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CVS Health

DOJ seeks formal approval of CVS-Aetna merger

DOJ seeks formal approval of CVS-Aetna merger

WASHINGTON — A federal judge has been formally asked by the  Justice Department to approve CVS Health’s acquisition of Aetna Inc. District Court Judge Richard Leon had rebuked the government and the companies late last year for closing the $69 billion dollar deal prior to approval of a consent order. In response, CVS offered to

CVS’ new HealthHUB

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health unveiled a new health-focused store concept in Houston, which is designed to help position it as more of a health care provider. CVS opened three of the new concept stores, called HealthHUBs, in greater Houston in December. They are part the company’s vision in the wake of its $70 billion

CVS posts strong fourth quarter earnings

CVS posts strong fourth quarter earnings

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health posted stronger-than-expected fourth quarter earnings Wednesday but issued 2019 profit guidance that fell short of Wall Street forecasts linked to “significant additional deterioration” in its long-term care business. CVS Health’s adjusted earnings for the three months ended in December came in at $2.14 per share, up 11.5% from the same

CVS offers free heart health screenings in February

CVS offers free heart health screenings in February

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — As part of its ongoing commitment to building healthier communities, CVS Health announced Monday it will be offering no cost “Know Your Numbers” heart health screenings at MinuteClinic, the company’s retail medical clinic, every Thursday in February, including Valentine’s Day. MinuteClinic locations can be found inside select CVS Pharmacy and Target stores in 33

CVS expands free wellness screenings in California

CVS expands free wellness screenings in California

LOS ANGELES — As part of its commitment to building healthier communities across the country, CVS Health said Wednesday it is expanding its free health and wellness screening campaign statewide in California throughout 2019, including Fresno, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego and San Francisco. Project Health, which provides access to care in multicultural communities with a large number of uninsured or underinsured Americans, will

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

New beauty aisles at CVS reflect transparency

New beauty aisles at CVS reflect transparency

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health, announced significant progress toward the goal of full transparency for all of its beauty imagery by the end of 2020 and its efforts to create new industry standards for post-production alterations of beauty imagery. Just one year after the company made the commitment to create

CVS, Walmart reach new PBM network deal

CVS, Walmart reach new PBM network deal

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health and Walmart on Friday reached a multi-year agreement in 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. “We are very pleased to have reached a mutually agreeable

Walmart to leave two CVS Caremark networks

Walmart to leave two CVS Caremark networks

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health said Tuesday that Walmart has opted to leave the CVS Caremark pharmacy benefit management (PBM) commercial and Managed Medicaid retail pharmacy networks. 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

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