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After violent weekend in Hartford, police union leader blames recent spike in shootings on new Connecticut police reform law | 10/13/2020

… ballot Richard Crafts, notorious wood chipper murderer, released from prison These are the Connecticut schools that have closed due to coronavirus cases among students or staff Nurses strike begins at Backus Hospital in Norwich CVS Health to cut jobs at Aetna in Hartford as it absorbs health insurer and consolidates operations Advertisement Advertisement Connecticut After By Zach Murdock and Jesse Leavenworth Hartford Courant Oct 12, 2020 at 9:05 PM People …

As Senate hearing begins, Sen. Blumenthal says the fate of Obamacare is on the line if Judge Amy Coney Barrett is confirmed to U.S. Supreme Court - Hartford Courant | 10/13/2020

After Best deals of Prime Day 2020 day one Hamden woman attacked baby’s mother before leaving 8-month-old in Dumpster, New Haven police say Where Stung by accountability bill, Connecticut police unions target the ‘yes’ votes Police release name of second driver in fiery Simsbury crash CVS Health to cut jobs at Aetna in Hartford as it absorbs health insurer and consolidates operations Election 2020 voter’s guide: How to …

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Daily coronavirus updates: COVID-19 hospitalizations in Connecticut at highest level in nearly four months - Hartford Courant | 10/13/2020

… ballot Richard Crafts, notorious wood chipper murderer, released from prison These are the Connecticut schools that have closed due to coronavirus cases among students or staff Nurses strike begins at Backus Hospital in Norwich CVS Health to cut jobs at Aetna in Hartford as it absorbs health insurer and consolidates operations Advertisement Advertisement Coronavirus By Alex Putterman Hartford Courant Oct 12, 2020 at 5:24 PM In this May 7, 2020 …

COVID 19 Travel to Hawaii | 10/12/2020

… a negative Covid test within 72 hours of arrival. Note: The state of Hawaii will ONLY accept test results from TRUSTED TESTING AND TRAVEL PARTNERS : AFC Urgent Care, Carbon Health, CityHealth Urgent Care, Color, CVS Health , Discovery Health MD, Kaiser Permanente, Quest Diagnostics, Vault Health and Walgreens (as of 10/6/20). In addition, you must have a PCR test. Be sure to ask prior to requesting a test. Since our arrival …

Trinity College extends suspension of in-person classes to Friday after number of coronavirus cases doubles - Hartford Courant | 10/12/2020

… And Private Life Of Dick Blumenthal Stung by accountability bill, Connecticut police unions target the ‘yes’ votes A Tax deed auction may spur new development of vacant lots near Dunkin’ Donuts Park in Hartford CVS Health to cut jobs at Aetna in Hartford as it absorbs health insurer and consolidates operations ‘Army Meeting UConn men’s newcomers: Adama Sanogo, Javonte Brown could be big developments Election 2020 voter’s guide: How to …

F&V Capital Management LLC Acquires 3,105 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 10/12/2020

F&V Capital Management LLC Acquires 3,105 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Posted by Bonnie Powley on Oct 12th, 2020 Tweet F&V Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 4.1% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 79,465 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock …

Lake Street Financial LLC Sells 1,631 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 10/12/2020

Lake Street Financial LLC reduced its stake in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 3.6% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 44,214 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after selling 1,631 shares during the quarter. Lake Street Financial LLC’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $2,582,000 at the end of …

F&V Capital Management LLC Increases Position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 10/12/2020

F&V Capital Management LLC Increases Position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Posted by Maurice Goldstein on Oct 12th, 2020 F&V Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 4.1% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 79,465 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after buying an …

Healthcare Insurance Market Size Worth $4.0 Trillion By 2027 | CAGR: 6.7%: Grand View Research, Inc. | PR Newswire | 10/12/2020

… Australia - South Korea - Latin America - Brazil - Mexico - Argentina - Colombia - Middle East & Africa - South Africa - Saudi Arabia - UAE List of Key Players of Healthcare Insurance Market United Healthcare Aetna Anthem, Inc. Aviva Allianz Centene Cigna CVS Health Corporation Humana Kaiser Foundation Bupa Find more research reports on Medical Devices Industry , by Grand View Research: Near Infrared Imaging Market – The global near-infrared imaging market size was valued at USD 271.0 million …

After teen daughter gets sick on ‘edibles’ from Snapchat user, Naugatuck mother warns parents to beware of online risks | 10/12/2020

… may spur new development of vacant lots near Dunkin’ Donuts Park in Hartford Stung by accountability bill, Connecticut police unions target the ‘yes’ votes The Public And Private Life Of Dick Blumenthal A Jobless CVS Health to cut jobs at Aetna in Hartford as it absorbs health insurer and consolidates operations ‘Army Abuse allegation against Winsted legislator sparks campaign strife and complaint to state election enforcement agency ‘I feel like …

Dom Amore: Andre Jackson has the alpha mentality to be the next big thing for UConn men | 10/12/2020

Jobless CVS Health to cut jobs at Aetna in Hartford as it absorbs health insurer and consolidates operations Trinity College extends suspension of in-person classes to Friday after number of coronavirus cases doubles Tax deed auction may spur new development of vacant lots near Dunkin’ Donuts Park in Hartford A Federal judge rules First Amendment doesn’t protect Connecticut man arrested with sign warning of ‘Cops Ahead’ State police: Trooper …

CVS, OptumRx Exclude Brand-Name Inhalers From 2021 Formularies, Switch Up Diabetes Supplies | 10/12/2020

CVS, OptumRx Exclude Brand-Name Inhalers From 2021 Formularies, Switch Up Diabetes Supplies Oct 12, 2020 By Jane Anderson CVS Health Corp.’s Caremark will exclude 57 medications from its 2021 formulary and add six back. Meanwhile, UnitedHealth Group’s OptumRx subsidiary will exclude 19 medications and products while adding back five and implementing restrictions on others. Still, only a handful of products excluded by either PBM are likely to impact …

Solera Health Names Mary Langowski New CEO to Lead Next Stage of Growth | PR Newswire | 10/12/2020

PHOENIX Solera Health, the premier platform for addressing chronic conditions, today announced Mary Langowski as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Langowski is the former Chief Strategy and Corporate Development Officer at CVS Health . She joins after having served on the company’s Board of Directors for several years and as its interim CEO since the beginning of 2020. Mary Langowski, CEO, Solera Health “I am excited to lead Solera into …

Hy-Vee Supermarket Chain Joins Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag | 10/12/2020

Share This Article: (Credit: Pixabay) Hy-Vee Inc. has joined the “Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag” as a supporting partner, alongside founding partners CVS Health , Target, and Walmart, and joined by Dick’s Sporting Goods , Kroger, and Walgreens. Closed Loop Partners’ Center for the Circular Economy launched the Consortium and it’s “Beyond the Bag Initiative” earlier this year with the aim of identifying, testing, and implementing viable design solutions and …

Comparing CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) and China Dasheng Biotechnology (NYSE:CDBT) | Daily Political | 10/12/2020

… but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations and valuation. Valuation and Earnings This table compares CVS Health and China Dasheng Biotechnology’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. CVS Health has higher revenue and earnings than China Dasheng Biotechnology. CVS Health and China Dasheng Biotechnology’s Analyst Recommendations This is …

7 Elections Stocks You Definitely Want To Avoid Leading up To the Big Vote | 10/12/2020

Walgreens (WBA) Source: saaton / Shutterstock.com Walgreens spent all of 2020 on a downtrend, with the exception of temporary rallies in March, June and August. The pharmaceutical retailer posted adverse sales impact of around $700 million to $750 million . Gross margins also fell. A Democratic win would put more pressure on a drug company’s ability to raise prices . Markets punished WBA stock ahead of the elections to price in these risks …

Hartford HealthCare and Connecticut Children’s broaden partnership extending pediatric care - Hartford Courant | 10/12/2020

… And Private Life Of Dick Blumenthal Stung by accountability bill, Connecticut police unions target the ‘yes’ votes A Tax deed auction may spur new development of vacant lots near Dunkin’ Donuts Park in Hartford CVS Health to cut jobs at Aetna in Hartford as it absorbs health insurer and consolidates operations ‘Army Meeting UConn men’s newcomers: Adama Sanogo, Javonte Brown could be big developments Election 2020 voter’s guide: How to …

Plan the perfect Connecticut fall day trip with these 6 places to enjoy the foliage and great restaurants nearby - Hartford Courant | 10/12/2020

… And Private Life Of Dick Blumenthal Stung by accountability bill, Connecticut police unions target the ‘yes’ votes A Tax deed auction may spur new development of vacant lots near Dunkin’ Donuts Park in Hartford CVS Health to cut jobs at Aetna in Hartford as it absorbs health insurer and consolidates operations ‘Army Meeting UConn men’s newcomers: Adama Sanogo, Javonte Brown could be big developments Election 2020 voter’s guide: How to …

Hy-Vee Now Aims to Go ‘Beyond the Bag,’ Too | 10/12/2020

… implement workable design solutions and models to make the current retail bag more sustainable. Hy-Vee Inc. has signed on to the Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag as supporting partners, alongside founding partners CVS Health , Target and Walmart, as well as The Kroger Co., Walgreens and Dick’s Sporting Goods. Investment firm Closed Loop Partners’ Center for the Circular Economy kicked off the consortium and its Beyond the Bag initiative …

‘COVID closes a lot of doors’: Hartford Public Library, Hispanic Health Council raising awareness of domestic violence crisis during pandemic - Hartford Courant | 10/12/2020

Dom Amore: Andre Jackson has the alpha mentality to be the next big thing for UConn men Plan Tax deed auction may spur new development of vacant lots near Dunkin’ Donuts Park in Hartford ‘Army Stung by accountability bill, Connecticut police unions target the ‘yes’ votes Jobless CVS Health to cut jobs at Aetna in Hartford as it absorbs health insurer and consolidates operations Trinity College extends suspension of in …

The Fundamentals: Are they driving up the price of CVS Health Corporation (CVS)? | 10/12/2020

October 12, 2020 Share CVS Health Corporation (CVS) reported gain of 1.16% in market trading today. The company report on October 7, 2020 that CVS Health Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend. At $60.09 per share, the company is currently around -20.04% down year to date in the stock market. At the time of writing, CVS Health Corporation (CVS) has a market cap of $79.14 billion. The average transaction volume for CVS …

COVID-19 Testing Solution Available through NACo/ CVS Health Partnership | 10/12/2020

NACo and CVS Health launch Return Ready, a new program aimed to help get our county employees back to work with a new level of safety precaution. NACo and CVS Health launch Return Ready, a new program aimed to help get our county employees back to work with a new level of safety precaution. 2020-10-19 Webinar 2020-10-09 NACo and CVS Health launch Return Ready, a new program aimed to help …

Aetna 2021 Medicare plans focus on total health and making care more affordable and convenient | 10/12/2020

by GV Team Oct 12, 2020 Coronavirus , Medicare , Resources Article by CVSHealth Aetna, a CVS Health company (NYSE: CVS), announced its 2021 Medicare offerings, featuring increased integration with CVS Health ; expanded and differentiated Medicare Advantage plan options, including HMO and Dual Eligible Special Needs Plan offerings in new states; new Aetna Medicare Eagle plans designed especially for Veterans; and the lowest premium standalone prescription drug plan product in all 50 …

Prime Day is different this year. Here’s what to expect - Hartford Courant | 10/11/2020

Dom Amore: Andre Jackson has the alpha mentality to be the next big thing for UConn men Stung by accountability bill, Connecticut police unions target the ‘yes’ votes Jobless A CVS Health to cut jobs at Aetna in Hartford as it absorbs health insurer and consolidates operations Trinity College extends suspension of in-person classes to Friday after number of coronavirus cases doubles Meeting UConn men’s newcomers: Adama Sanogo, Javonte …

Linked 4 Life brought a message of hope and awareness on World Mental Health Day by setting the Guinness Book of World Records mark for longest carabiner-link chain - Hartford Courant | 10/11/2020

… in capital Connecticut families who lost loved ones to coronavirus outraged by President Trump’s cavalier approach, comments about his own experience with COVID-19 Developer Of Satan’s Kingdom In Canton Presents Plan For Houses CVS Health to cut jobs at Aetna in Hartford as it absorbs health insurer and consolidates operations Remembering Melissa Schlag, a public servant who understood paradox Meeting UConn men’s newcomers: Freshman Andre Jackson reveals he’s working …

Department of Health and Human Services

Healthiest Communities: How They Were Ranked | MSN | 9/22/2020

… identified by the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics – a policy advisory board to the head of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – as part of its Measurement Framework for Community Health … the Aetna Foundation , an independent charitable and philanthropic affiliate of CVS Health, and its dedication to community health improvement. Dr. Garth Graham, vice president and chief community health officer at CVS Health, played an essential …

Population Health

U.S. News and Aetna Foundation Release 2020 Healthiest Communities Rankings | PR Newswire | 9/22/2020

… WASHINGTON , Sept. 22, U.S. News & World Report, in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation , an independent, charitable and philanthropic affiliate of CVS Health, today released the third annual Healthiest Communities rankings. This year, the rankings are … and health-related metrics in 10 categories, from Education and Population Health to Infrastructure and Environment. The project serves as a tool to inform residents, community health leaders and elected officials about policies and best …

COVID-19

U.S. News and Aetna Foundation Release 2020 Healthiest Communities Rankings | PR Newswire | 9/22/2020

COVID-19 metric data on more than 3,000 counties; spotlights the disproportionate impact of the virus on Black and Hispanic communities News provided by Sep 22, 2020, 00:01 ET Share this article WASHINGTON , Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – U.S. News & World Report, in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation , an independent, charitable and philanthropic affiliate of CVS Health, today released the third annual Healthiest Communities rankings. This year, the rankings are accompanied …

Medicare

‘We feel bullish’: Payers look ahead to 2021 | Healthcare Dive | 9/18/2020

… CVS Health-owned Aetna has seen its commercial business come back faster than Medicare, CFO Eva Boratto said. Primary care and labs have seen a quicker rebound, but it’s been slower in inpatient and ambulatory. Centene CEO Michael Neidorff predicts utilization will be between 65% to 80% of normal by the end of the year, but remains cautious due to the shifting nature of the pandemic, and how it could …

AHIP

12 Leading Medicare Advantage Payers by 2020 CMS Star Ratings | HealthPayer Intelligence | 9/18/2020

… Medicare Advantage Star Ratings. In a recent post , Matt Eyles, president and chief executive officer of America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), underscored the pivotal role that Medicare Advantage plans have played in 2020. These plans … every county in Texas as an employer group health plan. CVS Health Corporation CVS Health’s Aetna Health Inc. (me) Medicare Advantage plan earned five stars for 2020. It had over 8,900 people enrolled in the …

Medicaid

‘We feel bullish’: Payers look ahead to 2021 | Healthcare Dive | 9/18/2020

… is now still “a little below par,” but well above that depression and meeting internal expectations, CEO Bruce Broussard said. CVS Health-owned Aetna has seen its commercial business come back faster than Medicare, CFO … rates and federal lobbying for friendly policies like an increased Medicaid match rate, Neidorff said. Attractive markets The COVID-19 recession booted millions of Americans off employer-sponsored insurance, though the full scope of the …

Virtual Care

‘We feel bullish’: Payers look ahead to 2021 | Healthcare Dive | 9/18/2020

… is now still “a little below par,” but well above that depression and meeting internal expectations, CEO Bruce Broussard said. CVS Health-owned Aetna has seen its commercial business come back faster than Medicare, CFO … health and pharmacy. CVS has also accelerated development of its virtual care offering, eClinic, as a result of the pandemic and relaxed federal regulations. Visits are up 40% since the end of June, CEO Larry …

Precision Medicine

Apple steps up its focus on health with new blood oxygen sensor and population health initiative in Singapore | FierceHealthcare | 9/16/2020

… from the comfort of home,” Abrams said. Apple also has unveiled a new fitness app designed for its smartwatches, and CVS Health has signed on to offer it to select commercial Aetna and Caremark members … the Seattle Flu Study at the Brotman Baty Institute for Precision Medicine and faculty from the University of Washington School of Medicine will examine how signals from apps on Apple Watch, such as heart rate …

Behavioral Health

Aetna ships Caring for You kits to millions of Medicare members | PR Newswire | 9/15/2020

HARTFORD, Conn. , Sept. 15, Aetna®, a CVS Health® company (NYSE: CVS ), announced it will ship boxes of specially curated, over-the-counter items to all its Medicare Advantage members across the country. As the COVID … insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental and behavioral health plans, and medical management capabilities, Medicaid health care management services, workers’ compensation administrative services and health information technology products and services. Aetna’s customers …

ACA

Two Blues Partner with Providers to Launch New Health Plans | HealthPayer Intelligence | 9/15/2020

… be accountable to the customer and bring true innovation to the Medicare market.” Dig Deeper New Aetna Health Plan Leverages CVS HealthHUBs, Narrow Networks The partnership is the byproduct of the organizations’ efforts to advance … are partnering to bring new health plans to the state’s ACA marketplace. A central feature of the Anthem plans is Ascension Wisconsin’s network of two dozen hospital campuses, more than 100 care locations, and more …

Telehealth

Aetna ships Caring for You kits to millions of Medicare members | PR Newswire | 9/15/2020

HARTFORD, Conn. , Sept. 15, Aetna®, a CVS Health® company (NYSE: CVS ), announced it will ship boxes of specially curated, over-the-counter items to all its Medicare Advantage members across the country. As the COVID … as an oral thermometer can make a big difference during telehealth visits. Sending these types of important items to our members at no cost was simply the right thing to do.” The Caring for You …

Digital Health

Welldoc Adds to Executive Team With New Commercial Leadership Hires | Business Wire | 9/9/2020

COLUMBIA, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 9, 2020– Welldoc®, a trailblazer in digital health that is revolutionizing chronic disease management to help transform lives, today announced an expanded leadership team with the appointments of Keith Reynolds … Prior to joining Welldoc, Keith Reynolds spent 17 years at CVS Health, where he served as Vice President, Enterprise Health Plans and Market Strategy. In this role, he led multi-functional teams including Enterprise Health …

CDC

American Lung Association announces CVS Health as Presenting Sponsor for #Act4Impact COVID-19 Fundraiser Event and Names Laura Dern as Year-Long Brand Ambassador | PR Newswire | 9/9/2020

CHICAGO , Sept. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – The American Lung Association is proud to announce CVS Health as the presenting sponsor for their first-ever livestream benefit, Act4Impact, to be held on September 26, 2020 . The sponsorship … as measured by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Social Vulnerability Index - CVS Health has also established community-based testing in underserved areas to reach people who may not otherwise have easy access …

Chronic Disease Management

Welldoc Adds to Executive Team With New Commercial Leadership Hires | Business Wire | 9/9/2020

COLUMBIA, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 9, 2020– Welldoc®, a trailblazer in digital health that is revolutionizing chronic disease management to help transform lives, today announced an expanded leadership team with the appointments of Keith Reynolds … Prior to joining Welldoc, Keith Reynolds spent 17 years at CVS Health, where he served as Vice President, Enterprise Health Plans and Market Strategy. In this role, he led multi-functional teams including Enterprise Health …

Digital Health Platform

Welldoc Adds to Executive Team With New Commercial Leadership Hires | Business Wire | 9/9/2020

… digital health platforms, payer sales management and business development in the chronic disease space. We are delighted to welcome them to Welldoc and look forward to improving the lives of those living with chronic diseases.” Prior to joining Welldoc, Keith Reynolds spent 17 years at CVS Health, where he served as Vice President, Enterprise Health Plans and Market Strategy. In this role, he led multi-functional teams including Enterprise Health …

Home Health

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: Senate to vote as early as this week on ‘targeted’ COVID-19 relief | FierceHealthcare | 9/8/2020

… to seek the care they need even as COVID-19 necessitates social distancing. The campaign is a local iteration of CVS Health’s national Time for Care effort, and both highlight the need for patients to … 26, at 12:45 p.m. CMS proposes permanent telehealth changes for home health agencies The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services wants to make telehealth expansion a permanent part of home health under a proposed rule …

Remote Monitoring

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: Senate to vote as early as this week on ‘targeted’ COVID-19 relief | FierceHealthcare | 9/8/2020

… to seek the care they need even as COVID-19 necessitates social distancing. The campaign is a local iteration of CVS Health’s national Time for Care effort, and both highlight the need for patients to … future funding and more than 60% supported more funding for remote monitoring. The federal government has allowed regulatory flexibilities during the public health emergency, a move that some respondents praised and wanted to see continue …

Patient Satisfaction

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: Senate to vote as early as this week on ‘targeted’ COVID-19 relief | FierceHealthcare | 9/8/2020

… to seek the care they need even as COVID-19 necessitates social distancing. The campaign is a local iteration of CVS Health’s national Time for Care effort, and both highlight the need for patients to … clinicians and physicians as a win, along with physician and patient satisfaction with the ability to safely provide and get remote care. Executives also faced challenges with ramping up telehealth during the pandemic, including limited …

Medical Transportation

10 healthcare organizations that have teamed up with Lyft, Uber in the past year | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/4/2020

… Alignment Healthcare , a Medicare Advantage insurance company in Orange, Calif., in December 2019 partnered with Uber Health to provide nonemergency medical transportation options for its plan members. 5. Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health teamed up … residents and fellows at NYC Health + Hospitals . 9. In August, CVS Health’s Aetna division partnered with Lyft to donate $100,000 in rides to school for families in school districts around the country. 10. Uber Health …

Medication Adherence

Aetna pushes further into home health with Landmark deal | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/3/2020

Aetna pushes further into home health with Landmark deal Morgan Haefner - Print Email CVS Health-owned Aetna will expand its home-based services to Medicare Advantage members in New York through a new relationship with … receive services like wound care, lab draws, catheter maintenance and medication adherence in their homes. Members will also get 24/7 access to a Landmark healthcare provider, and providers can share data with members’ primary care …

Medicare Advantage

Aetna Doubles Down on In-Home Physician Care, Partners with Landmark Health | Home Health Care News | 9/2/2020

Facebook Aetna is taking another step toward the home. The managed health care company announced Tuesday that it is forming a new partnership with Landmark Health in New York to bring physician-led services into the homes of Aetna’s Medicare Advantage members. The partnership further highlights a growing desire for more in-home medical and primary care, among other services. Just last week, Aetna — a CVS Health company (NYSE: CVS …

Home Care

Aetna Doubles Down on In-Home Physician Care, Partners with Landmark Health | Home Health Care News | 9/2/2020

… highlights a growing desire for more in-home medical and primary care, among other services. Just last week, Aetna — a CVS Health company (NYSE: CVS) — announced a partnership with primary care provider WellBe Senior Medical … enhancing physicians’ ability to care for their patients. Other in-home care services — such as ongoing nutrition, medication therapy, emotional and mental health support — are also covered under the plan. “I would say that we …

American Medical Association

Aetna unveils plan nudging members to CVS clinics, pharmacies | Healthcare Dive | 9/1/2020

… that would only be attractive in the Soviet Union. You have many choices, as long as they’re CVS.” Dive Brief: CVS Health-owned Aetna on Monday rolled out a plan design that would steer patients … power to make them fill scripts at CVS pharmacies. The American Medical Association , advocacy group Consumers Union and pharmacy organizations, among other groups, were staunchly opposed to the merger on anticompetitive concerns. But the deal …

Sleep Apnea

Aetna rolls out new plan built around CVS pharmacies, retail clinics - MedCity News | 9/1/2020

… Aetna would steer patients toward its parent company’s health assets. The Aetna Connected plan would let members access appointments at CVS Health’s MinuteClinics and newer HealthHUBs for no copay, along with other features that make … these stores offer other services, such as phlebotomy labs or sleep apnea assessments. They also have a space that can be used for yoga, nutritional seminars and other wellness-related classes. In a recent earnings …

Community Health

Benedict College and CVS Health Launch COVID-19 Testing in Columbia | PR Newswire | 8/31/2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. , Aug. 31, Benedict College and CVS Health today announced the launch of rapid COVID-19 testing on the College’s Columbia campus. CVS Pharmacists and pharmacy employees will staff the testing operation, which will … to COVID-19 testing,” said Dr. Garth Graham , Vice President, Community Health and Chief Community Health Officer, CVS Health. “This joint effort allows us to tap into the network of a trusted organization with strong …

Apple Health

CVS Health introduces special access to Apple Fitness+ | MSN | 9/22/2020

CVS Health announced that later this year, it will offer special access for clients, customers, and employees to Apple Fitness+, a fitness experience developed for the Apple Watch. A free, 2-month subscription for Fitness+ will be offered to CVS Pharmacy ExtraCare members and all CVS employees when the upcoming service is launched. CVS Health announced that later this year, it will offer special access for clients, customers, and employees …

UnitedHealth

‘We feel bullish’: Payers look ahead to 2021 | Healthcare Dive | 9/18/2020

… is now still “a little below par,” but well above that depression and meeting internal expectations, CEO Bruce Broussard said. CVS Health-owned Aetna has seen its commercial business come back faster than Medicare, CFO … benefit for companies with leading market share in MA, like UnitedHealth, Humana and Aetna . “We’ve had public options and done well in public options. So history says that’s fine,” Centene’s Neidorff said. “I think Biden …

UnitedHealth Group

12 Leading Medicare Advantage Payers by 2020 CMS Star Ratings | HealthPayer Intelligence | 9/18/2020

… exception of one plan in Georgia. Other states that these plans covered included California, Colorado, Hawaii, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington. UnitedHealth Group READ MORE: Dawn of the Virtual Medicare Advantage Plan from Alignment Health UnitedHealth … every county in Texas as an employer group health plan. CVS Health Corporation CVS Health’s Aetna Health Inc. (me) Medicare Advantage plan earned five stars for 2020. It had over 8,900 people enrolled in the …

Walmart Health

Walmart details Health superstore expansion, one year after pilot | Healthcare Dive | 9/18/2020

Walmart details Health superstore expansion, one year after pilot Permission granted by Walmart share Dive Brief: One year after the first Walmart Health location opened in Dallas, Georgia, the retail giant is moving forward with … The retail basic care market is in its formative stages. CVS Health and Walgreens have been particularly active, capitalizing on extensive brick-and-mortar footprints and using partnerships and acquisitions to build out their clinic …

Walgreens Healthcare

Walmart details Health superstore expansion, one year after pilot | Healthcare Dive | 9/18/2020

CVS Health and Walgreens have been particularly active, capitalizing on extensive brick-and-mortar footprints and using partnerships and acquisitions to build out their clinic chains. Along with bringing in revenue from services themselves, retail clinics have also been shown to lead to higher script-writing and front store sales. There’s some competition around pricing. Walmart’s nurse-led clinics are priced at a 35% to 40% discount to CVS Health’s …

Centene

‘We feel bullish’: Payers look ahead to 2021 | Healthcare Dive | 9/18/2020

… CVS Health-owned Aetna has seen its commercial business come back faster than Medicare, CFO Eva Boratto said. Primary care and labs have seen a quicker rebound, but it’s been slower in inpatient and ambulatory. Centene CEO Michael Neidorff predicts utilization will be between 65% to 80% of normal by the end of the year, but remains cautious due to the shifting nature of the pandemic, and how it could …

Evernorth

‘We feel bullish’: Payers look ahead to 2021 | Healthcare Dive | 9/18/2020

… is now still “a little below par,” but well above that depression and meeting internal expectations, CEO Bruce Broussard said. CVS Health-owned Aetna has seen its commercial business come back faster than Medicare, CFO … insurer announced it was rebranding its health services division as Evernorth, in a next step for the Cigna-Express Scripts megamerger completed almost two years ago. For its part, Centene is introducing more value-based …

Fitbit

World Market Outlook for the Workplace Stress Management Market to 2025 | PR Newswire | 9/17/2020

CVS Health Corporation (ActiveHealth Management, Inc.) Fitbit, Inc …

Express Scripts

Cigna rebrands health services division, including Express Scripts, as Evernorth | Healthcare Dive | 9/16/2020

Cigna rebrands health services division, including Express Scripts, as Evernorth Permission granted by Cigna First published on Dive Brief: Cigna is rebranding its growing health services business, including pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts, as Evernorth … with annual revenue of $154 billion in 2019, just trailing CVS Health and UnitedHealth Group. Evernorth will sell health services geared toward other payers, employers and government businesses, including those without Cigna medical insurance. Cigna …

GSK

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Walmart, Oracle, Sanofi, Amazon, GlaxoSmithKline and CVS Health | Nasdaq | 9/16/2020

Sep 16, 2020 10:33AM EDT For Immediate Release Chicago, IL – September 16, 2020 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: Walmart Inc. WMT , Oracle Corporation ORCL , Sanofi SNY , Amazon.com, Inc. AMZN , GlaxoSmithKline plc GSK and CVS Health Corporation CVS . Here …

GlaxoSmithKline

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Walmart, Oracle, Sanofi, Amazon, GlaxoSmithKline and CVS Health | Nasdaq | 9/16/2020

Sep 16, 2020 10:33AM EDT For Immediate Release Chicago, IL – September 16, 2020 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: Walmart Inc. WMT , Oracle Corporation ORCL , Sanofi SNY , Amazon.com, Inc. AMZN , GlaxoSmithKline plc GSK and CVS Health Corporation CVS . Here …

CVS Caremark

In deal with Apple, CVS clients get temporary access to new fitness feature | Healthcare Dive | 9/16/2020

In deal with Apple, CVS clients get temporary access to new fitness feature Courtesy of CVS Health First published on Dive Brief: CVS Health has struck a deal with Apple to give temporary free access for the health giant’s clients, customers and employees to Apple’s new subscription fitness service. Beneficiaries enrolled in Aetna’s commercial or CVS Caremark’s prescription plans will be offered a free one-year subscription to the feature …

Landmark Health

MA Plan Uses Home Healthcare to Manage Multiple Chronic Diseases | HealthPayer Intelligence | 9/16/2020

Private Payers News MA Plan Uses Home Healthcare to Manage Multiple Chronic Diseases Aetna’s program aims to help Medicare Advantage members with multiple chronic diseases through preventive care and at-home services. Source: Getty Images CVS Health’s Aetna is using home healthcare to address chronic disease management for those with multiple chronic diseases, the payer announced . Aetna will partner with Landmark Health (Landmark) in New York to serve members on …

Gilead Sciences

Our Ultimate Stock Pickers’ Top 10 Dividend-Yielding Stocks | Morningstar | 9/15/2020

Gilead Sciences ( GILD ) , Novartis ( NVS ) , and Bank of New York Mellon ( BK ) , and narrow-moat rated CVS Health ( CVS ) and Cisco Systems ( CSCO ) were part of the old list, as well. Wide-moat rated Gilead Sciences and Bank of New York Mellon, and narrow-moat rated Cisco Systems and CVS Health moved up the list, and wide-moat rated Novartis moved down the list. The top 10 widely held dividend …

Pfizer

Our Ultimate Stock Pickers’ Top 10 Dividend-Yielding Stocks | Morningstar | 9/15/2020

Pfizer ( PFE ) , Gilead Sciences ( GILD ) , Novartis ( NVS ) , and Bank of New York Mellon ( BK ) , and narrow-moat rated CVS Health ( CVS ) and Cisco Systems ( CSCO ) were part of the old list, as well. Wide-moat rated Gilead Sciences and Bank of New York Mellon, and narrow-moat rated Cisco Systems and CVS Health moved up the list, and wide-moat rated Novartis moved down the list. The top 10 widely …

Novartis

Our Ultimate Stock Pickers’ Top 10 Dividend-Yielding Stocks | Morningstar | 9/15/2020

Novartis ( NVS ) , and Bank of New York Mellon ( BK ) , and narrow-moat rated CVS Health ( CVS ) and Cisco Systems ( CSCO ) were part of the old list, as well. Wide-moat rated Gilead Sciences and Bank of New York Mellon, and narrow-moat rated Cisco Systems and CVS Health moved up the list, and wide-moat rated Novartis moved down the list. The top 10 widely held dividend-paying stocks also …

Gilead

Our Ultimate Stock Pickers’ Top 10 Dividend-Yielding Stocks | Morningstar | 9/15/2020

Gilead Sciences ( GILD ) , Novartis ( NVS ) , and Bank of New York Mellon ( BK ) , and narrow-moat rated CVS Health ( CVS ) and Cisco Systems ( CSCO ) were part of the old list, as well. Wide-moat rated Gilead Sciences and Bank of New York Mellon, and narrow-moat rated Cisco Systems and CVS Health moved up the list, and wide-moat rated Novartis moved down the list. The top 10 widely held dividend …

Merck

UPS Appoints Eva Boratto And Wayne Hewett To Board Of Directors | Globe Newswire | 9/10/2020

… Sept. 10, UPS (NYSE: UPS ) today announced the election of Eva Boratto, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of CVS Health and Wayne Hewett, former Chief Executive Officer of Klöckner Pentaplast Group and of … procurement. Prior to CVS, Boratto served for 20 years at Merck in executive roles with responsibilities ranging from Reporting and Planning to Controller and Investor Relations. Prior to Merck, she was a Financial Analyst at …

Optum

Dem report: Postal Service changes delay prescription drugs | Star Tribune | 9/9/2020

… CVS Health, Walgreens Boots Alliance, UnitedHealth/Optum and Humana. Senate staff also talked to patient advocacy groups and national associations representing pharmacy benefit managers and specialty pharmacies. A spokesman for the Postal Service said the agency’s workforce, “like many others, have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, which has resulted in certain service disruptions.’’ Officials are “aggressively working to ensure full service coverage across the network, including increasing hiring …

Walgreens Boots Alliance

Dem report: Postal Service changes delay prescription drugs | Star Tribune | 9/9/2020

… CVS Health, Walgreens Boots Alliance, UnitedHealth/Optum and Humana. Senate staff also talked to patient advocacy groups and national associations representing pharmacy benefit managers and specialty pharmacies. A spokesman for the Postal Service said the agency’s workforce, “like many others, have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, which has resulted in certain service disruptions.’’ Officials are “aggressively working to ensure full service coverage across the network, including increasing hiring …

WellDoc

Welldoc Adds to Executive Team With New Commercial Leadership Hires | Business Wire | 9/9/2020

COLUMBIA, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 9, 2020– Welldoc®, a trailblazer in digital health that is revolutionizing chronic disease management to help transform lives, today announced an expanded leadership team with the appointments of Keith Reynolds … Prior to joining Welldoc, Keith Reynolds spent 17 years at CVS Health, where he served as Vice President, Enterprise Health Plans and Market Strategy. In this role, he led multi-functional teams including Enterprise Health …

Avizia

Welldoc Adds to Executive Team With New Commercial Leadership Hires | Business Wire | 9/9/2020

… to improving the lives of those living with chronic diseases.” Prior to joining Welldoc, Keith Reynolds spent 17 years at CVS Health, where he served as Vice President, Enterprise Health Plans and Market Strategy. In … Senior Vice President of Provider Solutions at American Well (formerly Avizia), he positioned the company as a leading enterprise-wide telehealth solution for large provider organizations. Driscoll has a proven track record of increasing sales …

McKesson Corporation

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: Senate to vote as early as this week on ‘targeted’ COVID-19 relief | FierceHealthcare | 9/8/2020

… to seek the care they need even as COVID-19 necessitates social distancing. The campaign is a local iteration of CVS Health’s national Time for Care effort, and both highlight the need for patients to … Health, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Health Mart, Kindred Healthcare, LabCorp, McKesson Corporation and Walgreens. UPDATED: Wednesday, July 8 at 10:34 a.m. Epidemiologists call for ‘Universal Pandemic Precautions’ for patients and healthcare workers The Board of …

DaVita

DaVita Announces Shawn Guertin Will Join its Board of Directors | PR Newswire | 9/8/2020

DENVER , Sept. 8, DaVita Inc . announced today that its Board of Directors appointed a new independent director, Mr. Shawn Guertin , to join the Board, effective Sept. 15 . Mr. Guertin joins the Board with nearly 35 … expansion into government programs, leading to Aetna’s eventual merger into CVS Health. At Aetna, Mr. Guertin was a key member of the executive leadership team driving the overall strategic direction of the enterprise and leading …

Cerner

10 healthcare organizations that have teamed up with Lyft, Uber in the past year | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/4/2020

… have over the past year formed partnerships with health systems, payers and health IT companies such as Sutter Health and Cerner. Here are 10 healthcare partnerships the rideshare companies have formed since September 2019. Editor’s … residents and fellows at NYC Health + Hospitals . 9. In August, CVS Health’s Aetna division partnered with Lyft to donate $100,000 in rides to school for families in school districts around the country. 10. Uber Health …

BlackRock Inc.

F&V Capital Management LLC Increases Position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 10/12/2020

F&V Capital Management LLC Increases Position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Posted by Maurice Goldstein on Oct 12th, 2020 F&V Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of CVS Health Corp … hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the stock. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in CVS Health by 1.3% in the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 97,156,370 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock …

SVB Leerink

Walmart details Health superstore expansion, one year after pilot | Healthcare Dive | 9/18/2020

… for an eye appointment. Therapy services are $1 per minute. The retail basic care market is in its formative stages. CVS Health and Walgreens have been particularly active, capitalizing on extensive brick-and-mortar footprints … focused locations, called HealthHUBs, across myriad basic health services, per SVB Leerink. Consumer demand for low-cost healthcare close to the home has fueled a race to gobble up market share quickly. Walmart has partnered …

Zacks Equity Research

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Walmart, Oracle, Sanofi, Amazon, GlaxoSmithKline and CVS Health | Nasdaq | 9/16/2020

Sep 16, 2020 10:33AM EDT For Immediate Release Chicago, IL – September 16, 2020 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: Walmart Inc. WMT , Oracle Corporation ORCL , Sanofi SNY , Amazon.com, Inc. AMZN , GlaxoSmithKline plc GSK and CVS Health Corporation CVS . Here …

Rock Health

Following 300% growth in 2020, smart scale maker Podimetrics lands another $8M | MobiHealthNews | 8/19/2020

… Rock Health, Norwich Ventures and Scientific Health Development, all of which had previously backed the company, contributed. Additionally, Podimetrics announced three new additions to its advisory board: Dr. Foluso Fakorede, an endovascular specialist and CEO of Cardiovascular Solutions of Central Mississippi; Doug Ghertner, CEO of biologic injection company IVX Health and former CEO of Change Healthcare; and David Joyner, the former EVP of sales and marketing at CVS Health. WHAT …

Norwich Ventures

Following 300% growth in 2020, smart scale maker Podimetrics lands another $8M | MobiHealthNews | 8/19/2020

Norwich Ventures and Scientific Health Development, all of which had previously backed the company, contributed. Additionally, Podimetrics announced three new additions to its advisory board: Dr. Foluso Fakorede, an endovascular specialist and CEO of Cardiovascular Solutions of Central Mississippi; Doug Ghertner, CEO of biologic injection company IVX Health and former CEO of Change Healthcare; and David Joyner, the former EVP of sales and marketing at CVS Health. WHAT IT DOES …

Polaris Partners

Following 300% growth in 2020, smart scale maker Podimetrics lands another $8M | MobiHealthNews | 8/19/2020

… Polaris Partners, Rock Health, Norwich Ventures and Scientific Health Development, all of which had previously backed the company, contributed. Additionally, Podimetrics announced three new additions to its advisory board: Dr. Foluso Fakorede, an endovascular specialist and CEO of Cardiovascular Solutions of Central Mississippi; Doug Ghertner, CEO of biologic injection company IVX Health and former CEO of Change Healthcare; and David Joyner, the former EVP of sales and marketing at CVS …

Zacks Investment Research

CVS Health raises full year guidance as Q2 profits soar amid COVID-19 response | FierceHealthcare | 8/4/2020

CVS Health raises full year guidance as Q2 profits soar amid COVID-19 response by Tina Reed Aug 5, 2020 6:30am CVS Health opened more than 1,800 COVID-19 test sites at drive-thru locations … per share, a year earlier. Wall Street analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research predicted earnings of $1.93 per share on $64.5 billion in revenue. Product Request a Demo Its second quarter revenues of $65.3 billion …

Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley on Walmart’s growing health ambitions - Business Insider | 7/10/2020

Morgan Stanley wrote in a note Friday. For more stories like this, sign up here for our healthcare newsletter Dispensed. In the past year, Walmart has been making a push into healthcare, as the giant US retailer vies for a bigger slice of the $3.6 trillion US healthcare industry. Pharmacy chains like CVS Health , Walgreens , and Rite Aid are betting on healthcare as a key part of the the future …

Cambia Health Solutions

How the coronavirus will permanently reshape the healthcare industry, according to 26 top industry leaders | Business Insider | 6/24/2020

From left to right: CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo, Bristol Myers Squibb CEO Giovanni Caforio, Epic Systems CEO Judy Faulkner, and Kaiser Permanente CEO Gregory Adams. CVS Health; Bristol Myers Squibb; Epic Systems; Kaiser Permanente … stronger company because of the pandemic. Mark Ganz, CEO of Cambia Health Solutions: ‘We’re going to have a mental health epidemic that’s going to follow this virus.’ Mark Ganz, CEO of Cambia Health Solutions Cambia …

Kaiser Permanente Ventures

Big Health Raises $39 Million in Series B Financing from Gilde Healthcare, Morningside Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, and Octopus Ventures | PR Newswire | 6/18/2020

… 39 million in a Series B financing, led by Gilde Healthcare and joined by co-lead Morningside Ventures; existing investors Kaiser Permanente Ventures (KPV) and Octopus Ventures; and Samsung NEXT. Janke Dittmer , general partner at … Health: In June 2019 , Big Health announced a partnership with CVS Health, to streamline customer adoption of its digital therapeutics; the first step was to add Big Health’s Sleepio ™ - for poor sleep - to the CVS …

Morningside Ventures

Big Health Raises $39 Million in Series B Financing from Gilde Healthcare, Morningside Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, and Octopus Ventures | PR Newswire | 6/18/2020

… announced it has raised $39 million in a Series B financing, led by Gilde Healthcare and joined by co-lead Morningside Ventures; existing investors Kaiser Permanente Ventures (KPV) and Octopus Ventures; and Samsung NEXT. Janke … Health: In June 2019 , Big Health announced a partnership with CVS Health, to streamline customer adoption of its digital therapeutics; the first step was to add Big Health’s Sleepio ™ - for poor sleep - to the CVS …

Samsung NEXT

Big Health Raises $39 Million in Series B Financing from Gilde Healthcare, Morningside Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, and Octopus Ventures | PR Newswire | 6/18/2020

… by Gilde Healthcare and joined by co-lead Morningside Ventures; existing investors Kaiser Permanente Ventures (KPV) and Octopus Ventures; and Samsung NEXT. Janke Dittmer , general partner at Gilde and Isaac Cheng, partner at Morningside, will … Health: In June 2019 , Big Health announced a partnership with CVS Health, to streamline customer adoption of its digital therapeutics; the first step was to add Big Health’s Sleepio ™ - for poor sleep - to the CVS …

Octopus Ventures

Big Health Raises $39 Million in Series B Financing from Gilde Healthcare, Morningside Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, and Octopus Ventures | PR Newswire | 6/18/2020

… B financing, led by Gilde Healthcare and joined by co-lead Morningside Ventures; existing investors Kaiser Permanente Ventures (KPV) and Octopus Ventures; and Samsung NEXT. Janke Dittmer , general partner at Gilde and Isaac Cheng, partner … Health: In June 2019 , Big Health announced a partnership with CVS Health, to streamline customer adoption of its digital therapeutics; the first step was to add Big Health’s Sleepio ™ - for poor sleep - to the CVS …

Goldman Sachs

New Research Identifies 8 Ways Marketing Is Changing Due To Covid-19 | Forbes | 6/15/2020

Siegel+Gale, the global brand experience firm, talked with 26 marketing leaders from some of the world’s top brands, including CVS Health, Goldman Sachs, Fandango, NHL, Petco and Pfizer, on conducting business in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The research resulted in 8 themes that cut across marketers in different industries ( see full study here ). See here for insight on how the pandemic has resulted in helping marketers …

JP Morgan

Pharmacies & Drug Stores Outlook Dull Amid Coronavirus Crisis - June 10, 2020 - Zacks.com | 6/10/2020

CVS Health ( CVS - Free Report ) and Rite Aid ( RAD - Free Report ) are commonly referred to as the “big three” in the drugstore space. However, the non-healthcare leaders like Amazon ( AMZN - Free Report ) , JP Morgan ( JPM - Free Report ) and Berkshire Hathaway, which are on the brink of floating major healthcare ventures, by and large affected the business of the Retail - Pharmacies and Drug Stores players. Here are the industry’s four …

Bain Capital Ventures

UnitedHealth near buying telehealth provider AbleTo for $470 million | CNBC | 4/28/2020

… year, Optum’s venture arm made a “significant” strategic investment in AbleTo, after the company previously raised money from investors including Bain Capital Ventures and Aetna (now owned by CVS ), a UnitedHealth competitor in the health … in need of mental health and substance abuse treatment. WATCH: CVS Health Chairman David Dorman on coronavirus testing, telehealth and more VIDEO 11:30 11:30 CVS Health Chairman David Dorman on coronavirus testing, telehealth and more …

Bain Capital

UnitedHealth near buying telehealth provider AbleTo for $470 million | CNBC | 4/28/2020

… year, Optum’s venture arm made a “significant” strategic investment in AbleTo, after the company previously raised money from investors including Bain Capital Ventures and Aetna (now owned by CVS ), a UnitedHealth competitor in the health … in need of mental health and substance abuse treatment. WATCH: CVS Health Chairman David Dorman on coronavirus testing, telehealth and more VIDEO 11:30 11:30 CVS Health Chairman David Dorman on coronavirus testing, telehealth and more …

Optum Ventures

UnitedHealth near buying telehealth provider AbleTo for $470 million | CNBC | 4/28/2020

… Ventures and Aetna (now owned by CVS ), a UnitedHealth competitor in the health insurance market. Stephen Renfro, a partner at Optum Ventures, said in the press release at the time that “AbleTo is changing the … in need of mental health and substance abuse treatment. WATCH: CVS Health Chairman David Dorman on coronavirus testing, telehealth and more VIDEO 11:30 11:30 CVS Health Chairman David Dorman on coronavirus testing, telehealth and more …

Deerfield Management

A pair of top young healthcare leaders just raised a fresh $18 million for a buzzy startup that’s helping doctors provide better care | 3/10/2020

RubiconMD just raised a fresh $18 million from investors led by Deerfield Management. That brings the startup's total funding to more than $40 million. RubiconMD helps primary care doctors connect with specialists for help in treating patients with more complicated conditions, ranging from heart problems to mental health issues. Buzzy startups , major hospitals , and powerhouse companies like Walmart and CVS Health are reshaping how Americans get healthcare. “We …

Blackstone

Blackstone to Acquire HealthEdge, a Leading Healthcare Technology Solutions Provider | Business Wire | 3/9/2020

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar 9, 2020– Blackstone (NYSE:BX) today announced that funds managed by Blackstone (“Blackstone”) will acquire a majority stake in HealthEdge, a leading technology business that delivers next generation Core Administrative … Jelinek, Board Member of HealthEdge and Executive Vice President of CVS Health, added: “On behalf of the company we are pleased to be partnering with Blackstone, which has the capital and resources to help HealthEdge …

BlackRock

U.S. News Spotlights Corporate Social Responsibility at Community Health Leadership Forum | 3/3/2020

… Vice President, Community Affairs, Campbell Soup Company; President, Campbell Soup Foundation Deborah Winshel , Managing Director, Global Head of Social Impact, BlackRock Moderator : Carol Cone , Chief Executive Officer, Carol Cone ON PURPOSE; Host, “Purpose 360” Podcast … the Aetna Foundation, an independent charitable and philanthropic affiliate of CVS Health. The program will conclude with a presentation of the 2020 Community Health Leadership Awards recognizing local leaders across the country who are making …

Bain Capital Private Equity

Anthem Furthers ‘Whole Person’ Play In Adding Beacon Health Options | Forbes | 3/2/2020

Bain Capital Private Equity and Diamond Castle Holdings for Beacon Health, which is privately held. Anthem’s completion of the deal announced Monday is significant as health insurers move beyond managing just medical care to make sure patients are getting the right care, in the right place and at the right time. Anthem and its rivals, Cigna, UnitedHealth Group and CVS Health are increasingly working to address social determinants of their …

SunTrust Bank

Feb 07, 2020 - Hunter Associates inc. Buys The Walt Disney Co, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Erie Indemnity Co, Sells Celgene Corp, SunTrust Banks Inc, PPG Industries Inc - GuruFocus.com | 2/7/2020

Pittsburgh, PA, based Investment company Hunter Associates inc. ( Current Portfolio ) buys The Walt Disney Co, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Erie Indemnity Co, CVS Health Corp, Truist Financial Corp, sells Celgene Corp, SunTrust Banks Inc, PPG Industries Inc, Marker Therapeutics Inc, Constellation Brands Inc during the 3-months ended 2019Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Hunter Associates inc.. As of 2019Q4, Hunter Associates inc. owns 171 …

SunTrust Banks

Feb 07, 2020 - Hunter Associates inc. Buys The Walt Disney Co, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Erie Indemnity Co, Sells Celgene Corp, SunTrust Banks Inc, PPG Industries Inc - GuruFocus.com | 2/7/2020

Pittsburgh, PA, based Investment company Hunter Associates inc. ( Current Portfolio ) buys The Walt Disney Co, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Erie Indemnity Co, CVS Health Corp, Truist Financial Corp, sells Celgene Corp, SunTrust Banks Inc, PPG Industries Inc, Marker Therapeutics Inc, Constellation Brands Inc during the 3-months ended 2019Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Hunter Associates inc.. As of 2019Q4, Hunter Associates inc. owns 171 …

TPG Capital

Feel The Bern: Presidential Race Throws Cold Water On Health Insurance Mega-Mergers | Forbes | 2/6/2020

… 2020 while firms await critical federal election outcomes, industry executives said. Looking to diversify, gain scale and efficiencies, pharmacy giant CVS Health in late 2018 closed a $70 billion acquisition of health insurance major Aetna … end, Humana in 2018 teamed up with Welsh Carson and TPG Capital to buy Kindred Healthcare, a major hospital and home care provider, for $4.1 billion. Humana disclosed another Welsh Carson deal on February 3 …

Hackensack Meridian

N.J.’s first payer-provider joint company to launch Medicare plans in October | Crain’s New York Business | 9/18/2020

… create a company offering Medicare Advantage plans, the companies announced this week. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, Hackensack Meridian Health and RWJBarnabas Health created Braven Health, which will offer three plans in … 4,000 by mid-October, said Eueal Dagne, region director at CVS Health. CVS will continue to evaluate if New York requires more sites, but there are no plans to open more at this point, Dagne …

Ascension

Two Blues Partner with Providers to Launch New Health Plans | HealthPayer Intelligence | 9/15/2020

… be accountable to the customer and bring true innovation to the Medicare market.” Dig Deeper New Aetna Health Plan Leverages CVS HealthHUBs, Narrow Networks The partnership is the byproduct of the organizations’ efforts to advance … Meanwhile in Wisconsin, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Ascension Wisconsin are partnering to bring new health plans to the state’s ACA marketplace. A central feature of the Anthem plans is Ascension Wisconsin’s network …

RWJBarnabas Health

Two Blues Partner with Providers to Launch New Health Plans | HealthPayer Intelligence | 9/15/2020

… new health plans. Horizon BCBSNJ announced a new Medicare Advantage plan, Braven Health , in partnership with Hackensack Meridian Health and RWJBarnabas Health, though the latter’s involvement is pending approval by the New Jersey Department of … the Medicare market.” Dig Deeper New Aetna Health Plan Leverages CVS HealthHUBs, Narrow Networks The partnership is the byproduct of the organizations’ efforts to advance value-care care through the OMNIA Health Alliance, a statewide …

Ascension Wisconsin

Two Blues Partner with Providers to Launch New Health Plans | HealthPayer Intelligence | 9/15/2020

… be accountable to the customer and bring true innovation to the Medicare market.” Dig Deeper New Aetna Health Plan Leverages CVS HealthHUBs, Narrow Networks The partnership is the byproduct of the organizations’ efforts to advance … Meanwhile in Wisconsin, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Ascension Wisconsin are partnering to bring new health plans to the state’s ACA marketplace. A central feature of the Anthem plans is Ascension Wisconsin’s network …

Geisinger

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: Senate to vote as early as this week on ‘targeted’ COVID-19 relief | FierceHealthcare | 9/8/2020

… to seek the care they need even as COVID-19 necessitates social distancing. The campaign is a local iteration of CVS Health’s national Time for Care effort, and both highlight the need for patients to … this, he said. UPDATED: Thursday, July 9, at 12:41 p.m. Geisinger CEO sees a ‘mixed bag’ in COVID-19’s future The CEO of major hospital system Geisinger has mixed feelings about the extent of …

Allina Health

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: Senate to vote as early as this week on ‘targeted’ COVID-19 relief | FierceHealthcare | 9/8/2020

… Allina Health, Aetna’s joint venture launches campaign urging patients to seek needed care Allina Health Aetna, a joint venture between the two companies, has launched a new campaign urging members in Minnesota to seek the care they need even as COVID-19 necessitates social distancing. The campaign is a local iteration of CVS Health’s national Time for Care effort, and both highlight the need for patients to prioritize their health …

CommonSpirit Health

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: Senate to vote as early as this week on ‘targeted’ COVID-19 relief | FierceHealthcare | 9/8/2020

UPDATED: Monday, Sept. 14 at 10 a.m. CVS makes tests available to patients aged 12 and older CVS Health has announced that it will make COVID-19 testing available at its drive-thru testing sites … to three days. UPDATED: Friday, Sept. 11 at 2:26 p.m. CommonSpirit Health opens new lab for COVID-19 testing CommonSpirit Health announced the opening of its Reference Lab, a nearly 10,000-square-foot space in …

Sutter Health

10 healthcare organizations that have teamed up with Lyft, Uber in the past year | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/4/2020

… Lyft and Uber have over the past year formed partnerships with health systems, payers and health IT companies such as Sutter Health and Cerner. Here are 10 healthcare partnerships the rideshare companies have formed since … residents and fellows at NYC Health + Hospitals . 9. In August, CVS Health’s Aetna division partnered with Lyft to donate $100,000 in rides to school for families in school districts around the country. 10. Uber Health …

NYC Health

10 healthcare organizations that have teamed up with Lyft, Uber in the past year | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/4/2020

NYC Health + Hospitals . 9. In August, CVS Health’s Aetna division partnered with Lyft to donate $100,000 in rides to school for families in school districts around the country. 10. Uber Health teamed up with Redwood City, Calif.-based prescription delivery service NimbleRx in August to deliver medications directly to patients’ homes. More articles on consumerism …

Oak Street Health

Walmart, newly public Oak Street Health launch clinic partnership in Texas | Healthcare Dive | 9/2/2020

Walmart, Oak Street Health launch clinic partnership in Texas Permission granted by Walmart First published on Dive Brief: Walmart is partnering with primary care player Oak Street Health to bring its clinics to three Walmart … year, and other health-focused retail behemoths like Walgreens and CVS Health have been building out their clinical footprints as consumers, facing skyrocketing healthcare prices, increasingly look for low-barrier care close to the home …

Cleveland Clinic

New Aetna Health Plan Leverages CVS HealthHUBs, Narrow Networks | HealthPayer Intelligence | 9/1/2020

Private Payers News New Aetna Health Plan Leverages CVS HealthHUBs, Narrow Networks The narrow network health plan will incorporate lower cost sites of care and will offer premiums that Aetna projects will be 20 percent … payer said that it would be forming a partnership with Cleveland Clinic to establish a health plan that could lower employer healthcare spending by up to ten percent more than other Aetna employer-sponsored health …

Mayo Clinic

Wood Partners Announces Groundbreaking of Alta Raintree in Scottsdale, AZ | PR Newswire | 8/24/2020

… Mayo Clinic, HonorHealth, Prudential, American Express and CVS Health. For those who enjoy the outdoors, the community’s location is in close proximity to a number of outdoor attractions such as Camelback Mountain, McDowell Mountain Regional Park, and a number of popular, local golf courses. The Waste Management Open, the highest attended golf tournament in the world, is played annually at TPC of Scottsdale , only two miles away. “ Alta Raintree’s prime …

Dignity Health

San Francisco becomes first US airport with rapid COVID-19 results for workers | MSN | 8/24/2020

… San Francisco becomes first US airport with rapid COVID-19 results for workers SFO announced Monday that it will use Dignity Health’s GoHealth Urgent Care to administer testing inside the airport, with results in about … the heels of a partnership between Delta Air Lines and CVS Health Return Ready testing, a rapid-response nasal swab test that will be provided to Delta employees in hub crew lounges. The airport industry …

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH

Cleveland Clinic and Aetna form Accountable Care Organization | Healthcare Finance | 8/21/2020

They are also launching a co-branded commercial insurance plan called the Aetna Whole Health-Cleveland Clinic plan. Susan Morse , Managing Editor Photo of Cleveland Clinic by Douglas Sacha The Cleveland Clinic and Aetna have … Toronto; Abu Dhabi, UAE; and London. Aetna is owned by CVS Health. ON THE RECORD “Given the current economic climate, employers are looking for a cost-effective, high quality insurance plan that also provides access …

Emory Healthcare

Delta to Cap Seating Into 2021 to Boost Traveler Confidence | MSN | 8/20/2020

… two, middle seats will be blocked to allow for greater distancing during flights. “Medical experts, including our own partners at Emory Healthcare, agree – more distance on board makes a difference,” Delta’s head of customer experience … through October. Delta last week said it was partnering with CVS Health to test flight crews for COVID-19 more regularly. The airline appears to be hoping that as families weigh traveling home for the …

IVX Health

Following 300% growth in 2020, smart scale maker Podimetrics lands another $8M | MobiHealthNews | 8/19/2020

IVX Health and former CEO of Change Healthcare; and David Joyner, the former EVP of sales and marketing at CVS Health. WHAT IT DOES HIMSS20 Digital Learn on-demand, earn credit, find products and solutions. Get Started Podimetrics makes a connected platform for diabetic foot-ulcer detection, consisting of a cellular-connected SmartMat for use in the home and a corresponding clinician-facing dashboard. Patients stand on the SmartMat for …

Kaiser Permanente

Consumers are embracing pharmacy expansion into primary care, says J.D. Power | FierceHealthcare | 8/11/2020

… the primary care realm has driven “significant increases in both satisfaction and consumer spending.” In recent years, pharmacy giants like CVS Health have aggressively expanded into the health delivery space as they pursued insurance partnerships … segment for a third consecutive year, followed by OptumRx and Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy …

Boston Medical Center

CVS Health Adds Big Health’s Digital Therapeutics for the 24-Hour Problem of Mental Health to Its Point Solutions Management Program | Business Wire | 7/29/2020

… COVID-19 pandemic,” said Sree Chaguturu, MD, Chief Medical Officer at CVS Caremark, the pharmacy benefit management (PBM) business of CVS Health. “Big Health’s commitment to clinical evaluation and research aligns with our focus on … mental health care at scale. Big Health clients include Comcast, Boston Medical Center, The Hartford and AmeriGas, among many others. Offering the Big Health solutions via the CVS Health Point Solutions Management program simplifies billing …

Northwell Health

New Initiative Aims to Apply Consumer mHealth to Pandemic Planning | mHealth Intelligence | 7/27/2020

Northwell Health and Colorado’s UCHealth – as well as representatives from Doctor On Demand, ResMed, Philips, Microsoft, the Health Innovation Alliance, CVS Health, Brookings and the American College of Cardiology. “Vigorous planning and preparation are an effective way to deal with unpredictable situations such as COVID-19 and technology is a big part of that,” added PHTI co-chair Alexander Garza, MD, SSM Health’s chief medical officer, current task force commander …

One Medical

The billion-dollar fight over the future of telehealth | Business Insider | 7/10/2020

… that it’s setting up 500 to 700 primary care locations in partnership with startup VillageMD . Walgreens is going up against CVS Health and Walmart, which are both beefing up their healthcare strategies as they take … to watch that are revolutionizing healthcare in 2020. It replaces One Medical as the primary-care representative on the list, after One Medical made its public market debut at the end of January …

St. Joseph Health

How Walgreens leveraged its Microsoft partnership to respond to COVID-19 | FierceHealthcare | 6/26/2020

… St. Joseph Health. In a deal with Chicago-based VillageMD , a national provider of primary care, the company opened up several primary care clinics next to Walgreens stores in the Houston area, with plans to possibly expand there and in other markets. These partnerships are part of Walgreens’ strategy to stay competitive in the healthcare retail market as it looks to outmaneuver rivals like CVS Health and Amazon. The collaborations …

Providence St. Joseph Health

How Walgreens leveraged its Microsoft partnership to respond to COVID-19 | FierceHealthcare | 6/26/2020

… Providence St. Joseph Health. In a deal with Chicago-based VillageMD , a national provider of primary care, the company opened up several primary care clinics next to Walgreens stores in the Houston area, with plans to possibly expand there and in other markets. These partnerships are part of Walgreens’ strategy to stay competitive in the healthcare retail market as it looks to outmaneuver rivals like CVS Health and Amazon. The …

Novant Health

How Walgreens leveraged its Microsoft partnership to respond to COVID-19 | FierceHealthcare | 6/26/2020

Novant Health and Providence St. Joseph Health. In a deal with Chicago-based VillageMD , a national provider of primary care, the company opened up several primary care clinics next to Walgreens stores in the Houston area, with plans to possibly expand there and in other markets. These partnerships are part of Walgreens’ strategy to stay competitive in the healthcare retail market as it looks to outmaneuver rivals like CVS Health

McLaren Health Care

How Walgreens leveraged its Microsoft partnership to respond to COVID-19 | FierceHealthcare | 6/26/2020

… health providers, insurance companies and digital health companies to offer in-store and online health services including AmWell, Heal, UnitedHealthcare, McLaren Health Care, Novant Health and Providence St. Joseph Health. In a deal with Chicago … healthcare retail market as it looks to outmaneuver rivals like CVS Health and Amazon. The collaborations also will be valuable as Walgreens continues to innovate during the COVID-19 health crisis and after the crisis …

Highmark Health

Blues Plans Highmark, HealthNow New York Announce New Affiliation | HealthPayer Intelligence | 6/19/2020

… Plans Highmark, HealthNow New York Announce New Affiliation The non-profit Blues plans announced an “affiliation agreement” that will make Highmark Health the primary licensee of some of HealthNow’s services areas in New York. Source … past involved health plans, including the merger of Aetna and CVS Health and the acquisition of WellCare by Centene . The mergers promise to offer members better access to healthcare coverage at more affordable prices. But …

Aetna

U.S. News and Aetna Foundation Release 2020 Healthiest Communities Rankings | PR Newswire | 9/22/2020

Aetna Foundation Release 2020 Healthiest Communities Rankings New platform provides real-time COVID-19 metric data on more than 3,000 counties; spotlights the disproportionate impact of the virus on Black and Hispanic communities News provided by Sep 22, 2020, 00:01 ET Share this article WASHINGTON , Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – U.S. News & World Report, in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation , an independent, charitable and philanthropic affiliate of CVS Health, today released …

Humana

‘We feel bullish’: Payers look ahead to 2021 | Healthcare Dive | 9/18/2020

Humana saw beneficiary use drop to about 30% of pre-COVID-19 levels until mid-May, when it slowly started to tick back up. The Louisville, Kentucky-based insurer’s utilization is now still “a little below par,” but well above that depression and meeting internal expectations, CEO Bruce Broussard said. CVS Health-owned Aetna has seen its commercial business come back faster than Medicare, CFO Eva Boratto said. Primary care …

Cigna

‘We feel bullish’: Payers look ahead to 2021 | Healthcare Dive | 9/18/2020

… there’s significant uncertainty around the future of the insurance industry, many remarks can be summed up in a line from Cigna CEO David Cordani: “We feel bullish on 2021.” And despite the major role of … that depression and meeting internal expectations, CEO Bruce Broussard said. CVS Health-owned Aetna has seen its commercial business come back faster than Medicare, CFO Eva Boratto said. Primary care and labs have seen a …

Oscar Health

Cigna rebrands health services division, including Express Scripts, as Evernorth | Healthcare Dive | 9/16/2020

… is the third-largest commercial health insurer in the U.S. with annual revenue of $154 billion in 2019, just trailing CVS Health and UnitedHealth Group. Evernorth will sell health services geared toward other payers, employers … to build on existing partnerships, which include millennial-focused payer Oscar Health, PBM Prime Therapeutics and A.I.-enabled digital assistant Buoy Health. The extensive rebranding is the first project that’s rolling out under Cigna’s new …

Anthem Blue Cross

Two Blues Partner with Providers to Launch New Health Plans | HealthPayer Intelligence | 9/15/2020

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield are joining forces with leading providers to offer new health plans. Horizon BCBSNJ announced a new Medicare Advantage plan, Braven … the Medicare market.” Dig Deeper New Aetna Health Plan Leverages CVS HealthHUBs, Narrow Networks The partnership is the byproduct of the organizations’ efforts to advance value-care care through the OMNIA Health Alliance, a statewide …

Molina Healthcare

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: Senate to vote as early as this week on ‘targeted’ COVID-19 relief | FierceHealthcare | 9/8/2020

… to seek the care they need even as COVID-19 necessitates social distancing. The campaign is a local iteration of CVS Health’s national Time for Care effort, and both highlight the need for patients to … Molina extends COVID-19 cost waivers till end of 2020 Molina Healthcare said it will continue to waive all out-of-pocket costs associated with COVID-19 treatment through the end of 2020. The extension …

UnitedHealthcare

DaVita Announces Shawn Guertin Will Join its Board of Directors | PR Newswire | 9/8/2020

… during a period of significant growth driven by acquisitions and expansion into government programs, leading to Aetna’s eventual merger into CVS Health. At Aetna, Mr. Guertin was a key member of the executive leadership team … leadership of its group health business that was acquired by UnitedHealthcare. After working for UnitedHealthcare, Guertin joined Coventry Health Care, where he spent 12 years, including serving as chief actuary and chief financial officer. “DaVita’s …

Coventry Health Care

DaVita Announces Shawn Guertin Will Join its Board of Directors | PR Newswire | 9/8/2020

… during a period of significant growth driven by acquisitions and expansion into government programs, leading to Aetna’s eventual merger into CVS Health. At Aetna, Mr. Guertin was a key member of the executive leadership team … was acquired by UnitedHealthcare. After working for UnitedHealthcare, Guertin joined Coventry Health Care, where he spent 12 years, including serving as chief actuary and chief financial officer. “DaVita’s commitment to its patients, teammates, partners and …

WellCare Health

Global Medical Devices Reimbursement Market Is Expected to Reach USD 994.19 Billion by 2027 : Fior Markets | Globe Newswire | 9/8/2020

… CVS Health, Humana, WellCare Health Plans, Allianz, and BNP Paribas among others. To gain a significant market share in the global medical devices reimbursement market, the key players are now focusing on adopting strategies such as product innovations, mergers & acquisitions, recent developments, joint ventures, collaborations, and partnerships. Private segment dominated the market and held the largest market share of 64.7% in the year 2019 The payer services segment includes private …

Anthem

Will Walmart’s (WMT) Foray in Health Insurance be a Bane? - July 10, 2020 - Zacks.com | 7/10/2020

… Anthem Inc. ( ANTM - Free Report ) , CVS Health Corp. ( CVS - Free Report ) and Centene Corp. ( CNC - Free Report ) . The retail giant already has a presence in healthcare space via its 18 Care Clinics that are present across Texas, Georgia and South Carolina, providing treatment for chronic and acute illnesses. The retailer has been making efforts to dive deeper into the healthcare space. In this regard, last month, Walmart acquired the technology …

Centene Corp

Will Walmart’s (WMT) Foray in Health Insurance be a Bane? - July 10, 2020 - Zacks.com | 7/10/2020

CVS Health Corp. ( CVS - Free Report ) and Centene Corp. ( CNC - Free Report ) . The retail giant already has a presence in healthcare space via its 18 Care Clinics that are present across Texas, Georgia and South Carolina, providing treatment for chronic and acute illnesses. The retailer has been making efforts to dive deeper into the healthcare space. In this regard, last month, Walmart acquired the technology platform CareZone for $200 million …

HealthNow New York

Blues Plans Highmark, HealthNow New York Announce New Affiliation | HealthPayer Intelligence | 6/19/2020

Private Payers News Blues Plans Highmark, HealthNow New York Announce New Affiliation The non-profit Blues plans announced an “affiliation agreement” that will make Highmark Health the primary licensee of some of HealthNow’s services areas … past involved health plans, including the merger of Aetna and CVS Health and the acquisition of WellCare by Centene . The mergers promise to offer members better access to healthcare coverage at more affordable prices. But …

Blue Cross of Idaho

U.S. Health Insurers May Balk at Paying for Coronavirus Antibody Testing | U.S. News & World Report | 6/16/2020

CVS Health Corp’s Aetna unit and Cigna Corp have policies to cover the tests, which cost around $50, and related appointment fees, when doctors say they are medically necessary. Others, such as Blue Cross of Idaho, say they will not cover the tests to help determine the prevalence of the disease in a community, which officials see as necessary for controlling subsequent outbreaks. Doctors’ groups and diagnostics makers say broad …

Bright Health

Health insurers Oscar, Clover, Bright, Devoted first quarter 2020 results - Business Insider | 6/10/2020

Executives at Oscar Health, Devoted Health, Bright Health, Clover Health, and Alignment Healthcare. Clover Health; Bright Health; Oscar Health; Olivia Reaney/Business Insider This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime … the biggest companies in the US, like UnitedHealth Group and CVS Health. They’re trying to get a foothold in massive insurance markets, betting that technology can help them provide better care to their members. Along …

Clover Health

Health insurers Oscar, Clover, Bright, Devoted first quarter 2020 results - Business Insider | 6/10/2020

Executives at Oscar Health, Devoted Health, Bright Health, Clover Health, and Alignment Healthcare. Clover Health; Bright Health; Oscar Health; Olivia Reaney/Business Insider This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime … the biggest companies in the US, like UnitedHealth Group and CVS Health. They’re trying to get a foothold in massive insurance markets, betting that technology can help them provide better care to their members. Along …

Blue Shield of California

Parks Associates: 15% of US Broadband Households Report Increase in Telehealth Service Usage as a Result of COVID-19 Pandemic | PR Newswire | 6/4/2020

… key speakers : Richard Culberson , Executive Director, Cox Homelife Strategy & Operations, Cox Communications Angie Kalousek Ebrahimi , Executive Director, Mind-Body Medicine, Blue Shield of California Gene Wang , CEO, People Power “Deep analysis of these topics is … People Power Emily Rowan Whitcomb , Digital Strategy, Partnerships & Innovation at CVS Health, CVS Topics: COVID-19: Transforming the Healthcare Ecosystem Telehealth and RPM: Moving to the Core of Healthcare Delivery COVID-19: Seniors, Caregiving, and …

Premera Blue Cross

Premera Blue Cross teams up with 98point6 to launch virtual primary care plan | FierceHealthcare | 5/18/2020

Washington-based Premera Blue Cross is launching a new virtual primary care plan for employers. Premera NOW will be available to the insurer’s employer clients beginning in October. The plan, designed in partnership with telehealth … expect to continue even as the country begins to reopen. CVS Health, for example, saw virtual visits through its MinuteClinics increase by 600% in the first quarter of the year thanks to COVID-19. In …

SCAN Health Plan

Medicare Advantage insurers tested by flood of kidney failure patients | 4/27/2020

… is expanding its ability to facilitate dialysis at home instead of in a clinic, and for more than a year, CVS Health has been working on a clinical trial for a home hemodialysis device. All … said Jill Selby, a corporate vice president at California-based SCAN Health Plan, which has offered a Medicare Advantage special needs plan for ESRD patients since 2006. People with permanent kidney failure, including those under …

Priority Health

Medicare Advantage insurers tested by flood of kidney failure patients | 4/27/2020

Priority Health is training its care managers to be able to better serve patients with ESRD. Humana is expanding its ability to facilitate dialysis at home instead of in a clinic, and for more than a year, CVS Health has been working on a clinical trial for a home hemodialysis device. All insurers and dialysis providers are calling for higher payment rates from the federal government, but their pleas have …

Tufts Health Plan

TriNet Provides Small and Medium Size Businesses with Latest on Health Insurance Carrier Offerings During COVID-19 Pandemic | PR Newswire | 4/6/2020

… current climate to better serve plan participants. For example, all carriers TriNet contracts with have waived their telemedicine copays and CVS Health will send Aetna members who have a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis a care … 19 treatment will be covered at 100% including inpatient services Tufts Health Plan (For Duration of Crisis) $0 No copayments for medically necessary Coronavirus treatment. This coverage applies at in-network providers, urgent care centers …

CareCentrix

CareCentrix Named a Top 100 Company to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2020 | PR Newswire | 3/3/2020

HARTFORD, Conn. , March 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – CareCentrix, the leading provider of home-based and post-acute care solutions, has been named to FlexJobs’ annual list of the Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs … companies that comprised the top 100 category, finishing ahead of CVS Health, Johnson & Johnson and Novartis. “The most notable change we’ve seen over the past year is not so much the growth in the sheer …

Wellcare

Feel The Bern: Presidential Race Throws Cold Water On Health Insurance Mega-Mergers | Forbes | 2/6/2020

… 2020 while firms await critical federal election outcomes, industry executives said. Looking to diversify, gain scale and efficiencies, pharmacy giant CVS Health in late 2018 closed a $70 billion acquisition of health insurance major Aetna … Medicare-focused companies, such as Centene’s $15.4 billion purchase of WellCare Health Plans and its 2016 purchase of California’s Health Net for about $6 billion. Humana CEO Bruce Broussard, asked in an interview at the …

Superior HealthPlan

Centene Corporation Reports 2019 Results | PR Newswire | 2/4/2020

… Inc. acquired WellCare’s Missouri Medicaid health plan, a WellCare Missouri Medicare Advantage health plan, and WellCare’s Nebraska Medicaid health plan. CVS Health Corporation acquired portions of Centene’s Illinois Medicaid and Medicare Advantage health plans. Centene … and expenses. In November 2019 , Centene announced its Texas subsidiary, Superior HealthPlan, was awarded by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission a contract to continue to provide healthcare services to enrollees in the state’s …

IlliniCare Health Plan

CVS Health Set to Acquire Centene’s IlliniCare Health Plan | Zacks | 12/3/2019

CVS Health Set to Acquire Centene’s IlliniCare Health Plan Zacks Equity Research You follow Analyst Blog - edit You follow Zacks Equity Research - edit What would you like to follow? Zacks Equity Research Cancel Read More Hide Full Article CVS Health ( CVS - Free Report ) recently signed a definitive agreement with Centene Corporation ( CNC - Free Report ) . Per the terms of the agreement, CVS Health will acquire Centene’s Illinois health plan subsidiary, IlliniCare …

Wellcare Health Plans

CVS to acquire Centene’s Illinois Medicaid/Medicare Advantage business - WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) | Seeking Alpha | 12/2/2019

In connection with its merger with WellCare Health Plans (NYSE: WCG ), Centene (NYSE: CNC ) has agreed to divest its Medicaid and Medicare Advantage businesses in the state of Illinois to CVS Health (NYSE: CVS ) for an undisclosed sum. Centene will retain its IlliniCare Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Initiative business and IlliniCare’s statewide YouthCare foster care contract that will commence in February 2020. Its Ambetter business in the state will also be …

Garth Graham

U.S. News and Aetna Foundation Release 2020 Healthiest Communities Rankings | PR Newswire | 9/22/2020

… 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – U.S. News & World Report, in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation , an independent, charitable and philanthropic affiliate of CVS Health, today released the third annual Healthiest Communities rankings. This year, the rankings are … system that have a significant impact on underserved communities,” said Garth Graham , vice president of community health and chief community health officer, CVS Health. “Using data from the Healthiest Communities rankings can help create insight …

Kim Castro

U.S. News and Aetna Foundation Release 2020 Healthiest Communities Rankings | PR Newswire | 9/22/2020

… 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – U.S. News & World Report, in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation , an independent, charitable and philanthropic affiliate of CVS Health, today released the third annual Healthiest Communities rankings. This year, the rankings are … look at the impact of the disease on communities,” said Kim Castro , editor and chief content officer at U.S. News. “U.S. News brings 30 years of high-quality health journalism and data expertise to this …

Michael Neidorff

‘We feel bullish’: Payers look ahead to 2021 | Healthcare Dive | 9/18/2020

… CVS Health-owned Aetna has seen its commercial business come back faster than Medicare, CFO Eva Boratto said. Primary care and labs have seen a quicker rebound, but it’s been slower in inpatient and ambulatory. Centene CEO Michael Neidorff predicts utilization will be between 65% to 80% of normal by the end of the year, but remains cautious due to the shifting nature of the pandemic, and how it could …

Bruce Broussard

‘We feel bullish’: Payers look ahead to 2021 | Healthcare Dive | 9/18/2020

Bruce Broussard said. CVS Health-owned Aetna has seen its commercial business come back faster than Medicare, CFO Eva Boratto said. Primary care and labs have seen a quicker rebound, but it’s been slower in inpatient and ambulatory. Centene CEO Michael Neidorff predicts utilization will be between 65% to 80% of normal by the end of the year, but remains cautious due to the shifting nature of the pandemic, and …

David Cordani

‘We feel bullish’: Payers look ahead to 2021 | Healthcare Dive | 9/18/2020

… uncertainty around the future of the insurance industry, many remarks can be summed up in a line from Cigna CEO David Cordani: “We feel bullish on 2021.” And despite the major role of government in … that depression and meeting internal expectations, CEO Bruce Broussard said. CVS Health-owned Aetna has seen its commercial business come back faster than Medicare, CFO Eva Boratto said. Primary care and labs have seen a …

Matt Eyles

12 Leading Medicare Advantage Payers by 2020 CMS Star Ratings | HealthPayer Intelligence | 9/18/2020

… Advantage payers proved to be leaders in their field with five-star Medicare Advantage Star Ratings. In a recent post , Matt Eyles, president and chief executive officer of America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), underscored the … every county in Texas as an employer group health plan. CVS Health Corporation CVS Health’s Aetna Health Inc. (me) Medicare Advantage plan earned five stars for 2020. It had over 8,900 people enrolled in the …

Jon Roberts

CVS Doubles Testing Sites Across Country | WebMD | 9/18/2020

More than 2,000 new testing sites will be opened by mid-October, totaling more than 4,000 sites across the country. The first 400 of the new sites are scheduled to open on Friday. “We recognize the critical role testing plays in helping to manage the spread of the virus,” Jon Roberts, the chief operating officer of CVS Health and acting president of CVS Pharmacy, said in the statement. “Since opening …

Lori Flees

Walmart details Health superstore expansion, one year after pilot | Healthcare Dive | 9/18/2020

… planned in Georgia by the end of the 2020 fiscal year, and two in the Chicago area this fall, COO Lori Flees said in a Friday blog post . The Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer also plans … The retail basic care market is in its formative stages. CVS Health and Walgreens have been particularly active, capitalizing on extensive brick-and-mortar footprints and using partnerships and acquisitions to build out their clinic …

Joe Biden

CVS Is Transforming Health Care, Piper Sandler Says In Upgrade | Yahoo News | 9/17/2020

Piper Sandler analyst Sarah E. James initiates coverage on CVS Health Corp (NYSE: CVS ) with an Overweight rating and a $72 price target. The CVS Takeaways: “CVS is well positioned to transform health care access … Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ: WBA ) with 124 locations. Boost From Joe Biden Win: James is forecasting a Joe Biden presidential win could fuel Medicaid expansion, which would benefit CVS. James estimates $700 million in revenue …

Maia Anderson

CVS doubles number of COVID-19 testing sites | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/17/2020

CVS doubles number of COVID-19 testing sites Maia Anderson - Print Email CVS Health said Sept. 17 it is doubling the number of COVID-19 test sites it operates, bringing the total to more than 4,000 by mid-October. The sites will open in waves over the next several weeks, beginning with more than 400 opening Sept. 18. “Since opening our first test site in March, we’ve been able to …

Larry Merlo

In deal with Apple, CVS clients get temporary access to new fitness feature | Healthcare Dive | 9/16/2020

In deal with Apple, CVS clients get temporary access to new fitness feature Courtesy of CVS Health First published on Dive Brief: CVS Health has struck a deal with Apple to give temporary free access … locations to HealthHUBs as of the end of August, CEO Larry Merlo said Tuesday morning at Morgan Stanley’s annual healthcare conference. ​Fitness+ is Apple’s first workout capability for its smartwatches that will be tailored to …

Michael Abrams

Apple steps up its focus on health with new blood oxygen sensor and population health initiative in Singapore | FierceHealthcare | 9/16/2020

… irregularities Companies outside of healthcare, like Apple, see that migrating care away from intensive settings is the future, according to Michael Abrams, co-founder and managing partner at global healthcare consulting firm Numerof & Associates. “They … unveiled a new fitness app designed for its smartwatches, and CVS Health has signed on to offer it to select commercial Aetna and Caremark members. The company plans to partner with the government of Singapore …

Rebecca Pifer

In deal with Apple, CVS clients get temporary access to new fitness feature | Healthcare Dive | 9/16/2020

In deal with Apple, CVS clients get temporary access to new fitness feature Courtesy of CVS Health First published on Dive Brief: CVS Health has struck a deal with Apple to give temporary free access … as COVID-19. Fitbit is running a similar study. Follow Rebecca Pifer on Twitter …

Tim Wentworth

Cigna rebrands health services division, including Express Scripts, as Evernorth | Healthcare Dive | 9/16/2020

… is the third-largest commercial health insurer in the U.S. with annual revenue of $154 billion in 2019, just trailing CVS Health and UnitedHealth Group. Evernorth will sell health services geared toward other payers, employers … Marketing Officer Kristen Lauria, who joined about six months ago. Tim Wentworth, current CEO of Express Scripts and Cigna’s other health service lines, will stay on as top executive. The rebranding doesn’t include any major …

Jim Cramer

CVS Health Downshifts Earnings Guidance - TheStreet | 9/15/2020

… M. Corey Goldman 2:42 It's always better to be more transparent than less. That's the tack CVS Health ( CVS ) - Get Report took on Tuesday, announcing that it is trimming its full … test sites this past Friday. CVS is a holding in Jim Cramer’s Action Alerts PLUS Charitable Trust Portfolio . Want to be alerted before Cramer buys or sells CVS? Learn more now . Coronavirus Update: Pfizer CEO …

Warren Buffett

Our Ultimate Stock Pickers’ Top 10 Dividend-Yielding Stocks | Morningstar | 9/15/2020

… Equity & Income ( OAKBX ) , and Parnassus Equity Income ( PRBLX ) —focus more on income-producing stocks in their pursuit of investment return. Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway ( BRK.B ) has spoken highly of companies that return capital to … Bank of New York Mellon ( BK ) , and narrow-moat rated CVS Health ( CVS ) and Cisco Systems ( CSCO ) were part of the old list, as well. Wide-moat rated Gilead Sciences and Bank of New York …

Warren Buffet

Our Ultimate Stock Pickers’ Top 10 Dividend-Yielding Stocks | Morningstar | 9/15/2020

… Equity & Income ( OAKBX ) , and Parnassus Equity Income ( PRBLX ) —focus more on income-producing stocks in their pursuit of investment return. Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway ( BRK.B ) has spoken highly of companies that return capital to … Bank of New York Mellon ( BK ) , and narrow-moat rated CVS Health ( CVS ) and Cisco Systems ( CSCO ) were part of the old list, as well. Wide-moat rated Gilead Sciences and Bank of New York …

Robert C. Garrett

Two Blues Partner with Providers to Launch New Health Plans | HealthPayer Intelligence | 9/15/2020

… be accountable to the customer and bring true innovation to the Medicare market.” Dig Deeper New Aetna Health Plan Leverages CVS HealthHUBs, Narrow Networks The partnership is the byproduct of the organizations’ efforts to advance … care seamless and less stressful,” said Hackensack Meridian Health CEO Robert C. Garrett, FACHE. According to the announcement, a council of practitioners will be an integral part of Braven Health, allowing providers to share their …

Troyen Brennan

CVS Health Makes COVID-19 Testing Available for Children 12 Years and Older at its More than 2,000 Drive-Thru Test Sites | PR Newswire | 9/10/2020

… its comprehensive effort to increase access to COVID-19 testing in order to help slow the spread of the virus, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS ) today announced that children age 12 years and older are eligible … need to make testing for minors more readily available,” said Troyen Brennan, MD, Chief Medical Officer, CVS Health. “In response, we’ve implemented a system that allows parents or guardians to register and accompany their children …

David Abney

UPS Appoints Eva Boratto And Wayne Hewett To Board Of Directors | Globe Newswire | 9/10/2020

… Sept. 10, UPS (NYSE: UPS ) today announced the election of Eva Boratto, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of CVS Health and Wayne Hewett, former Chief Executive Officer of Klöckner Pentaplast Group and of … subject matter expertise to support our strategic growth imperatives,” explained David Abney, UPS Executive Chairman. Boratto, 54, has significant financial and strategic planning expertise. At CVS, she is responsible for all aspects of the company’s …

Elizabeth Warren

Dem report: Postal Service changes delay prescription drugs | Seattle Times | 9/9/2020

… Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Bob Casey, D-Pa., said in a statement accompanying the report. The report was based on information from five of the largest pharmacies and pharmacy benefit managers in the country that provide mail order service: Cigna/Express Scripts, CVS Health, Walgreens Boots Alliance, UnitedHealth/Optum and Humana. Advertising The Postal Service had no immediate comment. Warren and Case are members of the Senate Special Committee …

Bob Casey

Dem report: Postal Service changes delay prescription drugs | Seattle Times | 9/9/2020

… Bob Casey, D-Pa., said in a statement accompanying the report. The report was based on information from five of the largest pharmacies and pharmacy benefit managers in the country that provide mail order service: Cigna/Express Scripts, CVS Health, Walgreens Boots Alliance, UnitedHealth/Optum and Humana. Advertising The Postal Service had no immediate comment. Warren and Case are members of the Senate Special Committee on Aging and the Senate …

Kevin McRaith

Welldoc Adds to Executive Team With New Commercial Leadership Hires | Business Wire | 9/9/2020

… Kevin McRaith, CEO at Welldoc. “Together they bring more than 60 years of leadership in commercializing digital health platforms, payer sales management and business development in the chronic disease space. We are delighted to welcome them to Welldoc and look forward to improving the lives of those living with chronic diseases.” Prior to joining Welldoc, Keith Reynolds spent 17 years at CVS Health, where he served as Vice President, Enterprise …

Javier Rodriguez

DaVita Announces Shawn Guertin Will Join its Board of Directors | PR Newswire | 9/8/2020

… during a period of significant growth driven by acquisitions and expansion into government programs, leading to Aetna’s eventual merger into CVS Health. At Aetna, Mr. Guertin was a key member of the executive leadership team … and execute on our strategy to transform kidney care,” said Javier Rodriguez, CEO of DaVita Inc. “He adds to our deep bench of financial and operational strength.” “The expertise Shawn has cultivated throughout his career …

Mitch McConnell

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: Senate to vote as early as this week on ‘targeted’ COVID-19 relief | FierceHealthcare | 9/8/2020

… will include money for healthcare, but exact numbers are not available yet, according to a statement from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. His statement released Tuesday comes as the Senate returns from a monthlong recess … necessitates social distancing. The campaign is a local iteration of CVS Health’s national Time for Care effort, and both highlight the need for patients to prioritize their health needs. There has been concern in the …

State of New York

Trump economy not as strong as he likes to claim - Hartford Courant | 10/9/2020

… who was top aide to John Durham’s Trump-Russia investigation, resigns amid concern about pressure from Attorney General William Barr CVS Health to cut jobs at Aetna in Hartford as it absorbs health insurer and … In this Wednesday, March 18, 2020 photo, traders at the New York Stock Exchange watch President Donald Trump’s televised White House news conference. Trump’s relentless cheerleading for the stock market, taking full credit for its …

New York, New York

Trump economy not as strong as he likes to claim - Hartford Courant | 10/9/2020

… who was top aide to John Durham’s Trump-Russia investigation, resigns amid concern about pressure from Attorney General William Barr CVS Health to cut jobs at Aetna in Hartford as it absorbs health insurer and … In this Wednesday, March 18, 2020 photo, traders at the New York Stock Exchange watch President Donald Trump’s televised White House news conference. Trump’s relentless cheerleading for the stock market, taking full credit for its …

York, Pennsylvania

Trump economy not as strong as he likes to claim - Hartford Courant | 10/9/2020

… who was top aide to John Durham’s Trump-Russia investigation, resigns amid concern about pressure from Attorney General William Barr CVS Health to cut jobs at Aetna in Hartford as it absorbs health insurer and … this Wednesday, March 18, 2020 photo, traders at the New York Stock Exchange watch President Donald Trump’s televised White House news conference. Trump’s relentless cheerleading for the stock market, taking full credit for its gains …

State of California

Top Strategies For Driving Down Prescription Drug Spending | HealthPayer Intelligence | 10/9/2020

… select more cost-effective options. READ MORE: Zero-Dollar Drug Copays Lowered Total Chronic Disease Spending For example, Blue Shield California (BSC) implemented a drug price transparency strategy that gave providers more insight into potential … primary care provider to form a strong preventive care approach. CVS Health, on the other hand, used precision medicine to detect cancer earlier and prevent higher spending. The program leverages patient data to identify individuals …

State of Alaska

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Shares Acquired by Chesley Taft & Associates LLC | 10/10/2020

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Shares Acquired by Chesley Taft & Associates LLC Posted by Donna Armstrong Oct 10th, 2020 Chesley Taft & Associates LLC grew its position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 5.1% in … also recently modified their holdings of the company. State of Alaska Department of Revenue grew its stake in shares of CVS Health by 17.9% in the second quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now …

State of Texas

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: Trump halts talks for stimulus, including potential hospital relief | FierceHealthcare | 10/7/2020

… extend cost-sharing waivers Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas have extended their cost-sharing waivers for COVID-19 treatment. Members in Horizon BCBSNJ … CVS makes tests available to patients aged 12 and older CVS Health has announced that it will make COVID-19 testing available at its drive-thru testing sites for children aged 12 and older, as …

State of Arizona

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: Trump halts talks for stimulus, including potential hospital relief | FierceHealthcare | 10/7/2020

… on Wednesday. The award to RTI International, a non-profit research institution, will support teams in 11 states including Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. Established as part … CVS makes tests available to patients aged 12 and older CVS Health has announced that it will make COVID-19 testing available at its drive-thru testing sites for children aged 12 and older, as …

State of Florida

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: Trump halts talks for stimulus, including potential hospital relief | FierceHealthcare | 10/7/2020

… The award to RTI International, a non-profit research institution, will support teams in 11 states including Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. Established as part of the … CVS makes tests available to patients aged 12 and older CVS Health has announced that it will make COVID-19 testing available at its drive-thru testing sites for children aged 12 and older, as …

State of Washington

COVID-19 puts White House incompetence on display - Hartford Courant | 10/9/2020

… the ‘yes’ votes A Tax deed auction may spur new development of vacant lots near Dunkin’ Donuts Park in Hartford CVS Health to cut jobs at Aetna in Hartford as it absorbs health insurer and … AM President Donald Trump returns to the White House in Washington, after being treated for COVID-19 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Oct. 5, 2020. ÒTrumpÕs hospitalization Ñ a high-stakes medical drama …

Hoover, Alabama

Lake Street Financial LLC Sells 1,631 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 10/12/2020

Lake Street Financial LLC reduced its stake in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 3.6% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and … institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the business. Hoover Financial Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in CVS Health in the 2nd quarter worth $32,000. Exchange Traded Concepts LLC bought a new stake …

State of Georgia

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: Trump halts talks for stimulus, including potential hospital relief | FierceHealthcare | 10/7/2020

… award to RTI International, a non-profit research institution, will support teams in 11 states including Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. Established as part of the NIH … CVS makes tests available to patients aged 12 and older CVS Health has announced that it will make COVID-19 testing available at its drive-thru testing sites for children aged 12 and older, as …

State of Connecticut

After violent weekend in Hartford, police union leader blames recent spike in shootings on new Connecticut police reform law | 10/13/2020

Connecticut this year and which candidates will be on your ballot Richard Crafts, notorious wood chipper murderer, released from prison These are the Connecticut schools that have closed due to coronavirus cases among students or staff Nurses strike begins at Backus Hospital in Norwich CVS Health to cut jobs at Aetna in Hartford as it absorbs health insurer and consolidates operations Advertisement Advertisement Connecticut After By Zach Murdock and Jesse …

State of Rhode Island

Linked 4 Life brought a message of hope and awareness on World Mental Health Day by setting the Guinness Book of World Records mark for longest carabiner-link chain - Hartford Courant | 10/11/2020

Rhode Island for a better one in Storrs A 1 dead, two others injured in multiple shootings Friday night in Hartford; data show gun violence surging in capital Connecticut families who lost loved ones to coronavirus outraged by President Trump’s cavalier approach, comments about his own experience with COVID-19 Developer Of Satan’s Kingdom In Canton Presents Plan For Houses CVS Health to cut jobs at Aetna in Hartford as …

Washington, District of Columbia

The 2020 Platinum PR Awards: Finalists Named, Winners Unveiled Oct. 27 During Virtual Gala | 10/2/2020

… It Is Innovation (i3) Magazine ExxonMobil/ Group SJR: Energy Factor site Miami Cancer Institute: Cancer Patient Education Folders Northeastern University CVS Health & Kaplow Communications: CVS Beauty Mark 2019 Campaign DeVries Global and Secret Deodorant (P … Printing Realm Verizon : Turning Up The Volume for Verizon In Washington and Beyond Industry Vertical Education IW Group, Inc.: McDonald’s Asian American Education Initiative Lake Michigan Catholic Schools Lifelong Learning: Learn4Life Pandemic Communications North Carolina …

State of Pennsylvania

CVS Opening Three Additional Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing Sites In Pittsburgh Area | 9/18/2020

CVS Opening Three Additional Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing Sites In Pittsburgh Area Three of the new 27 drive-thru testing sites will be in the Pittsburgh area. September 18, 2020 at 3:53 am Filed Under: Coronavirus , Coronavirus In Pittsburgh , Coronavirus Outbreak In Pennsylvania: KDKA Complete Coverage , Coronavirus Testing , COVID-19 , CVS Health , CVS Pharmacy , Local TV , Pittsburgh News By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Starting today, CVS Pharmacy will …

State of Massachusetts

CVS adding 12 new drive-thru Covid-19 testing sites in Mass. | 9/17/2020

BOSTON — CVS Health announced Thursday it is doubling its drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites across the country, including 12 new testing sites in Massachusetts. The tests involve self-swab test kits the customer uses while being monitored by a pharmacy employee. Most results will be available in two-to-three days. CVS said in a release that there is no cost for the test and patients must register in …

State of Illinois

Ivy Rehab Becomes In-Network Provider with Aetna in Illinois | PR Newswire | 9/9/2020

Ivy Rehab Becomes In-Network Provider with Aetna in Illinois News provided by Sep 09, 2020, 09:46 ET Share this article WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. , Sept. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Ivy Rehab Physical Therapy (“Ivy”), a national … of being “All About the People.” About Aetna Aetna, a CVS Health business, serves an estimated 39 million people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care. Aetna …

State of Michigan

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: Trump halts talks for stimulus, including potential hospital relief | FierceHealthcare | 10/7/2020

… RTI International, a non-profit research institution, will support teams in 11 states including Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. Established as part of the NIH Community Engagement … CVS makes tests available to patients aged 12 and older CVS Health has announced that it will make COVID-19 testing available at its drive-thru testing sites for children aged 12 and older, as …

Campbell, California

Lake Street Financial LLC Sells 1,631 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 10/12/2020

Lake Street Financial LLC reduced its stake in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 3.6% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and … Health during the first quarter valued at about $47,000. Finally, Campbell Wealth Management acquired a new position in CVS Health in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $49,000. 75.88% of the stock is owned by …

State of Maryland

The 2020 Platinum PR Awards: Finalists Named, Winners Unveiled Oct. 27 During Virtual Gala | 10/2/2020

Southern Company Gas: Fueling Homes to Feel Like Home University of Maryland Clark School of Engineering: US News Campaign Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives 5W Public Relations: Homeis COVID-19 Immigrant Support & Awareness Campaign DeVries Global and … site Miami Cancer Institute: Cancer Patient Education Folders Northeastern University CVS Health & Kaplow Communications: CVS Beauty Mark 2019 Campaign DeVries Global and Secret Deodorant (P&G): Secret “Equal Work, Equal Sweat, Equal Pay” Campaign SiteMedia …

State of New Jersey

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: Trump halts talks for stimulus, including potential hospital relief | FierceHealthcare | 10/7/2020

… UPDATED: Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 12:24 p.m. Blues plans extend cost-sharing waivers Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas have extended their cost-sharing … CVS makes tests available to patients aged 12 and older CVS Health has announced that it will make COVID-19 testing available at its drive-thru testing sites for children aged 12 and older, as …

Denver, Colorado

The Best Healthcare Stocks for 2020 | EmergingGrowth.com | 9/16/2020

… buy for 2020 ”. Among what you would already guess to be on their list they discussed; DaVita (NYSE: DVA) – A Denver-based company with a network of nearly 2,700 outpatient dialysis centers. Swiss drug maker … to acquire biotech company Shire for $62 billion in 2018. CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) also made the list. Which coincidently, is a retailer along with Walmart (NYSE: WMT), and Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) for a product …

Bristol, Connecticut

I’m Investing $50,000 In These Dividend-Paying Companies | 9/11/2020

CVS Health ( CVS ), Bristol Myers Squibb ( BMY ). If we include Walgreens ( WBA ), Merck ( MRK ), and Cardinal Health ( CAH ), the sector is actually by far the largest investment target – over 20% of the total allocated capital. This again is in line with my portfolio weighting ambitions, and the undervaluation I currently see in the space. There’s still a bit of real estate and finance in the mix – I never want to …

Seattle, Washington

Rite Aid To Buy Seattle’s Bartell Drugs Chain | Forbes | 10/7/2020

Rite Aid said it will pay $95 million to buy Bartell Drugs, a family-owned Seattle-based pharmacy chain of 67 drugstores. Founded in 1890, Bartell Drugs generates more than $550 million in annual revenue … than go head-to-head on a national scale with CVS Health, Walgreens Boots Alliance and Walmart pharmacies. “For more than a century, Bartell’s has been an integral part of the fabric of Seattle and …

State of Louisiana

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: Trump halts talks for stimulus, including potential hospital relief | FierceHealthcare | 10/7/2020

… to RTI International, a non-profit research institution, will support teams in 11 states including Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. Established as part of the NIH Community … CVS makes tests available to patients aged 12 and older CVS Health has announced that it will make COVID-19 testing available at its drive-thru testing sites for children aged 12 and older, as …