CVS Health Corp (N:CVS)

Business Focus: Healthcare Facilities & Services

Jan 18, 2019 08:31 ET
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Jan 18, 2019 05:30 ET
CVS Health and Walmart Announce New PBM Pharmacy Network Agreement
WOONSOCKET, R.I. and BENTONVILLE, Ark., Jan. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and Walmart (NYSE: WMT) today announced the companies have reached a multi-year agreement on terms under which Walmart will continue participating in the CVS Caremark pharmacy benefit management (PBM) commercial and Managed Medicaid retail pharmacy networks. The companies are not disclosing the financial terms of the new contract. ...
Jan 15, 2019 07:00 ET
CVS Health Announces Walmart Decision to Leave CVS Caremark Commercial and Managed Medicaid Retail Pharmacy Networks
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that Walmart has opted to leave the CVS Caremark pharmacy benefit management (PBM) commercial and Managed Medicaid retail pharmacy networks. Such a transition must place patient care as the highest priority and, as such, CVS Caremark has requested that Walmart continue to fill prescriptions as an in network participating pharmacy through April 30, 2019. This transition does not impact Walmart's participation in the CVS Caremark Medicare Part D pharmacy network. In addition, Walmart's Sam's Club division re...
Jan 14, 2019 12:00 ET
CVS Health Announces $100 Million Community Commitment Following Acquisition Of Aetna
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Following its completed acquisition of Aetna, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced a $100 million commitment to making community health and wellness central to the newly combined company's charge for a better world. The new Building Healthier Communities initiative, which will be funded over five years through the combined company as well as the CVS Health Foundation and Aetna Foundation, builds upon the outstanding tradition of community investment by both organizations and mobilizes their scale, combined capabilities and resources behind a ...
Jan 09, 2019 08:31 ET
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Jan 03, 2019 08:00 ET
CVS Health Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that its board of directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.50 (50 cents) per share on the corporation's common stock. The dividend is payable on February 4, 2019, to holders of record on January 25, 2019....
Jan 03, 2019 07:45 ET
Detoxwater Enters Over 4,000 CVS Stores Nationwide
NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Detoxwater, the premium aloe-infused water brand, is now available in over 4,000 CVS locations nationwide as part of the pharmacy retailer's Better Inside & Out program promoting healthier products for the new year. This seasonal set features two of Detoxwater's best-selling flavors for the first six weeks of 2019: Original (Lychee & White Grape) and Peachberry (Peach & Blueberry)...
Dec 31, 2018 12:00 ET
CVS Health to Present at the 37th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Dec. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that Larry Merlo, the company's president and chief executive officer, will be speaking to investors at the 37th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on January 8th, 2019, at approximately 11:00 a.m. PT (2:00 p.m. ET). ...
Dec 20, 2018 13:40 ET
Aetna Medicaid Announces New Innovative Approach for Members With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Aetna Medicaid, a CVS health business (NYSE: CVS), has announced an outcomes-based model for members with intellectual and development disabilities (IDD). The new model, which will launch on January 1, 2019 in Kansas, will be partially based on the Charting the LifeCourse framework developed by the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Institute for Human Development, Missouri’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Services.
Dec 18, 2018 08:00 ET
MinuteClinic Launches New Virtual Care Offering in New Mexico
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Dec. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that MinuteClinic, the company's retail medical clinic, has rolled out its new virtual health care offering in the state of New Mexico. People in New Mexico with minor illnesses and injuries, skin conditions and other wellness needs can now seek care through MinuteClinic Video Visits, a telehealth offering. MinuteClinic Video Visits provide patients with access to care 24 hours a day, seven days a week from their mobile device or computer....
Dec 18, 2018 08:00 ET
MinuteClinic Launches New Virtual Care Offering in Wyoming
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Dec. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that MinuteClinic, the company's retail medical clinic, has rolled out its new virtual health care offering in the state of Wyoming. People in Wyoming with minor illnesses and injuries, skin conditions and other wellness needs can now seek care through MinuteClinic Video Visits, a telehealth offering. MinuteClinic Video Visits provide patients with access to care 24 hours a day, seven days a week from their mobile device or computer....
Dec 12, 2018 09:00 ET
Public and Private Organizations Convene to Improve Health of Hispanic Population in U.S.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF) today announced the formation of a new organization, the National Hispanic Pharmacists Association (NHPA), to increase access to care for Hispanic communities across the country. Launched in collaboration with public and private sector partners including CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), Walmart and PhRMA, NHPA seeks to empower Hispanic pharmacists and other members of the healthcare community to lead efforts that will improve the health of Hispanic populations, which are currently underrepresented among health pr...
Dec 05, 2018 07:30 ET
CVS Health Introduces New Approach to Pricing of Pharmacy Benefit Management Services
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Dec. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that it is introducing a new approach to the pricing of Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) services. The new Guaranteed Net Cost pricing model simplifies the financial arrangements underlying PBM contracts and focuses on helping plan sponsors deliver savings through PBM cost management strategies such as formulary, utilization management and performance pharmacy networks. This new model more closely aligns PBM incentives with plan sponsors' objectives than current pricing models by providing greater cost pre...
Dec 04, 2018 10:00 ET
CVS Pharmacy Completes Rollout of Time Delay Safes in All Kentucky Pharmacy Locations
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Dec. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), announced today that it has completed the rollout of time delay safes in all of its 77 CVS Pharmacy locations in Kentucky. The safes will help prevent pharmacy robberies and combat the ongoing opioid epidemic by helping to prevent diversion of controlled substance narcotic medications by keeping them out of the hands of unauthorized individuals. In addition, the safes will help CVS Pharmacy ensure the safety and well-being of its customers and employees. ...
Dec 03, 2018 08:25 ET
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Dec 03, 2018 07:00 ET
CVS Health Observes National Influenza Vaccination Week by Encouraging Families to Get Their Flu Shot
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Dec. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with National Influenza Vaccination Week (Dec. 2-8), CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is reminding customers that it is not too late to get a flu shot to protect themselves and their loved ones from the flu. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established National Influenza Immunization Week (NIVW) in 2005 to highlight the importance of continued vaccination through the busy holiday season and into the new year when flu activity is typically at its peak. ...
Nov 28, 2018 09:55 ET
CVS Health Completes Acquisition of Aetna, Marking Start of Transforming Consumer Health Experience
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), a company that is leading the transformation of health care, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Aetna (NYSE: AET), establishing CVS Health as the nation's premier health innovation company. ...
Nov 28, 2018 09:50 ET
CVS Health Completes Acquisition of Aetna, Marking the Start of Transforming the Consumer Health Experience
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), a company that is leading the transformation of health care, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Aetna (NYSE: AET), establishing CVS Health as the nation's premier health innovation company. ...
Nov 28, 2018 08:41 ET
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Nov 26, 2018 17:48 ET
Lamb Weston Holdings, Maxim Integrated Products and Diamondback Energy Set to Join S&P 500; Others to Join S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600
NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices will make the following changes to the S&P 500, S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600 prior to the open of trading on Monday, December 3:...
Nov 20, 2018 11:00 ET
CVS Health to Present at the Evercore ISI HealthCONx Conference
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that Larry Merlo, president and chief executive officer, and Eva Boratto, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will be speaking to investors at the Evercore ISI HealthCONx Conference on November 28, 2018, at approximately 8:45 a.m. ET....
Nov 20, 2018 07:30 ET
CVS Health's MinuteClinic Receives Fifth Consecutive Accreditation From The Joint Commission
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), announced today that it has received its fifth consecutive accreditation by The Joint Commission, the Gold Seal of Approval® for Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation, demonstrating continuous compliance with its nationally recognized standards. MinuteClinic was the first national retail clinic provider to be accredited by The Joint Commission, receiving its initial accreditation in 2006. Since then, it has received four consecutive reaccreditations from the national health care ...
Nov 15, 2018 10:10 ET
CVS Health Applauds FDA's Announcement to Restrict Flavored Tobacco Products
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation's first and only national pharmacy chain to have eliminated the sale of tobacco products from its retail stores, today announced its support for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's plans to restrict access to flavored tobacco and e-cigarette products in the retail setting and impose stricter age-verification requirements for online sales. In addition to eliminating the sale of tobacco products in 2014, CVS Health has never sold e-cigarettes or vaping devices in any of its CVS Pharmacy locations....
Nov 15, 2018 07:00 ET
CVS Health Teams Up with Philadelphia Job Corps, Philadelphia Works and Philadelphia Youth Network to Open New Mock Pharmacy for Aspiring Pharmacy Technicians
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In its continuing commitment to expand work-based learning and externship opportunities for students, CVS Health has announced a new collaboration with Philadelphia Job Corps, Philadelphia Works and Philadelphia Youth Network to deliver a pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship program for pharmacy technicians in the greater Philadelphia area....
Nov 14, 2018 07:30 ET
Coram CVS Specialty® Home Infusion Services Awarded Home Care Accreditation from The Joint Commission
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Coram CVS Specialty® Home Infusion Services (Coram), a CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) company, today announced it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Home Care Accreditation. By earning this accreditation for the third time, Coram has demonstrated continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects Coram's commitment to providing safe and effective care....
Nov 07, 2018 10:00 ET
MinuteClinic Opens First Walk-in Medical Clinic in San Francisco
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A new MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinic has opened inside the CVS Pharmacy store at 1900 19th Avenue in San Francisco, California, providing the community with convenient access to common health care services. The clinic is the first MinuteClinic location in the city of San Francisco and will be open seven days a week with no appointment necessary. It will provide a wide array of high-quality, affordable wellness services for patients ages 18 months and older. MinuteClinic is the retail medical clinic of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the largest pha...
Nov 06, 2018 08:31 ET
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Nov 06, 2018 05:55 ET
CVS Health Reports Third Quarter Results
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --...
Oct 31, 2018 09:00 ET
CVS Pharmacy Pilots New CarePass Program in Boston Market
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Pharmacy,  the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS),  today announced that customers in the Greater Boston area can enroll in CarePass, a new pilot membership rewards program offering additional benefits to the company's popular ExtraCare Rewards Program. CarePass offers members a suite of in-store and online perks including free delivery on most medications and purchases, access to a 24/7 pharmacist hotline and 20% off all CVS Health brand products. Customers can join CarePass for $5 a month or $48 a year and also receive a monthly $1...
Oct 31, 2018 08:15 ET
CVS Health Offering Free Wellness Screenings in Boston
BOSTON, Oct. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In its continuing commitment to improve access to affordable health care for all Americans, CVS Health [NYSE: CVS] is kicking off its annual Project Health campaign at CVS Pharmacy locations in the Boston area Thursday, November 1, with free health and wellness screenings. A total of 24 Project Health events will take place locally through mid-December in multicultural communities with a large number of uninsured or underinsured Americans....
Oct 26, 2018 12:00 ET
CVS Health Corporation To Hold Third Quarter 2018 Conference Call
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) will be holding a conference call on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at 8:30 a.m. (ET) with analysts and investors to discuss its third quarter financial results....
Oct 25, 2018 14:15 ET
CVS Health, Sheriff Tom Dart Announce Joint Effort to Raise Consumer Awareness about Safe Medication Disposal in Cook County, Ill.
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart today announced a joint effort to raise consumer awareness about the importance of safe medication disposal. ...
Oct 25, 2018 08:30 ET
CVS Health Research Finds that Managed Care Formulary Model Can Save State Medicaid Programs Millions
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) shows that state Medicaid programs that use a Managed Care Organization (MCO) and a contracted pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) to administer prescription drug coverage have significantly lower overall drug costs than those states that manage their own formulary. Further, researchers found that when states switched to managing their own Medicaid formularies, overall prescription drug costs increased by about $16 million in the first quarter following the change. The research was presented Wednesday at the ...
Oct 24, 2018 14:45 ET
CVS Health to Install 1,100 Additional Safe Medication Disposal Units and Expand Youth Opioid Abuse Prevention Program
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that the company will enhance and expand two of its signature programs focused on helping prevent prescription opioid abuse. Specifically, CVS Health said it will install 1,100 additional safe medication disposal units in CVS Pharmacy locations and local police departments by the end of next year, bringing the total number of safe medication units provided by the company to more than 2,700. Additionally, CVS Health committed to reaching an additional 250,000 students and parents with its opioid abuse preve...
Oct 24, 2018 08:25 ET
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Oct 23, 2018 10:00 ET
CVS Pharmacy Completes Rollout of Time Delay Safes in All of Its Indiana Pharmacies
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), announced today that it has completed the rollout of time delay safes in all of its 338 CVS Pharmacy locations in Indiana. The safes will help prevent pharmacy robberies and combat the ongoing opioid epidemic by helping to prevent diversion of controlled substance narcotic medications by keeping them out of the hands of unauthorized individuals. In addition, the safes will help CVS Pharmacy ensure the safety and well-being of its customers and employees. ...
Oct 18, 2018 15:00 ET
CVS Pharmacy Completes Statewide Rollout of Time Delay Safes in Ohio Stores
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), announced today that it has begun using time delay safes in all of its 329 stores in Ohio, including pharmacies in Cleveland, Akron and Toledo. The safes help prevent pharmacy robberies and combat the ongoing opioid epidemic by keeping controlled substance narcotic medications from being misused or abused by keeping them out of the hands of unauthorized individuals. In addition, the safes will help CVS Pharmacy ensure the safety and well-being of its customers and employees. ...
Oct 16, 2018 14:00 ET
CVS Health to Embark on Pilot Program to Combat Diabetes in Medically Underserved Atlanta Neighborhoods
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it is embarking on a pilot project in the Tri-Cities area of Atlanta, Georgia, aimed at addressing diabetes in medically underserved communities with chronically high rates of this disease.  In collaboration with Rimidi, Inc., a digital health company, and select community organizations, CVS Health will work to heighten awareness of diabetes and improve access to care among Tri-Cities area residents. ...
Oct 16, 2018 10:00 ET
CVS Pharmacy Completes Rollout of Time Delay Safes in All of Its Maryland Pharmacies
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), announced today that it has completed the rollout of time delay safes in all of its 228 CVS Pharmacy locations in Maryland. The safes will help prevent pharmacy robberies and combat the ongoing opioid epidemic by helping to prevent diversion of controlled substance narcotic medications by keeping them out of the hands of unauthorized individuals. In addition, the safes will help CVS Pharmacy ensure the safety and well-being of its customers and employees. ...
Oct 16, 2018 10:00 ET
CVS Pharmacy Completes Rollout of Time Delay Safes in All Washington, DC Pharmacy Locations
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), announced today that it has completed the rollout of time delay safes in all of its 55 CVS Pharmacy locations in Washington, DC. The safes will help prevent pharmacy robberies and combat the ongoing opioid epidemic by helping to prevent diversion of controlled substance narcotic medications by keeping them out of the hands of unauthorized individuals. In addition, the safes will help CVS Pharmacy ensure the safety and well-being of its customers and employees. ...
Oct 15, 2018 08:30 ET
CVS Health Encourages Consumers to Safely Dispose of Prescription Drugs Ahead of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on October 27
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is encouraging consumers to clean out their medicine cabinets and safely dispose of unused prescription medication on National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, this October 27. CVS Health has installed safe medication disposal units in more than 750 CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide and has donated more than 900 additional units to community locations such as police departments.  Together, these units have collected more than 217 metric tons, or 480,000 pounds, of unwanted medication. Additionally, on October 27, nearly 1...
Oct 11, 2018 13:00 ET
MinuteClinic Launches New Virtual Care Offering in Nebraska
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that MinuteClinic, the company's retail medical clinic, has rolled out its new virtual health care offering in the state of Nebraska. People in Nebraska with minor illnesses and injuries, skin conditions and other wellness needs can now seek care through MinuteClinic Video Visits, a telehealth offering. MinuteClinic Video Visits provide patients with access to care 24 hours a day, seven days a week from their mobile device....
Oct 10, 2018 16:18 ET
CVS Health Provides Update to Board and Management Roles Upon Closing of Aetna Acquisition
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that three additional Aetna directors with deep insurance company oversight experience -- Edward J. Ludwig, Fernando Aguirre, and Roger N. Farah -- will join the CVS Health Board following the completion of its acquisition of Aetna.  The appointment of these three Aetna directors, together with the previously announced addition of Mark T. Bertolini, Aetna's current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will bring the total number of CVS Health Board members to 16.   ...
Oct 10, 2018 15:00 ET
MinuteClinic Launches New Virtual Care Offering in Louisiana
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that MinuteClinic, the company's retail medical clinic, has rolled out its new virtual health care offering in the state of Louisiana. People in Louisiana with minor illnesses and injuries, skin conditions and other wellness needs can now seek care through MinuteClinic Video Visits, a telehealth offering. MinuteClinic Video Visits provide patients with access to care 24 hours a day, seven days a week from their mobile device....
Oct 10, 2018 10:58 ET
CVS Health Acquisition of Aetna Moving Forward on Agreement with U.S. Department of Justice
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) that allows it to proceed with its proposed acquisition of Aetna (NYSE: AET). DOJ clearance is a key milestone toward finalizing the transaction, which is also subject to state regulatory approvals, many of which have been granted. CVS Health's acquisition of Aetna remains on track to close in the early part of Q4 2018....
Oct 10, 2018 09:00 ET
CVS Pharmacy Completes Rollout of Time Delay Safes in All California Stores
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), announced today that it has completed the rollout of time delay safes in nearly 900 of its free-standing stores in California. The safes will help prevent pharmacy robberies and combat the ongoing opioid epidemic by helping to prevent diversion of controlled substance narcotic medications by keeping them out of the hands of unauthorized individuals. In addition, the safes will help CVS Pharmacy ensure the safety and well-being of its customers and employees. ...
Oct 10, 2018 08:30 ET
MinuteClinic Launches New Virtual Care Offering in Delaware
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that MinuteClinic, the company's retail medical clinic, has rolled out its new virtual health care offering in the state of Delaware. People in Delaware with minor illnesses and injuries, skin conditions and other wellness needs can now seek care through MinuteClinic Video Visits, a telehealth offering. MinuteClinic Video Visits provide patients with access to care 24 hours a day, seven days a week from their mobile device....
Oct 10, 2018 08:30 ET
MinuteClinic Launches New Virtual Care Offering in Kentucky
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that MinuteClinic, the company's retail medical clinic, has rolled out its new virtual health care offering in the state of Kentucky. People in Kentucky with minor illnesses and injuries, skin conditions and other wellness needs can now seek care through MinuteClinic Video Visits, a telehealth offering. MinuteClinic Video Visits provide patients with access to care 24 hours a day, seven days a week from their mobile device....
Oct 10, 2018 08:30 ET
MinuteClinic Launches New Virtual Care Offering in Rhode Island
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that MinuteClinic, the company's retail medical clinic, has rolled out its new virtual health care offering in the state of Rhode Island. People in Rhode Island with minor illnesses and injuries, skin conditions and other wellness needs can now seek care through MinuteClinic Video Visits, a telehealth offering. MinuteClinic Video Visits provide patients with access to care 24 hours a day, seven days a week from their mobile device....
Oct 10, 2018 08:30 ET
MinuteClinic Launches New Virtual Care Offering in Utah
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that MinuteClinic, the company's retail medical clinic, has rolled out its new virtual health care offering in the state of Utah. People in Utah with minor illnesses and injuries, skin conditions and other wellness needs can now seek care through MinuteClinic Video Visits, a telehealth offering. MinuteClinic Video Visits provide patients with access to care 24 hours a day, seven days a week from their mobile device....
Oct 10, 2018 08:30 ET
MinuteClinic Launches New Virtual Care Offering in Vermont
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that MinuteClinic, the company's retail medical clinic, has rolled out its new virtual health care offering in the state of Vermont. People in Vermont with minor illnesses and injuries, skin conditions and other wellness needs can now seek care through MinuteClinic Video Visits, a telehealth offering. MinuteClinic Video Visits provide patients with access to care 24 hours a day, seven days a week from their mobile device....
Oct 05, 2018 09:50 ET
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Oct 04, 2018 10:17 ET
CVS Health Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that its board of directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.50 (50 cents) per share on the corporation's common stock. The dividend is payable on November 1, 2018, to holders of record on October 24, 2018....
Oct 01, 2018 11:00 ET
CVS Health Celebrates its 30,000 Pharmacists during American Pharmacists Month
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is recognizing its 30,000 pharmacists as part of American Pharmacists Month, an annual observation held in October. The company's pharmacy teams are trusted community-based health care resources who play a valuable role in helping people on their path to better health. Pharmacists across the company are dedicated to improving access to care, lowering costs, and providing advice and counsel to the millions of patients they serve every day.  ...
Oct 01, 2018 08:30 ET
SilverScript Insurance Company, a CVS Health Company, Introduces Three Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Options for 2019
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- SilverScript Insurance Company, a CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) company, today announced its new Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) options for 2019. Medicare beneficiaries in the continental U.S. can choose from three SilverScript plans that offer a $0-deductible in 44 states on all five drug tiers. In addition, the company has added SilverScript Allure, a new PDP option for 2019, which offers an enhanced plan design including low copays on many generic drugs as well as lower out-of-pocket costs on many brand name drugs at both retail and by mail t...
Sep 25, 2018 09:00 ET
CVS Health Announces Commitment to Build Healthier Communities in Ohio
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced a series of community investments to improve the health and wellness of local communities in Ohio. More than $150,000 in new grants will help support Ohio nonprofits helping to mitigate prescription drug abuse and expand access to quality, convenient and affordable care across the state....
Sep 17, 2018 11:00 ET
CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo to Discuss Transformational Change in Health Care at Town Hall Los Angeles
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health [NYSE: CVS] President and CEO Larry Merlo will share his insights on the accelerated pace of change in health care and vision for transforming America's $3.6 trillion health care system during a gathering of Town Hall Los Angeles, the city's oldest and largest public speaking forums for presenting solutions to the most relevant issues affecting the Los Angeles community.  ...
Sep 12, 2018 14:11 ET
CVS Health Applauds FDA's Steps to Address the Epidemic of Youth Use of Electronic Cigarettes and Vaping Devices
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- As the nation's first and only national pharmacy chain to have eliminated the sale of cigarettes and other harmful tobacco products from its retail stores – and having never sold e-cigarettes and vaping devices – CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today applauded the enforcement actions taken by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to curtail the sale and marketing of e-cigarettes to the nation's youth....
Sep 11, 2018 15:42 ET
CVS Health Helps Customers to prepare For Hurricane Florence
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) will issue a number of advisories to help customers and patients prepare as Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast. ...
Sep 06, 2018 08:30 ET
CVS Health Earns NCQA Health Information Products Certification in Pharmacy Benefits
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that its pharmacy benefit manager CVS Caremark received NCQA Health Information Products (HIP) Certification in pharmacy benefits. This helps affirm that CVS Caremark, through its caremark.com website and customer call center, provides members with the information they need to understand and use their pharmacy benefits. NCQA's HIP Certification is a quality assessment program that health plans can use to help evaluate health care organizations that develop and provide content, tools and services to plan me...
Sep 04, 2018 08:06 ET
CVS Health Offering Free Wellness Screenings in Atlanta
ATLANTA, Sept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In its continuing commitment to improve access to affordable health care for all Americans, CVS Health [NYSE: CVS] is kicking off its annual Project Health campaign at CVS Pharmacy locations in the greater Atlanta area this Thursday, September 6, with free health and wellness screenings. A total of 48 Project Health events will take place locally over the next four months in multicultural communities with a large number of uninsured or underinsured Americans....
Sep 04, 2018 08:06 ET
CVS Health Offering Free Wellness Screenings in Chicago
CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In its continuing commitment to improve access to affordable health care for all Americans, CVS Health [NYSE: CVS] is kicking off its annual Project Health campaign at CVS Pharmacy locations in the greater Chicago area this Thursday, September 6, with free health and wellness screenings. A total of 48 Project Health events will take place locally over the next four months in multicultural communities with a large number of uninsured or underinsured Americans....
Sep 04, 2018 08:06 ET
CVS Health Offering Free Wellness Screenings in Detroit
DETROIT, Sept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In its continuing commitment to improve access to affordable health care for all Americans, CVS Health [NYSE: CVS] is kicking off its annual Project Health campaign at CVS Pharmacy locations in the greater Detroit area this Thursday, September 6, with free health and wellness screenings. A total of 48 Project Health events will take place locally over the next four months in multicultural communities with a large number of uninsured or underinsured Americans....
Sep 04, 2018 08:06 ET
CVS Health Offering Free Wellness Screenings in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In its continuing commitment to improve access to affordable health care for all Americans, CVS Health [NYSE: CVS] is kicking off its annual Project Health campaign at CVS Pharmacy locations in the greater Los Angeles area this Thursday, September 6, with free health and wellness screenings. A total of 48 Project Health events will take place locally over the next four months in multicultural communities with a large number of uninsured or underinsured Americans....
Sep 04, 2018 08:06 ET
CVS Health Offering Free Wellness Screenings in Miami
MIAMI, Sept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In its continuing commitment to improve access to affordable health care for all Americans, CVS Health [NYSE: CVS] is kicking off its annual Project Health campaign at CVS Pharmacy locations in the greater Miami area this Thursday, September 6, with free health and wellness screenings. A total of 48 Project Health events will take place locally over the next four months in multicultural communities with a large number of uninsured or underinsured Americans....
Sep 04, 2018 08:06 ET
CVS Health Offering Free Wellness Screenings in New York City
NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In its continuing commitment to improve access to affordable health care for all Americans, CVS Health [NYSE: CVS] is kicking off its annual Project Health campaign at CVS Pharmacy locations in the New York City area this Thursday, September 6, with free health and wellness screenings. A total of 48 Project Health events will take place locally over the next four months in multicultural communities with a large number of uninsured or underinsured Americans....
Sep 04, 2018 08:06 ET
CVS Health Offering Free Wellness Screenings in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In its continuing commitment to improve access to affordable health care for all Americans, CVS Health [NYSE: CVS] is kicking off its annual Project Health campaign at CVS Pharmacy locations in the greater Philadelphia area this Thursday, September 6, with free health and wellness screenings. A total of 48 Project Health events will take place locally over the next four months in multicultural communities with a large number of uninsured or underinsured Americans....
Sep 04, 2018 08:06 ET
CVS Health Offering Free Wellness Screenings in Rhode Island
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In its continuing commitment to improve access to affordable health care for all Americans, CVS Health [NYSE: CVS] is expanding its annual Project Health campaign to include locations across Rhode Island. Beginning this Thursday, September 6, a total of 24 free health and wellness screenings will take place at CVS Pharmacy locations across Rhode Island over the next two months in multicultural communities with a large number of uninsured or underinsured Americans....
Sep 04, 2018 08:06 ET
CVS Health Offering Free Wellness Screenings in Texas
DALLAS, Sept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In its continuing commitment to improve access to affordable health care for all Americans, CVS Health [NYSE: CVS] is kicking off its annual Project Health campaign at CVS Pharmacy locations in the greater Dallas- Fort Worth and Houston areas this Thursday, September 6, with free health and wellness screenings. A total of 96 Project Health events will take place locally over the next four months in multicultural communities with a large number of uninsured or underinsured Americans....
Sep 04, 2018 08:06 ET
CVS Health Offering Free Wellness Screenings in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In its continuing commitment to improve access to affordable health care for all Americans, CVS Health [NYSE: CVS] is kicking off its annual Project Health campaign at CVS Pharmacy locations in the Washington, D.C. area this Thursday, September 6, with free health and wellness screenings. A total of 48 Project Health events will take place locally over the next four months in multicultural communities with a large number of uninsured or underinsured Americans....
Aug 31, 2018 07:35 ET
Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for General Mills, Cheniere Energy, TopBuild, Target, CVS Health, and Integer — Fundamental Analysis, Key Performance Indications
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS), Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSE:LNG), TopBuild...
Aug 24, 2018 16:24 ET
CVS Health Opens New Retail Distribution Center in Kansas City, MO
KANSAS CITY, Mo. and WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today officially announced the opening of a new retail distribution center in Kansas City, MO, located at 10711 North Congress Avenue in the Skyport Industrial Park.  When fully operational, the new distribution center will add more than 360 new jobs to the Kansas City area, as well as an additional 70 to 100 jobs through work with local businesses.    ...
Aug 23, 2018 15:05 ET
CVS Health Offering Longs Drugs Customers Help in Preparing for Hurricane Lane
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is issuing a number of reminders today to help Longs Drugs customers and patients prepare for their prescription needs ahead of Hurricane Lane in Hawaii. CVS Health and CVS Pharmacy operate Longs Drugs in Hawaii....
Aug 22, 2018 08:30 ET
CVS Health Shows that Better Drug Cost Transparency Can Help Lower Out-of-Pocket Costs
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today released new data showing that the company's real-time benefits program, powered by its proprietary engine, Script Intelligence™, can save CVS Caremark pharmacy benefit management (PBM) members between $120-$130 per prescription fill. The company found that, when provided with access to member-specific pharmacy benefit and formulary information at the point-of-prescribing, prescribers are often switching a member to a lower cost covered drug when available. ...
Aug 22, 2018 06:15 ET
Lowe's Names David Denton Chief Financial Officer
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced the appointment of David M. Denton as executive vice president, chief financial officer. Denton currently serves as executive vice president and CFO of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and will join Lowe's shortly after the closing of the CVS acquisition of Aetna, which is expected in the second half of 2018....
Aug 14, 2018 18:16 ET
CVS Health Statement on Ohio Department of Medicaid's Pass-Through Pricing Requirements
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is actively working with its Ohio Managed Medicaid clients to restructure its contracts to implement the Ohio Department of Medicaid's new "pass-through" pricing model requirement, effective January 1, 2019. Contrary to an inaccurate news report in The Columbus Dispatch, which was later picked up on social media, the pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) servicing Ohio's Managed Medicaid Plans have not been "fired."...
Aug 14, 2018 08:00 ET
CVS Health Survey Finds Consumers More Likely to Get Vaccinated Following Last Year's Record Breaking Flu Season
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Marking the start of flu vaccine availability, a new survey from CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) released today found that one in five (22 percent) 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 2009 – makes them more likely to get vaccinated this year. On a similar note, among the 27 percent of parents of children under 18 whose child did not get the flu vaccine last year, 26 percent say they are more likely to get their child vaccinate...
Aug 08, 2018 08:00 ET
CVS Health's MinuteClinic Introduces New Virtual Care Offering
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that MinuteClinic, the company's retail medical clinic, is rolling out a new virtual health care offering for patients with minor illnesses and injuries, skin conditions and other wellness needs. MinuteClinic Video Visits, a telehealth offering, will provide patients with access to health care services 24 hours a day, seven days a week from their mobile device....
Aug 08, 2018 06:55 ET
CVS Health Reports Second Quarter Results
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --...
Aug 03, 2018 16:15 ET
BetterInvesting Magazine Releases October Stock To Study And Undervalued Stock Choices For Investors' Informational And Educational Use
MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., Aug. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Editorial Advisory and Securities Review Committee of BetterInvesting Magazine today announced Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) as its October 2018 "Stock to Study" and CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) as its October 2018 "Undervalued Stock" for investors' informational and educational use....
Aug 02, 2018 09:12 ET
CVS Health Commits $10 Million to American Cancer Society in Support of Cancer Patient Services and Breakthrough Research
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced a pledge to contribute a minimum of $10 million to the American Cancer Society through in-store fundraising over the next three years and to serve as the official retail pharmacy partner of the nation's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer. ...
Aug 01, 2018 09:00 ET
CVS Pharmacy Debuts New Prescription Label and Prescription Overview in California
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), is debuting its new ScriptPath Prescription Label and Prescription Overview in its 1,160 CVS Pharmacy locations in California this week. The new prescription label and overview, along with the recently released prescription schedule, are all components of the ScriptPath Prescription Management System. The ScriptPath system's overall design and iconography simplifies and organizes key information, increasing a patient's ability to find and understand their prescription information and d...
Jul 27, 2018 12:00 ET
CVS Health Corporation to Hold Second Quarter 2018 Conference Call
WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) will be holding a conference call on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at 8:30 a.m. (ET) with analysts and investors to discuss its second quarter financial results....
Jul 26, 2018 09:31 ET
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Jul 26, 2018 08:30 ET
CVS Health Highlights Latest Accomplishments of Opioid Abuse Prevention Programs
WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today the latest milestones in the company's more than six year effort to help address and prevent prescription opioid abuse and misuse.  Over the past several months, the company has dramatically increased access to safe medication disposal sites, helped its clients reduce opioid utilization for members when clinically appropriate, strengthened pharmacist-led patient counseling on safe opioid use, partnered with schools to educate students and parents about abuse prevention and provided financial support for co...
Jul 26, 2018 08:25 ET
Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Berkshire Hills, Target, Badger Meter, CVS Health, SLM, and Lowe's Companies — Discovering Underlying Factors of Influence
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:BHLB), Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT),...
Jul 25, 2018 08:00 ET
CVS Health and Truth Initiative Challenge All Women's Colleges to Go Tobacco-Free
WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In their shared commitment to helping deliver the first tobacco-free generation, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and Truth Initiative® are calling upon women's colleges in the United States to apply for their grant program dedicated to helping colleges and universities advocate for, adopt and implement 100 percent smoke- and tobacco-free campus policies. ...
Jul 18, 2018 08:00 ET
CVS Health Expands Commitment to Veterans Transitioning to Civilian Life
WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In its continuing commitment to hire our nation's veterans, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced the expansion of the company's participation in the Department of Defense SkillBridge Initiative, which helps service men and women transition from military life to private sector civilian careers, to new locations in Hampton Roads (Virginia) and Schofield Barracks (Hawaii). Active duty military at these bases can begin training with CVS Health within 180 days of their separation from military service....
Jul 16, 2018 16:15 ET
CVS Health Responds to Request for Information on Trump Administration's Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices
WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today submitted its comments in response to the Request for Information (RFI) on the Trump Administration's Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices.  In a cover letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Alex Azar summarizing the full comments submitted to HHS, the company underscored support for the Administration's goals and emphasized the industry-leading steps it has taken to hold down drug costs and bring innovative solutions to market to help consumers....
Jul 12, 2018 11:00 ET
CVS Health Foundation Donates More than $330,000 to Help Combat Opioid Abuse in California
WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that the CVS Health Foundation will award $330,000 in grants to community health centers in California focused on increasing access to opioid addiction treatment and recovery services. Concurrently, the company is expanding its safe medication disposal initiative in California, installing 62 safe medication disposal units in CVS Pharmacy locations across the state to help facilitate proper and timely disposal of opioids and other medications that could otherwise be diverted or misused. ...
Jul 12, 2018 08:00 ET
CVS Health Expands Initiatives to Help Combat Opioid Abuse in Maryland
WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of CVS Health's (NYSE: CVS) national commitment to address and prevent opioid abuse and misuse, the company announced today it has installed 19 safe medication disposal units in CVS Pharmacy locations across Maryland and the CVS Health Foundation has provided $85,000 to Total Health Care in Baltimore, a community health center dedicated to supporting opioid addiction recovery. ...
Jul 11, 2018 12:26 ET
CVS Health Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend
WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that its board of directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.50 (50 cents) per share on the corporation's common stock. The dividend is payable on August 1, 2018, to holders of record on July 25, 2018....
Jul 09, 2018 09:00 ET
CVS Health Recognized as a "Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion"
WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of the company's commitment to prioritizing the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the workplace, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced it has been named a "Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion" on the annual Disability Equality Index (DEI). The company received a perfect score of 100 for the second year in a row....
Jun 27, 2018 08:00 ET
MinuteClinic Offering Hepatitis A Vaccine in Ohio Following Statewide Outbreak of the Virus
WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), is encouraging unvaccinated Ohio residents to receive the Hepatitis A vaccine following an increase in confirmed cases of the virus. According to the Ohio Department of Health, more than 80 Hepatitis A cases have been confirmed across the state since the start of 2018. To date, Montgomery, Lawrence and Lucas Counties have had the highest number of confirmed cases. ...
Jun 21, 2018 14:06 ET
CVS Health Statement Regarding Ohio Department of Medicaid's Report on PBM Performance for Managed Care Plans
WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is pleased that a report issued today that was commissioned by the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) on pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) performance for the state's Medicaid managed care plans confirms that our PBM, CVS Caremark, does not provide preferential pricing to CVS Pharmacy that would create an anti-competitive advantage over independent pharmacies.    ...
Jun 20, 2018 13:45 ET
CVS Health Expands Safe Drug Disposal at CVS Pharmacy Locations in Arizona to Help Combat Opioid Abuse
PHOENIX, June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that the company has expanded its safe medication disposal program to select CVS Pharmacy locations in Arizona to help facilitate proper and timely disposal of opioids and other medications that could be diverted or misused if left in medicine cabinets. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich attended the launch of the program at a Phoenix CVS Pharmacy location.  ...
Jun 20, 2018 08:00 ET
CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo to Discuss Disruption and Transformation in Health Care During the 2018 Aspen Ideas Festival
WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) President and CEO Larry Merlo will join an exceptional mix of business experts and thought leaders who will share their insights on the accelerated pace of change in health care and how innovation, investments in technology, emerging business models and new competition are transforming the $3.6 trillion health care industry sector during Spotlight Health, the three-day health conference and opening segment of the annual Aspen Ideas Festival....
Jun 19, 2018 10:30 ET
CVS Health Recognized as One of The 50 Most Community-Minded Companies by Points of Light for Second Consecutive Year
WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, CVS Health [NYSE:CVS] has been named an honoree of The Civic 50 by Points of Light, the world's largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, for being one of the most community-minded companies in the United States....
Jun 19, 2018 08:00 ET
CVS Pharmacy Prescription Delivery Now Available from All Locations Nationwide
WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), today announced that prescription delivery is now available from CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide. Customers who wish to have their medications delivered directly to their mailbox, as quickly as the next day1, can now request prescription delivery via the CVS Pharmacy app or by calling their neighborhood store and asking to have their prescriptions delivered. CVS Pharmacy is the first national retailer to offer pharmacy and front store delivery chain-wide....
Jun 14, 2018 10:15 ET
CVS Health Expands Safe Drug Disposal at CVS Pharmacy Locations in Virginia to Help Combat Opioid Abuse
RICHMOND, Va., June 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that the company has expanded its safe medication disposal program to select CVS Pharmacy locations in Virginia to help facilitate proper and timely disposal of opioids and other medications that could be diverted or misused if left in medicine cabinets. Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring, Chesterfield Deputy Chief of Police, Lt. Col. Dan Kelly, addiction specialist Dr. Peter Breslin and McShin Foundation CEO Honesty Brackett Liller attended the launch of the program at a Richmond CVS Pharmacy location.  ...
Jun 06, 2018 14:37 ET
CVS Health Applauds New Law Expanding Veterans' Access to High-Quality, Cost-Effective Walk-In Care Providers
WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today applauded the enactment of the VA Mission Act, which enhances veteran access to community care through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The new law builds upon several successful programs CVS Health has implemented in coordination with the Department to increase veterans' access to health care services through walk-in care from qualifying community providers....
Jun 06, 2018 08:30 ET
CVS Health Announces Management Team for Combined Company Following Close of Aetna Acquisition Transaction
WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced the management team that following the close of the Aetna (NYSE: AET) 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 their current management team. In addition, members of both the Aetna and CVS Health management teams will play significant roles in the newly combined company. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2018, subject to required re...
May 14, 2018 09:31 ET
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May 11, 2018 15:02 ET
CVS Health Statement on Trump Administration Initiative to Reduce Drug Costs
WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to President Trump's special address on the high cost of prescription drugs, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today issued the following statement:...
May 08, 2018 14:05 ET
At HLTH 2018, CVS Health Chief Medical Officer Shows How Complementary Care Management at Retail Can Enhance Population Health
WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at HLTH 2018, a health care innovation conference taking place this week in Las Vegas, Nevada, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) Chief Medical Officer Troyen A. Brennan, M.D., delivered a keynote address outlining CVS Health's unique potential to help change current paradigms for addressing population health. Dr. Brennan outlined how the combination of data-driven insights and the convenience of community-based retail health care can provide a highly personalized health care experience that supports the primary care medical home and can improve patien...
May 02, 2018 10:00 ET
CVS Health Recognized By DiversityInc as Top 50 Company for Diversity For Second Year in a Row
WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of its commitment to fostering a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that it has been named to DiversityInc's 2018 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list for the second consecutive year. The company's #40 ranking, up 10 spots from 2017, was announced last night during DiversityInc's signature event in New York. ...
May 02, 2018 06:55 ET
CVS Health Reports First Quarter Results And Confirms 2018 Full Year Outlook
WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ...
Apr 26, 2018 08:45 ET
CVS Health Underscores Commitment to Safe Medication Disposal Ahead of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 28
WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today underscored the company's commitment to helping communities safely dispose of unwanted medications, particularly as an important step in helping to address and prevent opioid abuse and misuse.  The company announced its safe medication disposal efforts have collected nearly 350,000 pounds, or 158 metric tons, of unwanted medication.  This Saturday, April 28, is the DEA's National Prescription Take-Back Day, during which more than 100 CVS Pharmacy locations will join other community sites around the country to host ...
Apr 25, 2018 08:00 ET
CVS Health Releases 11th Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report
WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today released its 11th annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, detailing its latest efforts to shape the future of health care, reduce environmental impacts and exemplify corporate leadership in fulfilling the company's purpose of helping people on their path to better health. ...
Apr 20, 2018 12:00 ET
CVS Health Corporation To Hold First Quarter 2018 Conference Call
WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) will be holding a conference call on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at 8:30 a.m. (ET) with analysts and investors to discuss its first quarter financial results....
Apr 20, 2018 09:24 ET
CVS Pharmacy Offering Hepatitis A Vaccine to Kentuckians Following an Increase in Confirmed Cases of the Virus
WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Pharmacy is encouraging unvaccinated Kentucky residents to receive the Hepatitis A vaccine following an increase in confirmed cases of the virus. According to the Kentucky Department for Public Health, more than 300 Hepatitis A cases have been confirmed across the state since 2017. Most recently, cases have been confirmed in Ashland, Berea and Louisville. All 79 CVS Pharmacy locations in Kentucky, including the nine CVS Pharmacy in Target locations, have the Hepatitis A vaccine available for people who have not yet been vaccinated. CVS Pha...
Apr 19, 2018 08:45 ET
CVS Health Expands Safe Drug Disposal at CVS Pharmacy Locations in Ohio to Help Combat Opioid Abuse
WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that the company has expanded its safe medication disposal program to locations inside 28 CVS Pharmacy locations in Ohio to help facilitate proper and timely disposal of opioids and other medications that could otherwise be diverted or misused.  The CVS Health Foundation will also provide an $85,000 grant to Cleveland's Neighborhood Family Practice, a network of community health centers, to support opioid addiction recovery....
Apr 19, 2018 08:30 ET
CVS Pharmacy Launches First Campaign Featuring Unaltered Beauty Imagery
WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), announced the launch of "Beauty in Real Life," the first advertising campaign to demonstrate the retailer's commitment, announced in January, to creating new standards for beauty imagery in order to highlight an authentic and more realistic image of beauty for its customers.  ...
Apr 18, 2018 08:30 ET
Phoenix VA Health Care System, TriWest and CVS Health Mark First Anniversary of Program that Expands Veterans' Access to Health Care
PHOENIX, April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), together with the Phoenix VA Health Care System (VAHCS) and TriWest Healthcare Alliance, announced today that the first year of a joint initiative between VAHCS, TriWest and MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health, has resulted in nearly 1,500 Phoenix-area veterans receiving high-quality, timely and convenient health care services at convenient MinuteClinic locations in their communities. ...
Apr 16, 2018 14:30 ET
CVS Health Appoints Kevin Hourican as President of CVS Pharmacy
WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), announced today that Kevin Hourican has been named President of CVS Pharmacy, the company's retail business. With nearly 10,000 pharmacies in 49 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, CVS Pharmacy is one of the nation's largest retail pharmacy chains. In his new role, Hourican will lead the CVS Pharmacy team in delivering innovative health solutions to create a simpler, more responsive, and affordable experience for consumers. ...
Apr 16, 2018 09:15 ET
CVS Health Expands Safe Drug Disposal at CVS Pharmacy Locations in West Virginia to Help Combat Opioid Abuse
WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that the company has expanded its safe medication disposal program to locations inside 19 CVS Pharmacy locations in West Virginia to help facilitate proper and timely disposal of opioids and other medications that could otherwise be diverted or misused.  The CVS Health Foundation will also provide a $20,000 grant to Westbrook Health Services in Parkersburg to support opioid addiction recovery....
Apr 16, 2018 09:00 ET
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Apr 16, 2018 08:00 ET
CVS Health Teams Up with Job Corps to Enhance Workforce Development Opportunities for Aspiring Pharmacy Technicians
WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In its continuing commitment to expand work-based learning and externship opportunities for students studying to become pharmacy technicians, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced a new collaboration with Job Corps, the largest free residential education and job training program for young adults. The participating Job Corps campuses, which are operated by Odle Management Group, LLC (Odle), include Long Beach Job Corps Center (Long Beach, CA), Old Dominion Job Corps Center (Monroe, VA), Pinellas County Job Corps Center (St. Petersburg, FL) and...
Apr 13, 2018 10:30 ET
CVS Health Names Marc-David Munk, MD, MPH, MHCM, as Chief Medical Officer of MinuteClinic and Associate Chief Medical Officer of CVS Health
WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) announced today that it has named Marc-David Munk, MD, MPH, MHCM, as the new Chief Medical Officer of MinuteClinic, the company's retail medical clinic subsidiary, and as Associate Chief Medical Officer of CVS Health. In his new role, Munk will lead and oversee MinuteClinic's patient care strategies with a focus on ensuring that MinuteClinic continues to provide high-quality clinical care to patients. In addition, Munk will help further develop innovative strategic programming and expanded health care services across the ...
Apr 11, 2018 07:00 ET
CVS Health Fights Back on High Cost Drugs by Launching Industry's Most Comprehensive Approach to Saving Patients Money
WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The high cost of prescription drugs is one of the nation's most pressing problems and a major source of financial worry for consumers across the nation. While CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) has made significant progress in mitigating the impact of high list prices set by pharmaceutical manufacturers, for too many Americans annual out-of-pocket drug costs are still significant. In response, CVS Health announced today that it is fighting back by launching the most comprehensive program in the industry to help patients save money on their medications. ...
Apr 11, 2018 07:00 ET
CVS Health Fights Back on High Cost Drugs by Launching the Industry's Most Comprehensive Approach to Saving Patients Money
WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The high cost of prescription drugs is one of the nation's most pressing problems and a major source of financial worry for consumers across the nation.  While CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) has made significant progress in mitigating the impact of high list prices set by pharmaceutical manufacturers, for too many Americans annual out-of-pocket drug costs are still significant. In response, CVS Health announced today that it is fighting back by launching the most comprehensive program in the industry to help patients save money on their medications. ...
Apr 05, 2018 12:00 ET
CVS Health Kept Drug Price Growth Nearly Flat and Improved Medication Adherence for PBM Clients in 2017
WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that, in 2017, the company kept drug price growth nearly flat for its pharmacy benefit management (PBM) clients, at a minimal 0.2 percent, despite manufacturer price inflation near 10 percent. Overall, the combination of this nearly flat drug price growth, with low drug utilization growth of 1.7 percent, reduced drug trend for commercial clients to 1.9 percent, the lowest level in five years. Out-of-pocket costs for members also declined, with three out of four members spending less than $100 out-of-pocket...
Apr 05, 2018 11:31 ET
CVS Health Expands Efforts to Educate Patients about Naloxone
WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) said today that the company will further expand its ongoing efforts to educate patients about, and increase access to, the opioid overdose-reversal drug naloxone consistent with the Surgeon General's Advisory on Naloxone and Opioid Overdose, issued by Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome M. Adams today.  ...
Apr 04, 2018 08:00 ET
CVS Health Announces Plans to Focus on Kidney Care and Dialysis Treatment
WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced a new initiative focused on chronic kidney disease and dialysis, which builds upon the company's focus on driving innovation in the management of chronic disease to help improve patient health outcomes while managing costs. This new program will focus on early identification of kidney disease and expansion of home dialysis in order to optimize care for patients with chronic kidney disease. CVS Health's unique enterprise assets along with the company's introduction of a truly innovative new home hemodialysi...
Mar 29, 2018 08:00 ET
CVS Health Announces $260,000 in New Support for Bleeding Disorder Programs
WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced more than $260,000 in charitable commitments to local and national hemophilia and bleeding disorder programs across the country. The announcement of new commitments coincides with Bleeding Disorder Awareness Month, which is nationally recognized each year in March....
Mar 22, 2018 08:30 ET
CVS Health Receives NCQA Utilization Management Accreditation
WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that its pharmacy benefits manager (PBM) CVS Caremark was accredited by NCQA in Utilization Management (UM). NCQA Utilization Management Accreditation is a quality assessment program that focuses on consumer protection and customer service improvement. Standards recognize that organizations that apply for accreditation have open access networks, and can improve service quality and utilize customized structures to meet purchaser needs....
Mar 21, 2018 09:00 ET
CVS Health Launches Two Initiatives in New Hampshire to Combat Opioid Abuse
WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced two initiatives in New Hampshire to combat opioid abuse.  The company has installed safe medication disposal units inside two CVS Pharmacy locations in New Hampshire to help facilitate proper and timely disposal of opioids and other medications that could be diverted or misused if left in people's homes. In addition, the company committed more than $60,000 in funding to three New Hampshire non-profit organizations also working to address and prevent opioid abuse.   ...
Mar 21, 2018 09:00 ET
CVS Health to Donate $100,000 to The 100 Club of Chicago in Support of the 38th Annual Valor Awards
WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that it will award $100,000 to The 100 Club of Chicago, a non-profit organization that provides financial support for the families of first responders who have lost their lives in the line of duty. In addition to helping advance the organization's mission, the gift from CVS Health will support the Valor Awards, a prestigious honor presented by The 100 Club of Chicago each year to the men and women who have performed actions above and beyond the call of duty. It is the only civilian award that is permitted...
Mar 20, 2018 16:44 ET
CVS Health Appoints Derica W. Rice as President of CVS Caremark
WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that Derica W. Rice will join the company as President of CVS Caremark, the company's pharmacy benefit management (PBM) business, as of March 30, 2018.  In this role, Rice will have day-to-day leadership and oversight of the PBM business including sales and account management, operations, mail service pharmacy and specialty pharmacy. Rice will also focus on driving PBM strategy, new business development and client relationship management and retention....
Mar 19, 2018 08:00 ET
CVS Health Launches Year Three of Be The First, Its $50 Million Initiative To Help Deliver a Tobacco-Free Generation
WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that it will award $10 million in 2018 to continue to support youth smoking prevention and education programs and strategies throughout the United States. The new commitments, funded through the company and the CVS Health Foundation, are part of Be The First, CVS Health's five-year $50 million initiative to help deliver the nation's first tobacco-free generation....
Mar 16, 2018 08:30 ET
CVS Pharmacy Now Offering New Shingles Vaccine at Locations Nationwide
WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), announced today that all of its more than 9,800 pharmacies have the new Shingrix vaccine available for patients.1 The new vaccine was licensed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2017 and is now recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). ...
Mar 15, 2018 14:38 ET
CVS Health Applauds New Legislation to Better Inform Pharmacy Choices
WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today released the following statement regarding the ''Patient Right to Know Drug Prices Act," introduced by U.S. Senators Collins, McCaskill, Barrasso, Stabenow and Cassidy and the "Know the Lowest Price Act of 2018," introduced by U.S. Senators Stabenow, Collins, Wyden, Cassidy, McCaskill and Barrasso. These bills prevent companies from instituting contract provisions, known as "gag clauses," which prohibit pharmacists from informing patients if the cash price of a prescription is lower than the cost the patient would ...
Mar 14, 2018 11:42 ET
CVS Health Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend
WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that its board of directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.50 (50 cents) per share on the corporation's common stock. The dividend is payable on May 3, 2018, to holders of record on April 23, 2018....
Mar 13, 2018 11:30 ET
CVS Health Stockholders Approve Aetna Acquisition
WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In a special meeting held today, CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) stockholders voted to approve the shares of company stock to be issued in the company's acquisition of Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET), one of the nation's leading diversified health care benefits companies. According to the preliminary results announced at the meeting, more than 98 percent of the shares voted were in favor of the proposal. The merger is expected to close in the second half of 2018, subject to required regulatory approvals....
Mar 08, 2018 13:42 ET
CVS Health Details Programs and Pricing Transparency Solutions Addressing High Cost Drug Issue at AHIP National Policy Conference
WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) Chief Policy and External Affairs Officer Tom Moriarty spoke to attendees at the AHIP National Policy Conference in Washington, DC today about ways the health care company is addressing the high cost of prescription drugs for payors and consumers. Moriarty highlighted a variety of approaches, including a new program that provides drug cost transparency for prescribers, pharmacists and patients. He also discussed the company's existing Point of Sale rebate offering which passes negotiated drug rebates directly to consumers...
Mar 07, 2018 07:30 ET
CVS Health Awarded Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute Excellence Award for ScriptPath™ Prescription Schedule
WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) awarded the company the 2018 PBMI Excellence Award for Care Management Strategies. The award recognizes the ScriptPath™ Prescription Schedule, which was developed by CVS Health to help provide a consolidated view of a patient's current CVS Pharmacy prescriptions with an easy-to-understand schedule showing how and when to take each medication. ...
Mar 06, 2018 09:00 ET
CVS Health Expands Safe Drug Disposal at CVS Pharmacy Locations in Rhode Island to Help Combat Opioid Abuse
WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that the company has expanded its safe medication disposal program inside select CVS Pharmacy locations in Rhode Island to help facilitate proper and timely disposal of opioids and other medications that could be diverted or misused if left in people's homes. Attorney General Peter Kilmartin, U.S. Attorney Stephen Dambruch, and Pawtucket Police Chief Tina Goncalves joined representatives from CVS Health at a Pawtucket CVS Pharmacy store to launch the program today.  ...
Mar 01, 2018 07:00 ET
CVS Health Foundation Increases Access to Health Care Across the Country with $1 Million in New Grants
WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing effort to making quality health care convenient and affordable for more Americans, the CVS Health Foundation, a private charitable organization created by CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), today extended its commitment to the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC) with $1 million in new grants to 49 Free and Charitable Clinics across the country.  The new grants will focus on improving health outcomes for patients managing chronic conditions such as diabetes and hypertension....
Feb 20, 2018 08:09 ET
Fast Company Recognizes CVS Health on 2018 World's Most Innovative Companies List
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation's largest pharmacy innovation company, was recognized today by Fast Company as one of the World's 50 Most Innovative Companies List for 2018. CVS Health was also honored as No. 7 on Fast Company's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Health.  ...
Feb 15, 2018 08:10 ET
Market Trends Toward New Normal in Rockwell Collins, Sprouts Farmers Market, Inovio Pharmaceuticals, CVS Health, FirstEnergy, and Welbilt, Inc. — Emerging Consolidated Expectations, Analyst Ratings
NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL), Sprouts Farmers...
Feb 08, 2018 06:20 ET
CVS Health Corporation to Host Earnings Call
NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / February 8, 2018 / CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) will be discussing their earnings results in their Q4 Earnings Call to be held on February 8, 2018 at 8:30 AM Eastern Time.
Feb 08, 2018 06:15 ET
CVS Health Investing in Long-Term and Sustainable Wage Increases and Benefits Enhancements Following the Passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In a continuing commitment to investing in the growth and success of its employees, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced three major programs that will enable employees to share in the tax savings created by the U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The improvements in employee wages and benefits, which are long-term and sustainable compensation investments, total $425 million annually and create continued growth opportunities for the company and its employees. The programs announced today include the following employee-focused investments:...
Feb 08, 2018 05:55 ET
Feb 05, 2018 07:15 ET
MinuteClinic Providing No Cost "Know Your Numbers" Screenings Every Wednesday in February at All California Locations
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), is offering no cost "Know Your Numbers" heart health screenings at its 57 locations in California every Wednesday in February. ...
Feb 05, 2018 07:15 ET
MinuteClinic Providing No Cost "Know Your Numbers" Screenings Every Wednesday in February at All Georgia Locations
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), is offering no cost "Know Your Numbers" heart health screenings at its 47 locations in Georgia every Wednesday in February. ...
Feb 05, 2018 07:15 ET
MinuteClinic Providing No Cost "Know Your Numbers" Screenings Every Wednesday in February at All Maryland Locations
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), is offering no cost "Know Your Numbers" heart health screenings at its 42 locations in Maryland every Wednesday in February. ...
Feb 05, 2018 07:15 ET
MinuteClinic Providing No Cost "Know Your Numbers" Screenings Every Wednesday in February at All New York Locations
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), is offering no cost "Know Your Numbers" heart health screenings at its 23 locations in New York every Wednesday in February. ...
Feb 05, 2018 07:15 ET
MinuteClinic Providing No Cost "Know Your Numbers" Screenings Every Wednesday in February at All Pennsylvania Locations
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), is offering no cost "Know Your Numbers" heart health screenings at its 36 locations in Pennsylvania every Wednesday in February. ...
Feb 05, 2018 07:15 ET
MinuteClinic Providing No Cost "Know Your Numbers" Screenings Every Wednesday in February at All Rhode Island Locations
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), is offering no cost "Know Your Numbers" heart health screenings at its  seven locations in Rhode Island every Wednesday in February. ...
Feb 05, 2018 07:00 ET
CVS Health Offering No Cost "Know Your Numbers" Heart Health Screenings As Part of Its National Support of American Heart Association's Go Red For Women® Movement
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its continued support of the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today extended its commitment to women's health by offering no cost "Know Your Numbers" heart health screenings at MinuteClinic, the company's retail medical clinic, every Wednesday in February....
Feb 01, 2018 07:00 ET
American Heart Association's Go Red For Women® launches The Go Red Commitment this American Heart Month to motivate women to take action against heart disease
NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association's Go Red For Women®, nationally sponsored by Macy's and CVS Health, is asking all women to take their heart health seriously by making an official Go Red Commitment during American Heart Month. In addition to joining women across the country in taking critical steps together to end heart disease and stroke forever, Go Red For Women and its sponsors are encouraging women – and men – to Wear Red & Give to the American Heart Association on Friday, February 2....
Jan 31, 2018 06:00 ET
New CVS Health Poll Reveals That A Majority of U.S. Women Are Unaware of Their Personal Risk for Heart Disease
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a new national poll, commissioned by CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), reveal that while American women are increasingly aware of the dangers of heart disease and recognize it as the #1 killer of women, few acknowledge their personal risk factors that contribute to heart disease. The poll was conducted as part of CVS Health's continued support of the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement that calls upon women to come together to take action in the fight against heart disease and stroke....
Jan 29, 2018 15:30 ET
CVS Health Corporation to Hold Fourth Quarter 2017 Conference Call
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) will be holding a conference call on Thursday, February 8, 2018, at 8:30 a.m. (ET) with analysts and investors to discuss its fourth quarter financial results....
Jan 23, 2018 09:30 ET
CVS Health Expands Safe Drug Disposal at CVS Pharmacy Locations in South Carolina to Help Combat Opioid Abuse
COLUMBIA, S.C., Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that the company has expanded its safe medication disposal program to locations inside select CVS Pharmacy locations in South Carolina to help facilitate proper and timely disposal of opioids and other medications that could be diverted or misused if left in people's homes. Attorney General Alan Wilson, State Representative Chip Huggins and Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green attended the launch of the program at a Lexington CVS Pharmacy location....
Jan 19, 2018 07:38 ET
FORTUNE® Recognizes CVS Health on 2018 List of "World's Most Admired Companies"
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation's largest pharmacy innovation company, today was recognized by FORTUNE® magazine as one of the World's Most Admired Companies. CVS Health was honored as No. 39 on the corporate rankings, up six spots from the previous year and marking the fourth consecutive year on the Global Top 50 list. ...
Jan 17, 2018 07:30 ET
CVS Health Launches New Transform Rheumatoid Arthritis Care™ Program to Improve Clinical Outcomes and Lower Pharmacy Costs
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today introduced Transform Rheumatoid Arthritis Care™ to help the company's pharmacy benefit management (PBM) clients better manage care and costs for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). The program is the latest addition to the company's suite of condition-specific, highly personalized Transform Care™ programs and adds value-based management strategies including outcomes based contracts and a new indication-based formulary for autoimmune conditions to CVS Health's integrated pharmacy care model. Given that the cost and utilizatio...
Jan 15, 2018 07:30 ET
CVS Pharmacy Makes Commitment to Create New Standards for Post-Production Alterations of Beauty Imagery
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), today announced a commitment to create new standards for post-production alterations of beauty imagery it creates for stores, websites, social media and any marketing materials.  As part of this initiative, transparency for beauty imagery that has been materially altered will be required by the end of 2020. ...
Jan 09, 2018 10:31 ET
Main Street's Index, the BetterInvesting 100, Increased 11.5% a Year for 10 Years Through December, Beating Its S&P Benchmark
MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- At the end of December, the BetterInvesting 100 Index (BIXX), reflecting the portfolios of Main Street investors, increased 11.5 percent annually for the previous 10 years, versus annual growth of 10.2 percent for the Standard & Poor's 500 Equal-Weight Index (based on a total return for both indexes in which dividends are reinvested). The BetterInvesting index's five-year gain matched that of the S&P 500 EWI, with annual growth of 15.8 percent....
Jan 04, 2018 08:31 ET
Thinking about buying stock in CVS Health Corp, Domino's Pizza, Roku Inc, Tesla Motors and Walgreens Boots Alliance?
CHICAGO, Jan. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for CVS, DPZ, ROKU, TSLA, and WBA....
Jan 04, 2018 05:55 ET
CVS Health Provides 2018 Outlook
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) issued its initial outlook for 2018, expressing confidence in the execution of its growth strategy....
Jan 03, 2018 21:01 ET
CVS Health to Hold Earnings Guidance Conference Call
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) announced today it will hold a conference call to discuss its 2017 and 2018 earnings guidance tomorrow, Thursday, January 4, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. ET. In order to be responsive to investor desire for additional insight and given the company's forthcoming acquisition-related Form S-4 filing, the company intends to provide the market with its expectations in advance of its fourth quarter earnings call in early February....
Dec 29, 2017 11:00 ET
CVS Health Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Dec. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that its board of directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.50 (50 cents) per share on the corporation's common stock. The dividend is payable on February 2, 2018, to holders of record on January 24, 2018....
Dec 15, 2017 14:03 ET
BetterInvesting 100 Index Grows 3.9% in November, Up 15.6% Over Five Years Through November
MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., Dec. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- At the end of November, the BetterInvesting 100 Index (BIXX), reflecting the portfolios of Main Street investors, increased 15.6 percent annually for the previous five years, versus annual growth of 16.0 percent for the Standard & Poor's 500 Equal-Weight Index (based on a total return for both indexes in which dividends are reinvested). ...
Dec 06, 2017 08:31 ET
Should you buy Aetna, BP, Chemours Co, CVS Health Corp or Home Depot?
CHICAGO, Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for AET, BP, CC, CVS, and HD....
Dec 06, 2017 07:00 ET
CVS Pharmacy Launches Free, Same-Day Prescription Delivery in Manhattan
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Pharmacy (NYSE: CVS) introduced free, same-day delivery for prescriptions and certain over-the-counter items in Manhattan this week. The new free delivery service makes it easier for customers to save time and stay healthy.  Free, same-day delivery in Manhattan is one of CVS Pharmacy's national network of delivery solutions.  Same-day delivery in additional cities and next-day, nationwide delivery will be launching in early 2018. ...
Dec 01, 2017 08:00 ET
Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on CVS Health, FirstEnergy, Welbilt, Inc., Rockwell Collins, Sprouts Farmers Market, and Inovio Pharmaceuticals — What Drives Growth in Today's Competitive Lan
NEW YORK, Dec. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS), FirstEnergy Corporation...
Nov 30, 2017 14:30 ET
Meningitis B Vaccine Available to Students, Faculty and Staff at UMass Amherst
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is offering Meningitis B vaccines to students, faculty and staff at UMass Amherst, in response to two confirmed cases of Meningitis B on campus. CVS Pharmacy stores and MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics have vaccines available to protect patients against the disease....
Nov 30, 2017 09:00 ET
CVS Health Reminds Families It's Not Too Late to Get Their Flu Shot During National Influenza Vaccination Week
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is encouraging families to get their flu shots during National Influenza Vaccination Week (Dec. 3-9) in preparation for peak flu season. A recent survey released by CVS Health found that nearly two-thirds (61 percent) of Americans get a flu vaccine every year, or plan to get one this year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) in 2005 to remind people to get vaccinated through the busy holiday season and into the new year, when cases of the flu typicall...
Nov 30, 2017 07:00 ET
New CVS Health Survey Reveals Majority of Americans Want Change to Improve the State of U.S. Health Care
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Results of a new national survey from CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) released today found that over half (56 percent) of Americans say the U.S. health care system does not work well for them, while overwhelming majorities agree the system is in need of reform (73 percent) and is currently too politicized (69 percent).  ...
Nov 28, 2017 07:30 ET
CVS Health Launches "Real-Time Benefits," Providing Access to Actionable Information Across All Points of Care
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that its pharmacy benefits manager (PBM), CVS Caremark, will begin providing real-time visibility to member-specific medication costs and available lower-cost therapeutic alternatives at the point of prescribing and at the pharmacy. This enhanced visibility to the patient's benefit across all points of care can help eliminate potential dispensing delays, improve patient outcomes through increased medication adherence and lower costs for members and payors. ...
Nov 21, 2017 08:30 ET
CVS Pharmacy's Exclusive Black Friday and Cyber Monday promotions help customers save time and money, and find joy in the little things that matter most
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Pharmacy® wants to take the stress out of the holiday season this year by helping customers easily and affordably check off all the little things on their list—from unique stocking stuffers to entertaining essentials—so they can get back to enjoying the spirit of the season. CVS Pharmacy shoppers will see even more incentives and rewards for in-store and online purchases including a new five-week long gift card promotion, hot deals and special offers throughout Black Friday, Cyber Monday and beyond. ...
Nov 14, 2017 08:00 ET
CVS Health Commits to Hiring 5,000 New Apprentices by 2022, Expands States Participating in the Program
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In an ongoing commitment to workforce development, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced it has set a goal of hiring 5,000 new apprentices by 2022. The newly established goal, which coincides with the U.S. Department of Labor's National Apprenticeship Week, reflects an expansion of the company's Registered Apprenticeship program to seven additional states, including Arizona, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, bringing the total number of statewide apprenticeship programs supported by CVS Health to 18....
Nov 09, 2017 11:24 ET
CVS Health Earns Perfect Score in 2018 Corporate Equality Index
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation's largest pharmacy innovation company, today announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. CVS Health, which received a perfect score for the fourth consecutive year, joins the ranks of 609 major U.S. businesses which also earned top marks thi...
Nov 09, 2017 09:00 ET
CVS Health Makes Overdose-Reversal Drug Available Without Individual Prescription at CVS Pharmacy Locations in Delaware
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that the opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone is now available without an individual prescription at the 20 CVS Pharmacy locations in Delaware, including those located inside Target stores.  CVS Pharmacists will be able to dispense naloxone to patients without an individual prescription under a statewide standing order protocol.  ...
Nov 09, 2017 09:00 ET
CVS Health Makes Overdose-Reversal Drug Available Without Individual Prescription at CVS Pharmacy Locations in Michigan
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that the opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone is now available without an individual prescription at all of the nearly 300 CVS Pharmacy locations in Michigan, including those located inside Target stores.  CVS Pharmacists will be able to dispense naloxone to patients without an individual prescription under a statewide standing order protocol.  ...
Nov 09, 2017 09:00 ET
CVS Health Makes Overdose-Reversal Drug Available Without Individual Prescription at CVS Pharmacy Locations in Oklahoma
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that the opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone is now available without an individual prescription at all of the 77 CVS Pharmacy locations in Oklahoma, including those located inside Target stores.  CVS Pharmacists will be able to dispense naloxone to patients without an individual prescription under a statewide protocol giving pharmacists prescriptive authority to dispense naloxone.  ...
Nov 08, 2017 08:00 ET
CVS Health Joins with the National Consortium of State-Operated Comprehensive Rehabilitation Centers to Help More Americans with Disabilities Find Meaningful Employment
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health [NYSE: CVS] today announced a collaboration with the National Consortium of State-Operated Comprehensive Rehabilitation Centers (NCSOCRC) to help Americans with disabilities find meaningful employment at CVS Pharmacy locations across the country. The announcement coincides with the opening of a mock pharmacy at the Arkansas Career Training Institute (ACTI) in Hot Springs, Arkansas....
Nov 06, 2017 10:27 ET
CVS Pharmacy to Bring Prescriptions Right to Customers' Doors with Nationwide Next-Day Delivery and Same-Day Delivery in Select Markets
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Pharmacy (NYSE: CVS) today announced plans to bring prescriptions directly to patients' doors with nationwide next-day delivery from CVS Pharmacy locations beginning in early 2018.  Select cities will also offer same-day delivery within hours, allowing customers to keep all of their pharmacy needs with a trusted pharmacy partner while also having the option of getting their prescriptions delivered right to their door.  ...
Nov 06, 2017 09:31 ET
Thinking about investing in CVS Health Corp, Intel, Metlife Incorporated, Qualcomm or Sprint Corp?
CHICAGO, Nov. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for CVS, INTC, MET, QCOM, and S....
Nov 06, 2017 06:55 ET
CVS Health Reports Third Quarter Results
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --...
Nov 02, 2017 16:00 ET
CVS Health Offering Hepatitis A Vaccine to Broward County Residents Following Increase in Local Cases of the Illness
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is encouraging unvaccinated Florida residents to receive the Hepatitis A vaccine, following the Florida Department of Health's (DOH) announcement that the state has seen an increase in locally acquired Hepatitis A cases. MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics in Florida currently have vaccine available and are able to administer the immunization to patients to protect against Hepatitis A. Many CVS Pharmacy locations have the vaccine available as well. According to the Florida DOH, there have been 34 cases of Hepatitis A infe...
Nov 02, 2017 09:00 ET
CVS Pharmacy to Host 45 Free Community Health Screenings in Houston
HOUSTON, Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In its ongoing commitment to support post-Hurricane recovery efforts in Houston, CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) will be hosting Project Health, its signature free health screening program across the city to improve access to affordable health care for residents. The annual campaign, which was originally scheduled to begin in September, was postponed as the community recovered from the effects of Hurricane Harvey....
Oct 30, 2017 09:00 ET
CVS Health to Support Researchers Who Stand Up To Cancer with In-Store Fundraising Campaign
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CVS Health [NYSE: CVS] today announced its fourth yearly in-store fundraising campaign at CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide will occur October 29 – November 19, to benefit Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and its ongoing efforts to accelerate the pace of cancer research. CVS Health colleagues and customers have raised more than $15 million for Stand Up To Cancer since 2014. ...
Oct 30, 2017 09:00 ET
CVS Health to Support Researchers Who Stand Up To Cancer with In-Store Fundraising Campaign
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health [NYSE:CVS] today announced its fourth yearly in-store fundraising campaign at CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide will occur October 29 – November 19, to benefit Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and its ongoing efforts to accelerate the pace of cancer research. CVS Health colleagues and customers have raised more than $15 million for Stand Up To Cancer since 2014. ...
Oct 27, 2017 13:00 ET
CVS Health Corporation To Hold Third Quarter 2017 Conference Call
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) will be holding a conference call on Monday, November 6, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. (ET) with analysts and investors to discuss its third quarter financial results....
Oct 25, 2017 15:00 ET
CVS Health Introduces Safe Medication Disposal Inside CVS Pharmacy, Marking National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) officially introduced the expansion of the company's safe medication disposal program to include locations inside CVS Pharmacy stores, marking the Drug Enforcement Administration's National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 28.  The new safe medication disposal kiosks inside 750 CVS Pharmacy locations will add to the more than 800 units CVS Health has donated to law enforcement officials across the country, which have collected more than 100 metric tons of unwanted medication.  Properly disposing...
Oct 25, 2017 13:49 ET
CVS Health & Northside Center Partner To Enhance Mental Health Clinic Program In New York City Schools
NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, New York City Councilperson Corey Johnson and Northside Center for Child Development, today announced a new partnership with CVS Health to expand mental health clinics in public and charter schools across New York City. With a $200,000 corporate grant from CVS Health, the new partnership announced at P.S. 161 in Harlem– one of several schools where the Northside Center operates satellite mental health clinics licensed by the Office of Mental Health– will infuse $50,000 annually to expand the mental health clinic...
Oct 24, 2017 17:15 ET
CVS Health Introduces New PBM Performance-based Pharmacy Network Focused on Reducing Costs and Improving Clinical Outcomes
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced a new 30,000-store performance-based pharmacy network anchored by CVS Pharmacy and Walgreens, along with up to 10,000 community-based independently owned pharmacies across the United States.  The network is designed not only to deliver unit cost savings, but also to improve clinical outcomes that will lead to lower overall health care costs for CVS Caremark pharmacy benefit management (PBM) clients and their members.  ...
Oct 18, 2017 07:10 ET
CVS Health Signs Five-Year Agreement with Anthem, Inc. to Provide Services to Support IngenioRx
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced a five-year agreement with Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) to provide services to support IngenioRx, a new pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) announced today by Anthem. As part of the agreement, CVS Caremark will manage certain services for IngenioRx, including claims processing and prescription fulfillment. In addition, CVS Health's bundled suite of assets, including CVS Pharmacy and MinuteClinic, allow the company to apply its expertise in patient messaging and engagement at the point-of-sale to support IngenioRx, broad...
Oct 17, 2017 09:30 ET
CVS Pharmacy Encourages Patients to Check Their Meds on "National Check Your Meds Day"
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Pharmacy (NYSE: CVS) is participating in the first annual National Check Your Meds Day, a day established by Consumer Reports and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HSS). On Saturday, October 21st, consumers are encouraged to bring their prescription medications and supplements to their local CVS Pharmacy for free "brown bag" medication reviews. ...
Oct 16, 2017 09:30 ET
CVS Health and Epic Announce Initiative to Help Lower Drug Costs for Patients by Providing Prescribers with Expanded Visibility to Lower Cost Alternatives
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and Epic today announced a strategic initiative to help lower drug costs for patients and improve outcomes by providing prescribers with expanded visibility to lower cost alternatives through enhanced analytics and data sharing. CVS Health will use Epic's Healthy Planet population health and analytics platform to generate insights surrounding dispensing patterns and behaviors around medication adherence. ...
Oct 12, 2017 11:00 ET
CATCH Global Foundation And CVS Health Team Up To Curb Youth E-Cigarette Use
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The CATCH Global Foundation has received a three-year, $500,000 grant from CVS Health [NYSE: CVS] to bring the youth e-cigarette prevention program "CATCH My Breath" to middle- and high schools nationwide free of charge. The grant is part of CVS Health's Be The First initiative, a five-year $50 million effort to help deliver the nation's first tobacco-free generation through education and awareness, research and tobacco control advocacy, and health behavior programming. More at http://catchinfo.org/cvshealth....
Oct 12, 2017 10:00 ET
CVS Health Recognizes its 30,000 Pharmacists during American Pharmacists Month
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) is celebrating its 30,000 pharmacists as part of American Pharmacists Month, an annual observation held every October. The company's pharmacy teams are playing an increasingly important role in helping people on their path to better health by improving access to care and lowering costs for the millions of patients they serve every day.  ...
Oct 12, 2017 09:30 ET
SilverScript Insurance Company, a CVS Health Company, Introduces New Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Options for 2018
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SilverScript Insurance Company, a CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) company, today announced its new Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) options for 2018. Medicare beneficiaries in the continental U.S. can choose from two SilverScript plans that offer a $0-deductible in 47 states on formulary drugs in all five drug tiers. Drug tiers indicate the level of cost-sharing for a covered drug, for example, beneficiaries typically pay lower copays for drugs in lower tiers. In addition, beneficiaries will have $0 copays for 90-day supplies of Tier 1 drugs when u...
Oct 06, 2017 17:05 ET
Hillman Announces Key Management Change
CINCINNATI, Oct. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hillman Companies, Inc. (NYSE-AMEX: HLM.PR) and The Hillman Group, Inc. (collectively, "Hillman" or the "Company") announced today that Robert (Rocky) Kraft will join Hillman as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer on November 1, 2017....
Oct 04, 2017 11:05 ET
CVS Health Announces $10 Million Donation Following In-Store Fundraising Campaign For Hurricane Rebuilding Efforts
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that its customers and colleagues donated nearly $4 million to support the Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico communities that were devastated by recent hurricanes, during a 10-day in-store fundraising campaign. The company also announced that it will donate more than $6 million of critical products and supplies to these communities, bringing CVS Health's total support to $10 million....
Oct 04, 2017 09:00 ET
CVS Pharmacy Introduces ScriptPath™ Prescription Schedule for Patients
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), today introduced its new ScriptPath Prescription Schedule for retail pharmacy patients who manage multiple prescription medications. The ScriptPath Prescription Schedule features all of a patient's current CVS Pharmacy prescription information in one place – including which medications the patient takes, when the patient should take them, and how much of each medication should be taken in each dose. Using easy to understand icons, the new schedule was designed to improve patient unders...