Health and, in many cases, she has helped play a major role in the evolution of the company from a regional drug store operator into a national chain, a pharmacy innovation company, and now a
DIR fees are again top of mind for pharmacy operators beginning another year without relief from these “phantom” expenses. At the same time hope springs eternal for retailers looking to broaden affordable and accessible health care offerings when such services from more traditional providers can be out of financial reach for many people. Chains also
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced Tuesday that Larry Merlo, president and chief executive officer, Eva Boratto, executive vice president and chief financial officer, and Karen Lynch, executive vice president and president of Aetna will be speaking to investors at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on January 14, 2020, at approximately 10:00 a.m. PT.
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy announced Monday that it has completed the rollout of time delay safes in all of its 353 CVS Pharmacy locations in Virginia, including pharmacies located in Target stores. The safes are anticipated to help prevent pharmacy robberies and the diversion of controlled substance narcotic medications by keeping them out of
OAKLAND, Calif. — As part of its commitment to building healthier communities, CVS Health announced Thursday it will be providing $750,000 over the next three years to the national Harm Reduction Coalition to improve the health and wellness of California residents impacted by prescription opioid misuse and abuse. Harm Reduction Coalition, or HRC, is a
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced on Thursday the Transform Oncology Care program, anchored on a first-of-its-kind precision medicine strategy for payors. The program uses genomic testing results at the point-of-prescribing to help patients start on the best treatment, faster and in addition, matches eligible patients to clinical trials. Transform Oncology Care also uses the
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy announced Monday that it has completed the rollout of time delay safes in all of its 58 CVS Pharmacy locations in West Virginia, including pharmacies located in Target stores. The safes are anticipated to help prevent pharmacy robberies and the diversion of controlled substance narcotic medications by keeping them out
Long anticipated and much discussed, a new era in community pharmacy is finally unfolding. Spearheaded by a small group of visionaries, traditional brick-and-mortar pharmacies have started to evolve into community-based health care centers, even as e-commerce companies try to shift the profession’s primary point of contact with patients from the physical to the digital realm.
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
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
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