CVS Health Corp. said the company will make it easier for patients with advanced cancer enrolled in some Aetna insurance plans to receive broad genetic gene sequencing tests that can help identify the best drug or treatment for them.

CVS Health Corp.’s health insurer Aetna is working with Apple Inc. on a new health app for Apple Watches that uses an individual’s medical history to set personalized health goals.

The cost of insulin for treating type 1 diabetes in the United States nearly doubled over a five-year period, underscoring a national outcry over rising drug prices, according to a new analysis shared with Reuters.

Bankers are diagnosing another robust year for U.S. healthcare lending as the first two big loans of 2019 include the largest-ever tie-up in the pharmaceutical sector, and more are expected.

In an unusual move, a federal judge raised the prospect of not approving CVS Health Corp.’s deal to buy insurer Aetna Inc. – which has closed – during a routine portion of the legal process.

Pharmacy chain CVS Health Corp. won U.S. antitrust approval for the $69 billion acquisition of health insurer Aetna Inc., the Justice Department said.

Merck & Co. CEO Kenneth Frazier, speaking with the Economic Club of New York, joined a growing list of pharmaceutical chiefs in criticizing the role of middlemen in rising drug prices.

Health insurer Cigna Corp.’s $52 billion acquisition of pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts Holding Co. passed U.S. antitrust scrutiny, the companies said.

Cigna Corp. shareholders voted in favor of the health insurer’s proposed $52 billion acquisition of pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts Holding Co.

As drug prices fall under increased scrutiny, payers and regulators are targeting some key initiatives that could change the dynamic of pharmacy benefit management over the next 12 months. These emerging trends point to potentially rougher terrain for drugmakers looking to increase market share as payers take a more active role in enforcing formularies.