Opioid Epidemic

Combatting the Opioid Crisis: From Communities to the Capital

Experts across the health care supply chain discuss key initiatives, partnerships, and policy recommendations to tackle the opioid epidemic.
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Utilization Management Strategies to Address the Opioid Crisis

Early findings from CVS Health’s opioid utilization management program show a number of positive results.
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CVS Pharmacy Locations in South Carolina Receive Safe Medication Disposal Units

New units in South Carolina supplement 24 units CVS Health has donated to police and sheriff departments across the state.
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Health Care Stakeholders Discuss Strategies to Ensure Safe Opioid Prescribing & Use

Experts at a Duke University Margolis Center for Health Policy workshop discuss payor and PBM approaches to the opioid epidemic.
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Year in Review: The Top 5 Stories of 2017

A look back at our most read articles in 2017 reveals that the topics of opioid abuse and rising drug prices are top of mind for our readers.
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Experts Discuss Opioid Epidemic at Forbes Healthcare Summit

CVS Health’s CMO Troy Brennan and expert panel discuss solutions to curb the opioid epidemic and assist those already facing addiction.
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CVS Health and POLITICO Examine the Opioid Crisis

A quick and easy-to-understand explanation of one of the most pressing challenges in public health: the opioid epidemic.
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Tackling the Nation’s Opioid Crisis: POLITICO Pro Health Care Briefing

Experts weigh in with personal experiences and multifaceted solutions to addressing the opioid crisis in America.
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CVS Health Introduces Safe Medication Disposal Inside CVS Pharmacy

CVS Health officially introduced the expansion of our safe medication disposal program inside CVS Pharmacy stores on October 25, 2017.
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A State of Emergency: Integrative Approaches to Addiction and the Opioid Epidemic

Moriarty discusses the power of partnerships in tackling the opioid epidemic.
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Opioid Epidemic: How PBMs Can Help Find Solutions

A new Health Affairs blog post examines the U.S. opioid crisis from a pharmacy benefit management perspective.
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CVS Health Responds to Nation’s Opioid Crisis

The company is taking a major step toward curbing opioid misuse and abuse in the United States.
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