CVS Health

CVS Generic Drugs Suit Fails to Get Class ActionCalifornia judge blocks 11 classes in suit that claims CVS charged insurers and insured patients more than uninsured patients.
CVS Health Names New COO
CVS Health Names New COOJonathan C. Roberts is named Executive Vice President and COO.
Walmart Pharmacy Adds Express Lanes to Its App
Walmart Pharmacy Adds Express Lanes to Its AppNew express lanes are designed to make it easier for customers to quickly fill their prescriptions.
Rite Aid, Albertsons Expand Naloxone AccessRite Aid and Albertsons expand naloxone Access, hoping to curb the opioid epidemic.
Report: Pharmacists dispensing dangerous drug combosWalgreens, CVS Health and other drug chains promised to improve procedures after a Chicago Tribune investigation found that pharmacists at several retail chains filled prescriptions with dangerous drug combinations.
Analyst: CVS’ OptumRx deal amps up competitionLast month, OptumRx and CVS Pharmacy announced that they are partnering to provide more convenient choices and lower costs for patients.
Omnicare to pay $28 million for kickback schemeOmnicare agreed to settle claims that it conspired with Abbott Laboratories “to engage in a number of disguised kickback arrangements to increase overall use of Depakote,”
Some customers say CVS pill bottles miss the targetSome customers are upset over CVS Pharmacy’s switch to different pill bottles than the ones Target has used for more than a decade.
CVS pharmacists must check PMP before dispensing opioidsThe agreement between CVS and Massachusetts requiring the PMP check prior to dispensing opioids is believed to be the first in the nation.
PBM giants cut drug expensesWhen Express Scripts and CVS Health announced their 2017 formularies on August 1, a common theme emerged among the healthcare giants: several blockbuster drugs will be removed from both companies’ formularies and lower-cost options such as biosimilars are being embraced.