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CVS assisting customers affected by earthquakes in Puerto Rico

CVS assisting customers affected by earthquakes in Puerto Rico

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

CVS debuts HealthHUB locations to serve greater Houston community

CVS debuts HealthHUB locations to serve greater Houston community

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

CVS applauds introduction of key legislation for kidney transplant patients

CVS applauds introduction of key legislation for kidney transplant patients

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

Retail Forecast 2020: Chain Drug Execs Look Ahead

Retail Forecast 2020: Chain Drug Execs Look Ahead

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

CVS Health to present at J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

CVS Health to present at J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

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.

CVS installs time delay safes in all of its Virginia pharmacies

CVS installs time delay safes in all of its Virginia pharmacies

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

CVS Health giving $750K to California Harm Reduction Coalition

CVS Health giving $750K to California Harm Reduction Coalition

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

CVS Health rolls out Transform Oncology Care program

CVS Health rolls out Transform Oncology Care program

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

CVS installs time delay safes in all of its West Virginia pharmacies

CVS installs time delay safes in all of its West Virginia pharmacies

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

CVS early leader in bid to remake Rx model

CVS early leader in bid to remake Rx model

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.

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

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