Tag Archives: CVS Health

Sutter Health Plus Changing PBM to CVS Caremark from Express Scripts

Sutter Health Plus is changing its PBM to CVS Caremark® from Express Scripts®. CVS Caremark will manage the pharmacy benefits for its approximately 100,000 members

What Will CVS Health Do With Omnicare?

CVS Health operating income decreased 5.8% primarily due to a $431 million goodwill impairment charge associated with the long-term care business in the three months ended September 30, 2021

Aetna Launches New Network to Cover New Gene Therapies for Rare Diseases

Aetna recently announced an initiative to launch a designated network to cover new gene therapies for rare diseases. This follows an initiative by CVS Health in 2019 to provide self-insured employers with a stop-loss program with Aetna health plans and cover gene therapies

Grocer Stop & Shop Joins Growing Trend of Closing Pharmacies

Independent pharmacies are not alone in fighting to remain in business with the COVID pandemic accelerating industry-wide economic pressures

Haven Lives, To a Degree: Morgan Health Launched

JPMorgan Chase unveiled its new healthcare company, dubbed Morgan Health, which its top executive told Becker’s Hospital Review can be viewed as a continuation of Haven, an ambitious healthcare venture that recently disbanded. 

Specialty Pharmacy Drives CVS Health’s First Quarter 2021 Results

CVS Health also has been proactively informing members and patients about the benefits of both the Specialty Connect and Specialty Expedite programs to improve care.

Large Insurers Implementing White Bagging Policies

Large insurers are implementing policies requiring health care providers to get provider-administered therapies from specialty pharmacies

CVS Health’s Coram Accelerating Acceptance of Home-Based Chemotherapy with CTCA

Home infusion specialty services have been positioned for expansion into chemotherapy as they have been integrating into payer infrastructures over time