OTTAWA — In Canada, the implementation of three pharmacy services could yield cumulative cost savings of $2.5 billion to $25.7 billion over the next 20 years, according to The Conference Board of Canada. In a new report, the business think tank said changes to pharmacy legislation and standards in the provinces and territories enable community
SEATTLE — In an effort to bring more accessible and affordable health care to its customers, as well as its employees, Bartell Drugs has expanded its range of pharmacy services to include treatment for a host of noncritical medical services. Starting last month, 12 of the company’s more than 64 stores began offering treatment for
NEW YORK — Chain drug retailers across the country are carrying out extensive outreach programs to provide consumers with access to information and resources for Medicare Part D and health insurance marketplace coverage options. Medicare Part D annual enrollment began October 15 and runs through December 7. The enrollment period for Marketplace plans is November
NEW YORK — Chain drug retailers have begun extensive outreach programs to provide consumers with access to information and resources for Medicare Part D and Health Insurance Marketplace coverage options. Medicare Part D annual enrollment began Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7. The enrollment period for Marketplace plans is Nov. 1, 2015, to January
Employers offering on-site health services are looking to provide more, including pharmacy, according to a survey by global professional services firm Towers Watson. Thirty-eight percent of large U.S. employers with on-site health facilities plan to add new centers over the next two years, according to the Towers Watson 2015 Employer-Sponsored Health Care Centers Survey. Why?
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Citing a strong performance by its pharmacy benefit management business, CVS Health posted a double-digit sales gain for the first quarter, with adjusted earnings topping Wall Street’s projections. CVS said Friday that net sales for the three months ended March 31 totaled $36.33 billion, up 11.1% from $32.69 billion a year earlier. Sales for CVS’ retail pharmacy business