CVS, Walmart reach an agreement on a pharmacy contract after impasse

18 January 2019 - CVS Health and Walmart said the world's largest retailer would remain part of CVS's network for commercial ...

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Why pharmaceutical companies are on a shopping binge

14 January 2019 - With the cost of R&D so high, it may make sense to spend money on a competitor. ...

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CVS to test stores with added health services early next year after Aetna deal closes

6 November 2018 - CVS expects its roughly $69 billion acquisition of health insurer Aetna to close before Thanksgiving. ...

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Wellcare to buy Aetna's Medicare drug plans, easing a CVS antitrust issue

27 September 2018 - Aetna has confirmed it will sell its Medicare drug plans to WellCare Health Plans for an ...

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ACCC approves local merger of pharma firms Arrow and Apotex

20 September 2018 - Half of all generic prescriptions could come from one supplier after the competition watchdog approved a ...

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Merger of Cigna and Express Scripts gets approval from Justice Department

17 September 2018 - Federal officials on Monday gave the go-ahead to the proposed merger between Cigna, one of the ...

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Justice Department nearing antitrust approval of health mergers combining CVS-Aetna, Cigna-Express Scripts

6 September 2018 - Both deals could receive formal antitrust approval as soon as the next few weeks. ...

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Trump’s drug price push butts into two megadeals

20 July 2018 - A proposal seemingly targeting the middlemen of the process may alter the math on more than $100 ...

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These new pharma bros are wreaking havoc on prescription drug prices

6 April 2018 - A Chicago-based duo is selling a simple strategy — and companies they’ve worked with have raised prices ...

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The disappearing doctor: how mega-mergers are changing the business of medical care

7 April 2018 - Big corporations — giant retailers and health insurance companies — are teaming up to become your ...

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Walmart-Humana sounds wild, but makes sense

30 March 2018 - It's a good strategic fit for the retailer and isn't a huge financial lift. ...

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Cigna's $54 billion purchase of Express Scripts could upend the prescription drug market

8 March 2018 - This morning, the health insurer Cigna announced that it plans to buy pharmacy benefit manager Express ...

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Cigna to buy Express Scripts as health shakeout speeds up

8 March 2018 - Deal comes amid accelerating transformation of health industry. ...

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What HCF and HBF's plan to merge means for health insurance customers

19 February 2018 - Health fund HCF says it hopes to be merged with not-for-profit bedfellow HBF as soon as ...

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Humana in talks to buy Kindred Healthcare with equity firms

18 December 2017 - U.S. health insurer Humana is in advanced talks to acquire acute care provider Kindred Healthcare in ...

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