CVS Health

Twin Capital Management Inc. Sells 15,986 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 8/11/2020

Twin Capital Management Inc. trimmed its holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 24.3% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 49,746 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after selling 15,986 shares during the period. Twin Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $3,232,000 as of its most recent …

CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) Price Target Raised to $90.00 at Credit Suisse Group | 8/10/2020

… note issued to investors on Friday morning, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. They currently have an outperform rating on the pharmacy operator’s stock. A number of other equities analysts have also issued reports on CVS. ValuEngine lowered CVS Health from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a report on Thursday, April 30th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered their price target on CVS Health from $97.00 to $94.00 and set an overweight …

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CVS’s Aetna Unit Gets Big Boost From Utilization Decline | 8/10/2020

CVS’s Aetna Unit Gets Big Boost From Utilization Decline Aug 10, 2020 While Aetna is just one part of CVS Health Corp.’s massive health care enterprise, it was disproportionately responsible for the company’s strong financial performance during the second quarter of 2020, thanks to the effects of COVID-19. CVS’s quarterly adjusted earnings per share of $2.64 easily beat the Wall Street consensus estimate of $1.91, and its adjusted …

Salesforce and CVS Health team to offer COVID-19 return to work solutions | 8/10/2020

Salesforce and CVS Health team to offer COVID-19 return to work solutions August 10, 2020 August 10, 2020 by Chain Drug Review SAN FRANCISCO — Salesforce, a global leader in CRM, announced on Monday a strategic relationship with CVS Health that will allow customers to use each company’s COVID-19 return to work and campus solutions together, as they transition employees and students back to worksite and campus locations. The …

Salesforce and CVS Health Combine COVID-19 Return to Work and Campus Solutions to Help Customers Responsibly Reopen | PR Newswire | 8/10/2020

SAN FRANCISCO , Aug. 10, Salesforce (NYSE: CRM ), the global leader in CRM, today announced a strategic relationship with CVS Health (NYSE: CVS ) that will allow customers to use each company’s COVID-19 return to work and campus solutions together, as they transition employees and students back to worksite and campus locations. The offering will enable customers to use Salesforce Work.com workplace management capabilities, including wellness monitoring and manual contact tracing …

CVS enhances employer COVID-19 services with Salesforce | 8/10/2020

… The offering will enable professional and academic customers to use the Salesforce Work.com workplace management platform, including wellness monitoring and manual contact tracing solutions, supported the Return to Ready flexible COVID-19 testing solution CVS Health launched in June . CVS Health and Salesforce are providing a data and workflow model that can be integrated in one centralized place when enabled by customers using the Work.com Workplace Command Center. Features include …

August 10, 2020 | Hartford Business Journal | 8/10/2020

Before the COVID-19 pandemic put a hold on most in-person gatherings, CVS Health had already been ramping up its use of online platforms to recruit and hire prospective employees remotely. Expert corner What part of your pandemic business should you keep? Jonathan Stone As your organization scrambled to adjust to COVID-19, you may have implemented temporary solutions that could continue to be of value to the business …

CVS, Salesforce team up to unite return-to-work platforms | FierceHealthcare | 8/10/2020

… responsibly reopen worksite and campus locations, a comprehensive strategy requires wellness monitoring and contact tracing to help prevent an onsite outbreak and spread of the virus,” said Troyen Brennan, M.D., chief medical officer of CVS Health , in a statement. RELATED: CVS Health ‘s Merlo touts ‘acceleration’ in company’s healthcare delivery model as profits soar “While there are a lot of COVID-19 tools hitting the market, the Work.com capabilities use the …

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” from Analysts | 8/10/2020

… among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $82.47. Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reduced their price objective on CVS Health from $97.00 to $94.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research note on Monday, May 4th. Morgan Stanley raised their price target on CVS Health from $71.00 to $77.00 and …

Business News: Mitchell and Coventry, One and Invenger, Sapiens and AssureSign | 8/10/2020

Business News: Mitchell and Coventry, One and Invenger, Sapiens and AssureSign August 10, 2020 0 Comments Mitchell Completes Acquisition of Coventry Mitchell Genex has completed acquisition of Coventry Workers’ Comp Services from CVS Health , the San Diego-based cost-containment and disability management provider said in a press release. “This combination builds on our cost containment technology and clinical service expertise in workers’ compensation and auto casualty and considerably expands …

Salesforce, CVS team up on COVID-19 return-to-work testing and monitoring platform | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/10/2020

Salesforce, CVS team up on COVID-19 return-to-work testing and monitoring platform Jackie Drees - Print Email Salesforce and CVS Health partnered to combine their COVID-19 return-to-work solutions for wellness monitoring, contact tracing and testing in a single platform for customers, according to an Aug. 10 news release. Salesforce will integrate CVS’ coronavirus testing solution with its Work.com platform, which offers a wellness monitoring survey tool …

CVS Health & Salesforce join forces on return to work software and testing services | MobiHealthNews | 8/10/2020

… Share The past few months have seen tech companies, healthcare organizations, employee-benefits vendors and others toss their hat into a fast-growing market for “return-to-work” COVID-19 health-monitoring services. Today CVS Health and Salesforce, two of the bigger names in that race, have announced plans to integrate their offerings into a single digital, data-driven testing and monitoring program. CVS Health ‘s Return Ready program was anchored …

Salesforce, CVS Health Partner on COVID-10 Tech Response | 8/10/2020

… on Monday announced a strategic partnership that will allow customers to use each company’s COVID-19 return solutions for both office campuses and educational campuses. The offering combines Salesforce’s Work.com workplace management suite and CVS Health’s testing solution Return Ready. Salesforce’s Work.com, launched in May, includes a new family of technology solutions that help businesses and communities safely reopen and return to normal. Work.com includes employees wellness assessment, shift management …

CVS Health Corp Forecasted to Earn Q3 2020 Earnings of $1.37 Per Share (NYSE:CVS) - Ticker Report | 8/10/2020

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) – Stock analysts at Truist Securiti reduced per share estimates for CVS Health issued Truist Securiti analyst D. Macdonald now anticipates that the pharmacy operator will post earnings per share of $1.37 for the quarter, down from their previous estimate of $1.70. Truist Securiti CVS Health ’s Q4 2020 earnings at $1.33 EPS. Get CVS Health alerts: CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) last released its earnings results The …

Q3 2020 EPS Estimates for CVS Health Corp Reduced by Analyst (NYSE:CVS) - Ticker Report | 8/10/2020

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) – Research analysts at SVB Leerink dropped per share (EPS) estimates for CVS Health in a report issued on Thursday, August 6th. SVB Leerink analyst S. Tanal now anticipates that the pharmacy operator will post earnings of $1.27 down from their prior forecast of $1.51. SVB Leerink has a “Market Perform” rating and a $73.00 price objective on the stock. SVB Leerink CVS Health’s Q4 2020 …

CVS Health, Salesforce offer back-to-work, campus solutions | 8/10/2020

CVS Health, Salesforce offer back-to-work, campus solutions Press enter to search Subscribe As the nation grapples with the challenge of bringing workers back to worksites and students back to school safely amid the pandemic, CVS Health and Salesforce, a leader in CRM, are combining their COVID-19 Return to Work and Campus Solutions. The offering will enable customers to use Salesforce Work.com workplace management capabilities, including wellness monitoring …

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Exchange Capital Management Inc. Cuts Stake in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 8/9/2020

Exchange Capital Management Inc. trimmed its position in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 5.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 17,932 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after selling 1,087 shares during the quarter. Exchange Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $1,165,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A …

CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) Issues FY 2020 Pre-Market Earnings Guidance - TheOlympiaReport | 8/9/2020

CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) updated its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Wednesday. The company provided EPS guidance of 7.14-7.27 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $7.16. CVS Health also updated its FY20 guidance to $7.14-$7.27 EPS. A number of research firms recently commented on CVS. ValuEngine downgraded CVS Health from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a report …

Week in Review 32/20 | 8/9/2020

… will put together some interesting articles from other websites that caught my attention during the past week. Received Dividends: August 3, 2020 € 101.75 - AT&T Inc. € 18.62 - General Mills Inc. August 4, 2020 € 36.34 - CVS Health Corporation August 7, 2020 € 20.74 - General Dynamics Corporation Dividend income is reported after the deduction of taxes. Check more at my Monthly Dividend sheet. My Portfolio’s Transactions: August 4, 2020 I purchased 25 shares …

Cresset Asset Management LLC Raises Position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) - WKRB News | 8/9/2020

Cresset Asset Management LLC raised its holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 98.7% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 37,795 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after buying an additional 18,775 shares during the period. Cresset Asset Management LLC’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $2,456,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number …

Digital Therapeutics Are Accelerating Personalization In Healthcare | Forbes | 8/9/2020

… can only go in to see their doctor on a face-to-face visit so many times,” said Sree Chaguturu, MD , Chief Medical Officer at CVS Caremark, the pharmacy benefit management (PBM) business of CVS Health . “There’s an opportunity for digital to help patients along that journey. But one of the challenges is there are 100,000 digital health solutions that are out there right now. Employers see the opportunity to …

FY2020 EPS Estimates for CVS Health Corp Lifted by Analyst (NYSE:CVS) - Ticker Report | 8/9/2020

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) – Research analysts at Truist Securiti raised their FY2020 earnings estimates for shares of CVS Health in a research report issued on Wednesday, August 5th. Truist Securiti analyst D. Macdonald now anticipates that the pharmacy operator will post earnings of $7.25 per share for the year, up from their previous forecast of $7.10. Truist Securiti also issued estimates for CVS Health’s FY2021 earnings at $7.62 EPS …

Paragon Capital Management LLC Purchases 563 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) - WKRB News | 8/9/2020

Paragon Capital Management LLC grew its position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 0.8% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 74,708 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after purchasing an additional 563 shares during the period. CVS Health makes up approximately 3.0% of Paragon Capital Management LLC’s investment portfolio, making the …

Comerica Bank Has $23 Million Stock Position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 8/9/2020

Comerica Bank Has $23 Million Stock Position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Posted by Brian Wu on Aug 9th, 2020 Comerica Bank grew its position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 11.6% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 360,671 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after buying an additional 37,472 shares during the period. Comerica Bank’s …

Community Health

Ibn Sina Foundation and CVS Health Expand COVID-19 Testing in Houston with New Site | PR Newswire | 7/16/2020

… HOUSTON , July 16, The Ibn Sina Foundation today announced it is launching a second COVID-19 testing site, together with CVS Health, at its Ibn Sina North Shepherd Community Clinic location. CVS Pharmacists and CVS … need in the region,” said Dr. Garth Graham , Vice President, Community Health and Chief Community Health Officer, CVS Health. “Ibn Sina Foundation’s deep commitment to the residents it serves has made them an invaluable partner …

Behavioral Health

Affordability, Technology Use Key for Healthcare Consumerism | Patient Engagement HIT | 7/15/2020

News Affordability, Technology Use Key for Healthcare Consumerism Data from CVS Health showed that a tech-enabled approach to personalized and affordable care access is critical in an era of healthcare consumerism. Source: Getty Images … be very likely to receive virtual healthcare for mental or behavioral health needs if it was available to them. Although these responses were fielded back in March, before anyone quite understood the immense ripple effects …

Telehealth

Affordability, Technology Use Key for Healthcare Consumerism | Patient Engagement HIT | 7/15/2020

News Affordability, Technology Use Key for Healthcare Consumerism Data from CVS Health showed that a tech-enabled approach to personalized and affordable care access is critical in an era of healthcare consumerism. Source: Getty Images … of the survey. Thirty-two percent said the same about telehealth, which is up from 19 percent last year, and 29 percent about asynchronous platforms like FaceTime or Skype, up from 20 percent in 2019 …

Digital Health

Amidst a Pandemic, Consumers Say They Want Accessible, Affordable and Technology-Enabled Health Care, New CVS Health Study Finds | PR Newswire | 7/14/2020

GDPR Amidst a Pandemic, Consumers Say They Want Accessible, Affordable and Technology-Enabled Health Care, New CVS Health Study Finds Path to Better Health Study also reveals desire for digital health care solutions to support chronic care, mental health needs. News provided by Jul 14, 2020, 09:00 ET Share this article WOONSOCKET, R.I. , July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – The American health care system is undergoing a period of rapid transformation. In …

Patient Satisfaction

Walgreens resets retail clinics with VillageMD partnership but faces tough competition ahead - MedCity News | 7/9/2020

… clinics at its stores through a partnership with VillageMD. But the company will face a tough battle ahead with competitors CVS Health and Walmart, according to Forrester Senior Analyst Arielle Trzcinski. While CVS has been … its stores. A Walgreens spokeswoman said the company saw high patient satisfaction scores and improved medication adherence, which led to the decision to move forward. The companies plan to open 50 locations in the next …

Sleep Apnea

Walgreens resets retail clinics with VillageMD partnership but faces tough competition ahead - MedCity News | 7/9/2020

… clinics at its stores through a partnership with VillageMD. But the company will face a tough battle ahead with competitors CVS Health and Walmart, according to Forrester Senior Analyst Arielle Trzcinski. While CVS has been … healthcare services, CVS spokeswoman Mary Gattuso confirmed. The locations offer sleep apnea assessments, phlebotomy services, and dedicated space for wellness classes. In its first year, CVS Health said it saw increased foot traffic and sales …

ACA

Could health insurance costs be flat or even lower during a global pandemic? - MedCity News | 7/1/2020

… market filings average just 2.6% requested increase, to date, with some decreasing Delving into health insurers’ rate filings for the ACA individual market, we have uncovered that, to date, requested 2021 rate increases have been … insurers.” The rated health care companies included Aetna, now a CVS Health subsidiary, and six publicly-traded insurers: Anthem, Centene, Cigna, Humana, Molina and UnitedHealth Group. Note that several of these companies have significant exposure …

Rural Health

A new bill asks Congress to make telehealth coverage expanded by the CARES Act permanent | Business Insider | 6/30/2020

… geographical limitations for Medicare beneficiaries using telehealth or remote patient monitoring services, as well as establish permanent telehealth coverage at Rural Health Clinics (RHC). Business Insider Intelligence Despite a recent decline in telehealth utility, usage … Also: Anthem launches enhanced Amazon Alexa voice assistant for members CVS Health launched a coronavirus return-to-work program for employers Apple unveils anticipated Watch sleep-tracking feature …

Kaiser Family Foundation

Continue Medical Care During the Coronavirus Pandemic | U.S. News & World Report | 6/25/2020

… stroke. Hispanic and Latino Americans have a 50% chance of developing type 2 diabetes. Dr. Garth Graham Courtesy of Aetna/CVS Health We are working to address these racial and ethnic disparities in treatment and … COVID-19 in a health care setting. According to a Kaiser Family Foundation poll , nearly half of Americans said either they or someone in their household has skipped or delayed needed medical care because of …

American Medical Association

As wave of Covid-19 cases crashes, a surge in other health conditions looms | STAT | 6/25/2020

… delayed vital care in terms of cancer, diabetes, and heart disease,” said Garth Graham, vice president of community health at CVS Health, speaking at a virtual Milken Institute conference this week. The same underlying health … treated early and safely,” said Susan Bailey, president of the American Medical Association. “It’s important to keep the lines of communication with health providers open — even in the Covid era.” Telemedicine, in which patients can …

Population Health

CVS Health Helps Americans Return to Worksites and Campuses with Comprehensive COVID-19 Testing Solution | PR Newswire | 6/24/2020

GDPR CVS Health Helps Americans Return to Worksites and Campuses with Comprehensive COVID-19 Testing Solution Return Ready™ offers organizations a customizable COVID-19 testing solution, clinical protocols and reporting to meet their unique worksite … 19 testing technology and clinical protocols to meet their specific population health management needs,” said Troyen Brennan, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President, CVS Health. “ Return Ready is one more way that …

Health Tech

CVS launches return-to-work service, including in-house COVID-19 testing option | Healthcare Dive | 6/24/2020

First published on Dive Brief: CVS Health on Wednesday launched a workplace reopening product for U.S. employers and universities to test employees and students for COVID-19 to help with reopening. The Return Ready program … interested in using the program. Dive Insight: A flurry of health tech startups, providers, diagnostic giants and more have begun offering products to help businesses looking for ways to resume in-person operations without threatening …

Health Management

CVS Health Helps Americans Return to Worksites and Campuses with Comprehensive COVID-19 Testing Solution | PR Newswire | 6/24/2020

GDPR CVS Health Helps Americans Return to Worksites and Campuses with Comprehensive COVID-19 Testing Solution Return Ready™ offers organizations a customizable COVID-19 testing solution, clinical protocols and reporting to meet their unique worksite … testing technology and clinical protocols to meet their specific population health management needs,” said Troyen Brennan, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President, CVS Health. “ Return Ready is one more way that we’re …

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

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 … that is at work here. Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: ‘Our focus is on providing high-quality care.’ Seema Verma, administrator at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Member Engagement

CVS Health Gives Employers Access to COVID-19 Testing Solutions | HealthPayer Intelligence | 6/24/2020

Private Payers News CVS Health Gives Employers Access to COVID-19 Testing Solutions The COVID-19 testing solutions embrace both on-site and off-site testing and leverage data analytics and integrated technology. Source: CVS … align incentives, enabling data-sharing to create strong guidelines, increasing member engagement to support adherence to the proper protocols especially for at-risk members, and advocating for partnerships to meet needs like testing kit distribution …

Virtual Care

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 … it’s amazing to see the quick and massive rise of virtual care, coupled with regulatory support for doctors practicing across state lines, that have arisen due to providers reducing or ceasing in-person visits. The …

Clinical Research

American Lung Association Joins Forces with Laura Dern and CVS Health to Raise COVID-19 Research Funds | PR Newswire | 6/23/2020

CHICAGO Award-winning actress Laura Dern is partnering with the American Lung Association and CVS Health to tackle the respiratory disease that has affected us all: COVID-19. From June 21-July 18, 2020 , anyone … COVID-19 research within the current studies of their Airways Clinical Research Centers (ACRC) Network, as well as new coronavirus awards and grants to advance knowledge for preventive research, vaccines, antivirals and future outbreak preparedness …

Social Determinants of Health

18 recent legal actions involving pharmacists, drugmakers | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/19/2020

… 6 BCBS companies sue CVS, claiming decadelong insurance fraud scheme Six Blue Cross Blue Shield companies filed a lawsuit against CVS Health, claiming the retail pharmacy chain has “intentionally engaged” in a fraud scheme for … policies by clicking here . Transforming Healthcare in Your Community: Putting Social Determinants of Health Data to Work Featured Whitepapers Contact Us 1.800.417.2035 Copyright © 2020 Becker’s Healthcare. All Rights Reserved. Interested in linking to or reprinting …

Medicare Advantage

Humana: ‘Unhealthy Days’ For Medicare Population Falls As Social Determinants Screened | Forbes | 6/18/2020

… and most have improved since the effort began five years ago. “The number of healthy days among all of our Medicare Advantage members across all markets improved for the first time since we began benchmarking … success of health outcomes. Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans, CVS Health’s Aetna health insurance unit, Cigna and UnitedHealth Group are also working on similar value-based models and programs in communities as well as …

Medicare

Humana: ‘Unhealthy Days’ For Medicare Population Falls As Social Determinants Screened | Forbes | 6/18/2020

A project by Humana to improve the health of seniors in private Medicare plans through better management of patient populations continues to show improvement five years into the effort, the health insurer said in a … success of health outcomes. Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans, CVS Health’s Aetna health insurance unit, Cigna and UnitedHealth Group are also working on similar value-based models and programs in communities as well as …

Pharmacy Benefit Management

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

… 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 pharmacy benefit management formulary, which simplifies employer sign-up and reimbursement. In early April of this year, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the company announced its Community Access Program, which enabled companies and their employees to sign up for free access to Sleepio …

Digital Therapeutics

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

SAN FRANCISCO , June 18, Big Health , the global leader in digital therapeutics dedicated to helping millions back to good mental health, today announced it has raised $39 million in a Series B financing, led by … 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 …

Medication Management

Walmart buys medication management technology from startup CareZone | FierceHealthcare | 6/16/2020

… technology. As part of the deal, Walmart said it is bringing on CareZone’s product and technology team that built the medication management app. “The technology and team members joining Walmart will augment our current Health … competes in the $500 billion prescription drug space that includes CVS Health—which owns Caremark—and Walgreens Boots Alliance. The market got more competitive in 2018 when Amazon purchased online pharmacy PillPack in a $753 …

Illinois Department of Public Health

Here’s where to get COVID-19 or antibody tests in the suburbs | Chicago Tribune | 6/13/2020

Pioneer Press Jun 12, 2020 4:55 PM CVS is offering drive-thru, self-administered swabbing for COVID-19 testing at a number of suburban locations. - Original Credit: CVS Health (CVS Health / HANDOUT) As the state slowly reopens according to the Restore Illinois plan, the number of places where people can be tested for COVID-19 is increasing. In addition to testing sites established by the Illinois Department of Public Health

Personal Care

Walgreens, CVS to stop locking up beauty products aimed at black women | Chicago Tribune | 6/12/2020

… beauty products aimed at black women By Anne D’Innocenzio Jun 12, 2020 8:32 AM New York Drugstore chains Walgreens and CVS Health say they will stop locking up beauty and hair care products aimed at … shoplifters from some products such electronics, automotive, cosmetics and other personal care products. But it said, “We’re sensitive to the issue and understand the concerns raised by our customers and members of the community and …

Best Buy Health

Target Joins List of Major Retailers Mandating Masks | U.S. News & World Report | 7/16/2020

U.S. News® List of National Retail Chains Requiring Masks Is Growing Target and CVS Health have joined the list of the nation’s largest retailers that will require customers to wear masks as cases of COVID … would mandate face shields for all customers starting Monday. Starbucks, Best Buy, Kohl’s and Kroger Co. have also announced mandatory masks nationwide. Retailers have hesitated to make masks mandatory nationwide out of fear of angering …

Walgreens Boots Alliance

Demand For Abbott Labs Covid-19 Tests Surges Past 40M As Pandemic Lingers | Forbes | 7/16/2020

CVS Health and Walgreens Boots Alliance. Rapid molecular “point-of-care” diagnostic tests can be used in temporary screening locations, doctor’s office labs and nursing homes to detect the Coronavirus strain COVID-19 within a half hour. Abbott’s Ford doesn’t see use of Covid-19 tests subsiding anytime soon even once a vaccine is approved and widely used. “With the phased easing of ‘shelter in place’ restrictions, we’re entering a …

Crossover Health

Is Amazon’s Health Care Pilot a Threat to Other Bigwigs? - July 15, 2020 - Zacks.com | 7/15/2020

… multi-trillion-dollar healthcare industry. The e-commerce giant’s latest launch of a health care pilot program in collaboration with Crossover Health is a testament to the same. Notably, this pilot is focused on setting … would be foolishto ignore the advances made by Walmart and CVS Health in this potential market. Walmart is well-poised to bolster presence in the healthcare industry on the back of its Walmart Health Center …

Express Scripts

CVS reportedly creating group purchasing organization for PBM business | Healthcare Dive | 7/1/2020

Healthcare behemoth CVS Health is reportedly launching its own group purchasing organization, called Zinc, for its pharmacy benefit management business, according to a recent Nephron Research report in Drug Channels . Details around the GPO are vague, but it’s reportedly similar to Ascent Health Services, a GPO launched by CVS rival PBM Express Scripts last year. Ascent does rebate negotiations for Cigna-owned Express Scripts, along with Kroger Prescription Plans, a …

GSK

Global Consumer Healthcare Market By Product, By Distribution Channel, By Region, Forecast & Opportunities, 2025 | Globe Newswire | 7/1/2020

GSK Consumer Healthcare, Bayer Corp, McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Procter & Gamble Co, CVS Health Corp, Nature’s Bounty Co, Pharmavite Corp, Living Essentials, Clif Bar & Co, Reckitt Benckiser Inc, Optimum Nutrition Inc, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Inc, Herbalife Nutrition Ltd, Abbott Nutrition Inc, Cytosport Inc, BASF SE, Danone, American Health, Amway, Arena Pharmaceuticals and others.The companies are developing advanced technologies and launching new services in order to stay competitive in the market …

Johnson & Johnson

Global Consumer Healthcare Market By Product, By Distribution Channel, By Region, Forecast & Opportunities, 2025 | Globe Newswire | 7/1/2020

CVS Health Corp, Nature’s Bounty Co, Pharmavite Corp, Living Essentials, Clif Bar & Co, Reckitt Benckiser Inc, Optimum Nutrition Inc, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Inc, Herbalife Nutrition Ltd, Abbott Nutrition Inc, Cytosport Inc, BASF SE, Danone, American Health, Amway, Arena Pharmaceuticals and others.The companies are developing advanced technologies and launching new services in order to stay competitive in the market. Other competitive strategies include mergers & acquisitions and new product developments. Years …

LabCorp

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

… its digital marketplace as part of its ongoing focus on chronic disease management. In 2019, Walgreens announced a partnership with LabCorp to open at least 600 testing centers inside Walgreens retail locations over the next … 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 …

Alphabet Inc

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

… Walgreens was making steady moves to expand its reach deeper into the U.S. healthcare market. It teamed up with Verily , Alphabet Inc.’s life sciences research arm, to work on solutions for patients with chronic … 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 …

Walgreens Healthcare

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

Amid the surge in coronavirus cases in April, Walgreens leveraged its partnership with Microsoft to roll out a COVID-19 risk assessment tool on its website and mobile app. That risk assessment tool, powered by … 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 …

UnitedHealth

UnitedHealthcare’sTeledentistry Launch to Boost Oral Health - June 25, 2020 - Zacks.com | 6/25/2020

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ’s ( UNH - Free Report ) business, UnitedHealthcare, recently introduced teledentistry services in a bid to offer enhanced oral care to members. This initiative is part of the company’s UnitedHealthcare Dental program. Enrollees of … Commonwealth of Kentucky has collaborated are Aetna, a subsidiary of CVS Health Corporation ( CVS - Free Report ) , Humana Inc. ( HUM - Free Report ) , Molina Healthcare, Inc. ( MOH - Free Report ) and WellCare Health Plans, Inc. Apart from oral …

UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealthcare’sTeledentistry Launch to Boost Oral Health - June 25, 2020 - Zacks.com | 6/25/2020

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ’s ( UNH - Free Report ) business, UnitedHealthcare, recently introduced teledentistry services in a bid to offer enhanced oral care to members. This initiative is part of the company’s UnitedHealthcare Dental program. Enrollees of … Commonwealth of Kentucky has collaborated are Aetna, a subsidiary of CVS Health Corporation ( CVS - Free Report ) , Humana Inc. ( HUM - Free Report ) , Molina Healthcare, Inc. ( MOH - Free Report ) and WellCare Health Plans, Inc. Apart from oral …

Bristol-Myers

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 … on being nimble, collaborating in new ways and leveraging talent.’ Bristol-Myers Squibb CEO Giovanni Caforio Getty Images COVID-19 has the potential to enhance the strong collaboration among academia, government and other companies as …

Merck

Top healthcare execs are making the unusual decision to avoid giving campaign donations to Trump, and Republican Kevin McCarthy is raking in the cash instead | Business Insider | 6/24/2020

… of the board Heywood Fralin $25,000 from Roche Pharmaceuticals CEO William Anderson $25,000 from Amgen CEO Robert Bradway $20,600 from Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier $10,000 from Gilead CEO Daniel O’Day Some of these CEOs gave … Troyen Brennan , executive vice president and chief medical officer at CVS Health Sally Susman , executive vice president and chief corporate affairs officer at Pfizer Biden for President received $16,000 from Said Hilal, president, founder and …

Pfizer

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 … in inequality coming out of this. Albert Bourla, CEO of Pfizer: ‘The pandemic has created a new sense of openness and trust to share early data and novel ideas.’ Pfizer incoming CEO Albert Bourla Courtesy …

Bristol-Myers Squibb

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 … on being nimble, collaborating in new ways and leveraging talent.’ Bristol-Myers Squibb CEO Giovanni Caforio Getty Images COVID-19 has the potential to enhance the strong collaboration among academia, government and other companies as …

Change Healthcare

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 … we have in the past. Neil de Crescenzo, CEO of Change Healthcare: ‘Things are just moving a lot faster than they used to.’ Neil de Crescenzo. Change Healthcare Everybody in the country is trying to …

CVS Caremark

CVS launching platform to help employers, universities safely reopen amid COVID-19 | FierceHealthcare | 6/24/2020

CVS Health is the latest company to launch a solution aimed at helping employers and university campuses safely reopen amid COVID-19. The Return Ready solution offers employers and colleges the ability to customize a … capacity and results. Sree Chaguturu, M.D., chief medical officer at CVS Caremark, told Fierce Healthcare that having a large degree of customizability was critical to Return Ready’s design. “We recognize that employers and universities will …

Gilead

Top healthcare execs are making the unusual decision to avoid giving campaign donations to Trump, and Republican Kevin McCarthy is raking in the cash instead | Business Insider | 6/24/2020

… from Roche Pharmaceuticals CEO William Anderson $25,000 from Amgen CEO Robert Bradway $20,600 from Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier $10,000 from Gilead CEO Daniel O’Day Some of these CEOs gave to other GOP campaign efforts, such … Troyen Brennan , executive vice president and chief medical officer at CVS Health Sally Susman , executive vice president and chief corporate affairs officer at Pfizer Biden for President received $16,000 from Said Hilal, president, founder and …

Epic Systems

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; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. Samantha Lee/Business Insider The healthcare industry is on the front lines of the effort …

IBM Watson

MMA’S The Great Marketing Growth Debate Series Addresses The Question of Which Marketing Growth Strategy Works Best | PRWeb | 6/22/2020

… all these thinkers putting forth their ideas or a community to discuss and debate,” said Norman de Greve, CMO of CVS Health. “Everyone who sees themselves as marketing strategists at companies of any size must … Facebook, Ford, Foursquare, General Motors Company, Google, GSK, Hilton Worldwide, IBM Watson, Jumpshot, Kellogg Company, LinkedIn, L’Oreal, Marriott International, Match Group, Mastercard, McDonald’s, MillerCoors, Monster, NBCU, Pandora, Pinterest, PlaceIQ, Salesforce, Samsung, Snap Inc., SUBWAY, Target …

Gilead Sciences

18 recent legal actions involving pharmacists, drugmakers | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/19/2020

18 recent legal actions involving pharmacists, drugmakers Maia Anderson - 6 BCBS companies sue CVS, claiming decadelong insurance fraud scheme Six Blue Cross Blue Shield companies filed a lawsuit against CVS Health, claiming the retail pharmacy chain has “intentionally engaged” in a fraud scheme for more than a decade to overcharge for prescription drugs by submitting insurance claims for payment at artificially inflated prices. Gilead Sciences has filed a lawsuit accusing …

Centene

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

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 some industry leaders fear the mergers will have the opposite effect as competition in the market declines. The affiliation between Highmark and HealthNow New York will be “good for the people and communities we serve,” asserted David Anderson, president and CEO of HealthNow. “Highmark has …

Big Health

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

SAN FRANCISCO , June 18, Big Health , the global leader in digital therapeutics dedicated to helping millions back to good mental health, today announced it has raised $39 million in a Series B financing, led by … 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 …

Optum

Big Blue Cross Plan And Epic In Deal To Improve Doctor-Insurer Information Exchange | Forbes | 6/17/2020

Immunity To Covid-19 Infection May Fade Quickly In some cases, the industry has been consolidating with medical care providers and insurers coming under the same umbrella and touting their ability to make care better thanks to consolidation. CVS Health two years ago bought the nation’s third largest health insurer in Aetna while UnitedHealth Group owns Optum, which owns an array of doctor practices, surgery centers, urgent care operations and …

Walmart Health

Walmart Rolling Out More Healthcare ‘Super Centers’ | Forbes | 6/17/2020

Walmart disclosed plans to open more “Walmart Health” centers that feature an array of primary medical services, dental care, and behavioral health services as part of a new model being replicated beyond Georgia into other … my word for it.” The move by Walmart comes as CVS Health opens hundreds of “HealthHubs” which include additional health and wellness items and services beyond what’s already available in the drugstore chain’s MinuteClinics. Meanwhile …

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 …

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 …

Morgan Stanley

How Fortune 500 companies are responding to coronavirus pandemic with resources, expertise | Fortune | 4/13/2020

… now essentially shut down the U.S. economy, dozens of companies have donated billions of dollars collectively to combat the crisis. Morgan Stanley has made a $10 million cash commitment to support relief efforts. Twitter and … sent 500,000 protective masks to their co-workers in China. CVS Health CVS Health has waived co-pays for all diagnostic testing related to the coronavirus for commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid members. CVS Pharmacy is …

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 …

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 …

Zacks Investment Research

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Expected to Post Earnings of $1.62 Per Share - WKRB News | 2/15/2020

Wall Street analysts forecast that CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) will report earnings per share of $1.62 for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research . Twenty analysts have made estimates for CVS Health’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $1.73 and the lowest estimate coming in at $1.49. CVS Health also reported earnings per share of $1.62 in the same quarter last year. The business is …

Zacks Equity Research

Know These 3 Facts to Avoid Paying Half Your Retirement Income to the IRS - February 13, 2020 | Zacks | 2/13/2020

You follow Retirement Ideas - edit You follow Zacks Equity Research - edit What would you like to follow? Zacks Equity Research Cancel Read More Hide Full Article Neglecting to withdraw a required minimum distribution (RMD) from … with long-term potential for your retirement portfolio, such as CVS Health ( CVS - Free Report ) , a current top ranked dividend stock. There is also a second phase of retirement planning that gets less focus - despite …

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 …

Lux Capital

Walgreens was the worst stock in the Dow last year. Here’s how the CEO is betting a partnership with a tech giant can help it recover. | Business Insider | 1/25/2020

… Jared Josleyn, Walgreens' vice president of innovation, told Business Insider. Walgreens wants to be more like its biggest rival, CVS Health With the clinics, Walgreens is trying to show that it can act like … stick with,” Ashworth said. Read more: VCs at $2.4 billion Lux Capital think 2020 will be the year Big Pharma companies buy startups that ship Viagra and hair-loss pills to your door Verily just …

Citigroup

Too Much Risk?: Cramer’s ‘Mad Money’ Recap (Friday 1/10/20) - TheStreet | 1/11/2020

… Next, on Tuesday, we hear from JPMorgan Chase ( JPM ) - Get Report itself, along with Wells Fargo ( WFC ) - Get Report and Citigroup ( C ) - Get Report as well as Goldman Sachs ( GS ) - Get Report and Bank of … rise. She said companies like Teledoc ( TDOC ) - Get Report and CVS Health ( CVS ) - Get Report are reinventing primary healthcare. Walgreens Boots Alliance ( WBA ) - Get Report has proven that partnerships aren’t enough, companies must own the …

Venrock

Health insurers and retail pharmacies are making a play for primary care | MSN | 12/26/2019

… Inc. that are better known for operating pharmacy counters and managing health plans are now turning into primary care providers. “ CVS Health, Humana, Walgreens, Walmart and UnitedHealth Group now operate hundreds of clinics that directly … said Dr. Bob Kocher, a partner at venture-capital firm Venrock. “There is a belief that the pendulum is swinging to the next-generation version of managed care.” : Expect stock volatility for some health care …

Blackstone Group

Lawmakers take a deeper look at surprise billing practices | Modern Healthcare | 12/20/2019

… finish line with Congress’ year-end spending deal this month. The letter recipients included Envision Healthcare, TeamHealth, Anthem, Cigna Corp., CVS Health, Health Care Service Corp., Highmark and UnitedHealth Group. The letters to insurers seek … letters to the CEOs of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., the Blackstone Group and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe seeking detailed financial evaluations of the physician-staffing companies and air and ground ambulance companies owned by these …

Andreessen Horowitz

10 top VCs share their best 2020 healthcare predictions, from a booming IPO market to pharma companies getting into the medical care business | Business Insider | 12/19/2019

… access to all exclusive Business Insider PRIME content. We asked healthcare and biotech venture capitalists from leading firms like Venrock, Andreessen Horowitz, and Lux Capital to share their predictions for 2020. They shared where they … a foothold in a market dominated by three key companies: CVS Health’s Caremark, UnitedHealth Group’s OptumRx, and Cigna’s Express Scripts. “I’m really excited there’s innovation there but tempered by how complicated and by how locked …

Macquarie

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Given Consensus Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages - American Banking News | 12/2/2019

Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) have earned an average rating of “Buy” from the twenty-seven brokerages that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a … after purchasing an additional 205,275 shares during the last quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. grew its position in shares of CVS Health by 10.9% in the second quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 13,905,440 shares of …

Merrill Lynch

CVS Health’s Aetna weighs divestiture of workers’ comp unit | PE Hub | 11/26/2019

CVS Health’s Aetna weighs divestiture of workers’ comp unit November 25, 2019 Follow @sarpring AndreyPopov/iStock/Getty Images Plus CVS Health ’s Aetna health insurance unit is evaluating a sale of its Coventry workers’ compensation division, according to three people familiar with the matter. Bank of America Merrill Lynch has been engaged for financial advice on a sales process, the people said. Teasers have been distributed to a narrow group …

Carlyle Group

CVS Health’s Aetna weighs divestiture of workers’ comp unit | PE Hub | 11/26/2019

CVS Health’s Aetna weighs divestiture of workers’ comp unit November 25, 2019 Follow @sarpring AndreyPopov/iStock/Getty Images Plus CVS Health ’s Aetna health insurance unit is evaluating a sale of its Coventry workers’ compensation … technology services firm Sedgwick , both of which are owned by Carlyle Group , one of the people said. While the process is in its early stages, the people suggested Coventry could command a value anywhere from …

Warburg Pincus

We just got a look at the latest financials for health startups like Bright and Oscar. They reveal the challenges facing the insurers as they keep growing their footprints. | Business Insider | 11/19/2019

The startups are taking on some of the biggest companies in the US, like UnitedHealth Group and CVS Health. They’re trying to get a foothold in massive insurance markets, with the bet that technology can … Alignment is backed by private equity firms General Atlantic and Warburg Pincus and has raised more than $200 million . The slides below have more information about each company’s funding, financials, and expansion plans. Bright Health …

Pinnacle Financial Partners

Nov 14, 2019 - Baird Financial Group, Inc. Buys Bank of America Corp, Five Below Inc, iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF, Sells Brown-Forman Corp, Brown-Forman Corp, CVS Health Corp - GuruFocus.com | 11/14/2019

Investment company Baird Financial Group, Inc. ( Current Portfolio ) buys Bank of America Corp, Five Below Inc, iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF, Dolby Laboratories Inc, Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc, sells Brown-Forman Corp, Brown-Forman Corp, CVS Health Corp, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc, Univar Solutions Inc during the 3-months ended 2019Q3, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Baird Financial Group, Inc.. As of …

JP Morgan Chase

How Ambulatory Surgical Centers are Leveraging Patient Engagement to Grow Market Share - What Hospitals Can Do to Compete – Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare | PRWeb | 10/30/2019

CVS Health and Walgreens Health , as well as promising new approaches from innovators like Haven Healthcare (the joint venture of Amazon, JP Morgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway), Apple Health and others. All of these alternatives to the traditional hospital care delivery model are aiming to capture share in a marketplace that’s desperate for more convenient, affordable care. Playing to their already considerable strengths, some ASCs are working to make care …

BlackRock Inc.

SBA Communications Co. (NASDAQ:SBAC) Shares Purchased by Rhumbline Advisers | 10/26/2019

Golden State Wealth Management LLC Has $129,000 Holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) SBA Communications Co. (NASDAQ:SBAC) Shares Purchased by Rhumbline Advisers SBA Communications Co. (NASDAQ:SBAC) Shares Purchased by Rhumbline Advisers - Filed … large investors have also recently modified their holdings of SBAC. BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in SBA Communications by 5.0% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 10,196,949 shares of the technology company’s stock …

T. Rowe Price

Quarterly Review Of DivGro: Q3 2019 | Seeking Alpha | 10/23/2019

… Income of $42.00 Cummins ( CMI ) - Income of $65.55 Costco Wholesale ( COST ) - Income of $6.50 Cisco Systems ( CSCO ) - Income of $35.00 CVS Health ( CVS ) - Income of $150.00 Chevron ( CVX ) - Income of $95.20 Dominion Energy ( D ) - Income … T ) - Income of $306.00 TJX Companies ( TJX ) - Income of $46.00 T. Rowe Price ( TROW ) - Income of $152.00 Texas Instruments ( TXN ) - Income of $57.75 UnitedHealth Group ( UNH ) - Income of $43.20 United Parcel Service ( UPS ) - Income of …

Kaiser Permanente

Walgreens, Kaiser Permanente among top-viewed healthcare ads during pandemic | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/2/2020

The pandemic forced many healthcare marketing professionals to make tough decisions about what messages to send out, and recent research insights from digital marketing service AcuityAds highlights some of the teams that may have gotten those decisions right. The service compiled a list of the most-viewed healthcare-related video ads from March through May. They are: Vanquish: “Digital Headache” (6,747,019 views) Kaiser Permanente: “ OwnTheCurve” (5,077,863 views) CVS Health: “Home …

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 …

Cleveland Clinic

Continue Medical Care During the Coronavirus Pandemic | U.S. News & World Report | 6/25/2020

… stroke. Hispanic and Latino Americans have a 50% chance of developing type 2 diabetes. Dr. Garth Graham Courtesy of Aetna/CVS Health We are working to address these racial and ethnic disparities in treatment and … to a New York Times editorial by leaders of the Cleveland Clinic and the Mayo Clinic, cancer diagnoses are down by 45 percent, and reports of heart attack and stroke are down by 38 and …

Geisinger

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 … federal government with their health information. Jaewon Ryu, CEO of Geisinger: ‘Hospitals will think about their supply chain differently.’ Dr. Jaewon Ryu, CEO of Geisinger Geisinger What will we do differently coming out of COVID …

CommonSpirit Health

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 … the delivery of 21st century healthcare. Lloyd Dean, CEO of CommonSpirit Health: ‘We must more effectively meet patients where they are.’ Lloyd H Dean CEO of CommonSpirit Health CommonSpirit Health The new future will be …

Boston Medical Center

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

… marks another in a series of important milestones for Big 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 … and Daylight. To date, the UK’s National Health Service (NHS), Boston Medical Center, AmeriGas and more than fifty other companies have signed up for this program, adding more than six million covered employee lives in …

Knox County Hospital

Texas hospitals seek reimbursement reform | Modern Healthcare | 6/17/2020

Texas healthcare providers have asked state lawmakers to close loopholes in payment policies to ensure they are reimbursed promptly. The Knox County Hospital District, which filed a complaint with the Texas Department of Insurance for an alleged $12 million in outstanding claims from Aetna (now CVS Health) dating back to mid-2018, submitted a proposal to TDI to amend the state’s Prompt Pay Act. The hospital district, much of which …

HCA Healthcare

What 20 healthcare CEOs earned in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/4/2020

… CVS Health: $36.5 million 2. Daniel O’Day, Gilead Sciences: $29.1 million 3. Miles D. White, Abbott Laboratories: $27.8 million 4. Kenneth C. Frazier, Merck: $27.6 million 5. Samuel N. Hazen, HCA Healthcare: $26.8 million 6. Michael F. Neidorff, Centene: $26.4 million 7. Alex Gorsky, Johnson & Johnson: $25.4 million 8. Alan B. Miller, Universal Health Services: $24.5 million 9. Richard A. Gonzalez, AbbVie: $21.6 million 10. Leonard S. Schleifer, Regeneron: $21.5 …

University of Chicago Medical Center

Patients go without medications as Chicago pharmacies close amid unrest - Chicago Tribune | 6/4/2020

… Chicago-area pharmacies have been damaged or closed in recent days, according to one estimate from the Illinois Pharmacists Association. CVS Health said at least 42 of its Chicago-area stores were closed in recent … said Kevin Colgan, vice president and chief pharmacy officer at University of Chicago Medical Center. “We have fewer and fewer access points for patients, so when these close down … or they’re unable to serve the …

HCA

Healthcare Recruiters Easily Find Hospital RN Nurses and Medical Staff | Yahoo News | 6/3/2020

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / June 3, 2020 / Healthcare recruiters historically have a difficult time finding talented, experienced registered nurses (RN’s), doctors, and other medical staff for their hospital, healthcare group, or medical office. That is … Top 10 Healthcare Companies in the World (based on $ revenue) CVS Health Corp. (CVS), $257.3B UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH), $240.3B McKesson Corp. (MCK), $224.9B AmerisourceBergen Corp. (ABC), $182.1B Cigna Corp. (CI), $153.7B Cardinal Health Inc …

Ascension Health

Healthcare Recruiters Easily Find Hospital RN Nurses and Medical Staff | Yahoo News | 6/3/2020

… the COVID pandemic. Top 10 Health Systems in the USA (based on of for-profit hospitals) HCA Healthcare, 185 hospitals Ascension Health, 151 CommonSpirit Health, 142 Community Health Systems, 105 Trinity Health, 92 LifePoint Health … Top 10 Healthcare Companies in the World (based on $ revenue) CVS Health Corp. (CVS), $257.3B UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH), $240.3B McKesson Corp. (MCK), $224.9B AmerisourceBergen Corp. (ABC), $182.1B Cigna Corp. (CI), $153.7B Cardinal Health Inc …

Ascension

Healthcare Recruiters Easily Find Hospital RN Nurses and Medical Staff | Yahoo News | 6/3/2020

… the COVID pandemic. Top 10 Health Systems in the USA (based on of for-profit hospitals) HCA Healthcare, 185 hospitals Ascension Health, 151 CommonSpirit Health, 142 Community Health Systems, 105 Trinity Health, 92 LifePoint Health … Top 10 Healthcare Companies in the World (based on $ revenue) CVS Health Corp. (CVS), $257.3B UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH), $240.3B McKesson Corp. (MCK), $224.9B AmerisourceBergen Corp. (ABC), $182.1B Cigna Corp. (CI), $153.7B Cardinal Health Inc …

Community Health Systems

Healthcare Recruiters Easily Find Hospital RN Nurses and Medical Staff | Yahoo News | 6/3/2020

… Systems in the USA (based on of for-profit hospitals) HCA Healthcare, 185 hospitals Ascension Health, 151 CommonSpirit Health, 142 Community Health Systems, 105 Trinity Health, 92 LifePoint Health, 86 Tenet Healthcare, 65 Vibra Healthcare … Top 10 Healthcare Companies in the World (based on $ revenue) CVS Health Corp. (CVS), $257.3B UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH), $240.3B McKesson Corp. (MCK), $224.9B AmerisourceBergen Corp. (ABC), $182.1B Cigna Corp. (CI), $153.7B Cardinal Health Inc …

Sutter Health

NovuHealth Appoints Sutter Health Aetna Exec Steve Wigginton CEO | HIT Consultant | 5/14/2020

Leave a Comment NovuHealth , a consumer engagement company, announced that former Sutter Health Aetna executive Steve Wigginton has joined the company as its chief executive officer. Wigginton succeeds company co-founder Tom Wicka, who has … Sutter Health Aetna, a 50/50 joint venture between Aetna, a CVS Health company, and Sutter Health, a not-for-profit integrated health delivery system in northern California. There, he served as the joint venture’s first …

Northwell Health

How the coronavirus will permanently change healthcare, according to 26 top industry leaders | Business Insider | 5/12/2020

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 … protecting our members, protecting our employees. Michael Dowling, CEO of Northwell Health: ‘We don’t realize how fortunate we are when times are good.’ Northwell Health CEO Michael Dowling Courtesy Northwell Health It forces you to …

Henry Ford Health System

9 most diverse health systems | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/8/2020

Henry Ford Health System (Detroit) 3. Cleveland Clinic 4. WellStar Health System (Marietta, Ga.) 5. H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute (Tampa, Fla.) 6. OhioHealth (Columbus) 7. Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.) 8. Yale New Haven (Conn.) Health System 9. NYU Langone Health (New York City) Other healthcare companies and organizations honored on the list include Blue Shield of California, American Heart Association, Eli Lilly and Co., Abbott, AbbVie, CVS …

OhioHealth

9 most diverse health systems | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/8/2020

OhioHealth (Columbus) 7. Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.) 8. Yale New Haven (Conn.) Health System 9. NYU Langone Health (New York City) Other healthcare companies and organizations honored on the list include Blue Shield of California, American Heart Association, Eli Lilly and Co., Abbott, AbbVie, CVS Health, Humana, Medtronic, Cigna, AstraZeneca and Centene Corp. More articles on diversity in healthcare …

WellStar Health System

9 most diverse health systems | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/8/2020

WellStar Health System (Marietta, Ga.) 5. H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute (Tampa, Fla.) 6. OhioHealth (Columbus) 7. Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.) 8. Yale New Haven (Conn.) Health System 9. NYU Langone Health (New York City) Other healthcare companies and organizations honored on the list include Blue Shield of California, American Heart Association, Eli Lilly and Co., Abbott, AbbVie, CVS Health, Humana, Medtronic, Cigna, AstraZeneca and Centene Corp. More …

NYU Langone Health

9 most diverse health systems | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/8/2020

NYU Langone Health (New York City) Other healthcare companies and organizations honored on the list include Blue Shield of California, American Heart Association, Eli Lilly and Co., Abbott, AbbVie, CVS Health, Humana, Medtronic, Cigna, AstraZeneca and Centene Corp. More articles on diversity in healthcare …

Moffitt Cancer Center

9 most diverse health systems | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/8/2020

Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute (Tampa, Fla.) 6. OhioHealth (Columbus) 7. Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.) 8. Yale New Haven (Conn.) Health System 9. NYU Langone Health (New York City) Other healthcare companies and organizations honored on the list include Blue Shield of California, American Heart Association, Eli Lilly and Co., Abbott, AbbVie, CVS Health, Humana, Medtronic, Cigna, AstraZeneca and Centene Corp. More articles on diversity in healthcare …

Intermountain Healthcare

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: Oscar, Uno partner on MA financial assistance; HHS awards more than $580M to expand testing | FierceHealthcare | 5/7/2020

… into law April 24 . UPDATED: Wednesday, May 6, at 2:55 p.m. Intermountain starts limited COVID-19 antibody testing Utah-based Intermountain Healthcare has started using a COVID-19 antibody test offered to patients and caregivers … a.m. CVS pledges $1 million to boost mental health supports CVS Health said it would put more than $1 million toward boosting access mental health services for frontline workers effected by COVID-19. The healthcare …

Providence Health

Merlo: CVS seeing massive increases in telehealth use, home prescription delivery due to COVID-19 | FierceHealthcare | 5/6/2020

… Merlo: CVS seeing massive increases in telehealth use, home prescription delivery due to COVID-19 by May 6, 2020 7:06am CVS Health released its first-quarter earnings Wednesday morning. (Getty/Serenethos) CVS Health is seeing … for Better Care Plans and Revenue Capture. Join leaders from Providence Health Plan, UPMC, and Presbyterian as they discuss their individual paths to successfully integrating risk adjustment practices into care workflows to positively impact patient …

DaVita Medical Group

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

… Optum, the division of insurer UnitedHealth that provides technology-enabled services, has been growing through acquisitions, including the purchase of DaVita Medical Group for almost $5 billion and patient-monitoring start-up Vivify Health . Like … 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 …

UCLA Health

CVS, UCLA Health unite to free hospital beds for COVID-19 patients | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/20/2020

CVS, UCLA Health unite to free hospital beds for COVID-19 patients Maia Anderson - Print Email CVS Health is working with UCLA Health to move stable patients from hospitals to home care to make hospital beds available for COVID-19 patients. Coram, a CVS Health branch that provides infusion therapy services, is expanding its capacity to treat more patients in home-based settings with the goal of freeing up 50,000 …

Houston Methodist

Cigna’s (CI) New Solution to Boost Its Dental Care Services - April 16, 2020 - Zacks.com | 4/16/2020

… of its network partner and telehealth provider, MDLIVE. Further adding to its initiatives, Cigna inked a long-term deal with Houston Methodist Hospital, which allows its customers to get quality medical care at reasonable rates … refills and wider coverage of telehealth visits for urgent healthcare. CVS Health Corporation’s ( CVS - Free Report ) health insurance division, Aetna (which was merged in 2018), is also developing and expanding its telehealth offerings. 5 Stocks …

UnitedHealthcare

Walmart Forays Into Medicare with Walmart Insurance Services LLC | HealthPayer Intelligence | 7/14/2020

… of that program, representatives from a third party company—unaffiliated with Walmart—help consumers explore plans from Aetna, Anthem, Humana, UnitedHealthcare, and at least 16 other healthcare payers. Healthcare Begins Here is open from October … It seemed like a natural countermove to the retailer’s competitor CVS Health, which was in the process of finalizing its acquisition of Aetna. Ultimately, Anthem and Walmart did combine forces to offer a Medicare prescription …

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 …

Cigna

CVS reportedly creating group purchasing organization for PBM business | Healthcare Dive | 7/1/2020

Healthcare behemoth CVS Health is reportedly launching its own group purchasing organization, called Zinc, for its pharmacy benefit management business, according to a recent Nephron Research report in Drug Channels . Details around the GPO are vague, but it’s reportedly similar to Ascent Health Services, a GPO launched by CVS rival PBM Express Scripts last year. Ascent does rebate negotiations for Cigna-owned Express Scripts, along with Kroger Prescription Plans, a …

Aetna

Continue Medical Care During the Coronavirus Pandemic | U.S. News & World Report | 6/25/2020

… Aetna/CVS Health We are working to address these racial and ethnic disparities in treatment and care that public health experts have known about for years, and that the COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare. Today, that mission is more critical than ever before as both of these crises converge to create another negative consequence of the pandemic: Many people with chronic conditions are delaying care due to fear of …

Humana

UnitedHealthcare’sTeledentistry Launch to Boost Oral Health - June 25, 2020 - Zacks.com | 6/25/2020

CVS Health Corporation ( CVS - Free Report ) , Humana Inc. ( HUM - Free Report ) , Molina Healthcare, Inc. ( MOH - Free Report ) and WellCare Health Plans, Inc. Apart from oral health improvements, the company has also been making efforts to improve the eye health of its members. Its network deal with GlassesUSA.com — an online eyewear retailer — last month is testament to the same. Furthermore, the company has always emphasized on the need for adopting telehealth …

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 …

Centene Corp

Centene Raises 2020 EPS Guidance Despite Market Volatility - June 15, 2020 - Zacks.com | 6/15/2020

Centene Corporation ( CNC - Free Report ) recently updated its guidance for 2020. Improved earnings guidance amid the prevalent market uncertainty definitely highlights the company’s strong operating results and cash flow generation abilities. This leading U.S. healthcare … organizations that won such contracts include Aetna, a subsidiary of CVS Health Corporation ( CVS - Free Report ) , Humana Inc. ( HUM - Free Report ) , UnitedHealthcare Group Inc. ( UNH - Free Report ) and WellCare Health Plans, Inc. Shares of this …

Oscar 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 …

Bright Health

Health-insurance startups like Oscar and Clover have raked in billions in venture funding. We dug into their financials, which show why 2020 stands to be a pivotal year for the insurers. | Business Insider | 5/5/2020

Bright Health cofounder Bob Sheehy, Devoted Health co-founder and executive chairman Todd Park, Clover Health CEO Vivek Garipalli, and Oscar Health CEO Mario Schlosser. Bright Health; Alex Wong/Getty; Clover Health; Oscar Health; Shayanne … 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 …

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 …

Molina Healthcare

CVS’ Larry Merlo was the top paid health insurance CEO in 2019. Here’s a look at what other payer CEOs earned | 4/24/2020

Health insurance CEOs earned a pretty penny in 2019. At the top of the list is CVS Health chief Larry Merlo, who earned $36.5 million in total compensation last year. That was about $10 million … similar base salaries last year, ranging from $1.3 million for Molina Healthcare CEO Joseph Zubretsky to $1.6 million for Merlo. Merlo, however, earned $20.2 million in stock awards and $10.6 million in non-equity incentive …

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 …

WellCare Health

Anthem’s (ANTM) Beacon Health Buyout to Bolster Portfolio - March 3, 2020 - Zacks.com | 3/3/2020

CVS Health in 2018 and 2017, respectively. Anthem’s acquisitions of Missouri and Nebraska Medicaid plans of WellCare Health also added around 3 Medicaid members under its coverage. All these initiatives poise the company well for long-term growth. Shares of this Zacks Rank 4 (Sell) company have lost 7.2% in a year’s time against its industry ‘s increase of 9.5%. Consequently, the stock price looks subdued against the returns of …

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 …

Fidelis Care

Centene and CVS Health Announce Agreement for CVS Health to Acquire IlliniCare Health | PR Newswire | 12/2/2019

Centene and CVS Health Announce Agreement for CVS Health to Acquire IlliniCare Health News provided by Centene Corporation Dec 02, 2019, 06:00 ET ST. LOUIS , Dec. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC ) (“Centene”) and … Health Plans, Inc. (the “WellCare Transaction”), Centene’s recent acquisition (the “Fidelis Care Transaction”) of substantially all the assets of New York State Catholic Health Plan, Inc., d/b/a Fidelis Care New York (“ Fidelis Care

Coventry Health Care

CVS Health’s Aetna weighs divestiture of workers’ comp unit | PE Hub | 11/26/2019

CVS Health’s Aetna weighs divestiture of workers’ comp unit November 25, 2019 Follow @sarpring AndreyPopov/iStock/Getty Images Plus CVS Health ’s Aetna health insurance unit is evaluating a sale of its Coventry workers’ compensation … a year after Aetna completed its $5.6 billion acquisition of Coventry Health Care . The Coventry unit offers workers’ compensation, auto and disability care-management and cost-containment solutions for employers, insurance carriers and third-party …

MultiPlan

Providers shell out $2.76B annually to update directories | Healthcare Dive | 11/14/2019

… CVS Health, Ascension, Humana, UnitedHealthcare, UnitedHealth Group’s Optum, MultiPlan and Quest Diagnostics. In a similar vein, CAQH and the Provider Data Action Alliance released a roadmap last year to guide development and implementation of a single solution. To arrive at the dollar amounts for the new whitepaper, CAQH collected survey responses from 1,240 physicians last month. The organization projected savings from using a single database to update provider directories based …

Innovation Health

Aetna’s 2020 Medicare plans connect members with more personalized care and benefits in their homes and communities | PR Newswire | 10/24/2019

HARTFORD, Conn. Aetna, a CVS Health company (NYSE: CVS ), announced its 2020 Medicare offerings, featuring expanded plan options with low or $0 monthly premiums in most areas, plus enhanced benefits that focus on members’ total … in Minnesota (with Allina Health) and in Northern Virginia (with Innovation Health). Data as of September 2019 . Includes publicly traded companies with over 250,000 Medicare Advantage enrollees. † Level and type of coverage vary by plan …

Garth Graham

Ibn Sina Foundation and CVS Health Expand COVID-19 Testing in Houston with New Site | PR Newswire | 7/16/2020

… HOUSTON , July 16, The Ibn Sina Foundation today announced it is launching a second COVID-19 testing site, together with CVS Health, at its Ibn Sina North Shepherd Community Clinic location. CVS Pharmacists and CVS … of urgent and increased need in the region,” said Dr. Garth Graham , Vice President, Community Health and Chief Community Health Officer, CVS Health. “Ibn Sina Foundation’s deep commitment to the residents it serves has made …

Jon Roberts

CVS Pharmacy Institutes Face Covering Policy at All Locations | PR Newswire | 7/16/2020

WOONSOCKET, R.I. , July 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – CVS Health (NYSE: CVS ) Chief Operating Officer Jon Roberts provided the following update on the use of face coverings at CVS Pharmacy locations: “Since the pandemic began, we’ve done everything we can to keep people safe and healthy. This includes requiring that store employees wear face coverings and encouraging our customers to do so as well. In any community with state or local laws …

Larry Merlo

Affordability, Technology Use Key for Healthcare Consumerism | Patient Engagement HIT | 7/15/2020

News Affordability, Technology Use Key for Healthcare Consumerism Data from CVS Health showed that a tech-enabled approach to personalized and affordable care access is critical in an era of healthcare consumerism. Source: Getty Images … their approach to health and explore different avenues of care,” Larry Merlo, CEO of CVS Health, said in a statement . “Whether in the community, in the home or in the palm of their hand, people …

Eileen Howard Boone

20 U.S. Cities and Counties Pledge to Improve Local Systems and Policies to Advance Health Equity with $2 Million in Grants from the Aetna Foundation | PR Newswire | 7/15/2020

… spans varying by up to 20-30 years in communities that are just a few miles apart,” said Aetna Foundation President Eileen Howard Boone . “We are proud to partner with APHA and NACo to support the … in 2016, is an independent, charitable and philanthropic affiliate of CVS Health . The American Public Health Association champions the health of all people and all communities. We are the only organization that combines a nearly …

Giovanni Caforio

Bristol Myers Squibb Earns Global CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation | PR Newswire | 7/13/2020

… of this prestigious accreditation as it demonstrates our long-standing commitment to the health and safety of our employees,” said Giovanni Caforio , M.D., chairman and chief executive officer, Bristol Myers Squibb. “As a company focused … in the U.S. and China include: Amgen, the China CDC, CVS Health, GE Healthcare, Merck and Independence Blue Cross and many other Blue Cross affiliates. About Bristol Myers Squibb Bristol Myers Squibb is a global …

Samantha Lee

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

… through the pandemic with an $1,000 tip on a $43 bill The billion-dollar fight over the future of telehealth © Samantha Lee/Business Insider Samantha Lee/Business Insider © Provided by Business Insider A patient has … 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 on Amazon. As part of the deal, Walgreens is investing …

Larry Hogan

CVS Health, Governor Hogan, Rep. Mfume, Mayor Young Announce Opening of COVID-19 Rapid Testing Site in Baltimore | PR Newswire | 6/26/2020

BALTIMORE , June 26, CVS Health, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan , Congressman Kweisi Mfume and Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young today announced the opening of a rapid COVID-19 testing site in Baltimore. Licensed health care providers from MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health, supported by CVS Pharmacy employees, will staff the testing operation. Testing will be provided at no cost to patients. “Our partnership with CVS Health continues to …

Larry J. Merlo

CVS Health Expands Testing Capabilities Amid Rise in COVID-19 Cases; Adds 35 Additional New Drive-Thru Test Sites in California | PR Newswire | 6/25/2020

WOONSOCKET, R.I. In an ongoing effort to help slow the spread of the virus, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS ) today expanded its COVID-19 testing program by announcing 35 additional test sites at select CVS Pharmacy … and respond to a need for increased testing capacity,” said Larry J. Merlo , President and CEO, CVS Health. “We continue to be grateful for the commitment of our frontline colleagues who make these testing sites …

Jim Cramer

Trump Administration to Close All 13 Federally Funded COVID-19 Testing Sites - TheStreet | 6/24/2020

… country. The government plans to transition to locally supported testing and community testing, with emphasis on partnerships with companies like CVS Health and Walgreens. There are currently 13 federally supported sites and Texas, which has … 0.7%. Watch More of the Latest Videos from TheStreet and Jim Cramer Why Weren't We Wearing Masks From the Beginning? Dr. Fauci Explains Coronavirus Update: Major League Baseball Sees a July Start Survey …

Seema Verma

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 … I believe that something like that is at work here. Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: ‘Our focus is on providing high-quality care.’ Seema Verma, administrator at the Centers …

Hillary Clinton

Top healthcare execs are making the unusual decision to avoid giving campaign donations to Trump, and Republican Kevin McCarthy is raking in the cash instead | Business Insider | 6/24/2020

… into President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign. That’s a repeat of what happened in 2016. But last time, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton was favored to win. This time, Trump’s the incumbent. Instead, healthcare executives are … Troyen Brennan , executive vice president and chief medical officer at CVS Health Sally Susman , executive vice president and chief corporate affairs officer at Pfizer Biden for President received $16,000 from Said Hilal, president, founder and …

Paul Hudson

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 … in tight quarters or periods of time throughout the year. Paul Hudson, CEO of Sanofi: ‘It has changed how we work, largely for the better.’ Sanofi CEO Paul Hudson Sanofi The whole company has stepped …

William Fleming

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 … officials make decisions to prevent further spread of the virus. William Fleming, president of Humana’s clinical and pharmacy solutions segment: ‘We need to take telehealth to the next level.’ Humana segment president of Humana’s clinical …

Troyen Brennan

CVS Health Helps Americans Return to Worksites and Campuses with Comprehensive COVID-19 Testing Solution | PR Newswire | 6/24/2020

GDPR CVS Health Helps Americans Return to Worksites and Campuses with Comprehensive COVID-19 Testing Solution Return Ready™ offers organizations a customizable COVID-19 testing solution, clinical protocols and reporting to meet their unique worksite … protocols to meet their specific population health management needs,” said Troyen Brennan, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President, CVS Health. “ Return Ready is one more way that we’re increasing access to COVID …

Andrew Cuomo

Trump Administration to Close All 13 Federally Funded COVID-19 Testing Sites - TheStreet | 6/24/2020

… country. The government plans to transition to locally supported testing and community testing, with emphasis on partnerships with companies like CVS Health and Walgreens. There are currently 13 federally supported sites and Texas, which has … significant community spread. In a press conference, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Washington, Utah, and Texas currently have high infection rates. Stocks spiraled by midday Wednesday …

Judy Faulkner

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; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. Samantha Lee/Business Insider The healthcare industry is on the front lines of the effort …

Gregory Adams

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; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. Samantha Lee/Business Insider The healthcare industry is on the front lines of the effort …

Brian Snyder

CVS to Offer Employers COVID-19 Testing Program as U.S. Cases Rise | U.S. News & World Report | 6/24/2020

… Brian Snyder/File Photo Reuters By Caroline Humer NEW YORK (Reuters) - As U.S. employers grapple with trying to keep workers healthy and on the job amid fresh spikes in COVID-19 cases, CVS Health Corp has begun selling companies a diagnostic testing program. In addition to onsite and pharmacy testing, CVS also will create plans for temperature and symptom checks, seasonal flu vaccines and other immunizations and offer add-on …

Albert Bourla

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 … worry about an increase in inequality coming out of this. Albert Bourla, CEO of Pfizer: ‘The pandemic has created a new sense of openness and trust to share early data and novel ideas.’ Pfizer incoming …

Caroline Humer

CVS to Offer Employers COVID-19 Testing Program as U.S. Cases Rise | U.S. News & World Report | 6/24/2020

Caroline Humer NEW YORK (Reuters) - As U.S. employers grapple with trying to keep workers healthy and on the job amid fresh spikes in COVID-19 cases, CVS Health Corp has begun selling companies a diagnostic testing program. In addition to onsite and pharmacy testing, CVS also will create plans for temperature and symptom checks, seasonal flu vaccines and other immunizations and offer add-on services like contact tracing technology for …

Rod Hochman

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 … we now are working will carry forward into our future. Rod Hochman, CEO of Providence St. Joseph Health: ‘I would not be getting 50,000 people together until we have a vaccination.’ Providence St. Joseph Health …

Morgan Haefner

CVS to open Aetna office, hire 500 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/19/2020

CVS to open Aetna office, hire 500 Morgan Haefner - Print Email CVS Health is building a new office in Arizona as it expands its Aetna One Advocate care management program. The new 101,000-square foot office in Chandler, Ariz., will eventually house about 500 workers. The job opportunities include healthcare advocates, care management nurses, social workers, registered dietitians, behavioral health specialists and medical directors. The Arizona office will add to …

Bruce Broussard

Humana: ‘Unhealthy Days’ For Medicare Population Falls As Social Determinants Screened | Forbes | 6/18/2020

… of care delivered to value-based models that measure the success of health outcomes. Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans, CVS Health’s Aetna health insurance unit, Cigna and UnitedHealth Group are also working on similar … and social needs on our members,” Humana chief executive officer Bruce Broussard said. The report analyzed data from 2019 so it doesn’t include efforts made for patients this year amid the spread of the coronavirus …

Arun Gupta

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

… Cheng, partner at Morningside, will join the Big Health board, which also includes Liz Rockett (KPV), Alliott Cole (Octopus) and Arun Gupta (Founder, Quartet) . Big Health will use the funds to invest in new product … 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 …

Christina Farr

Walmart buys medication management technology from startup CareZone | FierceHealthcare | 6/16/2020

… 168 million to date, according to Crunchbase. RELATED: An inside look at Walmart’s new health clinic CNBC health technology reporter Christina Farr reported that a person familiar with the deal said Walmart paid about $200 … competes in the $500 billion prescription drug space that includes CVS Health—which owns Caremark—and Walgreens Boots Alliance. The market got more competitive in 2018 when Amazon purchased online pharmacy PillPack in a $753 …