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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…
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Oct. 6, 2015 – Building on its commitment to making healthcare and healthier food more affordable and accessible, Walmart today outlined additional ways the company is helping its customers live healthier lives. The retailer will focus on preventive care and supporting overall well-being across its entire assortment – in…
BENTONVILLE, Ark., June 22, 2015 – Today, the Walmart Foundation announces $15.5 million in grants to seven national nonprofits to support free meal and nutrition education programs this summer and throughout the school year. The programs in more than 7,700 communities across the country will help over one million low-income children and their…