L.A. Care Health Plan and Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan announced Wednesday they will jointly operate 14 new and existing community resource centers throughout Los Angeles county. The effort is part of a $146 million investment from both insurers over a five-year period with each group investing $73 million.
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News Fred’s Inc. will sell its remaining pharmacy assets as part of its bankruptcy filing could benefit drugstore giants CVS Health, Walgreens Boots Alliance and potentially other retail pharmacy chains. Fred’s Monday announced it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and will soon begin liquidating assets and selling off its pharmacies and related operations.
VillageMD, a fast-growing developer of primary care clinics, has raised another $100 million as the startup looks to expand its model across the country. The latest round of funding was led by investment firm Kinnevik, which invested $75 million, and has placed some other successful bets in the healthcare industry lately.
Customer satisfaction levels in the U.S. pharmacy industry are high and that is largely due to interactions with pharmacists, according to the J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Pharmacy Study released earlier this week.
CVS Health said its rollout of new “health hub” concept stores will reach four U.S. metropolitan areas and 50 locations by the end of this year with the company already seeing benefits in new customers and revenues.
Walgreens Boots Alliance and a large private equity firm are investing in a specialty pharmacy company that works with hospitals and health systems to set up and run their own on-site specialty pharmacies.
On the heels of the Trump administration’s latest effort aimed at kidney care that includes expanding access to in-home dialysis for kidney disease care, CVS Health said Wednesday it plans to start a clinical trial of its new home dialysis system.
After a difficult time in her life, Jill Hill knew she needed therapy. But it was hard to get the help she needed in the rural town she lives in, Grass Valley, Calif., until she found a local telehealth program.
Louisiana officials announced a deal Wednesday with Asegua Therapeutics, a subsidiary of Gilead Sciences, that would allow the state to provide hepatitis C treatment to its Medicaid and prison populations. They also secured the necessary clearance from the federal government Wednesday for a novel approach to paying for the drugs and expect the program to […]
In a much anticipated move, Livongo which uses a combination of devices, AI-driven data and specialized coaches to help people manage chronic conditions, filed today to go public. Number of shares offered and pricing have not been determined.