Aetna

CVS marks merger’s first year

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health recently announced that it has successfully completed the first year of combined operations following the acquisition of Aetna in late 2018. The combined company has met or exceeded its first-year integration goals while also introducing new, consumer-focused offerings as a result of its unmatched capabilities. CVS Health remains on track

CVS says Aetna integration is on track

CVS says Aetna integration is on track

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced on Thursday that it has successfully completed the first year of combined operations following the acquisition of Aetna in late 2018. The combined company has met or exceeded its first-year integration goals while introducing new, consumer-focused offerings as a result of its unmatched capabilities. CVS Health remains on track

Dixon named WBA’s global controller

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Heather Dixon has been named senior vice president, global controller and chief accounting officer by Walgreens Boots Alliance. Dixon will join WBA from Aetna Inc., where she had been vice president, controller and chief accounting officer since 2017 and, prior to that, assistant controller. Before that, she served as vice president and

Aetna, Apple launch Attain health care app

Aetna, Apple launch Attain health care app

BOSTON — Aetna, a CVS Health business, has launched Attain, a unique health experience designed by Aetna in collaboration with Apple. Through the use of an Apple Watch, the Attain app will provide Aetna members personalized goals, track their daily activity levels, recommend healthy actions, and ultimately reward them for taking these actions to improve their

CVS’ Merlo outlines Aetna integration efforts

SAN FRANCISCO — While speaking at the 37th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference at the Westin St. Francis Hotel here, CVS Health chief executive officer Larry Merlo discussed efforts under way to integrate Aetna into its business. Those efforts include CVS opening the first of a series of concept stores next month in the Houston

Merlo discusses concept store, Aetna at conference

Merlo discusses concept store, Aetna at conference

SAN FRANCISCO — During a presentation of the 37th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference here, CVS chief executive officer Larry Merlo talked about the integration efforts that have already taken place to integrate Aetna into its business. Larry Merlo “While it’s only been six weeks, we are absolutely off and running,” Merlo said. He also announced that

Judge softens stance on CVS-Aetna deal

Judge softens stance on CVS-Aetna deal

WASHINGTON— A federal judge on Tuesday “softened” his previous suggestion that he would likely order CVS Health to halt its integration of Aetna, according to various published reports. U.S. District Judge Richard Leon in recent weeks had voiced some concerns about the companies’ settlement with Justice Department antitrust enforcers that allowed the nearly $70 billion deal

CVS Health completes Aetna deal

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Last month, CVS Health completed its acquisition of Aetna, positioning the retail chain as the nation’s premier health innovation ­company. “Today marks the start of a new day in health care and a transformative moment for our company and our industry,” declared CVS Health president and chief executive officer Larry Merlo when

CVS Health completes acquisition of Aetna

CVS Health completes acquisition of Aetna

Woonsocket, R.I. – CVS Health on Wednesday announced that it completed its acquisition of Aetna establishing CVS Health as the nation’s premier health innovation company. “Today marks the start of a new day in health care and a transformative moment for our company and our industry,” said CVS Health president and chief executive officer Larry Merlo.