CVS Caremark: Latest data says 8M enrolled in public exchanges The company said it is still too early to estimate impact on utilization trends. 3M individuals have gained coverage from Medicaid expansion and there has been a slight positive impact to-date from growth in the Medicaid segment. Comments taken from slides for Q1 earnings conference call.
CVS offering drug plan with higher co-pay at stores selling tobacco, WSJ says CVS Health (CVS), which stopped selling tobacco products last month, is now offering a prescription-drug plan via its pharmacy benefits unit Caremark that charges patients copayments that are up to $15 higher on prescriptions filled where tobacco is sold, which includes at rival pharmacies operated by Walgreen (WAG) and Rite-Aid (RAD), reported The Wall Street Journal. Reference Link