Content about Pharmaceuticals policy

July 1, 2013

CVS is adding a feature to its mobile app that allows customers to check for potential drug interactions by comparing over-the-counter medications they buy with existing over-the-counter and prescription medications they already take.

June 27, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has partnered with other international regulatory and law enforcement agencies to take action against more than 9,600 illegal online pharmacies this week.

April 13, 2012

Walmart is partnering with health services company Humana Inc. to offer a new prescription drug plan for insured employers and employees. Humana’s pharmacy benefits management subsidiary, Humana Pharmacy Solutions, will now offer the Walmart Rx Network.

January 9, 2012

Managed care company Health Net Inc. announced it will sell its Medicare Part D stand-alone prescription drug business to CVS Caremark for $160 million.

July 28, 2011

The State Attorney’s office in Connecticut said Thursday that Walgreen Co. has settled a civil lawsuit with state and federal officials who accused the retailer of double-billing the government for prescription drugs.

July 27, 2011

Rite Aid Corp. has agreed to pay $2.1 million to Massachusetts towns to settle alleged prescription drug overcharges under the workers’ compensation insurance system.

March 1, 2011

CVS Caremark Corp. said Tuesday that federal antitrust regulators cleared its planned acquisition of insurer Universal American Corp.'s Medicare Part D prescription drug business.

January 3, 2011

CVS Caremark Corp. said Friday it will pay $1.25 billion to buy Universal American Corp.'s Medicare prescription drug services unit.

September 30, 2010

Wal-Mart Stores and health insurer Humana said Friday they are teaming up to offer a...

August 29, 2010

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley said Monday that the state has reached an agreement with...

November 12, 2008

Rite Aid expanded the list of generic medications available through its free Rx Savings Card...

November 11, 2008

Supervalu Inc. spent $170,000 in the third quarter to lobby for legislation surrounding food safety,...

November 2, 2008

Costco has partnered with insurance carrier Aetna to help consumers access an affordable and comprehensive...

September 7, 2008

Pharmacy chain Marc’s is pricing its generic-drug promotion at $3.99, a penny less than the...

July 16, 2008

The nation’s retail-pharmacy industry won a major victory this week when the U.S. Senate and...

July 6, 2008

Dierbergs Markets plans to roll out new pricing on Tuesday for more than 350 generic...

June 30, 2008

Joining the price wars on generic-prescription drugs, Kmart lowered its prices and expanded the generic...

June 29, 2008

Kmart said on Monday it has cut prices and expanded its generic prescription drug program...

June 3, 2008

Walgreens said it has resolved federal and state investigations related to disputes over Medicaid reimbursements...

May 14, 2008

Food 4 Less and Ralphs in-store pharmacies are expanding its generic-drug program by offering 90-day...

May 5, 2008

Target announced new pricing plans for its prescription and over-the-counter drug offerings. In the announcement,...

April 2, 2008

Kroger has expanded its $4 prescription program to its stores in Virginia, West Virginia, North...

June 30, 2007

High prices at the pump are a legitimate excuse for slumping sales, according to a...

January 14, 2007

Hoffman Estates, Ill., ...

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