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Hy-Vee reopens acquired Weber & Judd stores

Hy-Vee reopens acquired Weber & Judd stores

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc. in April reopened the 10 pharmacies it acquired in February from Weber & Judd, marking the end of that company’s 157-year history of dispensing drugs to customers in and around Rochester, Minn. Nine of the locations were rechristened Hy-Vee HealthMarket Rx; the 10th is now called Hy-Vee Pharmacy.

Groups decry drug price rule

Groups decry drug price rule

WASHINGTON — Pharmacy organizations have decried the government’s refusal to reform direct and indirect remuneration (DIR) fees in its new drug pricing rule. “We are disappointed and frustrated that this final rule fails to finalize pharmacy DIR reform as proposed, to the detriment of seniors and community pharmacies,” said a statement from the National Association

Hy-Vee advocates for fast DIR reform

Hy-Vee advocates for fast DIR reform

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa  — Hy-Vee on Friday expressed dismay that a new Medicare rule did not provide relief from pharmacy direct and indirect remuneration (DIR) fees that inflate senior citizens’ prescription drug costs. A proposal advanced by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and supported by Hy-Vee was not included in the final rule published on

Hy-Vee to support The Great American Milk Drive throughout March

Hy-Vee to support The Great American Milk Drive throughout March

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee recently announced its commitment to delivering much-needed milk to local food banks in its eight-state region by partnering with The Great American Milk Drive throughout the month of March. This is the third consecutive year of the companywide partnership. During the monthlong campaign, every Hy-Vee store will offer customers

Hy-Vee acquires Weber & Judd Pharmacies

Hy-Vee acquires Weber & Judd Pharmacies

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee announced Monday that it has acquired the business of all Weber & Judd pharmacies in Minnesota. Weber & Judd has served the Rochester, Minnesota, area since 1862. “Weber & Judd has been an exemplary provider of pharmacy care for more than 150 years. Combining Weber & Judd with our Hy-Vee

Hy-Vee partners to help bring awareness to childhood obesity

Hy-Vee partners to help bring awareness to childhood obesity

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The Minnesota Timberwolves, in partnership with Hy-Vee and MATTER, announced the launch of a new initiative that will increase awareness of childhood obesity and educate families on simple steps to make healthy meal choices. The three organizations will provide Hy-Vee customers the opportunity to help local families gain access to a MATTERbox meal

Hy-Vee expands discount medications list

Hy-Vee expands discount medications list

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa  — Hy-Vee announced Wednesday the expansion of its discount medications list to assist customers with lowering their health care costs, making their lives easier, healthier and happier. The new medication list went into effect February 1, and is available to all patients with no enrollment fees. The new list includes an

Hy-Vee adopts new opioid policy

Hy-Vee adopts new opioid policy

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — To assist in combatting the national opioid epidemic, Hy-Vee Inc. has implemented a new controlled substance prescription policy. Since January 1, Hy-Vee pharmacies have not allowed a subsequent fill of a Schedule II controlled substance, or a refill of a Schedule III or Scheduled IV controlled substance more than 72

Hy-Vee dietitians to provide free biometric screenings in February

Hy-Vee dietitians to provide free biometric screenings in February

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — For the second year, Hy-Vee, Inc. will be providing free biometric screenings throughout its eight-state region during Heart Health Month in February. Hy-Vee dietitians working out of Hy-Vee Healthy You Mobiles will offer the free biometric screenings to customers at 150 Hy-Vee stores. Appointments will be taken on a first-come, first-served

Hy-Vee offers controlled substance prescription policy

Hy-Vee offers controlled substance prescription policy

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — To assist in combatting the national opioid epidemic Hy-Vee announces the implementation of a new controlled substance prescription policy. As of Jan. 1, 2019, Hy-Vee pharmacies no longer allow a subsequent fill of a Schedule II controlled substance, or a refill of a Schedule III or Scheduled IV controlled substance

Hy-Vee acquires script files of 22 Shopko pharmacies in 17 cities

Hy-Vee acquires script files of 22 Shopko pharmacies in 17 cities

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa  — Hy-Vee Inc. has acquired the prescription files of 22 Shopko pharmacies in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Shopko patient files will merge into existing Hy-Vee Pharmacy locations in the 17 cities where the acquisitions have taken place. “As we continue to grow our pharmacy business, we pride

Hy-Vee is honoring the vets with a number of programs

Hy-Vee is honoring the vets with a number of programs

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — This November, Hy-Vee is encouraging customers to join its Hy-Vee Homefront initiative for the sixth consecutive year in honor of our nation’s veterans. The Hy-Vee Homefront initiative consists of several company efforts, including Hy-Vee’s “Round Up for the Homefront” program, complimentary Veterans Day breakfasts at all Hy-Vee stores, Honor Flights,

Mass retailers test myriad formats, concepts

Mass retailers test myriad formats, concepts

NEW YORK — Faced with unprecedented change in customer behavior and expectations and the growing challenge of e-commerce, retailers across channels are testing new formats and fine-tuning existing store models. The innovation is being driven by a number of different factors, including the hope of luring emerging customer segments, the desire to penetrate new geographic

Hy-Vee celebrates National Family Meals Month

Hy-Vee celebrates National Family Meals Month

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — This September, Hy-Vee, Inc. is celebrating National Family Meals Month by providing families with tips and tools to make mealtime more manageable. “Many families have very busy schedules, but they also want to eat and be together,” said Randy Edeker, Hy-Vee’s chairman, chief executive officer and president. “This month, we

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