CVS Caremark has been named a Care Coordination and Clinical Integration Best Practice Award finalist by URAC, a healthcare accreditation organization. CVS Caremark is one of seven finalists in this category, selected from entries across the nation by a distinguished panel of judges.
Even though section 1201 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — the section that enables health payers to charge a 50% premium on smokers — won't go into effect until 2015, smoking cessation will be a growing category in 2014.
One of the biggest problems with the healthcare reform law is that a lot of people out there don't fully understand it. To educate the general public about the law, a few organizations have come up with simple, online tools aimed at dispelling the confusion.
CVS Caremark has announced that Accordant Health Services has launched an updated website and member portal, which provides new features and services for program members and helps support and improve member engagement and participation for clients.
CVS/pharmacy announced on Thursday the launch of a new online Drug Information Center on CVS.com, which was developed to help consumers take control of their health by providing them with drug information and a variety of innovative resources.
CVS/pharmacy is gearing up for back-to-school season with a new "Classroom Gift Card" promotion that allows customers to earn gift cards when shopping for essentials at more than 7,500 locations nationwide.
Running from Aug. 11 to 31, members of the ExtraCare program will receive a $5 CVS/pharmacy gift card after spending $20 on select items featured in the weekly circular.
During Tuesday morning’s second-quarter conference call with analysts, CVS Caremark executives said they were pleased with the “strong” operating results enterprise-wide and expressed optimism looking ahead as it continues to position itself along the front lines of health care and leverage the upcoming changes under health reform.
Looking to further strengthen its relationship with beauty shoppers — both inside and outside of the store — CVS/pharmacy launched on Aug. 2 a new website and mobile site dedicated to its growing Essence of Beauty brand, which is available exclusively at CVS/pharmacy. Drug Store News talked with George Coleman, VP merchandising for store brands at CVS/pharmacy, to learn more about the unique content featured on the new essenceofbeauty.com site and how the retailer is adjusting its in-store merchandising strategy to further promote its Essence of Beauty collection.