Walmart to remain in CVS Network

A lot of back and forth, with public announcements in the last 10 days, but in the end- Walmart has reached an agreement to remain in the CVS network.  So, nevermind! The battle was over Walmarts demand for higher-reimbursements for its in-store pharmacies.

Walmart will require workers to travel for spine surgery in effort to cut healthcare costs

Walmart is aiming to lower healthcare spending by requiring employees to travel to certain hospitals for spine surgeries, according to The Wall Street Journal. Here are four things to know: 1. Over the past five years, Walmart has encouraged employees to undergo a variety of procedures, including spine, heart, hip and knee surgeries, at hospitals known for providing high-quality care. …