Workplace & Retail Clinic Bulletin
          Workplace & Retail Clinic Bulletin                                             December 2017
     

The Efficient Billing Imperative

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"We believe the combination of Aetna and CVS will create a vertically integrated company with a diversified revenue stream, unsurpassed scale and reach in the industry and the potential to reshape the entire health plan market. The combination of CVS and Aetna will mark an industry shift towards a more seamless approach to managing healthcare costs as it brings together the overall management of a patient's medical bills and prescription drugs under one umbrella."

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Factoid 
80 percent of employers and clinic vendors indicated that musculoskeletal issues are among their top cost drivers, a primary reason for considering or offering chiropractic services at worksite clinics.

Source: National Association of Worksite Health Centers
   
News 
  NAWHC Releases Research on Chiropractic Doctors in Employer Worksite Clinics
BusinessWire, December 13, 2017

NewYork-Presbyterian and Walgreens Collaborate Through Telemedicine
PR Newswire, December 11, 2017

With Aetna Deal, CVS Looks To Turn Stores Into Health Care Hubs
NPR, December 4, 2017

Walgreens unveils rebranding effort as pharmacy wars escalate
CNBC, December 4, 2017

Rite Aid successfully transfers first stores to Walgreens Boots Alliance
Drug Store News, November 28, 2017

   
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CVS-Aetna merger could transform health care industry
 
  CVS-Aetna merger could transform health care industry

CVS's deal to buy Aetna for $69 billion could transform the health care industry, allowing customers to get more health care at the pharmacy. But it will need to clear a government regulatory review first.

 

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Healthcare Dive: Top 10 Healthcare Stories of 2017

1. The healthcare of tomorrow will move away from hospitals

2. Anthem will no longer pay hospitals for outpatient MRIs, CT scans

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Source: Healthcare Dive, December 21, 2017

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Blogs
Health Beat: Are Primary Care Providers Becoming Obsolete?
Honolulu Civil Beat, December 20, 2017

Retail Clinics a Factor in CVS-Aetna Merger
Kalorama, December 5, 2017
 
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