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2014-10-17 23:02:09

A California man filed a class action lawsuit against Immunex and Caremark CVS alleging that the pharmacy fails to properly refrigerate best-selling drug Enbrel when filling a mail order Caremark prescription. As a result, thousands of seniors and disabled persons may be using Enbrel that, based on the manufacturer’s own guidelines, should not be used and should be discarded immediately; the plaintiff further alleges that the unapproved Enbrel is ineffective in treating his arthritis...

2014-10-16 23:12:00

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging managers at a pharmacy benefit management company (PBM) to call them at 866-714-6466 if they have well documented proof the management company is involved in unjustly billing Medicaid or Medicare for pharmacy bills that should have been paid by a private insurance company, because this type of information can produce million dollar rewards, as was recently demonstrated. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The...

2014-10-06 16:27:26

CVS Health sponsors October Issue of Health Affairs featuring articles focused on specialty pharmacy WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) researchers examine the reasons for dramatic increases in spending on specialty medications and discuss tools to help manage these escalating costs in an article published in the October issue of Health Affairs. CVS Health data shows that between 2012 and 2013, spending on specialty drugs increased by 15.6...

2014-09-17 23:06:51

Analysts interviewed for the Sept. 12 issue of Atlantic Information Services’s Drug Benefit News agree that despite concerns, the strategy is here to stay. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 In ongoing coverage of formulary exclusion lists, Atlantic Information Services, Inc.’s Drug Benefit News (DBN) continues to find criticism surrounding the tactic. As first reported in its Aug. 8 issue, CVS Caremark Corp. and Express Scripts Holding Co.’s formulary exclusion lists for...

2014-09-17 08:29:54

Data shows recent plateau and drop in therapy utilization, but experts suggest new surge upon pending approval of new regimens WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis done by the CVS Health Research Institute provides insights regarding patients taking Sovaldi® (sofosbuvir), a new and expensive treatment for Hepatitis C introduced in December. The data shows that over the last several months (May through August 2014) there has been a plateau and actual...

2014-09-03 08:32:26

CVS Health is at the forefront of a changing health care landscape and has the expertise to drive innovations needed to shape the future of health WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it is changing its corporate name to CVS Health to reflect its broader health care commitment and its expertise in driving the innovations needed to shape the future of health. To view the multimedia assets associated with this...

2014-09-03 08:32:23

CVS Health is at the forefront of a changing health care landscape and has the expertise to drive innovations needed to shape the future of health WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it is changing its corporate name to CVS Health to reflect its broader health care commitment and its expertise in driving the innovations needed to shape the future of health....

2014-08-29 12:24:55

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that Larry Merlo, the company's president and chief executive officer, will be making a presentation to investors at the Morgan Stanley 2014 Global Healthcare Conference on September 9, 2014. He is scheduled to present at approximately 8:35 a.m. (EDT). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090226/NE75914LOGO An audio webcast of the presentation will be broadcast simultaneously...

2014-08-28 12:29:21

Vaccinations for flu, pneumonia and more available every day at CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of the increased risks that seniors have of developing health complications from the flu, pneumonia, shingles and other illnesses, CVS/pharmacy(®) and MinuteClinic(®) have declared September to be Senior Vaccination Month. Because people's immune systems weaken as they age, it is important that adults ages 65 years and older...

2014-08-27 08:27:59

Clinical collaboration with CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic will increase access to care and help improve medication adherence for patients WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today it has entered into a new clinical affiliation with MedStar Health, a leading health care system with ten hospitals in Maryland and the Washington, DC, region, which will enhance access to high-quality, affordable health care services for patients. Through this...


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