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Haverford Financial Services Inc. Has $11.94 Million Holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 5/25/2020

Haverford Financial Services Inc. lifted its position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 6.9% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 201,322 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after acquiring an additional 13,002 shares during the quarter. CVS Health accounts for approximately 4.8% of Haverford Financial Services Inc.’s investment portfolio, making the …

IFG Advisory LLC Increases Holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 5/25/2020

IFG Advisory LLC raised its stake in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 7.1% in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 32,413 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after buying an additional 2,149 shares during the quarter. IFG Advisory LLC’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $1,923,000 at the end of the most recent …

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Endurance Wealth Management Inc. Has $1.55 Million Stake in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 5/25/2020

Endurance Wealth Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 4.0% in the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 26,071 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,000 shares during the period. Endurance Wealth Management Inc.’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $1,547,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors have also recently …

Blair William & Co. IL Sells 4,968 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 5/25/2020

Blair William & Co. IL decreased its position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 1.5% during the 1st the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 336,737 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after selling 4,968 shares during the period. Blair William & Co. IL’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $19,979,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors have …

Berry Group LLC Sells 1,518 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 5/25/2020

Berry Group LLC Sells 1,518 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Posted by Ryan Black on May 24th, 2020 Tweet Berry Group LLC reduced its position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 18.5% in the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 6,707 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after selling 1,518 shares during the quarter. Berry …

Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC Grows Position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 5/25/2020

Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 12.0% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 5,299 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after purchasing an additional 566 shares during the quarter. Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $314,000 as of its most …

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Shares Acquired by Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management CO. LTD. | 5/24/2020

Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management CO. LTD. lifted its holdings in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 11.6% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 98,770 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after buying an additional 10,290 shares during the quarter. CVS Health makes up approximately 1.6% of Sompo Japan Nipponkoa …

Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund Sells 9,900 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) - TheOlympiaReport | 5/24/2020

Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund cut its stake in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 2.6% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 366,731 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after selling 9,900 Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $21,758,000 at the end of …

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Shares Bought by Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management CO. LTD. | 5/24/2020

Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management CO. LTD. raised its stake in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 11.6% in the first quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 98,770 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after purchasing an additional 10,290 shares during the quarter. CVS Health comprises approximately 1.6% of Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management CO. LTD.’s portfolio, making the stock its 17th biggest position. Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management …

Sector Gamma AS Invests $7.17 Million in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) - American Banking News | 5/24/2020

Sector Gamma AS acquired a new position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) during the 1st its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 120,860 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock, valued at approximately $7,171,000. CVS Health comprises 1.5% of Sector Gamma AS’s portfolio, making the stock its 25th biggest holding. Other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Banque …

Haverford Trust Co. Boosts Stock Position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 5/24/2020

Haverford Trust Co. boosted its holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 4.1% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 2,326,813 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after acquiring an additional 90,958 shares during the period. CVS Health accounts for 2.8% of Haverford Trust Co.’s holdings, making the stock its 9th biggest position …

CVS Health opens new drive-thru test sites in Lockport, Mokena | 5/24/2020

New sites in 17 total locations in Illinois By The Herald-News Photo provided Caption Patients will be required to stay in their cars and directed to the pharmacy drive-thru window where they will be provided with a test kit and given instructions, and a CVS Pharmacy team member will observe the self swab process to ensure it is done properly. As a public service, Shaw Media will provide …

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Shares Purchased by State Street Corp | 5/24/2020

State Street Corp boosted its holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 0.5% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 56,039,417 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after buying an additional 251,722 shares during the quarter. State Street Corp owned 4.29% of CVS Health worth $3,324,819,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other …

State Street Corp Has $3.32 Billion Stake in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 5/24/2020

Tweet State Street Corp boosted its holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 0.5% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 56,039,417 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after purchasing an additional 251,722 shares during the quarter. State Street Corp’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $3,324,819,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other …

South Dakota Investment Council Cuts Stock Holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 5/24/2020

South Dakota Investment Council lowered its stake in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 2.0% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 161,020 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after selling 3,273 shares during the period. South Dakota Investment Council’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $9,553,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other …

Arjuna Capital Takes Position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 5/24/2020

Arjuna Capital bought a new position in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund bought 20,280 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock, valued at approximately $1,203,000. Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of CVS. Wealth Quarterback LLC purchased a new stake in CVS Health in the fourth quarter worth $12,665,010,000. Norges Bank …

Argent Trust Co Acquires 1,672 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 5/23/2020

Argent Trust Co increased its holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 2.4% in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 72,623 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,672 shares during the period. Argent Trust Co’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $4,308,000 at the end of the most recent reporting …

MainStreet Investment Advisors LLC Raises Stock Holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 5/23/2020

MainStreet Investment Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 13.5% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 84,952 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after buying an additional 10,102 shares during the quarter. MainStreet Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $5,040,000 at the end of the most recent …

CVS opening drive-thru COVID-19 testing site in New Bedford | 5/23/2020

BOSTON — CVS Health is opening 12 additional COVID-19 testing sites Friday across Massachusetts. The new test sites add to the nine locations previously opened last week in the Bay State. Self-swab tests will be available to individuals meeting Centers for Disease Control and Prevention criteria, in addition to age guidelines. Patients must register in advance at CVS .com to schedule an appointment. Patients will be required to stay in …

Banco Santander S.A. Buys 153,165 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 5/23/2020

Banco Santander S.A. increased its stake in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 85.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 333,079 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after acquiring an additional 153,165 shares during the quarter. Banco Santander S.A.’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $19,762,000 at the end of the most recent reporting …

CVS offers drive-thru testing in Seal Beach | 5/23/2020

… their nationwide COVID-19 response, officials say. Self-swab tests will be available to individuals meeting Centers for Disease Control and Prevention criteria, in addition to age guidelines. Patients must register in advance at CVS .com beginning Friday, May 22 to schedule an appointment. Patients will be required to stay in their cars and directed to the pharmacy drive-thru window where they will be provided with a test kit and …

Springfield hair stylist worked eight days with COVID-19, exposures also reported at Dairy Queen, Walmart, CVS | 5/23/2020

Springfield hair stylist worked eight days with COVID-19, exposures also reported at Dairy Queen, Walmart, CVS (From the Springfield-Greene County Health Department) The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential exposures from COVID-19 positive individuals. While symptomatic, our case worked as a hair stylist at the Great Clips at 1864 S. Glenstone Ave. on the following dates: Tuesday, May 12 (8:30 a.m. - 12:30 …

CVS to Offer Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing in Dallas County | 5/23/2020

CVS to Offer Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing in Dallas County Governor Greg Abbott announced that CVS Health will open 44 new COVID-19 test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations across Texas. Five locations are located in Dallas County. The new testing sites in Dallas County include: CVS Pharmacy, 4100 State Highway 121, Carrollton, TX 75010 CVS Pharmacy, 3133 East Lemmon Avenue, Dallas, TX 75204 CVS Pharmacy …

Walmart plows ahead with COVID-19 testing | Yahoo News | 5/23/2020

… do coronavirus testing at the drive-thru at a neighborhood market pharmacy in a safe way. We would like to do antibody testing now, when we think the process is right.” Currently, Walmart, Target, CVS Health and other retailers doing COVID-19 testing at their stores use the traditional nasal swab approach. That is likely to further evolve in the months ahead as antibody testing becomes more reliable and readily …

COVID-19 Updates 5/22 | 5/23/2020

… us the story - test all the minorities and be very careful of the elderly!” - State Rep. Geraldo Reyes Jr. CVS Health announced that they are opening 13 new COVID-19 test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations in Connecticut. These test sites, which opened on TODAY , come in addition to the 12 locations the company previously opened in the state on May 15. These new sites will utilize …

Department of Health and Human Services

Coronavirus tests are being shipped by FedEx in the tens of thousands each week | Fortune | 4/3/2020

… on March 13, by President Trump and the chief executives of Walmart and Target and senior executives of Walgreens and CVS pharmacy, along with C-suite executives at the health care companies carrying out the … the volume is starting to rise, says FedEx Express. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) told Fortune on Friday that there are currently 41 federal community-based testing sites. FedEx Express CEO Donald …

Clinical Research

Caregiver / C.N.A. / Home Aide - Delaware - USA-OH-Delaware | 4/3/2020

Pharmacy Clerk Location : Columbus, OH Job Description Coram/CVS Health is looking for customer service oriented professionals to join our team as an Administrative Pharmacy Clerk ! In this fast-paced and dynamic role, you will … career change? Looking for a smaller community(25K population), … Senior Clinical Research Associate, Cardiovascular Device Location : Columbus, OH Job DescriptionIQVIA\u2122 is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled …

COVID-19

Covid-19 crisis forces CVS to cut services | BMJ | 4/3/2020

Covid-19 crisis forces CVS to cut services Free Statistics from Altmetric.com By Adele Waters CVS has shut half its small animal practices and furloughed affected staff in response to the Covid-19 outbreak. The company said the move to close practices – around one-third of the company’s overall capacity in its small animal division – was necessary following a ‘significant reduction in both small animal billable visits and revenue’ during …

Medicare

Blue Cross parent launches special enrollment period | Crain’s Chicago Business | 4/2/2020

… coronavirus . Support our journalism: Please subscribe . Sign up for our daily newsletter rounding up the latest news on the pandemic. CVS Health last month said it would waive cost-sharing for certain Aetna plan members … government’s marketplace can’t reopen without approval from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Gov. J.B. Pritzker said during his April 1 coronavirus press briefing that he and other leaders are asking the federal government to …

Medicaid

Blue Cross parent launches special enrollment period | Crain’s Chicago Business | 4/2/2020

… coronavirus . Support our journalism: Please subscribe . Sign up for our daily newsletter rounding up the latest news on the pandemic. CVS Health last month said it would waive cost-sharing for certain Aetna plan members … marketplace can’t reopen without approval from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Gov. J.B. Pritzker said during his April 1 coronavirus press briefing that he and other leaders are asking the federal government to consider …

Telehealth

AHA CEO asks insurers to opt in to interim, accelerated payments during COVID-19 pandemic | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/2/2020

… government’s to support cash flow amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The letter, addressed to the CEOs and executive leadership of CVS Health, Aetna, Anthem, UnitedHealthcare, Cigna, America’s Health Insurance Plans and the Blue Cross Blue … related to COVID-19 treatment. Several insurers have expanded their telehealth coverage and waived costs for the treatment as well, while others have already implemented new prior authorization policies in an effort to reduce administrative …

American Hospital Association

AHA CEO asks insurers to opt in to interim, accelerated payments during COVID-19 pandemic | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/2/2020

Federal actions alone can’t fill a growing revenue gap resulting from reduced private payments for suspended elective care, Richard Pollack, president and CEO of the American Hospital Association, said in an April 1 letter to insurers. He said commercial insurers should make efforts similar to the federal government’s to support cash flow amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The letter, addressed to the CEOs and executive leadership of CVS Health, Aetna …

Food and Drug Administration

FDA Says Zantac Should Be Pulled From Market, Citing Cancer Risk : NPR | 4/2/2020

… harmful contaminant in the heartburn medication, federal regulators are throwing their weight behind the drug’s removal from the market. The Food and Drug Administration requested Wednesday that manufacturers immediately pull all prescription and over-the … a warning last September about the drugs, prompting pharmacies, including CVS , Walgreens and Walmart , to halt sales of Zantac and its equivalents. Now, amid an ongoing investigation, the FDA says it has confirmed that the …

CDC

CVS, Walgreens, Rite Aid coronavirus response updates | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/2/2020

… they say will help ensure customers’ don’t lose access to needed prescriptions and other health products during the coronavirus pandemic. CVS MinuteClinic is no longer accepting walk-in patients. Patients must make appointments online and … specify when. Walgreens said it’s working with the Trump administration, CDC and CMS to identify other Walgreens locations to open testing sites. It expanded its partnership with Postmates to bring the delivery service to more …

Digital Health

Cigna (CI) Ramps up Efforts to Contain Coronavirus Spread - March 31, 2020 - Zacks.com | 3/31/2020

… services and facilitate easy communication between doctors and patients on a real-time basis. Also backed by its partnership with digital health provider, Buoy Health, which has an artificial intelligence (AI) platform, Cigna has come … 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. Zacks Top …

Medicare Advantage

Cigna and Humana waive coronavirus treatment costs | CNBC | 3/30/2020

Medicare Advantage and Medicaid members. “We’re taking this significant action to help ease the burden on seniors and others who are struggling right now. No American should be concerned about the cost of care when being treated for coronavirus,” said Bruce Broussard, president and CEO of Humana. Last week, CVS Health’s Aetna division became the first major carrier to waive cost-sharing on Covid-19 hospitalization at its in-network …

Mental Health

Payers Eliminate Coronavirus Treatment Cost-Sharing Before Feds | HealthPayer Intelligence | 3/30/2020

Private Payers News Payers Eliminate Coronavirus Treatment Cost-Sharing Before Feds A handful of payers, including CVS Health, have eliminated cost-sharing for coronavirus treatments, a move that experts have called for on a federal … treatment coverage. Dig Deeper How Payers Can Help Reform Behavioral, Mental Health Parity While the value of payers’ commitments to testing coverage and prescription refill coverage should not be diminished, it is coronavirus treatment healthcare …

Coronavirus

Wegmans, Tops, Price Rite give raises during COVID-19 pandemic | 3/28/2020

Wegmans, Tops, Price Rite, give employees raises during coronavirus outbreak Ryan Miller , Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Published 5:42 p.m. ET March 27, 2020 Updated 10:48 p.m. ET March 27, 2020 Grocery store employees are working … and leadership and support roles be given a $500 bonus. CVS Health is doling out bonuses of up to $500 for store employees, managers, and pharmacists. It is also offering an additional 24 hours of …

Population Health

Director, Provider Performance Technology Wanted in Fort Lauderdale! | 3/26/2020

Aetna, a CVS Health Company’s, mission is to build a healthier world by helping people realize their ambitions and achieve their goals, one person and one community at a time. We are a leading diversified … into additional LOB Will manage and be accountable for the population health team under the lead of the Senior Director (2-3 direct reports), develop, set priorities and manage enhancements, successfully to implementation. Fundamental Components: Sets …

American Medical Association

As Congress gains ground on stimulus, healthcare workers ask people to stay home | Healthcare Dive | 3/25/2020

… get more physicians into the health system more quickly,” pending approval from regulatory bodies, according to a statement. Tuesday the American Medical Association asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to work with the U.S. Department … million people, according to an SEC filing from parent company CVS Health. The policy goes into effect immediately and, as of now, applies to in-network admissions through June 1, building on the insurer’s previously …

Patient Satisfaction

[CORRECTION] Health Insurance Leader Fran Soistman Joins Innovaccer’s Board of Advisors | 3/19/2020

Soistman brings more than 35 years of experience in successfully leading Health Insurance business portfolios, at CVS Health-Aetna and Coventry Health Care. 19, 2020 17:42 EDT SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, Correction: The corrected press … identify and work on overlapping areas of interest to boost patient satisfaction. I am excited about Innovaccer’s mission and its progress towards a unified patient record and elimination of disconnected data silos. This is a …

Remote Monitoring

Health IT Business News – March 19, 2020 | 3/19/2020

… system through an easy-to-use platform that connects healthcare organizations through the entire continuum-of-care. Biofourmis’ AI-Powered Remote Monitoring Platform to Provide New Insights to Fight COVID-19 in Disease Monitoring Program … insights to help inform clinical decisions. Livongo Expands Relationship with CVS Health, Now Part of Chronic Condition Management Platform within Point Solutions Service Livongo ( @Livongo ), an Applied Health Signals company empowering people with chronic conditions …

Healthcare Cybersecurity

These are the most disruptive companies shaking up healthcare, executives say | FierceHealthcare | 2/25/2020

… diabetes management company Livongo, Microsoft, Salesforce and Apprentice Health , which provides clinical workflow software. Executives also see Arctic Wolf , a healthcare cybersecurity company, as a potential disrupter in healthcare as well as Nuance , a company … intelligence, population health and robotic process automation. RELATED: 3 ways CVS and Walgreens are trying to beat Amazon and e-pharmacy startups Technology segments that executives are lukewarm about include blockchain, price transparency, natural language …

Kaiser Family Foundation

Frustrated employers buck status quo, leave insurers for riskier arrangements | Healthcare Dive | 2/20/2020

CVS Health also said it has seen an increased interest. Data from the Kaiser Family Foundation also shows a modest increase in the number of employees covered by these plans in the small group market over time. Kaiser Family Foundation Still, some experts are concerned about whether employers understand the depth of the financial risks of such arrangements. ‘It’s worth it.’ Wisconsin-based company Palmer Johnson Power Systems switched to …

Medication Reconciliation

Despite ‘Disappointing’ Performance of Top Player Omnicare, LTC Pharmacies See Success Ahead | 2/5/2020

… The year kicked off with downbeat news for pharmacies specializing in serving nursing homes and other long-term care sites. CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) CEO Larry Merlo last month described the health care giant’s experience … 24 hours from the point of admission — including a full medication reconciliation and a record review in order to set an appropriate medication strategy. Past pharmacy models involved checking medications only every 30 days, which …

Patient Engagement

Disruption and the “Retailization” of Healthcare: Strategies to Compete and Succeed – Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare | PRWeb | 1/29/2020

… they experience with preferred retail providers like Amazon, Apple and Netflix. Consumers are holding their providers to a new standard. The prediction by Frost & Sullivan focuses on the emergence of new competitors like CVS Health and Walmart, a topic we explored at some length in an article titled “ Adapting to a Changing Playing Field in Healthcare ”. Stated in the simplest terms, patients want better value. If their traditional healthcare provider …

ACA

WellCare, Centene deal to close today: 3 things to know | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/23/2020

ACA marketplace members under one company.3. To alleviate antitrust concerns, WellCare is selling its Medicaid business in Missouri and Nebraska to Anthem. Centene is selling its Medicaid and Medicare Advantage plans in Illinois to CVS Health for the same reason. More articles on payers …

J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

First Edition: January 17, 2020 | Kaiser Health News | 1/17/2020

… Medicare for All” from the progressive wing of the party. Four big insurance companies — Blue Cross Blue Shield, UnitedHealth Group, CVS Health and Cigna — and their employees have given about $4.5 million collectively in campaign … Executive Jean-Jacques Bienaimé said in an interview at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference that the drugmaker has spoken to insurers, who have indicated they are comfortable with the range. (Hopkins, 1/16) Reuters: Eli Lilly …

Digital Health Solutions

Top 10 PBM Industry Macrotrends in 2019 & What to Expect in 2020 | 1/13/2020

… profit margins through rebates offered by pharma companies, PBMs have explored radically different contracting strategies to retain market share. Both CVS and Express scripts are moving away from a conventional PBM spread model and are … engagement tool in the near future. 8. Laying groundwork for digital health solutions: PBMs began investing on technology platforms to support a new era of digital therapeutic applications. CVS introduced a new service called vendor …

Healthcare Operations

Castlight Health Hires Keith Reynolds as New Chief Commercial Officer | PR Newswire | 1/9/2020

Castlight Health Hires Keith Reynolds as New Chief Commercial Officer CVS Health and Aetna Veteran to Lead Castlight’s Sales and Customer Experience Functions Company Reiterates Full Year 2019 Guidance News provided by Jan 09, 2020 … further enhances Castlight’s executive team, building on recent hires of healthcare operations leader Helen Kotchoubey as chief operating officer and digital health and health plan business development leader Matt Moran as senior vice president, corporate …

Walmart Health

Coronavirus tests are being shipped by FedEx in the tens of thousands each week | Fortune | 4/3/2020

Walmart and Target and senior executives of Walgreens and CVS pharmacy, along with C-suite executives at the health care companies carrying out the tests, Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp . The goal was to make testing widely available by offering them in the parking lots of the country’s largest store chains . Those retailers operate nearly 30,000 stores in all parts of the country. The ramp-up has been slow as the …

Quest Diagnostics

Coronavirus tests are being shipped by FedEx in the tens of thousands each week | Fortune | 4/3/2020

CVS pharmacy, along with C-suite executives at the health care companies carrying out the tests, Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp . The goal was to make testing widely available by offering them in the parking lots of the country’s largest store chains . Those retailers operate nearly 30,000 stores in all parts of the country. The ramp-up has been slow as the companies figure out logistics and wait for tests to …

LabCorp

Coronavirus tests are being shipped by FedEx in the tens of thousands each week | Fortune | 4/3/2020

CVS pharmacy, along with C-suite executives at the health care companies carrying out the tests, Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp . The goal was to make testing widely available by offering them in the parking lots of the country’s largest store chains . Those retailers operate nearly 30,000 stores in all parts of the country. The ramp-up has been slow as the companies figure out logistics and wait for tests to …

Walgreens Healthcare

Coronavirus tests are being shipped by FedEx in the tens of thousands each week | Fortune | 4/3/2020

Walgreens and CVS pharmacy, along with C-suite executives at the health care companies carrying out the tests, Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp . The goal was to make testing widely available by offering them in the parking lots of the country’s largest store chains . Those retailers operate nearly 30,000 stores in all parts of the country. The ramp-up has been slow as the companies figure out logistics and wait for …

Rite Aid

CVS, Walgreens, Rite Aid coronavirus response updates | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/2/2020

… they say will help ensure customers’ don’t lose access to needed prescriptions and other health products during the coronavirus pandemic. CVS MinuteClinic is no longer accepting walk-in patients. Patients must make appointments online and … temporary workers across the country to keep up with demand. Rite Aid Stores are piloting a COVID-19 testing site at a location in Philadelphia. It is testing seven days a week from 9 a.m …

UnitedHealth

AHA CEO asks insurers to opt in to interim, accelerated payments during COVID-19 pandemic | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/2/2020

CVS Health, Aetna, Anthem, UnitedHealthcare, Cigna, America’s Health Insurance Plans and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, said private payers can “make a significant difference in whether a hospital or health system keeps their doors open during this critical time.” While the federal government has made temporary changes that boost and accelerate Medicare reimbursement to help hospitals with coronavirus-related financial hardship, Mr. Pollack said the efforts aren’t enough and …

UnitedHealth Group

AHA CEO asks insurers to opt in to interim, accelerated payments during COVID-19 pandemic | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/2/2020

… government’s to support cash flow amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The letter, addressed to the CEOs and executive leadership of CVS Health, Aetna, Anthem, UnitedHealthcare, Cigna, America’s Health Insurance Plans and the Blue Cross Blue … policies in an effort to reduce administrative burden. In addition, UnitedHealth Group committed an initial $50 million to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, with $30 million being earmarked for healthcare workers. In an email to …

Teladoc

Molina Healthcare Waives Costs Associated with COVID-19 Treatment for All Members | Business Wire | 4/2/2020

… 19, and previously announced the following steps: Molina is providing virtual urgent care for Marketplace members through its partnership with Teladoc. Members are encouraged to take advantage of this convenient way to receive medical care … they can receive free home delivery of prescriptions through any CVS Pharmacy , which is a convenient option for refills or new prescriptions. Members can call their local pharmacy or visit the CVS website. Molina is …

McKesson

US Faces Biggest Healthcare Challenge – And It’s Not COVID-19 | PR Newswire | 4/1/2020

McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK ), one of the largest pharmaceutical providers in the United States , serves both public and private sectors. Teladoc Health Inc . (NYSE: TDOC ) provides virtual health solutions to millions of patients around the world, allowing round-the-clock access to doctors. CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS ) goes beyond the corner drugstore and plays a role in everything from care-management to cost-management systems, allowing quick responses to …

McKesson Corporation

US Faces Biggest Healthcare Challenge – And It’s Not COVID-19 | PR Newswire | 4/1/2020

McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK ), one of the largest pharmaceutical providers in the United States , serves both public and private sectors. Teladoc Health Inc . (NYSE: TDOC ) provides virtual health solutions to millions of patients around the world, allowing round-the-clock access to doctors. CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS ) goes beyond the corner drugstore and plays a role in everything from care-management to cost-management systems, allowing quick responses to …

Amazon Health

Pittsburgh-area companies that are hiring now | The Business Journals | 3/31/2020

CVS and others, is also seeking to hire thousands of additional workers to shop for their customers throughout the country. Bizwoman also reports that Walmart and Amazon are also looking to hire 150,000 and 100,000 workers, respectively, throughout the country. Giant Eagle announces partnership with the Pittsburgh Penguins and Primanti Bros. to provide jobs for employees that have lost work - March 20 The grocery chain said it would be offering …

GlaxoSmithKline

Alongside GlaxoSmithKline, I’d buy this growing share in the healthcare sector | Yahoo News | 3/27/2020

Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline has defensive, cash-generating credentials that I admire. But it’s not the only share I’d buy in the wider healthcare sector. Today’s half-year results report from CVS (LSE: CVSG) contains decent growth figures. The company provides integrated veterinary services in the UK, and the directors describe the sector as having “considerable resilience.” But there have been problems. Just over a year ago, the company’s profits were …

Apple Health

Buy Walgreens (WBA) Stock Ahead of its Q2 Fiscal 2020 Earnings Release? - March 26, 2020 - Zacks.com | 3/26/2020

… competition from the likes of Amazon ( AMZN - Free Report ) and other online and discount retailers. Analysts have also worried that CVS Health’s ( CVS - Free Report ) acquisition of health insurer Aetna has impacted Walgreens because the … able to keep its stores open as other retailers from Apple ( AAPL - Free Report ) to Nike ( NKE - Free Report ) close many of their brick and mortar locations amid the coronavirus-based call for social distancing …

Walgreens Boots Alliance

Buy Walgreens (WBA) Stock Ahead of its Q2 Fiscal 2020 Earnings Release? - March 26, 2020 - Zacks.com | 3/26/2020

Walgreens Boots Alliance ( WBA - Free Report ) stock soared 10% during regular trading Thursday as the market surged on the back of the $2 trillion stimulus package to help the U.S. economy fight back against the … other online and discount retailers. Analysts have also worried that CVS Health’s ( CVS - Free Report ) acquisition of health insurer Aetna has impacted Walgreens because the relationship between insurers and pharmacists are more vital than ever …

Express Scripts

Global ePharmacy Market Growth Analysis, Forecasts to 2026 : Walgreen Co., The Kroger Co., CVS Health, Wal-Mart StoresInc., Giant EagleInc. | 3/21/2020

CVS Health, Wal-Mart StoresInc., Giant EagleInc., Express Scripts Holding Company, Rowlands Pharmacy, OptumRxInc., and DocMorris (Zur Rose Group AG). Overview of the Report: The report begins with a market overview and moves on to cover the growth prospects of the markets. Global ePharmacy industry 2020 is a comprehensive, professional report delivering market research data that is relevant for new market entrants or established players. Key methodologies of the organizations …

OptumRx

Rite Aid To Rebrand PBM And Consider Acquisitions | Forbes | 3/21/2020

… OptumRx. CVS Health, which owns the Caremark PBM, also has more clout after it bought the health insurer Aetna in late 2018. “The key metric of success for EnvisionRxOptions going forward will be the number of covered lives in our PBM business,” Donigan said. “I’m confident in our ability to grow EnvisionRxOptions organically in the short- term and both organically and through M&A activity in the longer-term.” PBMs …

Express Scripts Holding

Global ePharmacy Market Growth Analysis, Forecasts to 2026 : Walgreen Co., The Kroger Co., CVS Health, Wal-Mart StoresInc., Giant EagleInc. | 3/21/2020

CVS Health, Wal-Mart StoresInc., Giant EagleInc., Express Scripts Holding Company, Rowlands Pharmacy, OptumRxInc., and DocMorris (Zur Rose Group AG). Overview of the Report: The report begins with a market overview and moves on to cover the growth prospects of the markets. Global ePharmacy industry 2020 is a comprehensive, professional report delivering market research data that is relevant for new market entrants or established players. Key methodologies of the organizations …

Cardinal Health

Business Capital Delivers $8M Financing for Pharmaceutical Company | Globe Newswire | 3/18/2020

Cardinal Health and Amerisource Bergen; and retailers, such as Walgreens, CVS and Rite Aid. The company is rapidly growing, with plans to introduce nine new drugs by the end of this year and two more in 2021. This financing facility will provide the necessary working capital to facilitate its growth as well as help fund certain development costs associated with introducing these new products into the pharmaceutical marketplace. “Business Capital …

Gilead Sciences

Undervalued Dividend Payers From Our Ultimate Stock Pickers | Morningstar | 3/17/2020

… around, we note that a small portion of the new list is composed of the previous list. Wide-moat rated Gilead Sciences ( GILD ) , Novartis ( NVS ) , United Parcel Service ( UPS ) , and Pfizer ( PFE ) were part of … Bank of New York Mellon ( BK ) , and narrow-moat rated CVS Health ( CVS ) are all trading at over a 25% discount to fair value. The average price to fair value estimate for the top dividend …

Thermo Fisher

Here’s how coronavirus testing in the US will work, and who’s involved - AOL Finance | Yahoo News | 3/17/2020

… Quest Diagnostics ( DGX ) and LabCorp ( LH ) began offering the same test, and are also able to utilize the Roche and Thermo Fisher tests. Quest told Yahoo Finance it is working with the American Clinical Laboratory … There’s also drive-thru swab testing, like Mayo Clinic and CVS ( CVS ) are offering, with Walmart ( WMT ), Target ( TGT ) and Walgreens ( WBA ) have committed to rolling out similar testing. Mayo’s test functions much like the …

Gilead

Undervalued Dividend Payers From Our Ultimate Stock Pickers | Morningstar | 3/17/2020

… around, we note that a small portion of the new list is composed of the previous list. Wide-moat rated Gilead Sciences ( GILD ) , Novartis ( NVS ) , United Parcel Service ( UPS ) , and Pfizer ( PFE ) were part of … Bank of New York Mellon ( BK ) , and narrow-moat rated CVS Health ( CVS ) are all trading at over a 25% discount to fair value. The average price to fair value estimate for the top dividend …

Centene

For-profit insurer CEOs see pay raises in 2019 | Modern Healthcare | 3/17/2020

… their companies grew revenue and profits or successfully combined with other businesses. Michael Neidorff, CEO of government-sponsored plans provider Centene Corp., received $26.4 million in total compensation last year, an increase of 1.2% over … Broussard’s realized compensation for the year totaled $25 million. Anthem, CVS Health, Molina and UnitedHealth Group have not yet reported their CEOs’ 2019 pay. Letter Editor Send us a letter Have an opinion about this …

Anthem, Inc.

Teladoc Witnesses Higher Visits Due to Coronavirus Outbreak - March 16, 2020 - Zacks.com | 3/16/2020

CVS Health Corporation’s ( CVS - Free Report ) health insurance division Aetna (which was merged in 2018) too is developing and expanding its telehealth offerings, in an effort to restrict the spreading of COVID-19. Anthem, Inc. ( ANTM - Free Report ) is currently working on boosting adoption of its telehealth app called LiveHealth Online. Per a CNBC report, a huge number of physicians and other health professionals have been lined up on this …

Eli Lilly

U.S. Government, Public and Private Sectors Collaborate to Quickly Minimize Coronavirus Outbreak | PR Newswire | 3/16/2020

… of data. The removal of time consuming regulations was also confirmed. Also the chief executives of Target, Walgreens, Walmart and CVS pledged during the news conference to make space available in their store parking lots … OPK ), Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD ), Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ: MYL ), Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ). The President continued: “We’ll remove or eliminate every obstacle necessary to deliver our people the care that they need …

Alphabet Inc

That Google coronavirus website touted by Trump is still at an early stage | LA Times | 3/14/2020

… then direct them to the closest location, which will include drive-through testing centers in Walmart and Target parking lots. Alphabet Inc.’s Google has roughly 1,700 engineers working on the project, the president added … coterie of business leaders including executives from Walmart Inc. and CVS Health Corp. stood alongside the president. No one from Google was present. On Thursday, Alphabet Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai told employees a planning …

Canopy Growth

CBD is in the Spotlight as Consumer Appetite for Health Products Grows | PR Newswire | 3/19/2020

… sold in various forms such as topicals, beverages, tinctures, and patches. Notably, major retail corporations such as Amazon, Walgreens, and CVS have all decided to sell CBD products in-store as well as on their … to the Brightfield Group. CanaFarma Hemp Products Corp. (CSE: CNFA), Canopy Growth Corporation (NYSE: CGC ) (TSX: WEED), Aphria Inc. (NYSE: APHA ) (TSX: APHA), Charlotte’s Web Holdings, Inc. (OTC: CWBHF) (TSX: CWEB), Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc …

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 …

Citigroup

Technology companies, retailers lead U.S. stocks higher | Yahoo News | 2/10/2020

… top gainers. Energy companies, including Exxon Mobil, lagged the market as as oil prices edged lower. Bank of America and Citigroup fell along with other banks. The yield on the 10-year Treasury edged lower … Hasbro and hotel operator Hilton will release results on Tuesday. CVS Health will release its results on Wednesday and Kraft Heinz will report earnings on Thursday. Investors will also have several economic reports to consider …

Zacks Equity Research

Cardinal Health (CAH) Q2 Earnings & Revenues Top Estimates | Zacks | 2/6/2020

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 Cardinal Health, Inc. ( CAH - Free Report ) reported second-quarter … review. Apart from these, the company’s extension of agreements with CVS Health, collaboration with PANTHERx Specialty Pharmacy and buyout of mscripts raise optimism. The company raised fiscal year 2020 outlook, driven by the aforementioned improved …

SunTrust Banks

BKD Wealth Advisors LLC Grows Holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 2/6/2020

BKD Wealth Advisors LLC Grows Holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Posted by Ryan Black on Feb 5th, 2020 Tweet BKD Wealth Advisors LLC grew its position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by … of CVS Health in a report on Thursday, November 7th. SunTrust Banks upped their price target on shares of CVS Health to $85.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on …

JP Morgan

Pharmacies & Drug Stores Industry Outlook: Prospects Mixed - February 4, 2020 - Zacks.com | 2/4/2020

The Retail - Pharmacies and Drug Stores industry is known for heavy consolidations. Going by a small business chronicle report, Walgreens Boots ( WBA - Free Report ) , 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 at the outset …

Morgan Stanley

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: UnitedHealth, CVS Health, Morgan Stanley, Charles Schwab and Uber Technologies | 1/14/2020

Read More Hide Full Article For Immediate Release Chicago, IL – January 14, 2020 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: UnitedHealth Group ( UNH - Free Report ) , CVS Health ( CVS - Free Report ) , Morgan Stanley ( MS - Free Report ) , Charles Schwab ( SCHW - Free Report …

Carlyle Group

9 Healthcare Companies Who Changed the 2010s | 1/7/2020

… offer in-store blood tests. Theranos convinced Walgreens to invest $140 million to develop a partnership that would help beat CVS. Theranos partnered with Cleveland Clinic to test its technology and was working with AmeriHealth … new locations opening in Portland, Orange County, and Atlanta. The Carlyle Group liked the company so much that it invested $350 million in August 2018, at a reported $1.5 billion valuation. This has led to …

Venrock

The New Age of Primary Care | 1/3/2020

… Inc. that are better known for operating pharmacy counters and managing health plans are now turning into primary care providers. CVS Health Corp. CVS, -0.57% , Humana HUM, +0.90% , Walgreens WBA, -0.34% , Walmart Inc. WMT, -0.66 … 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.” Read: Expect stock volatility for some health …

Goldman Sachs

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Toyota, CVS, 3M, Gilead and Goldman | 12/11/2019

CVS Health ( CVS - Free Report ) , 3M ( MMM - Free Report ) , Gilead Sciences ( GILD - Free Report ) and Goldman Sachs ( GS - Free Report ) . Here are highlights from Tuesday’s Analyst Blog: Top Stock Reports for Toyota, CVS Health and 3M The Zacks Research Daily presents the best research output of our analyst team. Today’s Research Daily features new research reports on 16 major stocks, including Toyota Motor, CVS Health and 3M. These research reports …

SunTrust Bank

CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) Earns Buy Rating from UBS Group | 12/4/2019

UBS Group reiterated their buy rating on shares of CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) in a report published on Thursday, November 7th. They currently have a $78.00 target price on the pharmacy operator’s stock. A number … buy rating in a research note on Monday, October 21st. SunTrust Banks lifted their target price on shares of CVS Health to $85.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Thursday …

SVB Leerink

Teladoc Health downgraded to hold from buy at SunTrust RH | MarketWatch | 12/2/2019

… in the wake of Amazon.com Inc. launching a pilot health care program that includes virtual and in-home care options. SVB Leerink analyst Daniel Grosslight said that while Amazon’s new program may be perceived as … 100 million Prime members. “If they do, we think (like CVS) [Amazon] is more likely to partner with telehealth vendors such as [Teladoc] rather than manage a virtual provider network itself,” Grosslight wrote in a …

BlackRock

Corporate debt nears record $10 trillion; Borrowing binge poses new risks… | The Washington Post | 11/30/2019

BlackRock and American Funds all have sounded the alarm about the mounting corporate obligations. The danger isn’t immediate. But some regulators and investors say the borrowing has gone on too long and could send financial markets plunging when the next recession hits, dealing the real economy a blow at a time when it already would be wobbling. Some of America’s best-known companies, including AT&T, Ford Motor and CVS

TA Associates

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 … of the company to creditors. Carlyle in December 2017 bought TA Associates -backed MedRisk, a managed care company specializing in physical rehab within workers’ comp, in a more than $1 billion deal, Buyouts reported. Carlyle …

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 …

American Securities

Essex Financial Services Inc. Lowers Stake in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 11/24/2019

Essex Financial Services Inc. reduced its stake in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 3.3% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 30,998 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after selling 1,057 shares during the quarter. Essex Financial Services Inc.’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $1,955,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several …

Macquarie

Pettyjohn Wood & White Inc. Has $4.54 Million Holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 11/23/2019

Pettyjohn Wood & White Inc. Has $4.54 Million Holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Posted by Irma Garcia on Nov 23rd, 2019 Pettyjohn Wood & White Inc. reduced its stake in shares of CVS Health Corp … after buying an additional 205,275 shares in the last quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. raised its stake in shares of CVS Health by 10.9% in the 2nd quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 13,905,440 shares of …

Cantor Fitzgerald

Top 5 Stock Winners in the Dow Jones Industrial Average This Week - TheStreet | 11/22/2019

Cantor Fitzgerald , with a one-year price target roughly 19% higher than current levels. Johnson & Johnson Johnson & Johnson as a Buy with a rating score of B 5. The Travelers Cos. ( TRV ) Percentage Increase: +1.22% $135.13 Travelers had a disappointing report last month when they missed earnings but is bouncing back a little this week. Travelers Travelers Johnson & Johnson, Disney, Pfizer, and UnitedHealth are key holdings CVS, DIS or UNH …

Rock Health

Top Women in Health, Wellness and Beauty — Suppliers | 11/21/2019

… BUSINESS EXCELLENCE Amy Estes Divisional vice president, Advantage Consumer Healthcare As divisional vice president at Advantage Consumer Healthcare, leading the CVS Pharmacy and Rite Aid sales teams, Amy Estes is responsible for people development, managing … president of sales and marketing for the wholesale division, Piping Rock Health Products Since joining Piping Rock in 2015, Kimberly Vigliante has been instrumental in the foundation, development and growth of the Nature’s Truth vitamin …

Cambia Health Solutions

Healthiest Employers® Announces the 2019 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 11/21/2019

… Fisher-Price 19. Boulder County 20. Baylor College of Medicine 21. Inova Health System 22. NK Parts Industries Inc 23. Cambia Health Solutions 24. APCO Holdings, LLC 25. Samaritan Health Services 26. SAIF 27. Sense … North Carolina 74. Dublin City Schools 75. Hill & Wilkinson 76. CVS Health 77. Faith Technologies 78. Seminole County Public Schools 79. Valley Water (Santa Clara Valley Water District) 80. JE Dunn Construction 81. BBVA 82 …

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 …

General Atlantic

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 … raised $500 million. 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 …

Blackstone Group

Nov 14, 2019 - Van Cleef Asset Management,Inc Buys CVS Health Corp, Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF, Blackstone Group Inc, Sells United Technologies Corp, Schwab U.S. Broad MarketETF, AT&T Inc - GuruFocus.com | 11/14/2019

Beachwood, OH, based Investment company Van Cleef Asset Management,Inc ( Current Portfolio ) buys CVS Health Corp, Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF, Blackstone Group Inc, Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF, Hanesbrands Inc, sells United Technologies Corp, Schwab U.S. Broad MarketETF, AT&T Inc, Celgene Corp, 3M Co during the 3-months ended 2019Q3, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Van Cleef Asset Management,Inc. As of 2019Q3 …

Main Street Capital

Nov 14, 2019 - Sanders Morris Harris Inc. Buys Intuit Inc, Aimmune Therapeutics Inc, Verizon Communications Inc, Sells Dova Pharmaceuticals Inc, CenterPoint Energy Inc, CVS Health Corp - GuruFocus.com | 11/14/2019

… Inc, Aimmune Therapeutics Inc, Verizon Communications Inc, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc, uniQure NV, sells Dova Pharmaceuticals Inc, CenterPoint Energy Inc, CVS Health Corp, Alphabet Inc, Occidental Petroleum Corp during the 3-months ended 2019Q3, according … shares, 4.60% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 2.58% Main Street Capital Corp ( MAIN ) - 380,540 shares, 4.00% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 1.35% Blackstone Group Inc ( BX ) - 332,525 shares, 3.94% of the …

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 …

Kaiser Permanente

Crain’s 40 Under 40 class features leaders in hospitals, health policy and tech | Crain’s New York Business | 3/23/2020

CVS Health contracted with Unite Us to help Aetna’s Medicaid and dual-eligible members access social services more easily. Unite Us also launched a partnership with Kaiser Permanente. To date, Unite Us has raised about $45 million. “We’re starting to hit that hypergrowth phase,” Justice said. Eric Kinariwala, 36, founder and CEO, Capsule Before he could compete with CVS and Walgreens, Eric Kinariwala understood that New Yorkers needed to know …

Mount Sinai Health System

Crain’s 40 Under 40 class features leaders in hospitals, health policy and tech | Crain’s New York Business | 3/23/2020

… and health-tech companies. Check out the profiles of the five health care honorees. Niyum Gandhi, 36, chief financial officer, Mount Sinai Health System A few years ago Mount Sinai Health System ran ads with … beneficiaries and populations with behavioral health and substance-use challenges. CVS Health contracted with Unite Us to help Aetna’s Medicaid and dual-eligible members access social services more easily. Unite Us also launched a partnership …

M Health Fairview

Chaos, inconsistency mark launch of drive-thru virus testing | Modern Healthcare | 3/22/2020

March 22, 2020 01:48 PM Chaos, inconsistency mark launch of drive-thru virus testing Associated Press Print M Health Fairview Drive-thru sites have been opening around the U.S. to make it quicker and safer … promised that states and retail stores such as Walmart and CVS would open drive-thru test centers, few sites are up and running, and they’re not yet open to the general public. Some states are …

HCA Healthcare

Hospital stocks are getting hammered by COVID-19 | FierceHealthcare | 3/18/2020

… over the government’s planned economic response, some of the top hospital companies’ stocks have plummeted in recent days. Among them: HCA Healthcare and Tenet Healthcare dropped by more than 50% and 70%, respectively, compared to … at the beginning of the year. Vertically integrated companies like CVS, which merged with Aetna last year, have seen more volatility in their share prices, but it had a closing price of $57.18, down from …

Baylor College of Medicine

CVS sent staff false information on how to protect against the coronavirus | Becker’s Hospital Review | 3/18/2020

CVS mistakenly sent inaccurate information to its staff about how to protect against the coronavirus, a company spokesperson confirmed to CNN Business . An email sent March 16 to staff by CVS Chief Medical Officer Troy … killed.” Robert Legare Atmar, MD, an infectious disease specialist at Baylor College of Medicine, told CNN there is no evidence that this is an effective way to protect against the virus. The idea that warm …

Mayo Clinic

Here’s how coronavirus testing in the US will work, and who’s involved - AOL Finance | Yahoo News | 3/17/2020

Mayo Clinic and CVS ( CVS ) are offering, with Walmart ( WMT ), Target ( TGT ) and Walgreens ( WBA ) have committed to rolling out similar testing. Mayo’s test functions much like the CDC’s: They collect samples from an individual in a car that can be processed at state and public health labs. Meanwhile, the CVS swab can be processed by the newly-approved Roche and Thermo Fisher technology. Another type of testing in the …

Massachusetts General Hospital

Hospitals’ Supplies Of Crucial N95 Respiratory Masks Dwindling Fast And They’re Struggling To Restock | Kaiser Health News | 3/10/2020

… with influenza patients. Adding COVID-19 patients into the mix could challenge some providers. (Bannow, 3/9) The Washington Post: How Massachusetts General Hospital Is Preparing For Coronavirus Six weeks in, the dozens of doctors, nurses … Americans are especially susceptible to serious outcomes. (Weixel, 3/9) Reuters: CVS Health Offers Free Home Delivery Of Prescription Drugs Amid Virus Outbreak CVS Health Corp said on Monday it would immediately waive charges for home …

Northwell Health

Michael Dowling: Challenging one of healthcare’s savior myths | Becker’s Hospital Review | 2/21/2020

… convenient care clinics operating in 44 states and Washington D.C., according to the Journal of mHealth . I support efforts by CVS, Walgreens, Kroger, Walmart, Rite Aid and other retailers to expand access by offering walk … providers across the country have significantly expanded their ambulatory presence. Northwell Health’s revenue is now evenly split between the inpatient and outpatient care it delivers. Ten years ago, 75 percent of our revenue came from …

HCA

CVS Health drops 3 board seats | Becker’s Hospital Review | 2/3/2020

CVS Health will drop three directors from its 16-member board, including former Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini, the company announced Feb. 3. The changes are being made “to further align with corporate governance best practices … Richard Bracken, former chairman and CEO of Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Holdings, will retire from the board to pursue personal interests. Mr. Bertolini, who became a director when CVS Health acquired Aetna, will not continue …

Intermountain Healthcare

CVS, Mayo, Tenet among healthcare companies to watch at #JPM20 | Healthcare Dive | 1/10/2020

Healthcare Dive’s top companies to watch at JPM20. CVS Health: CVS has made big waves over the past year as the retail behemoth worked to integrate new payer asset Aetna, brought its wellness-focused HealthHUB … year alone, there are few arenas out of its reach. Intermountain Healthcare: Last year, the Utah-based health system made good on its promise to deliver generic drugs in low supply to hospitals through the …

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Winners, losers in healthcare’s 2019 M&A deals | FierceHealthcare | 12/30/2019

… winners and three losers in healthcare M&A this year. WINNERS 1. Beth Israel-Lahey merger finally reaches its conclusion. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lahey Health, two massive Massachusetts providers, announced in July … cap and notable financial commitments to vulnerable patient populations. 2. CVS-Aetna combination clears judicial review. The reveal that a federal judge intended to conduct an unprecedented probe into the then-finalized merger between CVS

UPMC

12 Important Life Lessons Insurance Card Aetna Taught Us |… | Flickr | 12/25/2019

CVS Health-owned Aetna, UnitedHealth Group and Humana. CareOregon, Capital District Physicians’ Bloom Plan, Highmark Health, Innovacare, Medical Card System, New York City Bloom and Hospitals Corporation, Sentara, UPMC Bloom System, WellCare and Blue Cross Blue Shield in Michigan and Rhode Island are additionally accommodating in the VBID Archetypal for 2020. Switch Out Health, Prescription Cards for 12 Duke Today – insurance card aetna insurance card aetna Seniors annual for a …

Geisinger

The top 20 news stories of 2019 in Health Data Management | 12/23/2019

… at Google Health, a division that earlier this year was placed under the leadership of David Feinberg, MD, the former Geisinger president and CEO.Read the story here . HDM names 2019 class of Most Powerful Women … new—and sometimes, unexpected—problems and costs.Read the story here . CVS Health takes telemed nationwide with MinuteClinic Video Visits A telemedicine service from MinuteClinic—CVS Health’s retail medical clinic—is providing access to care 24 …

Cleveland Clinic

Healthcare Consumerism Report: Patient Demand Trends in 2020 - Business Insider | 12/18/2019

… review sites to choose which doctor to see, skipping hospital visits in favor of a health clinic in their local CVS, and aren't afraid to ditch providers that don't offer them … volume. The companies mentioned in this report are: 98point6, BayCare, Cleveland Clinic, CVS, Integris, Kaiser Permanente, Luma Health, New York-Presbyterian, One Medical, Publix, Target, Walgreens, Walmart, Yelp, and Zocdoc. Here are some of the …

One Medical

Healthcare Consumerism Report: Patient Demand Trends in 2020 - Business Insider | 12/18/2019

… review sites to choose which doctor to see, skipping hospital visits in favor of a health clinic in their local CVS, and aren't afraid to ditch providers that don't offer them … Clinic, CVS, Integris, Kaiser Permanente, Luma Health, New York-Presbyterian, One Medical, Publix, Target, Walgreens, Walmart, Yelp, and Zocdoc. Here are some of the key The consumerization of healthcare is redefining how consumers engage with …

Dignity Health

Urgent Care Centers Eclipse 9,200 Thanks To Optum And Hospitals | Forbes | 12/12/2019

… services unit and big hospital corporations, the report indicates. Urgent care is similar to retail health clinics operated by Walgreens, CVS and Walmart in that they are open daily, evenings and on weekends to treat … just shy of 25% in 2008. “Healthcare systems such as Dignity Health, HCA, Aurora Health, Intermountain Health and Carolinas Healthcare have all made significant commitments to urgent care in their communities and beyond,” the Urgent …

Ascension

Senators seek answers from CMS, private payers on potential racial bias in data algorithms | FierceHealthcare | 12/4/2019

… Cory Booker, D-New Jersey, and Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, sent letters to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), CVS Health, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Cigna, Humana and UnitedHealth Group Tuesday requesting … webinar to learn more. RELATED: Google’s Feinberg launches defense of Ascension data deal In late October, Optum, a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group, came under fire after it was revealed that an algorithm it built for …

Community Health Systems

‘We’re training our kids for jobs that won’t exist’: Community Health System director of pharmacy on the industry’s changing landscape | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/3/2019

Terry Baughman, regional director of pharmacy for Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems, has 45 years of experience in the pharmacy industry. Starting his career at a pharmacy management company, he went on to spend … their practice comfort area is a hospital. It isn’t a CVS or Walgreens or Walmart. We’re training our kids for jobs that won’t exist in 10 or 12 years. As a manager, I’d be looking …

Premier Health

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 … agreed to combine in a transaction that will create a premier healthcare enterprise focused on government-sponsored healthcare programs and a leader in Medicaid, Medicare and the Health Insurance Marketplace. The combination has received approvals …

Tufts Medical Center

Health & Support | 11/27/2019

… MelroseWakefield Healthcare Cancer Support Group The cancer support group meets the second Thursday of the month, 4-5 p.m., at the Tufts Medical Center Cancer Center, 41 Montvale Ave., Stoneham. Registration is required. Call 781-224-5872 to … Ave.: Third Thursday of the month, 9 to 10:30 a.m. CVS Pharmacy, Wellington Circle: Second Friday of the month, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. West Medford Community Center, 111 Arlington St.: Second Thursday of the …

DaVita Medical Group

Health insurers’ debt has reached highest point in a decade | Modern Healthcare | 11/25/2019

DaVita Medical Group this year and picked up PBM Catamaran in 2015. The analysis did not include the large CVS-Aetna deal. Insurers have opted to issue bonds to fund their mergers and acquisitions instead of using equity because of the historically low interest rates, analysts said. Deep Banerjee of rating agency S&P Global added that insurance companies have also issued more debt as their business mix changes and …

Henry Ford Health System

Seventh Annual U.S. News Healthcare of Tomorrow Conference Spotlights Key Insights for Industry Leaders | PR Newswire | 11/22/2019

CVS Health, also gave insights into innovative ways that the organization is serving healthcare consumers across the nation, including the company’s push to localize care by making an effort to meet people in their communities. Dr. Larry Moss , President and CEO of Nemours Children’s Health System, also shared his perspective on how pediatric providers can and must address the social determinants. Wright L. Lassiter III, President and CEO of Henry …

Tenet Healthcare

Health Care Reform Articles - November 22, 2019 | 11/22/2019

… CEO signers of the TBR statement, only 11 come from companies primarily embedded in the health sector, such as Pfizer, CVS Health, and Siemens, far less than a proportionate share of health care’s 18% jumbo … 300,000 to PAHCF in 2018, according to their tax return. Tenet Healthcare, an investor-owned hospital company, donated $41,000 last year before kicking in $588,000 earlier this year PAHCF has ramped up its spending in …

Hartford HealthCare

Hospitals and health systems: 6 trends and issues | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/22/2019

… System in the north suburbs of Chicago. It may be Advocate Aurora Health in the Chicagoland area and Eastern Wisconsin, Hartford HealthCare in Connecticut, Intermountain Healthcare in Utah and Idaho, and a number of institutions … Equian, among other arms. In 2018, Cigna acquired Express Scripts, CVS Health combined with Aetna, and Humana and private equity firms acquired Kindred Healthcare. Highmark, one of the largest insurers in the country, acquired the …

Sutter Health

Seventh Annual U.S. News Healthcare of Tomorrow Conference Spotlights Key Insights for Industry Leaders | PR Newswire | 11/22/2019

… and her hope for industry collaboration toward the goal of improving the patient experience. Larry Merlo , President and CEO of CVS Health, also gave insights into innovative ways that the organization is serving healthcare consumers … UT Southwestern, AdventHealth, Fujifilm Healthcare, Merck, Surescripts, CommonSpirit, HDR, and Sutter Health among others . Industry professionals interested in learning more about U.S. News Healthcare of Tomorrow can visit U.S. News Healthcare of Tomorrow and sign …

Aetna

CVS, Walgreens, Rite Aid coronavirus response updates | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/2/2020

… they say will help ensure customers’ don’t lose access to needed prescriptions and other health products during the coronavirus pandemic. CVS MinuteClinic is no longer accepting walk-in patients. Patients must make appointments online and … early and offering 90-day refills at no extra charge. Aetna waived cost-sharing and copays for inpatient hospital admissions related to COVID-19. A store opened its first COVID-19 testing site in Massachusetts …

Cigna

AHA CEO asks insurers to opt in to interim, accelerated payments during COVID-19 pandemic | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/2/2020

CVS Health, Aetna, Anthem, UnitedHealthcare, Cigna, America’s Health Insurance Plans and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, said private payers can “make a significant difference in whether a hospital or health system keeps their doors open during this critical time.” While the federal government has made temporary changes that boost and accelerate Medicare reimbursement to help hospitals with coronavirus-related financial hardship, Mr. Pollack said the efforts aren’t enough and …

UnitedHealthcare

AHA CEO asks insurers to opt in to interim, accelerated payments during COVID-19 pandemic | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/2/2020

CVS Health, Aetna, Anthem, UnitedHealthcare, Cigna, America’s Health Insurance Plans and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, said private payers can “make a significant difference in whether a hospital or health system keeps their doors open during this critical time.” While the federal government has made temporary changes that boost and accelerate Medicare reimbursement to help hospitals with coronavirus-related financial hardship, Mr. Pollack said the efforts aren’t enough and …

Humana

Aetna, Cigna and Humana Waive Most Costs To Patients For COVID-19 Treatment : Shots - Health News : NPR | 3/31/2020

Humana announced Monday that they would waive consumer costs associated with COVID-19 treatment. Last week, CVS Health announced a more limited change — that Aetna would waive costs to patients for hospital admissions related to the coronavirus. These announcements are a “big deal” says Sabrina Corlette, co-director of the Center on Health Insurance Reforms at Georgetown University. She notes that, on average, people’s deductibles for health policies in the …

Anthem

Healthcare Stocks’ Reaction On Wednesday To Biden’s Win | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 3/5/2020

… Anthem Inc. and Centene Corp. gained 15.6 percent each, while Humana Inc. surged 14.4 percent. UnitedHealth Group and Cigna both climbed 10.7 percent each, while CVS Health rose 5.6 percent. Healthcare stocks had earlier come under pressure each time Sanders gained ground over his rivals for the presidential nomination. Biden is seen as likely to be a much more pro-business president than Sanders. While he was vice president, Biden …

Oscar Health

How to Pay Less for Insulin | 2/25/2020

Oscar Health in New York announced this month that some of its plans would limit insulin copays to just $3. CVS Health, another PBM, will offer a plan with zero-dollar copays for insulin starting in 2021, says Trey Hollern, spokesperson for CVS Health. He notes the company already offers that to its own 300,000 employees. Marcotte expects more insurers and employers will offer these plans in 2021. But, he …

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 …

WellCare Health

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 …

Bright Health

$2.2 billion Bright Health just struck a deal to buy a health plan and gain a big foothold in the lucrative Medicare Advantage market | Business Insider | 1/7/2020

Bright Health , a Minneapolis-based health-insurance startup, just agreed to acquire a California-based health insurer to beef up its presence in the red-hot Medicare Advantage market. The acquisition comes on the heels … to go up against health insurance giants like UnitedHealthcare and CVS Health. Private-equity-backed Alignment Healthcare as of 2019 has roughly 61,000 Medicare Advantage members across its markets, while Clover had 42,087 Medicare Advantage …

Wellcare Health Plans

CVS Health to buy Illinois insurance unit | Seeking Alpha | 12/4/2019

Centene is selling its Illinois Medicaid and Medicare Advantage business lines to CVS Health in order to facilitate its more than $15 billion purchase of WellCare Health Plans. Centene is selling its Illinois Medicaid and Medicare Advantage business lines to CVS Health in order to facilitate its more than $15 billion purchase of WellCare Health Plans. The Centene unit is one of six private insurers awarded contracts to administer Medicaid …

Centene Corp

State Highlights: Worried About Homelessness In Big Cities, Boise Court Case Would Test ‘Policing’; Georgia Waits For Public To Comment On Plans To Overhaul Health Care | Kaiser Health News | 12/3/2019

CVS Health Health insurer Centene Corp. announced plans on Monday to sell its Illinois health plan subsidiary to CVS Health to help secure state approval for its proposed merger with WellCare Health Plans. Centene said its sale of IlliniCare Health Plan includes Medicaid and Medicare Advantage, but Centene will keep its Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Initiative business and a statewide foster-care contract set to begin in February. (Livingston, 12/2) Los …

Tufts Health Plan

Centene-WellCare Merger Prompts Sale of IL Medicaid and MA Plans | HealthPayer Intelligence | 12/3/2019

… Merger Prompts Sale of IL Medicaid and MA Plans Centene will sell its Illinois Medicaid and Medicare Advantage plans to CVS Health for an undisclosed amount due to Centene-WellCare merger. Source: Getty Images By … health plans seeking federal and state blessing for their future. Tufts Health Plan and Harvard Pilgrim have been defending their potential merger this week. When the announcement was first released, local news outlets emphasized the …

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 …

Anthem Blue Cross

Propeller Health expands in-app pharmacy services to CVS, Walmart, Rite-Aid and Kroger | FierceHealthcare | 11/21/2019

Digital inhaler company Propeller Health has expanded a pharmacy refill app to include CVS, Kroger, Rite-Aid and Walmart pharmacies. The Madison, Wisconsin-based digital health company focuses on patients with asthma and lung disease … intervene when necessary. Propeller Health has partnered with insurers like Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Ohio to test whether the device can reduce emergency department admissions by alerting care managers if a patient is …

Molina Healthcare

UnitedHealth’s stock rallies to pace the Dow’s gainers, after SunTrust boosts price target - MarketWatch | 11/18/2019

Molina Healthcare Inc. MOH, +3.12% tacked on 3.1% and CVS Health Inc. CVS, +0.75% advanced 0.7% and Molina Healthcare Inc. MOH, +3.12% rallied 3.1 …

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 …

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Best Health Insurance Companies | 11/13/2019

… D.C. In addition, Aetna’s pricing seems to be at a lower level than many competitors. Aetna recently became part of CVS Health Company and synergies between the two are beginning to emerge. For example, Aetna … features. Best Regional Health Insurance Companies Midwest: HealthPartners New England: Harvard Pilgrim Health Care New York: Capital District Physicians’ Health Plan (CDPHP, CDPHN) These smaller insurance companies have some very high-scoring health plans available …

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Texas

Texas Health Aetna Takes Its Network Nationwide | 11/13/2019

… Cook Children’s, Children’s Health, and around 2800 primary care doctors, 17,000 specialists and 66 total hospitals. The network also includes CVS Minute Clinics, allowing those traveling nationally to access care at little or no cost … County being only the 54th healthiest county in the state. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas opened its first of several clinics in the region, and UnitedHealthcare-owned Optum Medical Group has long been a …

Health Net

Retailers across the industry are growing in-store healthcare services | 11/6/2019

… Retailers across the industry are growing in-store healthcare services Press enter to search Subscribe It’s 4 p.m. at the CVS Pharmacy on Main Street in New City, N.Y. A man is having his eyes … Health Systems that runs retail clinics inside its stores. Community Health Network, for example, owns and operates several Community Clinic at Walgreens locations in the Indianapolis market. Separate from retail clinics, Walgreens has a collaboration …

Magellan Health

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Network Health

CVS Pharmacy Opens First Standalone Retail Locations in Oregon | PR Newswire | 10/30/2019

WOONSOCKET, R.I. , Oct. 29, CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS ), celebrated the grand opening of its first-ever standalone store in Oregon with a ribbon cutting ceremony today. The new store at 105 NW 13th Ave in Portland, OR , is the first of three retail locations to open in the Greater Portland market in 2019, with one more store opening in 2020. (PRNewsfoto/CVS Pharmacy) (PRNewsfoto …

The Health Plan

Expert: Misplaced Blame in the 2020 Healthcare Debate | 10/30/2019

… plans than through true insurance. Self-funded means the employer, rather than the insurance company, assumes the financial risk of the health plan. Insurance company revenue and profitability are not connected to whether claims are … insurer every time a prescription is filled. If you are CVS Aetna, you might even make money as the retail pharmacy by filling the prescription. In addition, UnitedHealthcare (UHC) is the largest employer of physicians …

Innovation Health

CVS Health to Present at the 28th Annual Credit Suisse Healthcare Conference | PR Newswire | 10/29/2019

WOONSOCKET, R.I. CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS ) today announced that Larry Merlo , President and Chief Executive Officer, and Eva Boratto , Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be speaking to investors at the Credit Suisse Healthcare Conference on November 12, 2019, at approximately 8:00 a.m. MDT . About CVS Health CVS Health is the nation’s premier health innovation company helping people on their path to better health. Whether in one …

Clover Health

Alignment Healthcare is aiming for $1 billion in revenue. CEO John Kao told us how it’s taking on the red-hot Medicare Advantage market. | Business Insider | 10/27/2019

CVS Health’s Aetna, and UnitedHealth. Visit BI Prime for more stories . Health plan startups are vying for a foothold in the ultra-competitive market of selling insurance to seniors. Competition for the 22 million Americans enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans, and the thousands signing up daily as they turn 65, is fierce. Venture-backed startups Oscar Health, Devoted Health, Bright Health, and Clover Health have raised a combined $3 billion …

David Clark

Deane Retirement Strategies Inc. Acquires New Shares in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 4/4/2020

Deane Retirement Strategies Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm … which is available through the SEC website . Also, SVP James David Clark sold 3,030 shares of CVS Health stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, March 30th. The stock was sold at an average …

Charlie Baker

Coronavirus: CVS Expands Testing In Shrewsbury | Shrewsbury, MA Patch | 4/2/2020

… cough or sore throat, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, or a fever 99.6 degrees. Since first opening the site CVS Health has tested, on average, 200 first responders each day. The site does not … cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts as of Wednesday. Governor Charlie Baker said this week a surge of coronavirus patients is expected April 7-17. Don’t miss updates about precautions in your area as they are …

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Adam Schlesinger, ‘Fountains of Wayne’ co-founder, dies at 52 | 4/2/2020

… other from getting sicker. Kaulitz’s results also came back negative for the virus. Tibrina Hobson, WireImage Fullscreen On March 23, Arnold Schwarzenegger donated $1 million to a Frontline Responders GoFundMe campaign aimed at combating the … Emilio Estefan, announced on Wednesday that they will partner with CVS Health to help 300 of their displaced workers in South Florida, Orlando and Vero Beach find employment with CVS. The initiative comes in response …

Stephen Colbert

Adam Schlesinger, ‘Fountains of Wayne’ co-founder, dies at 52 | 4/2/2020

… on “A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All!” a companion to a TV Christmas special with songs performed by Stephen Colbert and Elvis Costello. Schlesinger, the cousin of “The Walking Dead” actor Jon Bernthal … Emilio Estefan, announced on Wednesday that they will partner with CVS Health to help 300 of their displaced workers in South Florida, Orlando and Vero Beach find employment with CVS. The initiative comes in response …

Kevin Plank

Office Depot and Staples employees say their stores’ ‘essential’ designation is misleading as they sell out off cleaning and work products | Business Insider | 4/2/2020

Kevin Plank right before he stepped down as CEO of Under Armour, and he hinted at why the company may be ready for the change See Also: CVS, Walmart, and 16 other ‘essential’ businesses that are desperate for workers right now RESTAURANT APOCALYPSE: One in 5 restaurants in the US could permanently close because of the coronavirus pandemic, putting millions out of work Here’s the difference between an ‘essential’ business …

J.B. Pritzker

Blue Cross parent launches special enrollment period | Crain’s Chicago Business | 4/2/2020

… coronavirus . Support our journalism: Please subscribe . Sign up for our daily newsletter rounding up the latest news on the pandemic. CVS Health last month said it would waive cost-sharing for certain Aetna plan members … without approval from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Gov. J.B. Pritzker said during his April 1 coronavirus press briefing that he and other leaders are asking the federal government to consider opening a special …

Donald Trump

Possible grace period for health care premiums next for CT - The Hour | 4/1/2020

Anthem CEO Gail Boudreaux with President Donald Trump on March 20, 2010. Anthem is one of several insurers nationally to waive deductibles for the cost of care for members that incur coronavirus, with the company … up.” A spokesperson with the Hartford-based Aetna subsidiary of CVS Health pledged Tuesday the company will do its part. “We are currently working with our employer customers in Connecticut to provide flexibility on payments …

Mike Pence

Major retailers have opened only 5 drive-thru testing locations - CNNPolitics | 4/1/2020

… with private companies to set up drive-thru coronavirus testing sites. He invited chief executives from Target, Walgreens, Walmart and CVS to the microphone and showered them with praise over the new effort. The President … said there was a lack of adequate testing. Vice President Mike Pence, who Trump put in charge of the administration’s response, also touted the effort. He said public-private partnerships like the ones with these …

Michael Barnett

Hoarding Hydroxychloroquine Needs to Stop | 4/1/2020

… that pharmacists restrict prescription quantities and fill prescriptions only for patients with an active need for hydroxychloroquine. In a statement, CVS Health said the company is “monitoring the global pharmaceutical manufacturing environment and working with … If doctors are hoarding, some colleagues say, that’s unethical. Dr. Michael Barnett, a primary care physician and an assistant professor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, said that even if clinical studies …

Joe Biden

Healthcare Moves Into Undervalued Territory After Pullback | Morningstar | 3/31/2020

… to the coronavirus, the fears of a major healthcare policy change in the U.S. have faded, with the more moderate Joe Biden likely to win the Democratic nomination for president. Healthcare sector index vs market … we don’t expect a long-term impact from that headwind. CVS Health ( CVS ) Economic Moat Rating: Narrow Fair Value Estimate: $92 Fair Value Uncertainty: Medium The firm’s combination with Aetna should put the company in …

Scott Gottlieb

Highlights From The Wall Street Journal’s Health Forum | 3/31/2020

… and a few providers who may themselves become exposed to the virus and lose the capacity to treat infected patients. Scott Gottlieb, M.D., Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, noted that many states, having missed … into new areas across the healthcare supply chain. Case Study – CVS Health and Aetna. Larry Merlo, President and CEO of CVS Health, stated that the Aetna acquisition has, overall, succeeded in providing improved customer experiences …

Amy Abernethy

Highlights From The Wall Street Journal’s Health Forum | 3/31/2020

… 6), a proinflammatory cytokine. With respect to repurposing existing drugs like hydroxychloroquine and Actemra for the treatment of COVID-19, Amy Abernethy, M.D., Ph.D. the Principal Deputy Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration … into new areas across the healthcare supply chain. Case Study – CVS Health and Aetna. Larry Merlo, President and CEO of CVS Health, stated that the Aetna acquisition has, overall, succeeded in providing improved customer experiences …

Jim Cramer

“Menu Strategy Analyst - Home Chef - Built In Chicago” plus 4 more | 3/30/2020

… regular and seasonal positions. You can apply online by clicking here and then scrolling down and choosing the distribution tab. CVS Health is hiring up to 50,000 workers for full-time, part-time and temporary … including sites in Wuhan and the Hubei province, which CNBC’s Jim Cramer points to as evidence that the coronavirus outbreak has indeed slowed in China. Starbucks employs 191,000 people in the U.S., approximately 183,000 of …

Elon Musk

“Menu Strategy Analyst - Home Chef - Built In Chicago” plus 4 more | 3/30/2020

… regular and seasonal positions. You can apply online by clicking here and then scrolling down and choosing the distribution tab. CVS Health is hiring up to 50,000 workers for full-time, part-time and temporary … at its New York solar roof-tile factory. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company will reopen the New York plant “as soon as humanly possible” to manufacture ventilators for coronavirus patients. AMC Entertainment furloughs …

Bernie Sanders

These Companies Are Calling Bernie Sanders’ Bluff by Hiring During Coronapocalypse | 3/29/2020

… other companies have transitioned to telework, and some telework companies may also be hiring. This is politically important because Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) fought for a provision in the $2 trillion stimulus bill that … workers through April, but many may stay longer or permanently. CVS Health plans to fire 50,000 more full-time, part-time, and temporary employees. The company aims to hire many workers who have been furloughed …

Steven Mnuchin

Alaska Air Group, Ford Motor, CVS Health: Stocks That Defined the Week | 3/29/2020

… March 2020 By Francesca Fontana Alaska Air Group Inc. Uncle Sam wants to get into the airline business. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin indicated that the U.S. government would take stakes in beleaguered airline carriers in … disease caused by the coronavirus. Ford shares gained 23% Tuesday. CVS Health Corp. Pharmaceuticals are still plentiful but cleaning supplies and paper products are under more strain. That was the message Tuesday from the chief …

Greg Abbott

United States CBD Laws | 3/29/2020

… the laws in the United States vs. Ireland.Take a look! https://t.co/MNO8XKpsS9 — Skylar Nicholson (@SkylarNReports) June 6, 2018 Does CVS have CBD oil? Select CVS locations in seven states are now selling CBD, a … two epilepsy issues. Did Texas legalize CBD oil? Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law a bill that lets Texas farmers grow hemp — and allows the sale of products such as CBD oil. Supporters …

Anthony Fauci

This Week in Barrons: 3.29.2020 | 3/29/2020

… to go. Info Bits: 2 Trillion? 6 Trillion? It’s all Chuck-E-Cheese tokens to me: - In this corner, Dr. Anthony Fauci: This administration has barred Dr. Fauci, the director of the National Institute of … producing ventilators - Who’s Hiring: Dollar General ( 50,000), Papa John’s (20,000), CVS Health (50,000), Walmart (150,000), Albertsons (30,000), Amazon (100,00), Kroger, Trader Joe’s, and Instacart (300,000). - Up 1000%… is how much ammunition sales in Colorado have …

Brett Giroir

Promised drive-through testing sites haven’t materialized… | The Washington Post | 3/28/2020

… be tested “very safely, quickly and conveniently.” In a Rose Garden news conference, chief executives of Target, Walgreens, Walmart and CVS said they would work with the government to provide space in store parking lots … statement Friday, Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Health Brett Giroir said federal officials have been “actively involved in dozens” of mobile sites across the United States, providing supplies or personnel to roughly 30 …

Jeff Bezos

The companies that are hiring even as the global economy grinds to a halt | 3/27/2020

… wages for our hourly workers who are fulfilling orders and delivering to customers during this period of stress and turmoil,” Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s CEO, wrote in an Instagram post on March 21. “We hope people … massive public health crisis, healthcare and pharmaceutical companies are hiring. CVS Health, a $70 billion healthcare conglomerate, plans to hire 50,000 workers for full-time, part-time, and temporary jobs across its stores, delivery services …

Satya Nadella

Commentary: CEOs as statespersons or self-interested survivors | Fortune | 3/26/2020

… trust. On March 13, President Donald Trump trotted out U.S. business titans, including the CEOs of Walmart , Target , Walgreens , and CVS Health , for an announcement on the government’s plan to expand the availability of coronavirus … hospitals to help address the face mask shortage. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella offered the company’s health chatbot technology to the CDC . CEOs from Apple’s Tim Cook to Telsa’s Elon Musk have jumped in to fill …

Tim Cook

Commentary: CEOs as statespersons or self-interested survivors | Fortune | 3/26/2020

… trust. On March 13, President Donald Trump trotted out U.S. business titans, including the CEOs of Walmart , Target , Walgreens , and CVS Health , for an announcement on the government’s plan to expand the availability of coronavirus … company’s health chatbot technology to the CDC . CEOs from Apple’s Tim Cook to Telsa’s Elon Musk have jumped in to fill a void by donating medical supplies. This partnership with the government is what the …

Chuck Schumer

As Congress gains ground on stimulus, healthcare workers ask people to stay home | Healthcare Dive | 3/25/2020

… public health experts that the U.S. continue social distancing efforts. Congress, meanwhile, reached a deal on stimulus legislation that Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said includes $130 billion for the healthcare system “to be injected … million people, according to an SEC filing from parent company CVS Health. The policy goes into effect immediately and, as of now, applies to in-network admissions through June 1, building on the insurer’s previously …

Sanjay Gupta

Aetna to cover cost of coronavirus hospital treatment for many members - CNNPolitics | 3/25/2020

… of testing for many members to encourage people to get checked out if they feel sick. But Aetna, part of CVS Health and among the nation’s largest insurers, is one of the first to cover … Coronavirus: Fact vs. Fiction podcast with chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta here. President Donald Trump had incorrectly said during an Oval Office address two weeks ago that insurers had agreed to waive all co …

Spencer Platt

Dollar General, CVS, and Others Are on a Hiring Spree - Barron’s | 3/24/2020

Photograph by Spencer Platt/Getty Images Though the coronavirus pandemic has brought a number of industries to a standstill , leading to layoffs and furloughing of workers , some businesses have been swamped by the heightened demand for home essentials and medical supplies. Dollar General and CVS Health each announced plans Monday to hire up to 50,000 employees in the near future. Dollar General (ticker: DG) said such plans would nearly double …