CVS Health

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CVS Health
CVS Health Logo.svg
CVS Health's logo
Type Public
Industry Pharmacies and health insurance
Essential service(s) Yes
Country United States
Official website
Twitter (@CVSHealth)
COVID-19 webpage
English Wikipedia article

CVS Health is a national retail pharmacy chain and health insurance provider in the United States. It operates CVS Pharmacies and the Aetna health insurance company.

COVID-19 response

Consumers

  • Encouraging 25 March 2020 (WHO.svg+14 dayssrc): Waived "cost-sharing and co-pays for inpatient hospital admissions related to COVID-19 for Aetna’s commercially insured members" through 1 June 2020.[1][2]
  • Encouraging 25 March 2020 (WHO.svg+14 dayssrc): Hospitals in New York and Washington "no longer need advance approval from Aetna for members requiring hospitalization for COVID-19."[1]
  • Encouraging 25 March 2020 (WHO.svg+14 dayssrc): Began providing access to Resources For Living benefit to all plans.[1]

Employees

  • Encouraging 16 March 2020 (WHO.svg+5 dayssrc): Gave employees "the option to work from home if their role enables them to do so."[3]
  • Complicated 16 March 2020 (WHO.svg+5 dayssrc): "Managers of office-based colleagues unable to work from home will remain in the office to support their teams".[3]
  • Complicated 16 March 2020 (WHO.svg+5 dayssrc): Employees in "stores, mail service pharmacies, call centers and distribution centers" will need to remain at their locations.[3]

News articles

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "CVS Health announces cost-sharing and co-pay waivers for COVID-19-related treatment for Aetna members | CVS Health". cvshealth.com. Retrieved 2020-04-06.
  2. "Health Insurance Providers Respond to Coronavirus (COVID-19)". AHIP. 2020-04-03. Retrieved 2020-04-06.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 McGregor, Jena. "UnitedHealth Group tells employees to go to work unless they are in a high-risk group, have covid-19 symptoms or meet other exceptions". Washington Post. Retrieved 2020-04-06.