Tag Archives: Coverage

CVS Caremark, Walmart reach agreement to continue in-network coverage

After falling out over reimbursement rates, CVS Health and Walmart have reached a multi-year agreement on the terms for a continued contract. Under the terms, which were not released, Walmart will continue participating in the CVS Caremark pharmacy benefit management commercial and managed Medicaid network. Walmart and CVS Health already had an existing agreement in… Read More »

Trump administration weakens Obamacare birth control coverage mandate

Under the Affordable Care Act, employer-provided health insurance plans are required to cover birth control as a preventive service. Now, the US Department of Health and Human Services has issued a final rule providing exemption from the contraceptive coverage mandate to entities that object to such coverage based on religious beliefs. The second final rule… Read More »

Viewpoints: GOP Is Still Pushing To Take Away Comprehensive Health Coverage; Yes, The Administration Really Is Working To Throw Out Protections For Preexisting Conditions

Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and others. The Washington Post: The Trump Administration Again Tries To Sabotage The Obamacare Model While the nation was focused on migrant caravans, mail bombs and President Trump’s disgusting tweets last week, his administration was making another big change to the Affordable Care Act, also known as… Read More »