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

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2018-Jan-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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 […]

CVS Health introduces Transform Rheumatoid Arthritis Care program to improve both clinical care and cost management for RA

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2018-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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 […]

CVS Health to acquire Aetna for $77 billion

Combines CVS Health’s Unmatched Local Presence and Clinical Capabilities with Aetna’s Leading Health Care Benefits and Services Provides Greater Integration of Care, Empowering Consumers and their Health Professionals to Make More Informed Decisions Transaction Expected to Generate Significant Synergies for Shareholders and Benefits for Customers WOONSOCKET, R.I. and HARTFORD, Conn., 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health […]

National Influenza Vaccination Week: CVS Health encourages families to get their flu shots in preparation for peak flu season

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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 […]

CVS Health survey: majority of Americans agree that the health care system is in need of reform

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Results of a new national survey from CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) released today (November 30, 2017) 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 […]

CVS Health offers Meningitis B vaccines to students, faculty and staff at UMass Amherst

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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. The Centers for Disease […]

CVS Health to provide Real-time benefit information to help eliminate potential dispensing delays and improve patient outcomes

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today (November 28, 2017) 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 […]

CVS Health to hire 5,000 new apprentices by 2022

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — In an ongoing commitment to workforce development, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (November 14, 2017) 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 […]

CVS Health earns perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index for the fourth consecutive year

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, today (November 9, 2017) 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, […]

CVS Health announces availability of opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone without prescription at CVS Pharmacy locations in Michigan

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today (November 9, 2017) 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 […]

CVS Health: opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone now available without prescription at CVS Pharmacy locations in Delaware

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today (Nov. 9, 2017) 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 […]

CVS Health encourages Florida residents to receive the Hepatitis A vaccine following increase in locally acquired Hepatitis A cases

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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 […]

CVS Health hosts fourth annual in-store fundraising campaign to benefit Stand Up To Cancer

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health [NYSE:CVS] today (October 30, 2017) 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 […]

CVS Health and Northside Center to expand mental health clinics in public and charter schools across New York City

CVS Health and Northside Center to expand mental health clinics in public and charter schools across New York City   NEW YORK, 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, New York City Councilperson Corey Johnson and Northside Center for Child Development, today (Oct. 25, 2017) announced a new partnership with CVS Health to […]

CVS Health expands its safe medication disposal program to include locations inside CVS Pharmacy stores

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (October 25, 2017), 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 Health announces new performance-based pharmacy network for CVS Caremark pharmacy benefit management clients and their members

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (October 24, 2017) 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 […]

CVS Health partners with Anthem, Inc. to provide services to support new pharmacy benefit manager IngenioRx

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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. […]

CVS Health and Epic announce initiative to help lower drug costs for patients

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and Epic today (October 16, 2017) 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 […]

CVS Health celebrates its 30,000 pharmacists this month of October

WOONSOCKET, RI, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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 […]

CVS Health in-store fundraising campaign raised $4 million for recovery efforts in Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (October 4, 2017) 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 […]

CVS Health launches in-store customer donation campaign to support rebuilding efforts following the recent hurricanes

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following the devastating damage caused by recent hurricanes, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today ( Sept. 19, 2017) launched an in-store customer donation campaign to support the rebuilding efforts underway in the impacted areas. As part of this initiative, the company pledged to match all customer donations with critical […]

CVS Health to fill more than 200 positions at its Pittsburgh and Monroeville customer support inbound call centers

PITTSBURGH, 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced it will host a job fair on Wednesday, September 13, from 1-6 p.m., to fill more than 200 new full-time positions at its Pittsburgh and Monroeville customer support inbound call centers. “CVS Health is actively adding to its workforce to support increased demand from our growing customer base,” said Jeffrey […]

CVS Pharmacy launches annual free health screening campaign — Project Health

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — In its continuing commitment to improve access to affordable health care for all Americans, CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), announced the launch of Project Health, the company’s annual free health screening campaign. Over the next four months, 450 Project Health wellness events will […]

CVS Health to participate at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on September 12, 2017

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that Larry Merlo, president and chief executive officer, and Dave Denton, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will be speaking to investors at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on September 12, 2017, at approximately 8:00 a.m. ET. An audio […]

CVS Health and the CVS Health Foundation donates $200,000 to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health and the CVS Health Foundation today (August 28, 2017) announced $200,000 in cash and in-kind product donations to organizations helping with relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Following widespread damage to communities across the coast of Texas, federal officials are anticipating the storm will drive 30,000 […]

CVS Health: Accordant receives NCQA Patient and Practitioner Oriented Disease Management Accreditation for 18 conditions

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Accordant, a CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) company and an integral part of CVS Specialty, announced today (August 23, 2017) that it has received NCQA Patient and Practitioner Oriented Disease Management (DM) Accreditation for a number of its programs that provide services to patients with rare chronic diseases […]

CVS Health survey: 61% of Americans plan to get flu vaccine this year, a 2% increase from last year

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marking the start of flu vaccine availability, a new survey from CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) released today (August 16, 2017) found that nearly two-thirds (61 percent) of Americans get a flu vaccine every year, or plan to get one this year, resulting in a two percent increase […]

CVS Health Q2 2017 results: Net revenues increased 4.5% to $45.7 billion

Second Quarter Year-over-year Highlights: Net revenues increased 4.5% to $45.7 billion GAAP diluted EPS from continuing operations of $1.07, including a $135 million, or 13 cents per share, goodwill impairment charge related to the RxCrossroads business Adjusted EPS of $1.33 Year-to-date Highlights: Generated cash flow from operations of $5.5 billion; free cash flow of $4.6 […]

CVS Health opens its Talent Connect Center to serve the Fort Bragg, NC military community

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health [NYSE:CVS] today (July 20, 2017) announced the opening of the company’s Talent Connect Center (TCC) to serve the Fort Bragg, NC military community. This innovative employment and training facility will be dedicated to helping veterans and their families transition from military life to private sector civilian careers. […]

CVS Health among Points of Light’s Civic 50 companies

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (June 21, 2017) was recognized by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, as one of the fifty most community-minded companies in the United States. The Civic 50 provides a national standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcases […]