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Until Amazon Stores Have Doctors, CVS And Walgreens Needn't Worry

Sep 21, 2018 , Forbes
It's unclear whether Amazon's cashierless stores will offer healthcare services, threatening CVS, Walgreens and Walmart and their push into providing medical...
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Will CVS Caremark Make ICER The American NICE?

Sep 21, 2018 , Forbes
CVS Caremark intends to institute a $100,000 per QALY threshold for drugs, above which it would deny patient access. However, without an empirically determined threshold, pricing and formulary decisions contingent on an arbitrarily defined threshold cannot be considered...
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Consumer-oriented access to healthcare is a patient expectation

Sep 20, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Livongo CEO Glen Tullman explains that moves by businesses like Amazon and CVS are pushing the traditional healthcare system model because ready or not, consumers want to make their own healthcare...
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Poll results: CVS-Aetna outpaces Amazon as most likely to disrupt healthcare

Sep 12, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Readers pointed to the incumbent’s domain expertise and broad member base outweighing Amazon’s innovative...
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CVS urges customers to refill prescriptions before Hurricane Florence hits

Sep 12, 2018 , CNBC Health
Florence is expected to approach North Carolina or South Carolina Thursday and Friday, causing flooding between a "dangerous" storm surge and between one and two feet of...
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WellCare Ready To Buy Divested CVS-Aetna Medicare Drug Plans

Sep 07, 2018 , Forbes
WellCare Health Plans is a potential buyer of Medicare part D drug plan assets that may have to be sold off by Aetna and CVS Health to win Justice Department approval of their...
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Poll: CVS-Aetna or Amazon: Who will disrupt healthcare more?

Sep 07, 2018 , Mobile Health News
We’re asking readers what you think about the prospects of the mega-merger between CVS Health and Aetna or the Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan potential for innovation in...
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CVS Health and Aetna or Amazon, Berkshire and JPMorgan: A timeline to disruption

Sep 07, 2018 susan.morse@himssmedia.com (Susan Morse), Mobile Health News
Here’s a look at how we got to the cusp of innovative technologies and business models healthcare is facing right...
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Justice Department reportedly close to approving CVS-Aetna, Cigna-Express Scripts deals

Sep 06, 2018 , CNBC Health
The Department of Justice is close to approving CVS Health's acquisition of Aetna and Cigna's acquisition of Express Scripts, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday, citing people familiar with the...
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CVS, Walgreens Stress Face-To-Face Care Amazon Doesn't Yet Have

Aug 24, 2018 , Forbes
Walgreens and CVS Health are stressing their face-to-face connections to patients as Amazon enters the healthcare...
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CVS Health Survey Finds Consumers More Likely To Get Vaccinated Following Last Year's Record Breaking Flu Season

Aug 24, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Marking the start of flu vaccine availability, a new survey from CVS Health (NYSE : CVS ) released today found that one in five (22%) of consumers surveyed who didn't get a flu vaccine last year say that knowledge of last year's flu season – which had flu levels that were the highest observed since ......
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Perspectives: CVS Plan Lets Pharma Off Easy; What To Do With Prescription-Drug Middlemen

Aug 23, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Read recent commentaries about drug-cost...
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CVS Health: Real-time benefits program reduces drug costs

Aug 23, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
CVS Health's real-time benefits program saves PBM members between $120-$130 per prescription fill. Read More...
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CVS Health addresses Ohio Medicaid pricing requirements

Aug 18, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
CVS Health issues a statement praising PBMs for saving Ohio taxpayers money, while noting that the company will continue to help Ohio Medicaid clients manage their drug costs. Read More...
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With Cost-Effectiveness Threshold, CVS Wants To Harness Power Of The Market To Drive Down Drug Prices

Aug 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In the midst of criticism that pharmacy benefits managers are not doing enough to drive down costs, CVS has announced that it will let its clients exclude from their formularies any new drugs that exceed the threshold of $100,000 per quality-of-life...
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CVS Health posts Q2 loss amid strong script volume growth

Aug 11, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Despite being buoyed by same-store prescription growth of 9.5% in the retail/long-term care segment and 5.9% in its pharmacy services segment, the company still swung to a net loss of $2.6 billion, compared with $1.1 billion in net income in the prior-year period. Read More...
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CVS nasal spray recall: Sinus relief product may cause deadly infection

Aug 11, 2018 , CNBC Health
A nasal spray sold under the CVS health brand is being recalled because it may lead to life-threatening infections for certain patients, USA Today...
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CVS Health touts ability to bring care close to home

Aug 11, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
CVS Health is highlighting the ways that its MinuteClinic locations and its newly launched telehealth video visits make quality care more accessible to patients. Read More...
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Here's how the proposed CVS-Aetna merger could increase costs, restrict access

Aug 11, 2018 , CNBC Health
While the U.S. Department of Justice may not have plans to challenge the $69 billion mega-merger of CVS and Aetna, patients and physicians should do so at every turn, says Dr. Theresa...
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MinuteClinic launches telehealth Video Visits

Aug 11, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
CVS Health said MinuteClinic Video Visits will provide patients with access to care 24 hours a day, seven days a week via telehealth appointments initiated in the CVS Pharmacy app and using Teladoc's technology platform. Read More...
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