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2014-04-09 08:29:06

Milliman report shows potential average savings of up to 19 percent by transitioning specialty medications from the medical to the pharmacy benefit WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialty medications present a challenge for payers as costs for these expensive drugs consume an increasing portion of overall health care spending. In fact, specialty pharmacy spend is expected to rise from $92 billion in 2012 to $235 billion by 2018. According to a new Milliman report...

2014-04-08 12:32:55

Settlement entered into on a "no admit or deny basis" WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it has finalized with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) a settlement previously announced on August 2, 2013. The settlement was entered into on a "no admit or deny basis" and will not require CVS Caremark to restate its earnings for any reporting period. This matter is now fully resolved for the Company and...

2014-03-26 08:29:27

Will continue to provide FEP's retail PBM services, mail service pharmacy, specialty pharmacy and clinical programs WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that it has been awarded a three-year contract to provide integrated pharmacy benefit services for the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Government-wide Service Benefit Plan, also known as the Federal Employee Program (FEP). The Company will continue to provide retail pharmacy...

2014-03-06 08:31:32

WOONSOCKET, R.I. and NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the retail health care division of CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJ), one of the nation's leading academic medical centers, have signed a clinical collaboration to enhance access to high quality health care services at MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in New Jersey's Middlesex and Mercer counties. The affiliation is...

2014-03-05 08:29:12

Agreement Includes Electronic Medical Record Integration and Clinical Collaboration To Increase Access To Care WOONSOCKET, R.I. and RADNOR, Pa., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the retail health care division of CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) and Main Line Health have signed a clinical collaboration to enhance access to high quality health care services at MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Under the agreement,...

2014-02-24 08:29:29

Nation's leading integrated pharmacy health care provider will help support and advance the Alliance's interoperability initiatives ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CommonWell Health Alliance (the "Alliance") - the health information technology (HIT) vendor-led interoperability effort - announced today that CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) has joined as one of the newest Contributing Members of the organization. CVS Caremark, the largest integrated pharmacy health care...

2014-02-21 08:25:29

Robust EMR to Facilitate Continuity of Care with Health Care Providers Using Epic WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, a division of CVS Caremark Corporation and the largest and fastest growing retail clinic provider in the United States, announced today that it will switch to the Epic electronic medical record (EMR) called EpicCare. MinuteClinic currently uses its own proprietary EMR. "EpicCare's rich platform will allow us to continue to provide the...

2014-02-17 12:24:10

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that Dave Denton, executive vice president and chief financial officer of CVS Caremark, will be speaking at the RBC Capital Markets Global Healthcare Conference on February 25, 2014, at approximately 9:00 a.m. (ET). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/NE75914LOGO ) An audio webcast of the presentation will be broadcast simultaneously through the Investor Relations...

2014-02-13 08:28:27

Research identifies five features of VBID plans associated with the greatest impact on medication adherence WOONSOCKET, R.I.,, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research conducted by CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) and Brigham and Women's Hospital published online today in Health Affairs, identifies five key features of popular Value-Based Insurance Design (VBID) plans that are associated with the greatest impact on medication adherence. The study, which will also appear in the journal's March...

2014-02-05 08:28:44

Decision underscores CVS Caremark's role in the evolving health care marketplace WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its more than 7,600 CVS/pharmacy stores across the U.S. by October 1, 2014, making CVS/pharmacy the first national pharmacy chain to take this step in support of the health and well-being of its patients and customers. To view the multimedia assets...