Cars queue up at the state’s first rapid Covid-19 testing center in New Haven April 17, 2020, run by CVS Health and the state of Connecticut. In February at a CVS in Waterford, a number of New Yorkers improperly received vaccinations, documents show. By the time state officials arrived at a Waterford CVS on Feb. […]
The memo emphasized that COVID vaccine providers must do a better job of tracking race and ethnicity data.
For nursing homes, the COVID vaccine is a defense against a medical and financial disaster.
U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon questioned whether Aetna’s divestiture of its Medicare Part D business was sufficient and has scheduled another round of hearings.
A new vaccine to protect against a painful disease known as shingles is a victim of its own success and nearly impossible to find in Connecticut and many parts of the United States. Although the vaccine’s maker, GlaxoSmithKline, says it has stepped up production of Shingrix, shortages are expected to continue through next year.
CVS announced the completion of its purchase of Aetna on Wednesday, promising the new combined company would lead to “improved health outcomes and lower medical costs.”
The Connecticut Insurance Department has approved CVS Health Corp’s $69 billion merger with Hartford-based Aetna Inc.
The approval is contingent on Aetna completing the sale of its standalone Medicare Part D prescription plan business.
WASHINGTON –The Justice Department on Wednesday cleared CVS Health Corp.’s planned $69 billion merger with Aetna Inc. after the companies agreed to divest a Medicare prescription drug plan sold by the Hartford-based health insurer. Consumer groups, however, continue to oppose the deal.
The Connecticut Insurance Department now has 30 days to decide whether to approve CVS Health Corp.’s acquisition of Hartford-based Aetna Inc. – a merger the companies say will drive down health care costs and opponents portray as anti-competitive and harmful to patients.
CVS Caremark announced Wednesday that its stores will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products by Oct. 1, saying the products are inconsistent with the pharmacy chain’s role in the health care system.