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Study: Expanded Rx services in Canada could save billions

Study: Expanded Rx services in Canada could save billions

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

Rx chains help guide patients on ACA, Medicare

Rx chains help guide patients on ACA, Medicare

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

Pharmacy chains step up Part D assistance

Pharmacy chains step up Part D assistance

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 ramp up on-site health, Rx services

Employers ramp up on-site health, Rx services

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?

CVS Health gets 1Q boost from PBM

CVS Health gets 1Q boost from PBM

  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