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May 13, 2019 By Elizabeth Walker, Walmart Corporate Affairs Tristan Thomas had an adventurous spirit. He loved traveling with his family and on his own. He enjoyed mountain biking and exploring outdoors. He even moved from his home state of Arkansas to Seattle, which had been a longtime dream. But in 2017, at age 21, Tristan died of a drug…
When the biggest name in makeup is going beyond makeup, it’s worth taking notice. Makeup artist and living legend Bobbi Brown has recently launched a line of supplements designed to address a wide range of beauty concerns, and – get this – you can get them at Walmart! Walmart’s own beauty guru, cosmetics buyer Melanie Deschaine, got the full…
March 13, 2019 By Elizabeth Walker, Walmart Corporate Affairs It’s no secret healthcare costs are going up. Employer spending on health care services rose by 44% per enrollee from 2007 to 2016, reaching nearly $700 billion annually in 2017. Meanwhile, employers still want to offer the best possible coverage in an effort to attract top talent. So…
WOONSOCKET, R.I., and BENTONVILLE, Ark., Jan. 18, 2019 – CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and Walmart (NYSE: WMT) today announced the companies have reached a multi-year agreement on terms under which Walmart will continue participating in the CVS Caremark pharmacy benefit management (PBM) commercial and Managed Medicaid retail pharmacy networks. The…
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Sept. 18, 2018 – Since its first Walmart Wellness event in 2014, Walmart has provided more than 2.5 million free screenings to people across the country. These screenings have helped customers discover underlying issues like high blood pressure and diabetes that they now can manage – and in some cases, these screenings have…
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., August 20, 2018 – Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM), one of the nation’s leading health benefits companies, announced today an arrangement with Walmart to advance the companies’ mutual goals of reducing healthcare costs and providing consumers with increased access to over-the counter (OTC) medicines and services that can improve their…
BENTONVILLE, Ark. – May 7, 2018 – Walmart Inc. supports policies and programs aimed at helping curb opioid abuse and misuse. Earlier this year, the company announced it would offer a free opioid disposal solution, DisposeRx, in all pharmacies, nationwide. In an effort to continue to be part of the solution to our nation’s opioid epidemic, Walmart…
En español »BENTONVILLE, Ark. – January 17, 2018 – In an effort to help curb abuse and misuse, Walmart is launching a first-of-its kind opioid disposal solution – available at no cost – in all company pharmacies.* Known as DisposeRx, the small packet contains ingredients that, according to the manufacturer, when emptied into a pill bottle with…
BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Enero 17, 2018 – En un esfuerzo para ayudar a frenar el abuso y mal uso, Walmart está introduciendo una solución para la eliminación de opioides primera en su tipo – disponible sin costo – en todas las farmacias de la compañía.* Conocido como DisposeRx, el pequeño paquete contiene ingredientes que, de acuerdo al fabricante,…
Bentonville, Ark., February 28, 2017 – For customers, time is money. To help customers save this new form of currency, Walmart today announced new capabilities in the Walmart app that create a faster, easier and more convenient experience for Pharmacy and Money Services customers. Along with these expanded app features, Walmart will create a new…
Starting next year, Walmart will double the number of world-class medical facilities available to our associates who have been told they need a spine surgery. Whether you’re a cashier in Wyoming who’s been with the company for six months or you’re a 20-year associate running a store in Miami, if you have Walmart health insurance, you have this…