CVS Health appoints Thomas M. Moriarty to the newly created role of chief policy and external affairs officer

CVS Health appoints Thomas M. Moriarty to the newly created role of chief policy and external affairs officer   WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (April 6, 2017) announced that current executive vice president and general counsel Thomas M. Moriarty has been appointed to the newly created role […]

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CVS Health recognized by Billion Dollar Roundtable for reaching its goal of spending over $1 billion with diverse suppliers

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, today (April 5, 2017) was recognized by Billion Dollar Roundtable, a top-level corporate advocacy organization that promotes supply-chain diversity excellence, for reaching its goal of spending over $1 billion with diverse suppliers. “We are incredibly proud to be […]

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CVS Health Advanced Care Scripts earns accreditation in Specialty Pharmacy from URAC

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today (April 4, 2017) that Advanced Care Scripts (ACS) has earned accreditation in Specialty Pharmacy from URAC, the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, certification and measurement. By achieving this status, ACS has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved […]

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CVS Health Charity Classic expands its 2017 Event Series with Crave RI food festival

CVS Health Charity Classic expands its 2017 Event Series with Crave RI food festival   WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The CVS Health Charity Classic announced today (April 3, 2017) it has added a two-day family friendly, food festival that will kick off the Charity Classic event series. The inaugural event, appropriately named, […]

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CVS Health achieved favorable drug trend results for 2016

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (March 15, 2017) announced that, in 2016, its pharmacy benefit management (PBM) clients achieved the lowest drug trend in the past four years, despite rising drug prices. CVS Caremark clients saw their prescription drug trend drop to an average of 3.2 percent compared […]

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CVS Health launches second year of its five year commitment to help deliver the nation’s first tobacco-free generation

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, today announced it will fund $10 million in new and expanded partnerships and programs to launch the second year of Be The First, the company’s five year, $50 million commitment to help deliver the nation’s first tobacco-free generation. […]

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CVS Health to make naloxone available in CVS Pharmacy locations in Arizona, Georgia, Iowa and South Carolina

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that CVS Pharmacy locations in four additional states will dispense the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone to patients without an individual prescription. With the addition of CVS Pharmacy locations in Arizona, Georgia, Iowa and South Carolina, CVS Pharmacy locations in 41 states […]

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Breathe California and CVS Health announce Anti-Tobacco Video Contest finalists

SACRAMENTO, Calif., 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Student filmmakers from high schools and middle schools across the state received regional honors in the third annual Anti-Tobacco Video Contest for the Public Service Announcements (PSA) produced to raise awareness of the dangers of tobacco. The contest, organized by Breathe California as part of a $100,000 grant […]

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CVS Health named one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE magazine

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, today (Feb. 16, 2017) was named one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE magazine. CVS Health was honored as No. 45 on the corporate rankings list, and No. 1 in its industry sector, Health Care: Pharmacy […]

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The CEO Roundtable on Cancer accredits CVS Health with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accredited CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard, recognizing its efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members. The company earned the distinguished Gold Standard accreditation for […]

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CVS Health joins the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement as new national sponsor

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Feb-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, today (Feb. 1, 2017) announced a major commitment in support of women’s heart health. As a new national sponsor of the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement, CVS Health has pledged to raise a minimum of […]

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CVS Health announces availability of cheapest generic epinephrine auto-injector option at all its pharmacies

Generic epinephrine auto-injector from Impax Laboratories available at CVS Pharmacy at cash price 80% lower than EpiPen® WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Jan-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (January 12, 2017) announced that a low-cost epinephrine auto-injector option, the authorized generic for Adrenaclick manufactured by Impax Laboratories (IPXL), is available at all CVS Pharmacy […]

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CVS Health outlined strategies to drive growth and shareholder value at its 2016 annual Analyst Day

CVS Health executives highlight how the company is making care more affordable, accessible and effective, and sees compelling opportunities in a robust health care market Company’s unique suite of leading assets help drive superior health outcomes at lower costs Guidance for GAAP diluted EPS from continuing operations updated for charges related to streamlining initiative that […]

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Transform Diabetes Care™: CVS Health new program to improve health outcomes and lower pharmacy costs

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today ( December 13, 2016) introduced Transform Diabetes Care™, a new program available to help the company’s pharmacy benefit management (PBM) clients improve the health outcomes of their members, lower pharmacy costs through aggressive trend management and decrease medical costs by improving medication adherence, […]

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CVS Health Corporation Analyst Day in New York City on Thursday, December 15, 2016

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Dec-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) will hold its annual Analyst Day in New York City on Thursday, December 15, 2016, beginning at 8:00 a.m. (ET). Senior members of the CVS Health leadership team will provide an in-depth review of the company’s strategies to drive long-term growth and enhance […]

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CVS Health announces CVS Caremark URAC accreditations in Health Call Center

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Nov-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today (Nov. 2, 2016) that pharmacy benefits manager CVS Caremark has earned URAC accreditations in Health Call Center for its Pharmacy Advisor counseling program as well as in Pharmacy Benefit Management and Drug Therapy Management. By achieving this status, CVS Health has demonstrated […]

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CVS Health announced the national rollout of CVS Pay

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Oct-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) today announced the national rollout of CVS Pay , an end-to-end mobile payment solution at CVS Pharmacy. CVS Pay is now part of the CVS Pharmacy mobile app, and integrates payment, prescription pickup and the ExtraCare loyalty program all into one quick scan at checkout. […]

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New Medicare Prescription Drug Plan options for 2017 launched by CVS Health’s SilverScript Insurance Company

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — SilverScript Insurance Company, a CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) company, today (October 13, 2016) announced its new Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) options for 2017. Medicare beneficiaries in the continental U.S. can choose from two SilverScript plans that offer a $0-deductible on formulary drugs in all five tiers, affordable […]

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American Pharmacists Month: CVS Health celebrates its 30,000 pharmacists this October

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — In recognition of October’s American Pharmacists Month, CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) is celebrating the important role its nearly 30,000 pharmacists play in helping people on their path to better health. The company’s pharmacists are helping to change the way health care is delivered by increasing access, lowering costs and […]

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CVS Health expands its drug abuse prevention efforts among young people with two prevention education programs

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (Sept. 19, 2016) announced it will expand its commitment to preventing drug abuse among young people through investments in two prevention education programs. The CVS Health Foundation will launch a new partnership with DoSomething.org to create a peer-to-peer prevention and intervention program delivered […]

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CVS Health: opioid overdose-reversal drug naloxone now available without prescription at all its pharmacies in Washington

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today (Sept. 14, 2016) that the opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone is now available for patients without a prescription at all CVS Pharmacy locations in Washington. Under a collaborative agreement with a physician in the state, CVS pharmacists can exercise prescriptive authority to dispense […]

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CVS Health to partner with Y-USA to help cancer survivors and those at risk of diabetes

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health today ( September 12, 2016) announced that it has partnered with the YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) to help expand two programs that provide critical support to people across the country: the Diabetes Prevention Program and the nationally recognized LIVESTRONG Foundation at the YMCA program. “At […]

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CVS Health rolls out its annual free health services campaign, Project Health

  CVS Health rolls out its annual free health services campaign, Project Health   WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — In its continuing commitment to help improve access to health care for all Americans, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (September 7, 2016) announced the rollout of Project Health, its annual free health services campaign, […]

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CVS Health launches in-store fundraising campaign to benefit Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C)

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health, the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, launched an in-store fundraising campaign today (September 6, 2016) at CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide to benefit Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, that supports innovative cancer research that gets new therapies to patients quickly […]

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CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo to present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today (Aug. 31, 2016) announced that Larry Merlo, the company’s president and chief executive officer, will be speaking to investors at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on September 13, 2016, at approximately 8:00 a.m. ET. An audio webcast of the event will […]

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CVS Health and the CVS Health Foundation donates $100,000 to organizations providing relief efforts to flood victims in central Louisiana

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health and the CVS Health Foundation today (August 18, 2016) announced a $100,000 donation in cash and in-kind support to organizations providing relief efforts to flood victims in central Louisiana, including the Salvation Army USA Southern Territory and the American Red Cross. The CVS Health Foundation made […]

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CVS Health announces availability of opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone without prescription at all its Pharmacies in Colorado

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Aug-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that the opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone is now available without a prescription at all CVS Pharmacy locations in Colorado. CVS Health has established a standing order with physicians in Colorado that allows CVS Pharmacy to expand access to the medication across the […]

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CVS Health and Adapt Pharma to make opioid overdose-reversing drug NARCAN Nasal Spray affordable for patients without insurance at CVS Pharmacies

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and Adapt Pharma (www.AdaptPharma.com) today announced a new partnership that will make the opioid overdose-reversing drug NARCAN (Naloxone HCl) Nasal Spray more affordable for patients without insurance at CVS Pharmacy locations. Through this partnership, CVS Pharmacy patients purchasing NARCAN Nasal Spray without insurance will […]

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CVS Health announces opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone now available without prescription at all CVS Pharmacies in Texas

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that the opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone is now available without a prescription at all CVS Pharmacy locations in Texas. CVS Health has established a standing order with physicians in Texas that allows CVS Pharmacy to expand access to the medication across the state. […]

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CVS Health Research Institute study reveals that medication reconciliation programs reduced risk of hospital readmission by 50 percent

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Jul-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new study from the CVS Health Research Institute found that medication reconciliation programs, in which pharmacists review patients’ medication regimens and provide adherence counseling during the patient’s transition from hospital to home, reduced risk of hospital readmission by 50 percent and helped avoid unnecessary health care costs. […]

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