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Ending Pharmacy Dispute, Walmart Renews Contract With CVS Heath's PBM

Jan 19, 2019 , Forbes
Ending a dispute over prices, CVS Health said Walmart will continue to use its Caremark pharmacy benefit management (PBM) commercial and managed Medicaid retail pharmacy networks as part of a new multiyear...
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Shopko Bankruptcy Puts 146 Pharmacies In Play For CVS, Walgreens And Kroger

Jan 19, 2019 , Forbes
Shopko said it will exit the pharmacy business, putting 146 pharmacies for sale following filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday with plans to close about 40 additional stores, sell assets and possibly seek an equias part of plan to exit the prescription business, the retailer confirmed...
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Walmart will remain in certain CVS Caremark Rx networks

Jan 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Walmart will continue to participate in CVS Caremark's PBM commercial and Managed Medicaid retail pharmacy networks, as well as Medicare Part D networks. Read More...
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CVS and Walmart resolve short-lived reimbursement dispute

Jan 19, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
CVS Health and Walmart said they have resolved a contract dispute and inked a new multiyear contract that allows certain CVS pharmacy benefit management customers to continue filling prescriptions at Walmart...
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CVS, Walmart reach an agreement on a pharmacy contract after impasse

Jan 19, 2019 , CNBC Health
Walmart will continue to operate through CVS Health's pharmacy benefit management commercial and managed Medicaid retail pharmacy...
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Walmart Expected To Drop CVS Prescription Drug Coverage Due To Reimbursements Dispute

Jan 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
CVS said that Walmart is seeking an increase in what the retailer gets paid for prescriptions, which would “ultimately result in higher costs for our clients and consumers.” But a person familiar with Walmart’s position said Walmart didn’t ask CVS to increase the amount it pays the retailer when shoppers fill a prescription, according to the Wall Street...
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Walmart to exit some CVS Caremark pharmacy networks amid reimbursement battle

Jan 16, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
CVS Caremark's commercial and managed Medicaid customers soon may no longer be able to fill prescriptions at Walmart drugstores amid a dispute between the two pharmacy giants over...
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Walmart to exit certain CVS Caremark retail pharmacy networks

Jan 16, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
CVS Caremark has asked Walmart continue to fill prescriptions as an in-network participating pharmacy through April 30. Read More...
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CVS Health launches $100 million building healthier communities initiative

Jan 15, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
On the heels of its acquisition of Aetna, CVS Health is committing $100 million to build healthier communities. Read More...
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5 questions for CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo

Jan 15, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Will the CVS-Aetna merger hurt competition? Are PBMs in trouble in Congress? Will drones start delivering prescription drugs? CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo weighed...
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CVS pledges $100 million for community health programs

Jan 15, 2019 , CNBC Health
The initiative, dubbed "Building Healthier Communities," seeks to improve access to affordable health care, manage health challenges like chronic conditions and opioids and partner with...
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A QALY Is A QALY Is A QALY, Or Is It?

Jan 15, 2019 , Forbes
A central question facing ICER and CVS Caremark is whether a drug’s value should depend on not only a measure such as QALYs, but also on which disease or population is being treated, which implies that a QALY may not always have the same...
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Drug chains face year of transition

Jan 11, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
This year will see CVS Health merging its business with Aetna, Walgreens continuing to integrate stores purchased from Rite Aid and Rite Aid moving forward with its business in the wake of its terminated merger with Albertsons. Read More...
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CVS expects to benefit from Aetna merger in first quarter

Jan 10, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
CVS Health leadership said despite a federal judge's ongoing review of the company's merger with Aetna, they are "one company" and expect benefits to begin accruing in the first quarter, with medical cost savings by the end of the...
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CVS Health’s Merlo touts Aetna integration, opening of concept store

Jan 09, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Six weeks after closing its merger with Aetna, CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo outlined new initiatives. Read More...
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CVS CEO Merlo: We're Already Rolling Out New Services For Aetna Members

Jan 09, 2019 , Forbes
CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo said the drugstore giant and Aetna are “already rolling out” new services and programs to improve care for patients with chronic...
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MinuteClinic debuts in Dallas, Pennsylvania

Jan 09, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
MinuteClinic has added a location inside a Dallas, Pa., CVS Pharmacy store. Read More...
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Ritzman sells Rx business to CVS Pharmacy

Jan 08, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
CVS Pharmacy is set to acquire 20 of Ritzman Pharmacy's retail pharmacies by the end of February. Read More...
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Amid PBM Battles, Molina Renews With CVS Caremark

Jan 04, 2019 , Forbes
Health insurer Molina Healthcare said it has extended its agreement with CVS Health's pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) through 2021 in the first major CVS win since its Aetna merger...
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Judge's Order Won't Derail Future CVS-Aetna Insurance Products

Dec 27, 2018 , Forbes
A federal judge’s continuing review of CVS Health's acquisition of Aetna shouldn’t be a hurdle to integration and future new product launches, analysts...
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