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CVS offers cost-sharing and co-pay waivers for COVID-19-related treatment for Aetna members

CVS offers cost-sharing and co-pay waivers for COVID-19-related treatment for Aetna members

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced Wednesday it is waiving cost-sharing and co-pays for inpatient hospital admissions related to COVID-19 for Aetna’s commercially insured members, part of several additional steps to help members access the care that they need during the COVID-19 pandemic. These announcements build on previous efforts focused on eliminating out-of-pocket costs and

CVS Health invests $67 million in affordable housing

CVS Health invests $67 million in affordable housing

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — To help provide support to underserved populations across the country, CVS Health invested $67 million in affordable housing in 2019. The investments helped to create more than 2,200 affordable homes with supportive services for individuals and families across 24 cities in six states. CVS Health’s investments in affordable housing – as well

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 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

CVS Health study reveals opportunity to balance digital health with social connection

CVS Health study reveals opportunity to balance digital health with social connection

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Millennials may be the first digital natives, but that love of technology could also be harming their health, according to the Path to Better Health Study by CVS Health. The study, now in its second year, explores consumer health goals and asks providers what they need to help patients reach those goals.

CVS announces new health platform for social determinants of health

CVS announces new health platform for social determinants of health

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Approximately 60% of a person’s life expectancy is influenced by their everyday activities outside of the doctor’s office our individual behaviors, as well as social and environmental factors. To address this issue and help people improve their health outside of a clinical setting, CVS Health has announced the first in a series

With Aetna deal nearing, CVS names new team

With Aetna deal nearing, CVS names new team

WOONSOCKET, R.I.­ — CVS Health has announced the management team that, following the close of the Aetna acquisition, will lead the combined company into the future. Aetna will operate as a stand-alone business unit within the CVS Health enterprise following the close and will be led by members of its current management team. In addition,