CVS

MRJ Capital Inc. Has $2.63 Million Stake in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 9/17/2019

MRJ Capital Inc. Has $2.63 Million Stake in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Posted by Cassie Grant on Sep 16th, 2019 Tweet MRJ Capital Inc. increased its holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 60.1% in the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 48,200 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after buying an additional 18,100 shares during the period. MRJ Capital Inc.’s holdings in CVS …

NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc Sells 188,170 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 9/17/2019

Vontobel Asset Management Inc. Sells 391,084 Shares of NetEase Inc (NASDAQ:NTES) NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc Sells 188,170 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc Sells 188,170 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) - Filed Under - by Latisha Jones Tweet NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc trimmed its holdings in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 94.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent …

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MRJ Capital Inc. Acquires 18,100 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 9/17/2019

MRJ Capital Inc. increased its holdings in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 60.1% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 48,200 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after acquiring an additional 18,100 shares during the period. MRJ Capital Inc.’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $2,626,000 at the end …

WealthBridge Capital Management LLC Sells 257 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 9/16/2019

WealthBridge Capital Management LLC lessened its position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 5.8% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 4,195 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after selling 257 shares during the period. WealthBridge Capital Management LLC’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $275,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number …

Connable Office Inc. Has $1.42 Million Stake in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 9/16/2019

Connable Office Inc. decreased its position in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 1.0% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 26,105 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after selling 255 shares during the period. Connable Office Inc.’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $1,422,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities …

O Shares Investment Advisers LLC Increases Stake in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 9/16/2019

O Shares Investment Advisers LLC lifted its stake in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 6.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 40,158 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,346 shares during the period. O Shares Investment Advisers LLC’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $2,188,000 …

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Shares Acquired by Tower Research Capital LLC TRC | 9/16/2019

Tower Research Capital LLC TRC increased its position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 31.2% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 22,908 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after buying an additional 5,449 shares during the period. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $1,248,000 as …

CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) Price Target Increased to $75.00 by Analysts at Bank of America - Stock Observer | 9/16/2019

CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) had its price objective hoisted by Bank of America from $72.00 to $75.00 in a report issued on Thursday morning, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. Bank of America currently has a buy rating on the pharmacy operator’s stock. CVS has been the topic of a number of other reports. Morgan Stanley restated a buy rating and issued a $74.00 price target on shares of CVS Health in a report …

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Holdings Lifted by Coatue Management LLC | 9/16/2019

Coatue Management LLC lifted its stake in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 371.8% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 35,125 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after purchasing an additional 27,680 shares during the quarter. Coatue Management LLC’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $1,914,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Other …

Which Company would you put your All In? CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS), Haymaker Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:HYAC) | 9/16/2019

Which Company would you put your All In? CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS), Haymaker Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:HYAC) CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) , ended its previous trading session at $64.06 showing a gain of 0.16 4 or 0.25 percent with respect to the price of $63.9 when stock market opened. The company traded 6.17 Million shares over the course of the trading day. Giving the …

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Stake Boosted by O Shares Investment Advisers LLC - WKRB News | 9/16/2019

O Shares Investment Advisers LLC increased its stake in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 6.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 40,158 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,346 shares during the quarter. O Shares Investment Advisers LLC’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $2,188,000 as of its most recent …

CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) Now Covered by Analysts at Deutsche Bank | 9/16/2019

… issued on Thursday, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. The brokerage issued a buy rating and a $91.00 price objective on the pharmacy operator’s stock. A number of other research analysts have also recently issued reports on CVS. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $74.00 price target on shares of CVS Health in a report on Sunday, August 11th. Citigroup boosted their price objective on CVS Health from $68.00 to $72.00 …

Johnson Investment Counsel Inc. Acquires 14,222 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 9/16/2019

Johnson Investment Counsel Inc. grew its holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 3.1% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 469,166 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after acquiring an additional 14,222 shares during the quarter. Johnson Investment Counsel Inc.’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $25,564,000 as of its most recent SEC …

Lido Advisors LLC Buys 1,807 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 9/16/2019

Lido Advisors LLC Buys 1,807 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Posted by Cassie Grant on Sep 16th, 2019 Tweet Lido Advisors LLC lifted its stake in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 7.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 27,416 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after buying an additional 1,807 shares …

Pinebridge Investments L.P. Raises Stock Holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 9/15/2019

Short Interest in CSI Compressco LP (NASDAQ:CCLP) Decreases By 11.0% Pinebridge Investments L.P. Raises Stock Holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) September 14th, 2019 - Comments Off on Pinebridge Investments L.P. Raises Stock Holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) - Filed Under - by Patrick Bannon Tweet Pinebridge Investments L.P. boosted its stake in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 208.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in …

Pinebridge Investments L.P. Purchases 79,366 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 9/15/2019

Pinebridge Investments L.P. Purchases 79,366 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Posted by Wayne Rhoads on Sep 15th, 2019 Tweet Pinebridge Investments L.P. grew its position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 208.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 117,526 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after buying an additional 79,366 shares during the period. Pinebridge …

Profund Advisors LLC Has $2.04 Million Stake in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 9/15/2019

Profund Advisors LLC decreased its holdings in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 16.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 37,475 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after selling 7,265 shares during the quarter. Profund Advisors LLC’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $2,042,000 at the end of the most recent …

Folger Nolan Fleming Douglas Capital Management Inc. Sells 400 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 9/15/2019

Folger Nolan Fleming Douglas Capital Management Inc. Sells 400 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Posted by Elizabeth Gardner on Sep 15th, 2019 Tweet Folger Nolan Fleming Douglas Capital Management Inc. trimmed its holdings in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 4.7% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 8,050 shares of the …

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Shares Sold by Financial Advocates Investment Management | 9/15/2019

Financial Advocates Investment Management cut its stake in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 11.9% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 11,494 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after selling 1,546 shares during the quarter. Financial Advocates Investment Management’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $627,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period …

200,000 Shares in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Bought by Cadian Capital Management LP | 9/15/2019

Cadian Capital Management LP bought a new position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) during the second its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm bought 200,000 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock, valued at approximately $10,898,000. CVS Health accounts for about 0.5% of Cadian Capital Management LP’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 23rd biggest holding. A number of other institutional investors also recently made changes to their …

Medicare

CVS-Aetna merger approved despite objections from consumer advocates | 9/10/2019

… higher prices for medicine. With little fanfare, a federal judge in Washington D.C. last week removed the final obstacle to CVS’s blockbuster merger with Aetna. The $70 billion consolidation, announced in 2017, will combine the … competitive concerns. The settlement requires Aetna to sell off its Medicare prescription drug plans. Critics, however, argued that such vertical integration of the businesses would make an already uncompetitive marketplace even more so, forcing health …

CVS-Aetna merger approved despite objections from health, consumer advocates - News - The Columbus Dispatch - Columbus, OH | 9/9/2019

… Sep 10, 2019 at 7:06 AM With little fanfare, a federal judge in Washington, D.C., removed the final obstacle to CVS’ blockbuster merger with Aetna last week. The $70 billion consolidation, announced in 2017, will … competitive concerns. The settlement requires Aetna to sell off its Medicare prescription drug plans. Get the news delivered to your inbox: Sign up for our morning, afternoon and evening newsletters Critics, however, argued that such …

AMA

L.A. Care and Blue Shield Team Up for Community Resource Centers | 9/11/2019

… unique, but it also makes sense: Blue Shield Promise contracts with L.A. Care to offer Medi-Cal in the state. CVS-Aetna Clears Last Hurdle, Not Without Critics We forgive you if you thought this … groups opposing the merger, had harsh words for the merger. AMA President Patrice Harris said the decision fails patients and will likely raise prices, lower quality, reduce choice and stifle innovation. MEDICARE CMS Cracks Down …

Judge grants preliminary injunction blocking former CVS executive from joining PillPack | FierceHealthcare | 8/27/2019

A U.S. District Court judge in Rhode Island sided with CVS Pharmacy in granting a preliminary injunction to enforce CVS’ noncompete agreement blocking the executive who ran its Caremark retail network from working for Amazon’s online pharmacy PillPack. John Lavin, who negotiated with retail pharmacies on behalf of CVS Caremark, the company’s pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), had a noncompete agreement that barred him from working for a competitor for 18 …

Medicaid

PBM startup Capital Rx launches new ‘clearinghouse’ drug pricing model | FierceHealthcare | 9/3/2019

… at the pharmacy for a drug, and pocket the difference. RELATED: Senators ask OIG to investigate PBM spread pricing in Medicaid The clearinghouse approach also aims to bring more light to both employers and pharmacies … several big names in the PBM space, including UnitedHealth and CVS Caremark , have embraced passthrough discounts over rebates. Capital Rx’s plans are attracting investors, too. In July, the PBM secured a $12 million funding round …

Trump’s Health Team Making It Tough On ‘Medicare For All’ | Forbes | 9/1/2019

… private Medicare Advantage coverage through technology upgrades and added benefits to such plans. Just last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services rolled out a new “Plan Finder” and highlighted a lot of the private … more health insurers including Anthem, Cigna, Humana, UnitedHealth Group and CVS Health’s Aetna insurance business, are signing up record numbers of seniors to Medicare Advantage and offering such coverage in new regions for next year …

Medicare Advantage

Trump’s Health Team Making It Tough On ‘Medicare For All’ | Forbes | 9/1/2019

The Trump administration continues to roll out ways to make it easier for seniors to sign up for private Medicare Advantage coverage through technology upgrades and added benefits to such plans. Just last week, the … more health insurers including Anthem, Cigna, Humana, UnitedHealth Group and CVS Health’s Aetna insurance business, are signing up record numbers of seniors to Medicare Advantage and offering such coverage in new regions for next year

CVS Health Encourages Patients to Pick Up Medications and Supplies in Advance of Hurricane Dorian | PR Newswire | 8/31/2019

WOONSOCKET, R.I. , Aug. 30, As Hurricane Dorian approaches Florida’s Atlantic coast, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS ) is taking steps across the enterprise to remind patients to take care of their prescription needs before the storm hits … directed health insurance products and related services, including rapidly expanding Medicare Advantage offerings and a leading standalone Medicare Part D prescription drug plan. The Company believes its innovative health care model increases access to quality

Digital Health

Why Patient Financial Engagement Should Be On Healthcare Providers’ Priority List - Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare | PRWeb | 9/11/2019

… companies like Haven Healthcare , the recently formed joint nonprofit venture created by Amazon , JP Morgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway , and CVS Health have emerged. These companies and others are intent on leveraging their considerable technical … to the expanding universe of competitors - Between Urgent Care Centers, Digital Health Providers, and retail providers like the above-mentioned CVS Health, new and transformed industry players are emerging, and patients are responding positively. Many …

CVS Health exec: Retail giant wants to create a Netflix-like healthcare experience | FierceHealthcare | 9/11/2019

BOSTON—When CVS and Aetna closed their merger about a year ago, they promised the combined behemoth would benefit patients. While that remains to be seen, the merged entities unveiled more details this week on … Chief Digital Officer Firdaus Bhathena said while speaking at the Digital Health Impact conference in Boston on Monday. Those experiences could be a virtual doctor visit, using an AI-powered chatbot or sending health data

ACA

Medicare’s New Plan Finder Could Boost Insurers’ Advantage Enrollment | Forbes | 8/27/2019

CVS Health’s Aetna health insurance unit, Cigna, Humana and UnitedHealth Group are expanding sales of Medicare Advantage plans into new states, counties and regions. Meanwhile, several startups and new entrants including Bright Health and medical care provider plans are also expanding while some companies like Oscar Health, best known for sales of individual Obamacare coverage, are going to be selling Medicare Advantage for the first time. Medicare Advantage plans provide …

Friday, August 23, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 8/23/2019

… shift on their party’s top 2020 issue. “Medicare for All” remains hugely popular, but majorities say they’d prefer building on “Obamacare” to expand coverage instead of a new government program that replaces America’s mix of … Mallinckrodt, wholesale distributors McKesson and Cardinal Health, and pharmacy chains CVS and Walgreens. Evidence related to the lawsuit was initially sealed, but The Washington Post and the Charleston Gazette-Mail successfully sued to have it …

Pharmacy Benefit Management

CVS Health Banks on Health Care Benefit Prospects Amid Woes - Nasdaq.com | 8/14/2019

Shutterstock photo On Aug 13, we issued an updated research report on CVS Health CVS . Increasing demand for Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) and specialty pharmacy has been a major driver for the stock. The company currently carries a Zacks Rank 3 (Hold). Over the past three months, shares of CVS Health have outperformed its industry . The stock has rallied 10.9% compared with 4.2% growth of the industry. The company delivered …

Telehealth

CVS moving to change healthcare: A timeline since the Aetna acquisition | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/29/2019

Since buying health insurer Aetna in November, CVS Health has emphasized holistic healthcare rather than just selling medicine. The company said it hopes its strategic shift will lead to healthier communities and lower healthcare costs … processing. July 10. MinuteClinic, CVS Health’s retail medical clinic, launches telehealth programs in eight more states. Patients with minor illnesses, injuries or skin conditions now can seek care through virtual video visits in Arkansas, Connecticut

Industry Voices—Survey shows 83% of patients want virtual health, but there’s a problem | FierceHealthcare | 8/23/2019

Virtual care, remote monitoring, telehealth and other technologies have long been on the “nice to have” list for healthcare. The idea of being able to speak face to face with a doctor, have a nurse … and major retailers with a strong online presence such as CVS and Walmart are increasing their footprints as well. Actually, that’s not the case. According to the 2019 State of Consumerism in Healthcare report from

ACO

Brian Jacobs started Moai Capital to invest in autism employment | CNBC | 8/25/2019

Brian Jacobs, founder of Moai Capital, in front of the moai statues on Easter Island. Moai Capital As a venture capitalist, Brian Jacobs has spent almost three decades betting on software designed to make businesses … has an aptitude for computers but he’s stocking shelves at CVS,” said, Dai, who started Daivergent in 2017. “There’s a way to leverage the need and demand in AI and data science to bring folks

Keysight Technologies upgraded to outperform from neutral at Baird | MarketWatch | 8/22/2019

… Corp, Calgon Carbon Corp Aug. 21, 2019 at 3:38 p.m. ET on GuruFocus.com Massmutual Trust Co Fsb Buys Dow Inc, CVS Health Corp, Booking Holdings Inc, Sells DuPont de Nemours Inc, Vanguard Health Care ETF … Lateef Investment Management, L.p. Buys Air Lease Corp, Instructure Inc, Graco Inc, Sells Anadarko Petroleum Corp, Alphabet Inc, Anthem Inc Aug. 12, 2019 at 1:38 p.m. ET on GuruFocus.com Barclays analyst Tim Long resumed coverage …

Food and Drug Administration

First Edition: August 8, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 8/8/2019

… CMS, which runs Medicare - the federal government’s health plan for Americans 65 and older - said it will cover the U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved therapies when provided in healthcare facilities that have programs in … completion on June 28,” said Mr. Narasimhan. (Martuscelli, 8/7) Reuters: CVS Health Raises 2019 Profit Forecast After Beating Profit Estimates CVS Health Corp raised its full-year profit forecast and reported higher-than-expected second …

First-Ever 36 Month Real-World, Post-Marketing Surveillance Study Confirms The Excellent Safety And Tolerability Profile Of IBgard®, A Non-Prescription Product For IBS | PR Newswire | 8/8/2019

… individual patients who used the product. An independent call center with pharmacovigilance-trained health care personnel in accordance with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and global regulatory guidelines on properly reporting events was retained … to patients in the digestive aisle at most Walmart, Target, CVS/pharmacy, Walgreens and Rite Aid stores nationwide as well as in grocery stores across the country. About IM HealthScience® IM HealthScience ® (IMH) is the …

UnitedHealth

As CVS Rolls Out Health Hubs, Walmart Prepares Clinic Expansion | Forbes | 9/3/2019

… look forward to sharing more details when the facility opens next month.” Walmart’s new Georgia location opening comes as rivals CVS Health and Walgreens push further into outpatient healthcare services through various models. The retailers … certain markets and the drugstore chain has a partnership with UnitedHealth Group’s MedExpress urgent care subsidiary that has opened centers that include X-rays and are staffed by physicians with a door connecting to an …

How We View CVS’ Evolution | Morningstar | 9/3/2019

Jake Strole: Within our healthcare coverage, CVS Health trades at one of the steepest discounts to our estimate of intrinsic value. With the stock near $60 per share versus our fair value estimate of $92 … is very much akin to the integrated strategy pursued by UnitedHealth that forms the basis for its wide economic moat, leaving us similarly bullish on the future prospects for CVS. That said, execution over the

UnitedHealth Group

Global Specialty Pharmaceuticals Market 2019-2026: Focus on US, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Japan, South Korea - ResearchAndMarkets.com | Business & Finance | manchestertimes.com | Business Wire | 9/10/2019

CVS Health, Endo International, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, Recordati Pharmaceuticals are some of the companies that deal efficiently in the specialty pharmaceuticals business. These companies have been studied thoroughly in the report. Key Topics Covered …

Trump’s Health Team Making It Tough On ‘Medicare For All’ | Forbes | 9/1/2019

UnitedHealth Group and CVS Health’s Aetna insurance business, are signing up record numbers of seniors to Medicare Advantage and offering such coverage in new regions for next year. “In 2019, CMS added nearly 600 Medicare Advantage plans with average premiums declining to their lowest levels in 6 years,” CMS said last week . There’s already 22 million seniors, or 35% of Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare Advantage. And some are projecting …

Express Scripts

Here’s how the top insurers performed in the second quarter of 2019 | FierceHealthcare | 8/23/2019

CVS Health, which posted a Q2 profit loss in 2018 but saw profits return to the black and revenues increase significantly following its acquisition of Aetna. Cigna posted similar results, with its revenues skyrocketing from $11.5 billion in the second quarter of 2018 to $34.4 billion in Q2 2019, thanks in large part to its purchase of Express Scripts, the nation’s largest pharmacy benefit manager. Whitepaper Elevate Health Plan Member …

Report: Cigna may look to divest group benefits insurance business | MedCity News | 8/20/2019

… healthcare is evidenced by a number of recent moves, including, most notably its $54 billion acquisition of pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts last year. Post a comment / at 4:41 PM Shares 0 Major health insurer … was the subject of its own 2018 mega-merger with CVS Health – unloaded its U.S. group life and disability business to The Hartford for $1.45 billion in 2017. Health insurance companies have come under increasing …

Optum

Judge grants preliminary injunction blocking former CVS executive from joining PillPack | FierceHealthcare | 8/27/2019

A U.S. District Court judge in Rhode Island sided with CVS Pharmacy in granting a preliminary injunction to enforce CVS’ noncompete agreement blocking the executive who ran its Caremark retail network from working for Amazon’s … second high-profile lawsuit of its kind in recent months. Optum also sued a former executive , David Smith, who left the company to join another Amazon healthcare venture, Haven, saying he stole trade secrets he

Cigna seeks sale of group benefits insurance business: Reuters | CNBC | 8/20/2019

CVS Health , which acquired Aetna last year, as well as UnitedHealth Group Inc and its pharmacy benefit manager Optum. Any proceeds from the sale of its group benefits insurance business could help Cigna pay down its long-term debt, which totaled $37 billion as of the end of June …

Walmart Health

Primary Care Doctors Shutting Offices, Moving To Walmart | 9/7/2019

CVS, the retail super giant now appears to be expanding their health services even more. CVS, which acquired health insurer Aetna, announced plans recently to expand its “Health Hub” pilot store to 1,500 locations by the end of 2021. To keep up, Walmart announced plans to open a “Walmart Health center” this month in its Dallas, Georgia store. The new store, which is taking appointments starting Sept. 13, will add …

Walgreens, Wegmans, CVS Forbid Customers From Openly Carrying Guns, Joining Walmart and Kroger | 9/6/2019

September 5, 2019 Updated: September 5, 2019 Share Walgreens , Wegmans, and CVS said on Thursday, Sept. 5 that customers should not openly carry firearms even in states where such a display is legal. “We are joining other retailers in asking our customers to no longer openly carry firearms into our stores other than authorized law enforcement officials,” Walgreens said in a statement . There was no other information listed. By saying …

DaVita

Feds Pave The Way To Expand Home Dialysis — But Patients Hit Roadblocks | Kaiser Health News | 8/22/2019

… report /a . /p p “We need to improve the education of patients regarding their [dialysis] modality choices,” said Schreiber of DaVita. Patients who attend that company’s Kidney Smart education classes are six times more likely … that could make home dialysis safer and easier, including NxStage, CVS, Outset Medical of San Jose, Calif., Quanta Dialysis Technologies of the United Kingdom, and Physidia, out of France. /p p “They each have their …

Why Health Care Service Corp. is looking for a new CEO | Modern Healthcare | 8/5/2019

DaVita Medical Group in June. Last year’s $70 billion merger of Aetna and CVS Health joined one of the nation’s largest health insurers with its biggest pharmacy chain. The two, which intend to transform healthcare delivery, are in the process of launching a network to provide more vulnerable beneficiaries with access to local resources to address social factors that affect health. Meanwhile, Cigna bought pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts for …

Apple Health

CVS Ad & Coupons: 9/1-9/7 | 8/30/2019

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BetterInvesting 100 Index Grows 11.2% Annually for 5 Years, 14.3% for 10 Years Through July | PR Newswire | 8/29/2019

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. , Aug. 29, The BetterInvesting 100 Index (BIXX), reflecting the portfolios of Main Street investors, increased 1.1% in July. For the previous 10 years, the annual return was 14.3% versus annual growth of 14.6% for the S&P 500 Equal-Weight Index (based on a total return for both indexes in which dividends are reinvested). The BetterInvesting index’s five-year gain of 11.2% a year outperformed the 9.8 …

Rite Aid

The Alkaline Water Company to Acquire AQUAhydrate in Transformative Deal that Strengthens National Brand and Product Portfolio - CannabisFN | 9/11/2019

Rite Aid, GNC Meijer, QT and Albertsons. Alkaline88’s current retail clients include Walmart, CVS, Albertson/Safeway, Kroger, Schnucks, Smart & Final, Jewel-Osco, Sprouts, Bashas’, Stater Bros. Markets, Unified Grocers, Bristol Farms, Vallarta, Superior Foods, Ingles, HEB Brookshire’s, Publix, Shaw’s, Raley’s, Food Lion, Harris Teeter, and Festival Foods. Through the consolidation, the combined company will be able to initiate a more aggressive rollout strategy leveraging both distribution platforms. Strong Revenues …

The Alkaline Water Company to Acquire AQUAhydrate in Transformative Deal that Strengthens National Brand and Product Portfolio | Benzinga | 9/9/2019

Rite Aid, GNC Meijer, QT and Albertsons. Alkaline88’s current retail clients include Walmart, CVS, Albertson/Safeway, Kroger, Schnucks, Smart & Final, Jewel-Osco, Sprouts, Bashas’, Stater Bros. Markets, Unified Grocers, Bristol Farms, Vallarta, Superior Foods, Ingles, HEB Brookshire’s, Publix, Shaw’s, Raley’s, Food Lion, Harris Teeter, and Festival Foods. Through the consolidation, the combined company will be able to initiate a more aggressive rollout strategy leveraging both distribution platforms. Strong Revenues …

McKesson

The Opioid Reckoning: It’s Rare To Hold Directors Liable For Corporate Conduct, But Sacklers May Prove To Be Exception | Kaiser Health News | 8/23/2019

McKesson and Cardinal Health, and pharmacy chains CVS and Walgreens. Evidence related to the lawsuit was initially sealed, but The Washington Post and the Charleston Gazette-Mail successfully sued to have it made public. (Davies, 8/22) Boston Globe: A Moon Shot For The Opioid Crisis Hundreds of lives could be saved in the 16 participating communities in Massachusetts as a result of this grant; ultimately, many more lives in other …

Tales Of Corporate Painkiller Pushing: ‘The Death Rates Just Soared’ | NPR | 8/22/2019

… massive amounts of money. Many of them are Fortune 500 companies. In fact, the No. 1 drug distributor in America, McKesson Corp., is the fifth-largest company in the United States — fifth-largest of all … in the United States. And they were followed by Walgreens, CVS and Walmart as the top six drug distributors in the United States. On “pill mills” that popped up in Florida, where people could get …

Merck

Shoreline Biome Hires New CEO and VP of Business Development | PRWeb | 8/26/2019

Merck’s Rosetta operation in Seattle. Woodward served as VP of Strategic Operations and Account Management at Generation Health (acquired by CVS Caremark) and its spin-out, MetaDiagnostic. Prior to joining Shoreline Biome, Dr. Woodward was the Industry Liaison for Life Sciences at UConn Technology Commercialization Services. She received her Ph.D. in molecular genetics and microbiology from the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and her B.A …

Chutes & Ladders—GlaxoSmithKline poaches Merck KGaA exec to run U.S. pharma | FierceBiotech | 8/16/2019

… from your shop to Kyle Blankenship , and we will feature it here at the end of each week. GSK poaches Merck KGaA exec to replace departing U.S. pharma president Bailey GlaxoSmithKline Maya Martinez-Davis will … Pharmacy along with program and product management positions with then-CVS Caremark and pharmaceutical companies. Most recently, she worked as a consultant in the pharmacy benefit management and pharmacy space. Release Sterling, Virginia-based biotech …

Morgan Stanley

The Power Of Purpose: Milton Friedman Is Rolling In His Grave | Forbes | 8/23/2019

CVS, Chevron, Citigroup, Cisco, Cigna, Carlyle Group, Best Buy, AT&T, Boeing, Bristol Myers-Squibb, Bank of America, Blackrock, United Airlines, UPS, Tishman Speyer, Steeelcase, Target, P&G, SAP, Qualcomm, Phizer, PWC, Salesforce, PepsisCo, Oracle, Metlife, Morgan Stanley, Mastercard, Macys, Mass Mutual, JP Morgan Chase, Marriott, KPMG, Visa, Xerox, 3M and many more — declared that companies shouldn’t make shareholders their sole focus. /p p While Milton Friedman ( a …

CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Morgan Stanley - Ticker Report | 8/15/2019

Morgan Stanley reiterated their buy rating on shares of CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) in a research report sent to investors on Sunday morning, Morgan Stanley currently has a $74.00 target price on the pharmacy operator’s stock. Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Credit Suisse Group downgraded CVS Health from an outperform rating to a neutral rating and reduced their price objective for the company from $73.00 …

Goldman Sachs

The Power Of Purpose: Milton Friedman Is Rolling In His Grave | Forbes | 8/23/2019

Goldman Sachs, Home Depot, IPG, GM, Hearst, General Dynamics, Fedex, Fox, Deloitte, Dell, Coke, CVS, Chevron, Citigroup, Cisco, Cigna, Carlyle Group, Best Buy, AT&T, Boeing, Bristol Myers-Squibb, Bank of America, Blackrock, United Airlines, UPS, Tishman Speyer, Steeelcase, Target, P&G, SAP, Qualcomm, Phizer, PWC, Salesforce, PepsisCo, Oracle, Metlife, Morgan Stanley, Mastercard, Macys, Mass Mutual, JP Morgan Chase, Marriott, KPMG, Visa, Xerox, 3M and many more — declared …

CVS Health Corporation Announces Early Results of Maximum Tender Offers and Election of Early Settlement | PR Newswire | 8/22/2019

WOONSOCKET, R.I. , Aug. 22, CVS Health Corporation (“CVS Health”,NYSE: CVS ) announced today the early results of the previously announced cash tender offers (the “Maximum Tender Offers,” and each a “Maximum Tender Offer”) for (1 … for purchase. CVS Health has retained Barclays Capital Inc. and Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC to act as Dealer Managers for the Tender Offers (as defined in the Offer to Purchase). D.F. King & Co., Inc. has

Citigroup

CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) Given New $72.00 Price Target at Citigroup | 8/27/2019

CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) Given New $72.00 Price Target at Citigroup Posted by Hope Carlsen on Aug 27th, 2019 Tweet CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) had its target price hoisted by analysts at Citigroup from $68.00 to $72.00 in a report issued on Thursday, August 8th, The Fly reports. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the pharmacy operator’s stock. Citigroup ‘s price objective indicates a potential upside of 18.28 …

The Power Of Purpose: Milton Friedman Is Rolling In His Grave | Forbes | 8/23/2019

CVS, Chevron, Citigroup, Cisco, Cigna, Carlyle Group, Best Buy, AT&T, Boeing, Bristol Myers-Squibb, Bank of America, Blackrock, United Airlines, UPS, Tishman Speyer, Steeelcase, Target, P&G, SAP, Qualcomm, Phizer, PWC, Salesforce, PepsisCo, Oracle, Metlife, Morgan Stanley, Mastercard, Macys, Mass Mutual, JP Morgan Chase, Marriott, KPMG, Visa, Xerox, 3M and many more — declared that companies shouldn’t make shareholders their sole focus. /p p While Milton Friedman ( a …

BlackRock

Stocks Handcuffed to Bonds: Cramer’s ‘Mad Money’ Recap (Wednesday 8/14/19) - TheStreet | 8/15/2019

CVS Health ( CVS - Get Report ) and Coca-Cola ( KO - Get Report ) as two stocks with good stable dividend yields. He was also bullish when asked about Blackrock ( BLK - Get Report ) . Executive Decision: Village Farms International For his “Executive Decision” segment, Cramer spoke with Michael Degiglio, CEO of Village Farms Int’l ( VFF - Get Report ) , the Canadian cannabis grower that just posted earnings that included 27% sales growth. Degiglio said that Village …

Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. Buys CVS Health Corp, BB&T Corp, BlackRock Inc, Sells … | 8/10/2019

New York, NY, based Investment company Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. ( Current Portfolio ) buys CVS Health Corp, BB&T Corp, BlackRock Inc, Corning Inc, The Home Depot Inc, sells iShares MBS ETF, Abbott Laboratories, The Ultimate Software Group Inc, DuPont de Nemours Inc, International Paper Co Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc.. As of 2019Q2, Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. owns 1556 stocks with a total value of $4.3 billion. AMED , CTVA , RIO , PLT …

Leerink Partners

This Morning’s Technical Outlook on Health Care Plans Stocks – CVS Health, Humana, Molina | PR Newswire | 1/25/2018

… YORK , January WallStEquities.com strives to bring the best free research to the investment community. Today we are offering reports on CVS, HUM, MOH, and UNH which can be accessed for free by signing up to … RSI) of 69.20. On January 08 th , 2018, research firm Leerink Partners reiterated its ‘Outperform’ rating on the Company’s stock with an increase of the target price from $82 a share to $90 a share …

This Morning’s Technical Outlook on Health Care Plans Stocks – CVS Health, Humana, Molina Healthcare, and UnitedHealth | PR Newswire | 1/25/2018

… YORK , January WallStEquities.com strives to bring the best free research to the investment community. Today we are offering reports on CVS, HUM, MOH, and UNH which can be accessed for free by signing up to … RSI) of 69.20. On January 08 th , 2018, research firm Leerink Partners reiterated its ‘Outperform’ rating on the Company’s stock with an increase of the target price from $82 a share to $90 a share …

SunTrust Bank

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) to Post Q3 2019 Earnings of $1.77 Per Share, SunTrust Banks Forecasts | 8/9/2019

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) to Post Q3 2019 Earnings of $1.77 Per Share, SunTrust Banks Forecasts Posted by Irma Garcia on Aug 9th, 2019 CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) – Analysts at SunTrust Banks lifted their Q3 2019 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for CVS Health in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday, August 7th. SunTrust Banks analyst D. Macdonald now forecasts that the pharmacy operator …

Cerner (NASDAQ:CERN) Lowered to “Hold” at BidaskClub | 7/22/2019

SunTrust Banks decreased their price objective on shares of CVS Health from $85.00 to $65.00 in a report on Wednesday, April 10th. Finally, Morgan Stanley set a $165.00 price objective on shares of Caterpillar and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, April 10th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and ten have issued a …

Jefferies Financial Group

Jefferies Financial Group Comments on CVS Health Corp’s Q3 2019 Earnings (NYSE:CVS) - American Banking News | 8/15/2019

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) – Equities research analysts at Jefferies Financial Group lifted their Q3 2019 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for CVS Health in a report released on Wednesday, August 14th. Jefferies Financial Group analyst B. Tanquilut now forecasts that the pharmacy operator will earn $1.77 per share for the quarter, up from their prior forecast of $1.70. Jefferies Financial Group also issued estimates for CVS Health’s Q4 2019 …

20 companies getting more profitable as sales improve - MarketWatch | 8/8/2019

CVS Health Corp. CVS, +1.55% $63,431 $46,708 36% $48.72 $45.88 6% SL Green Realty Corp. SLG, +1.64% $372 $300 24% $4.47 $3.25 38% Jefferies Financial Group Inc. JEF, +1.02% $1,504 $1,244 21% $4.81 $3.49 38% Ansys Inc. ANSS, +3.93% $369 $306 21% $4.31 $3.56 21% Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. RCL, +1.93% $2,807 $2,338 20% $13.36 $11.00 21% Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, +1.60% $63,404 $52,886 20% $126.05 $105.77 19% Fortinet Inc. FTNT …

JP Morgan

EWF National Conference Gathers Over 550 Emerging and Accomplished Women Leaders in Cybersecurity, Risk Management & Privacy to Drive Digital Transformation | PRWeb | 8/26/2019

CVS Health Keynote Presentation: Holistic Well-Being - The Key to Personal and Professional Success Diane Rogerson - Managing Director Cybersecurity & Technology Controls, JP Morgan Chase Keynote Presentation - Digital Identity Shamla Naidoo - Managing Partner, IBM Global Security Services Keynote Presentation: Women of Influence Lead the Way with Innovation Notable Panels/Sessions: Digital Transformation in the C-Suite - A case study Leveraging ML and AI for Security Compliance Digital Risk Management in 3 …

15 companies hiring the most jobs paying over $100,000 in August | CNBC | 8/11/2019

… open jobs are in techn and engineering, general and location managers are in high-demand at real estate company Compass. CVS also makes the top 15 with openings for pharmacists. Here are the top companies … plus roles: 695 Most in-demand role: software developer 7. JP Morgan Chase & Co. Number of open $100,000-plus roles: 583 Most in-demand role: software developer 8. Compass Number of open $100,000-plus roles …

SVB Leerink

Invitae Corporation (NVTA) CEO Sean George on Q2 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 8/7/2019

… Lee Bendekgey - COO Randy Scott - Executive Chairman Katherine Stueland - Chief Commercial Officer Doug Schenkel - Cohen Kevin DeGeeter - Oppenheimer Puneet Souda - SVB Leerink Jeffrey Cohen - Ladenburg Thalmann Bruce Jackson - Benchmark Operator Good afternoon. My name is … testing, pregnancy complications, care screening, non-invasive prenatal screening, amnio CVS all of the reproductive – the reproductive suite upto and including a neonatal test, that may in the very near future all include everything from …

UnitedHealth to jumpstart Q2 results with eyes on volume, ‘Medicare for All’ | Healthcare Dive | 7/16/2019

… few weeks. Utilization subdued Utilization is slowing in the second quarter, according to a June survey of 48 hospital administrators. SVB Leerink analysts noted this is a positive for payers and their medical cost trends … and Medicaid in a win for payers. Stocks for UnitedHealth, CVS and Cigna rose sharply following the announcement. That may not be the end for the proposal, however. “It’s still alive and moving along in …

TPG Capital

Humana paying $800M for part of Kindred’s home health care business, | TheStreet | 12/20/2017

… includes hospice care and serves about 130,000 patients daily. The remaining stake will be purchased by the private equity firms TPG Capital and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe. Those firms also will acquire the rest of … at the Urban Institute’s Health Policy Center. Earlier this month, CVS Health said it would pay about $69 billion to buy the health insurer Aetna in a deal that will expand the role of its …

Humana, private equity firms buy Kindred Healthcare for $810 million | Reuters | 12/20/2017

… Inc ( KND.N ) on Tuesday for about $810 million, the latest expansion by an American health insurer into patient care. Humana, TPG Capital and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe will pay $9 per share in cash. They … Aetna announced a $69 billion deal to be bought by CVS Health Corp ( CVS.N ), fueling Wall Street interest in how smaller rivals Humana and Cigna Corp ( CI.N ) will compete. Humana agreed two years ago to …

HCA

Why Patient Financial Engagement Should Be On Healthcare Providers’ Priority List - Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare | PRWeb | 9/11/2019

Why Patient Financial Engagement Should Be On Healthcare Providers’ Priority List - Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare Share Article The American healthcare industry is faced with thinning margins, skilled labor shortages, shifting consumer preferences, powerful new … created by Amazon , JP Morgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway , and CVS Health have emerged. These companies and others are intent on leveraging their considerable technical and/or network resources to disrupt the industry. With their

Health care ‘hedge fund’ run by ex-congressman aims to cut costs | Yahoo News | 8/24/2019

August 24, 2019 Writing note showing Healthcare Benefits. Business photo showcasing it is insurance that covers the medical expenses Papers beautiful colours messages feelings card birthday valentine When former New Jersey Congressman Rob Andrews was … pharmacy benefits managers Optum, owned by UnitedHealth Group ( UNH ), and CVS ( CVS ). In 2018, the company saved a median of 15 percent for its members, compared to 2017 spend, for members through their contracts with

St. Joseph Health

Dispensed: Career advice from BI’s young healthcare leaders, a wild week for biotechs, and a list of white-hot AI startups | Business Insider | 8/9/2019

… quickly. That, combined with CNBC’s report Tuesday that PillPack has run into issues working with retail pharmacy giants Walgreens and CVS when trying to transfer over prescriptions, to me gets to the heart of a … system from the inside out From my conversation with Providence St. Joseph Health’s Sara Vaezy: A top young executive at a 160-year-old health system reveals why leaders looking to disrupt healthcare from within …

How To Get A Cheaper Prescription Before Leaving The Doctor’s Office | Kaiser Health News | 7/10/2019

… p For example, a drug pricing tool sold by Arlington, Va.-based Surescripts, which is owned partly by the PBMs CVS Caremark and Express Scripts, includes data from those companies, but not OptumRx, a PBM … family physician in Orange, Calif., who is employed by Providence St. Joseph Health System, has been testing the California Blue Shield drug pricing tool this year. p For example, Allina, which owns or operates about …

Providence St. Joseph Health

Dispensed: Career advice from BI’s young healthcare leaders, a wild week for biotechs, and a list of white-hot AI startups | Business Insider | 8/9/2019

… quickly. That, combined with CNBC’s report Tuesday that PillPack has run into issues working with retail pharmacy giants Walgreens and CVS when trying to transfer over prescriptions, to me gets to the heart of a … a system from the inside out From my conversation with Providence St. Joseph Health’s Sara Vaezy: A top young executive at a 160-year-old health system reveals why leaders looking to disrupt healthcare from …

How To Get A Cheaper Prescription Before Leaving The Doctor’s Office | Kaiser Health News | 7/10/2019

… p For example, a drug pricing tool sold by Arlington, Va.-based Surescripts, which is owned partly by the PBMs CVS Caremark and Express Scripts, includes data from those companies, but not OptumRx, a PBM … a family physician in Orange, Calif., who is employed by Providence St. Joseph Health System, has been testing the California Blue Shield drug pricing tool this year. p For example, Allina, which owns or operates …

DaVita Medical Group

UnitedHealth (UNH) Closes DaVita Unit Buy, Expands OptumCare | Yahoo News | 6/27/2019

UnitedHealth Group Inc. ’s UNH Optum unit has completed the buyout of DaVita Medical Group, a unit of DaVita Inc. DVA, for $4.3 billion in cash. This acquisition has been made by OptumCare — a sub … the recently completed buyouts are that of Aetna Inc. by CVS Health Corp., and Express Scripts by Cigna Corp. These deals have enabled the surviving entities to develop an ecosystem of healthcare services and derive

Kaiser Permanente

Realistic expectations and exaggerated drawbacks of healthcare apps | MedCity News | 8/30/2019

… health tasks in a fast and flexible manner. It’s no surprise, then, that insurance and health services providers like Cigna , CVS Health , and United HealthCare , have rolled out their own mobile apps. Users may be … shop. There will not be a headline about Cigna or Kaiser Permanente going out of business because the appointment scheduling function in their mobile apps was not user-friendly enough- but apps will remain a …

Consumers like their pharmacies, but CVS trails rivals in survey | Healthcare Dive | 8/20/2019

Consumers like their pharmacies, but CVS trails rivals in survey Getty Images share Dive Brief: As disruptors like Amazon threaten to upend the business, the pharmacy industry still yields high levels of customer satisfaction in … mail order pharmacies, Humana was most highly rated, followed by Kaiser Permanente and UnitedHealth’s OptumRx. CVS pharmacy, whether in-store or mail order, was below average in terms of customer satisfaction. Dive Insight: Traditional pharmacies

Ascension

Digital health investments bounced back in Q2 2019 with nearly $2.5B in funding | MobiHealthNews | 7/5/2019

… will be using the $50 million to further expand its digital platform and beef up its partnerships with brands like CVS and Humana. EverlyWell offers consumers a range of lab tests that can be ordered … Rex Health Ventures, V Health Investors, Health Enterprise Partners and Ascension Ventures Bardy Diagnostics will be leveraging the funds to expand its sales force and monitoring services, pursue development of augmented intelligence and visualization capabilities …

Bright Near-Term Outlook for Medical Info Systems Industry - April 22, 2019 - Zacks.com | 4/22/2019

CVS Health business, and Ascension have also joined this program. Hospitals, clinics and other medical facilities have been seeing rising threats of late owing to payment reforms put forth by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and commercial health payers. However, an analytics-based approach using big data and machine learning has been improving productivity in the healthcare revenue cycle. In this regard, the Revenue Cycle Management (“RCM”) solution is …

Dignity Health

AI, Wearables Take Back Seat to Financials for Healthcare Orgs | HealthIT Analytics | 4/24/2019

CVS-Aetna closed at the end of 2018, followed quickly by Cigna’s acquisition of Express Scripts. And in the health system space, deals between well-known providers such as Beth Israel Deaconess and Lahey Health , CHI and Dignity Health , and Bon Secours and Mercy Health have changed the landscape in many communities. Hospitals aren’t just acquiring each other, either. They are snapping up physician practices at a breakneck pace. Data …

Predictions: Insurers, Hospitals To Merge, Be Led By Movie Studio Execs | Forbes | 1/16/2018

Both the health insurance and the hospital business are being reshaped by M&A. Within a few days last December, San Francisco-based Dignity Health and Colorado-based Catholic Health Initiatives signed a definitive agreement to merge and form a nonprofit health system of 139 hospitals, CVS Health agreed to buy insurance giant Aetna for $69 billion, and UnitedHealth’s Optum division announced plans to buy DaVita Medical Group with its …

Catholic Health Initiatives

AEP Names McCarthy to Board of Directors | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 4/23/2019

COLUMBUS, Ohio , April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Margaret ( Meg) McCarthy , executive vice president – Technology Integration, CVS Health Corp., has been elected to the American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) Board of Directors. McCarthy, 65, has led Technology … Technology at Cigna and served as chief information officer at Catholic Health Initiatives and Franciscan Health System. McCarthy also has worked in technology consulting at Andersen Consulting (Accenture) and was a consulting partner at Ernst

Cleveland Clinic

Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy Now Accepting Applications to Enter the Doctor of Pharmacy Program in Fall 2020 | PRWeb | 8/21/2019

Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio which provides third-year students the opportunity to complete Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE) training at one of the best medical centers in the country. This unique experience offers students a chance to develop exceptional clinical skills for the ultimate residency preparation. In addition, Roseman’s College of Pharmacy and CVS Health have joined together to provide a distinct opportunity for Hispanic/Latino/Spanish speaking undergraduate …

Dispensed: The curious case of a viral hashtag, SmileDirectClub’s IPO plans, and the 29 books to read if you want to disrupt healthcare | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 8/16/2019

… Hello, Just when you think you’re headed for a slow August news week… On Thursday, Emma Court spotted the hashtag CVSDeniesCare going viral around Twitter. So we spent the day getting to the heart of … and Toyin Ajayi; The Ora Lee Smith Cancer Research Foundation; Cleveland Clinic; One Medical; Taryn Colbert/Business Insider The 29 best books to read if you want to disrupt US healthcare, according to top young …

HCA Healthcare

What a “Healthcare Platform” Is and Why It Should Matter to You: Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare | PRWeb | 7/2/2019

… insight, patient revenue cycle and all associated workflow processes. Proving the merits of an integrated approach, innovative networks such as HCA Healthcare consistently demonstrate superior financial performance. These evolving and innovative companies aim to transform … trend of mega mergers such as JP Morgan and Instamed , CVS and Aetna and the newly created Haven , a joint venture of Amazon , JP Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway , are just some examples of the developing …

Global Medical Device Market - Over 25% of Developed Countries On Course to Utilize Connected Device Telemedicine as Primary Method of Healthcare Service Delivery by 2030 - ResearchAndMarkets.com | Business & Finance | manchestertimes.com | Business Wire | 6/25/2019

CVS Health (CVS), Centene (CNC), Molina Healthcare (MOH), and WellCare Health Plans (WCG) Hospitals, Acute, and Urgent Care organizations such as Hospital plays: Community Health Systems (CYH), HCA Healthcare (HCA), Tenet Healthcare (THC), and Universal Health Services (UHS) Telemedicine Solutions providers such as CareClix, CirrusMD, CyberMed, GlobalMed, Kareo, MDLive, MeMD, MyTelemedicine, Net Medical Xpress, SnapMD, Teladoc, Tytocare and many more Companies Mentioned …

Aetna

Star ratings probably won’t shine at CMS listening session | Modern Healthcare | 9/14/2019

Print Sept. 17: Although healthcare isn’t the focus of a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, mega-mergers very well may come up as lawmakers delve into the government’s enforcement of antitrust laws. Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department officials are slated to testify. A federal judge this month officially signed off on CVS Health’s acquisition of Aetna, putting aside antitrust concerns raised by physician groups and others. State officials have been …

IMPORTANT INVESTOR ALERT: The Schall Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action Lawsuit Against CVS Health Corporation and Encourages Investors with Losses in Excess of $100,000 to Contact the Firm – Company Announcement - FT.com | Financial Times | 9/14/2019

CVS Health Corporation (“CVS” or “the Company”) (NYSE: CVS ) for violations of §§10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission . Investors who acquired shares of CVS in exchange for their shares of Aetna Inc. in connection with CVS’s acquisition of Aetna on November 28, 2018 , are encouraged to contact the firm before October …

Humana

Owl Creek Asset Management, L.P. Buys PG&E Corp, Humana Inc, Centene Corp, Sells CVS Health … | 9/13/2019

New York, NY, based Investment company Owl Creek Asset Management, L.P. ( Current Portfolio ) buys PG&E Corp, Humana Inc, Centene Corp, Fox Corp, CIT Group Inc, sells CVS Health Corp, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc, United Technologies Corp, LKQ Corp during the 3-months ended 2019Q2, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Owl Creek Asset Management, L.P.. As of 2019Q2, Owl Creek Asset Management, L.P. owns 42 …

Walmart HealthCare Will Challenge CVS And Other Chains | Forbes | 9/3/2019

… for local customers that include dental, audiology, x-ray examinations, and mental health counseling. This is in direct response to CVS’s HealthHUB effort as well as to regional hospitals opening urgent care centers in malls … considered acquiring PillPack (which was scooped up by Amazon) and Humana. While the Humana deal fell through, Walmart did acquire Sean Slovenski, former senior VP of Health and Wellness of Humana. He is now leading …

Cigna

Medicare’s New Plan Finder Could Boost Insurers’ Advantage Enrollment | Forbes | 8/27/2019

CVS Health’s Aetna health insurance unit, Cigna, Humana and UnitedHealth Group are expanding sales of Medicare Advantage plans into new states, counties and regions. Meanwhile, several startups and new entrants including Bright Health and medical care provider plans are also expanding while some companies like Oscar Health, best known for sales of individual Obamacare coverage, are going to be selling Medicare Advantage for the first time. Medicare Advantage plans provide …

Here’s how the top insurers performed in the second quarter of 2019 | FierceHealthcare | 8/23/2019

The country’s biggest health insurers raked in more than $11 billion in profit in the second quarter, particularly as recent mergers and newly-launched business lines began to bear fruit. The clearest example of this trend is CVS Health, which posted a Q2 profit loss in 2018 but saw profits return to the black and revenues increase significantly following its acquisition of Aetna. Cigna posted similar results, with its revenues …

Anthem

Keysight Technologies upgraded to outperform from neutral at Baird | MarketWatch | 8/22/2019

… Corp, Calgon Carbon Corp Aug. 21, 2019 at 3:38 p.m. ET on GuruFocus.com Massmutual Trust Co Fsb Buys Dow Inc, CVS Health Corp, Booking Holdings Inc, Sells DuPont de Nemours Inc, Vanguard Health Care ETF … Instructure Inc, Graco Inc, Sells Anadarko Petroleum Corp, Alphabet Inc, Anthem Inc Aug. 12, 2019 at 1:38 p.m. ET on GuruFocus.com Barclays analyst Tim Long resumed coverage with a Buy rating on Keysight Technologies (KEYS …

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Joint, Anthem, Centene and UnitedHealth | 8/8/2019

… Release Chicago, IL – August 8, 2019 – Today, Zacks Equity Research discusses Health Insurance, including The Joint Corp. ( JYNT - Free Report ) , Anthem Inc. ( ANTM - Free Report ) , Centene Corp. ( CNC - Free Report ) and UnitedHealth Group, Inc. ( UNH … through mergers and acquisitions. The mega mergers of Aetna with CVS Health Corp. (CVS) and Cigna Corp. (CI) with Express Scripts are the best examples of inter industry deals that led to the union of …

UnitedHealthcare

Big 5 payers grow MA market share in August | Healthcare Dive | 8/22/2019

… RBC Capital Markets. Anthem had the highest percentage growth in August (up 1% or roughly 12,000 members) while Humana and UnitedHealthcare had the strongest gains numerically, with Humana picking up almost 22,500 members and UnitedHealthcare … and are tempted by MA’s more expansive benefits . Healthcare giant CVS Health, through its recent acquisition of Hartford, Connecticut-based payer Aetna, grew its MA members 0.7% month-over-month, netting 15,349 beneficiaries. And, despite …

Medicare Advantage growth among top 5 commercial payers | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/15/2019

Medicare Advantage growth among biggest for-profit payers Morgan Haefner - Print Email All but one of the five largest for-profit payers saw double-digit growth in their Medicare Advantage membership in the second quarter of fiscal year 2019. Here’s how CVS Health-owned Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Humana and UnitedHealth Group’s UnitedHealthcare stacked up, according to recent financial documents: Payers are listed in order of greatest year-over-year Medicare …

Wellcare

CVS reports earnings Wednesday. Here’s what to expect - MarketWatch | 8/3/2019

CVS has had to weather some rocky stock moves since closing on its merger with health insurer Aetna Inc. , but things could be looking up soon. Shares of the drugstore chain CVS, +0.61% have fallen … chain agreed to divest Aetna’s Medicare Part D business to WellCare Health Plans Inc. WCG, -0.39% However, that may not have been enough — U.S. District Judge Richard Leon is currently reviewing whether or not the

Wellcare Health Plans

CVS reports earnings Wednesday. Here’s what to expect - MarketWatch | 8/3/2019

CVS has had to weather some rocky stock moves since closing on its merger with health insurer Aetna Inc. , but things could be looking up soon. Shares of the drugstore chain CVS, +0.61% have fallen … chain agreed to divest Aetna’s Medicare Part D business to WellCare Health Plans Inc. WCG, -0.39% However, that may not have been enough — U.S. District Judge Richard Leon is currently reviewing whether or not the

Molina Healthcare

The 10 Biggest Health Insurance Stocks | Yahoo News | 7/11/2019

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) $72 billion 4. Cigna (NYSE: CI) $61 billion 5. Humana (NYSE: HUM) $36 billion 6. Centene (NYSE: CNC) $21 billion 7. Wellcare Health Plans (NYSE: WCG) $14 billion 8. Molina Healthcare (NYSE: MOH) $9 billion 9. Magellan Health (NASDAQ: MGLN) $1.7 billion 10. Health Insurance Innovations (NASDAQ: HIIQ) $348 million Data source: Yahoo! Finance. Market caps as of July 9, 2019. Here’s what you need to …

U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Healthcare stocks, Iron Mountain, oil companies - Nasdaq.com | 7/11/2019

CVS Health Corp : up 4.4% Centene Corp : up 3.6% Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc : up 0.7% AmerisourceBergen Corp : up 1.4% Cigna Corp : up 9.9% Cardinal Health Inc : up 1.7% Humana Inc : up 4.1% Centene Corp : up 3.6% Molina Healthcare Inc : up 3.6% Wellcare Health Plans Inc : up 2.1% Eli Lilly and Co : down 4.6% Cigna, CVS lead pharmacy supply chain surge after Trump admin pulls rebate rule Johnson & Johnson : down 1.4 …

Centene Corp

Owl Creek Asset Management, L.P. Buys PG&E Corp, Humana Inc, Centene Corp, Sells CVS Health … | 9/13/2019

New York, NY, based Investment company Owl Creek Asset Management, L.P. ( Current Portfolio ) buys PG&E Corp, Humana Inc, Centene Corp, Fox Corp, CIT Group Inc, sells CVS Health Corp, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc, United Technologies Corp, LKQ Corp during the 3-months ended 2019Q2, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Owl Creek Asset Management, L.P.. As of 2019Q2, Owl Creek Asset Management, L.P. owns 42 …

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Joint, Anthem, Centene and UnitedHealth | 8/8/2019

… 2019 – Today, Zacks Equity Research discusses Health Insurance, including The Joint Corp. ( JYNT - Free Report ) , Anthem Inc. ( ANTM - Free Report ) , Centene Corp. ( CNC - Free Report ) and UnitedHealth Group, Inc. ( UNH - Free Report ) . Industry: Health Insurance … through mergers and acquisitions. The mega mergers of Aetna with CVS Health Corp. (CVS) and Cigna Corp. (CI) with Express Scripts are the best examples of inter industry deals that led to the union of …

Magellan Health

The 10 Biggest Health Insurance Stocks | Yahoo News | 7/11/2019

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) $72 billion 4. Cigna (NYSE: CI) $61 billion 5. Humana (NYSE: HUM) $36 billion 6. Centene (NYSE: CNC) $21 billion 7. Wellcare Health Plans (NYSE: WCG) $14 billion 8. Molina Healthcare (NYSE: MOH) $9 billion 9. Magellan Health (NASDAQ: MGLN) $1.7 billion 10. Health Insurance Innovations (NASDAQ: HIIQ) $348 million Data source: Yahoo! Finance. Market caps as of July 9, 2019. Here’s what you need to …

Undaunted By FTC, UnitedHealth And Optum Ready For More Deals | Forbes | 6/24/2019

… in the healthcare industry to put providers of medical care under the same umbrella as health insurance companies. Pharmacy giant CVS Health last year bought Aetna, the nation’s third-largest health insurer; Cigna last year … final round of bidding against rival health insurer Anthem for Magellan Health. Magellan is known for its behavioral health services though it also has a pharmacy benefit management (PBM) business and Medicaid health plans. Analysts …

Larry Merlo

Can capitalism be saved by a concept born in Boston? - The Boston Globe | 8/22/2019

Larry Merlo of CVS Health.) Advertisement The business group’s move reflects just how concerned corporate chieftains are that so many people see big companies as the enemy. They know there is a real danger that capitalism could yield to socialism or an undemocratic, crony populism if it can’t develop a bigger heart and more empathetic conscience. “It’s a critical moment,” Porter said Thursday in an interview. A little background. For …

Big health plans pledge to look beyond shareholders. Critics aren’t so sure | Healthcare Dive | 8/19/2019

… of the biggest health plans signed onto a new statement Monday from the CEO group Business Roundtable, including market giants CVS Health, Anthem and Cigna, suggesting companies should look beyond just the needs of their … reasons. A number of healthcare CEOs signed the statement: CVSLarry Merlo , Anthem’s Gail Boudreaux , Cigna’s David Cordani and Walgreens’ Stefano Pessina along with the chief executives of market entrants Apple, Amazon and J.P. Morgan …

Donald Trump

Trump’s Health Team Making It Tough On ‘Medicare For All’ | Forbes | 9/1/2019

… lower rates and new benefits in Medicare Advantage and Part D,” said CMS Administrator Seema Verma, who was appointed by Donald Trump to her position. Every time the Trump administration changes a rule or highlights … more health insurers including Anthem, Cigna, Humana, UnitedHealth Group and CVS Health’s Aetna insurance business, are signing up record numbers of seniors to Medicare Advantage and offering such coverage in new regions for next year …

Pill Club’s role in birth control outrage that went viral on Twitter - Business Insider | 8/23/2019

A viral backlash erupted last week against CVS. The social media conversation framed CVS as a massive corporation bent on obstructing women’s access to contraception. Behind this social media outrage was a business dispute between … the actions of big companies that has emerged under President Donald Trump. But Pill Club is also one of many companies offering a similar service, and the others are not disputing the new rates. Click

Wilde Mathews

New Administration Guidance Will Let Insurers Pay For Chronic Care Treatment Before Patient Meets Deductible | Kaiser Health News | 7/18/2019

… for individuals with chronic conditions.” (Livingston, 7/17) Meanwhile, on the heels of President Donald Trump’s executive order on kidney care, CVS nudges into the market — The Wall Street Journal: CVS Begins Clinical Trial For Home … was created by Mr. Kamen’s firm, Deka Research & Development Corp. (Wilde Mathews, 7/17) Bloomberg: CVS Pushing Into Kidney Dialysis With Segway Inventor’s Help The company plans to offer a device designed by a firm founded …

Deals Boom in Health Industry – WSJ | Morningstar | 12/20/2017

Managed-care firms aim to wring out costs by backing treatment outside hospitals By Anna Wilde Mathews and Melanie Evans This article is being republished as part of our daily reproduction of WSJ.com articles that … the decline in hospital use, which is already under way. CVS Health Corp., with its roughly $79 billion acquisition of Aetna Inc., wants patients to stay out of emergency rooms and do more at revamped

Richard Leon

CVS handily beats estimates, hikes 2019 forecast | Healthcare Dive | 8/7/2019

First published on Dive Brief: CVS Health handily beat Wall Street estimates in the second quarter of 2019, with all three of its major businesses exceeding analyst expectations in results posted Wednesday before the opening … integration of Aetna, which faces a roadblock in federal judge Richard Leon, who is conducting an unusually stringent review of the merger. Aetna revenue exceeded CVS’ internal expectations, driven primarily by strong growth in Medicare

CVS reports earnings Wednesday. Here’s what to expect - MarketWatch | 8/3/2019

CVS has had to weather some rocky stock moves since closing on its merger with health insurer Aetna Inc. , but things could be looking up soon. Shares of the drugstore chain CVS, +0.61% have fallen … However, that may not have been enough — U.S. District Judge Richard Leon is currently reviewing whether or not the Justice Department adequately protected competition when it approved the deal

Kevin Hourican

CVS Health Corp (CVS) Q2 2019 Earnings Call Transcript | Yahoo News | 8/8/2019

Logo of jester cap with thought bubble. More CVS Health Corp (NYSE: CVS) Q2 2019 Earnings Call Aug 7, 2019, 8:00 a.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good … Lynch, President of Aetna; Derica Rice, President of Caremark; and Kevin Hourican, President of CVS Pharmacy, will also be joining us for the question-and-answer session. In order to provide more people with the

CVS’ Q2 earnings: 5 things for pharma leaders to know | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/7/2019

CVS Health released its second quarter earnings report Aug. 7, beating analyst predictions as its three businesses reported better-than-expected results, according to CNBC. Here is a breakdown of five things for pharma leaders … 2020, the company will open about 50. CVS Pharmacy President Kevin Hourican said on the second quarter earnings call that this was a “natural change.” 5. CVS will focus efforts on HealthHubs. CVS is shifting

Alex Azar

Taking the Blinders Off Medicare’s Price Transparency Rules – A Healthcare Industry Alert from Loyale Healthcare | PRWeb | 8/8/2019

… standard rates that hospitals negotiate with health plans that nearly everyone actually pays. In the release announcing the proposed rules, Alex Azar, Secretary of the Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHR), stated that the … JP Morgan Chase joint venture), and vertically integrated companies like CVS Health (Aetna + CVS). For healthcare providers who adapt, the opportunity to compete and win is real. And the time to act is now. In …

Drugstore chain CVS developing home kidney dialysis device - CBS News | 7/18/2019

By Kate Gibson July 17, 2019 / 2:43 PM / MoneyWatch Drugstore chain CVS Health is stepping into the $35 billion market for end-stage kidney care, saying it is testing a new device for letting patients … at a medical center, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said in March. In some countries, more than 80% of patients get dialysis at home, he added. CVS’ foray into renal care follows

Alan Lotvin

CVS kicks off first trial of its home dialysis device | FierceBiotech | 7/19/2019

CVS Health launched a long-awaited trial to test out its at-home dialysis device designed to provide more frequent and thorough treatments compared to those offered in the clinic. The nationwide pharmacy chain and … education and support to help delay the transition to dialysis,” Alan Lotvin, M.D., CVS Health’s chief transformation officer, said in a statement . “For those patients who do progress to dialysis, we are working to bring

Joseph R. Swedish

Anthem picks former UnitedHealth executive Boudreaux to become next CEO | CNBC | 11/6/2017

… November 2014. Anthem noted that she was responsible for about $120 billion in revenue, and she managed around 60,000 employees. Joseph R. Swedish is chairman, president and chief executive officer of Anthem, Inc., a Fortune … to create a pharmacy benefit management business by partnering with CVS Health Corp. Anthem also tried unsuccessfully to buy rival Cigna Corp. in a messy, $48-billion deal that antitrust regulators resisted. Anthem abandoned that …

Anthem To Launch Pharmacy Benefit Manager – WSJ | Morningstar | 10/19/2017

… transparency. The U.S.’s second-largest insurer said its pharmacy-benefit manager, to be called IngenioRx, will be serviced by CVS Health Corp. when it launches in 2020 after the conclusion of its current contract … billion in annual revenue to Express Scripts. Anthem Chief Executive Joseph R. Swedish said the insurer wanted to increase savings and take more control over pharmacy-benefit functions. “Drug costs, and the escalation of drug …

Dean Kamen

CVS kicks off first trial of its home dialysis device | FierceBiotech | 7/19/2019

CVS Health launched a long-awaited trial to test out its at-home dialysis device designed to provide more frequent and thorough treatments compared to those offered in the clinic. The nationwide pharmacy chain and … developed in collaboration with Deka Research and Development, founded by Dean Kamen, famously known as the inventor of the Segway. Kamen also invented the first wearable drug infusion pump known as the AutoSyringe under his

Larry J. Merlo

CVS Health Corp (CVS) Q2 2019 Earnings Call Transcript | Yahoo News | 8/8/2019

CVS Health Corp (NYSE: CVS) Q2 2019 Earnings Call Aug 7, 2019, 8:00 a.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good morning. My name is Lisa, and I’ll be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the CVS Health Q2 2019 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] Thank you, Larry Merlo. You may begin your conference. Larry J …

CVS Health: Trapped Between Growth Expectations And Uncertainty - CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) | Seeking Alpha | 7/2/2019

About four months ago, I published my last article on CVS Health Corp. ( CVS ). The stock was trading at a similar level as right now. In the months before, the stock dropped pretty quickly from … take a closer look at the company and the stock. Larry J. Merlo vs. Richard J. Leon As I have already written in the last article , I think CVS is severely undervalued. The main reasons