CVS bets on becoming "a 360 health company"

May 1, 2019
The company is finding ways to attract more customers.
With an ever-growing number of health-care consumers becoming ever-more cost-sensitive, CVS is at an advantage.
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CVS tries to gain customers ... with smiles

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Apr 25, 2019
CVS and SmileDirectClub have a lot to gain from partnering.
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Cigna’s purchase of Express Scripts: Drug price relief ahead?

Mar 8, 2018
Health insurance giant Cigna announced its intent Thursday to buy Express Scripts, a company that negotiates prescription drug deals on behalf of insurers and large employers. This merger comes on the heels of the CVS-Aetna deal late last year, which is also, in part, a marriage between an insurer and a pharmacy benefit manager – […]

What the merger of CVS and Aetna could mean for customers

Dec 12, 2017
With access to Aetna's 47 million customers, CVS wants to transform its stores into "health care hubs."
A CVS MinuteClinic in north Philadelphia.
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CVS might become your new doctor

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Dec 4, 2017
CVS Health Corp. has plans to merge with the health insurance company Aetna Inc. in a $69 billion deal.
Pedestrians walk by a CVS store in San Francisco, California. 
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CVS-Aetna merger would help the drugstore take on Amazon

Oct 27, 2017
The massive e-tailer may be getting into the pharmaceutical industry.
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Judge blocks Aetna merger with Humana

Jan 24, 2017
A federal judge also says Aetna misled the public on its reasons for withdrawing from Obamacare in some states.

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Aetna letter sparks controversy

Aug 17, 2016
The insurer warned the DOJ of quitting some health exchanges if merger were challenged.
Former Aetna chairman and CEO Mark Bertolini.
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Why Aetna is ditching some health insurance exchanges

Aug 16, 2016
Aetna is losing money, so it's pulling out of health insurance exchanges.
Aetna has had a pretax loss of more than $430 million since January 2014.
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Insurance CEOs again called before lawmakers

Sep 29, 2015
Both Aetna and Anthem want to merge with other companies to grow their scale.