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CVS Health named to FlexJobs’ 100 Top Companies with Remote Jobs...

PROVIDENCE – FlexJobs, an online service for those looking for telecommuting, freelance and other jobs for remote workers, said CVS Health Corp. is on...
THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION released a blueprint called American Patients First that aims to increase competition for medicines and reduce patients’ out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DHIRAJ SINGH

Trump promises aggressive campaign to cut U.S. drug prices

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump said he would propose the most sweeping plan in United States history to lower drug prices, an attempt...
WALMART IS EXPERIMENTING with a number of ways to bring down its health care costs, including setting up accountable care organizations at many of its employment centers, where the retailer buys care directly from providers. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

Amazon isn’t only retail giant trying to remake health care

NEW YORK – Amazon.com Inc. says it wants to remake health care for its workers. But its biggest rival is beating it to the...
CIGNA HAS MADE an offer to buy pharmacy-benefits manager Express Scripts, the last remaining large and independent PBM in the nation, in a deal whose total value is $69.6 billion. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/RON ANTONELLI

Cigna to buy Express Scripts as health shakeout speeds up

NEW YORK – Cigna Corp. agreed to buy Express Scripts Holding Co. in an about $54 billion deal that builds on the rapid transformation...
CVS HEALTH'S pharmacy benefit management business came under fire, along with other PBMs, from the head of the Food and Drug Administration for holding drug prices artificially high. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE

`Rigged’ system blocks use of lower-cost drugs, FDA chief says

WASHINGTON – A “rigged payment scheme” between drug plans, insurers and pharmaceutical companies has blocked access to less-expensive versions of some of the most costly drugs...
CVS HEALTH AND HASBRO were named as 2017 Civic 50 Honorees by the nonprofit Points of Light. /COURTESY POINTS OF LIGHT

Two R.I. companies named to 2017 Civic 50 list

PROVIDENCE - CVS Health Corp. and Hasbro Inc. made the Civic 50 list, and initiative of the Points of Light, a global organization dedicated...
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