Scott Guerin, PhD – Senior Director, Government Policy Systems & Analytics
October 27, 2017
Yesterday CVS made an offer to acquire Aetna. This is a true game changer for 2 reasons. The first is that it represents the most significant national integration of a service provider and a payer.
Second, this defensive play by CVS is ahead of Amazon entering the pharmaceutical distribution market. Amazon’s presence will result in consumers having much more control.
The bottom line is that the market is quickly providing tools and channels to give providers and patients more control of