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2014-05-05 16:27:07

Analysis demonstrates how Value Based Insurance Design (VBID) approach significantly increases adherence and reduces disparities in cardiovascular care WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by researchers at CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS), Aetna and Brigham and Women's Hospital published today in the May issue of Health Affairs, finds that eliminating copays for preventive medications prescribed for post-heart attack patients, can significantly improve medication adherence and...

2014-05-01 08:36:11

ATLANTA, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shopping for arthritis-related products just got easier. Today, in conjunction with Arthritis Month, the Arthritis Foundation announced that CVS/pharmacy has become the only drugstore to receive the Arthritis Foundation's 'Partner for Better Living' designation. This new distinction from the Arthritis Foundation, the nation's trusted authority on arthritis, recognizes CVS as a company that is committed to addressing the needs of people...

2014-04-24 12:29:02

Shoppers can send more ExtraCare offers straight to their rewards cards, eliminating the need to print or carry coupons for those who prefer paper-free savings WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy announced today it has expanded the ExtraCare® program, allowing members to easily send more of their savings and rewards directly to their ExtraCare cards. Through the Send to Card feature, ExtraCare cardholders can now digitally send all personalized offers available on...

2014-04-24 08:34:15

Innovative program with The Partnership at Drugfree.org will place up to 1,000 receptacles in communities to support safe disposal of unwanted medications WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy announced today that it is teaming up with The Partnership at Drugfree.org to create an innovative community donation program through which local police departments can apply to receive a drug collection unit to help their communities safely dispose of unwanted...

2014-04-22 12:31:10

WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS) will be holding a conference call on Friday, May 2, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. (EDT) with analysts and investors to discuss its first quarter 2014 financial results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090226/NE75914LOGO An audio webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously through the Investor Relations portion of the CVS Caremark website for all interested parties. To access the...

2014-04-21 08:25:41

Customers enrolled in participating health plans will be able to pay their monthly insurance premiums at any CVS/pharmacy location WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Caremark, announced today that it is launching an innovative new service, Bill Pay at CVS/pharmacy, to help customers manage their monthly health insurance premiums. Members of participating health plans can bring their insurance bills to any one of CVS/pharmacy's...

2014-04-10 12:27:23

Increase driven by rising drug prices, increasing utilization and the continued impact of specialty medications WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) today released its annual Insights report, which reviews drug trend and highlights key issues in pharmacy care. In 2013, prescription drug trend grew 3.8 percent compared to nearly flat growth (0.1 percent) in 2012. This growth was driven by significant price inflation for traditional brand drugs, specialty...

2014-04-09 16:25:52

Online Developmental Screening to Help Make the Early Years Count CHICAGO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Week of the Young Child, sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), aims to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their families and to recognize organizations like Easter Seals that help to meet those needs. In addition to providing services for kids with disabilities, developmental delays and autism,...

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...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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