CVS is offering online pharmacy appointments to boost its presence in the pharmacy industry.
The chain is announcing that it is rolling out online pharmacy plans for a variety of services including prescriptions, pharmacy coupons, online pharmacy access and other pharmacy services.
The online pharmacy program will be available for customers who visit CVS locations on an average of twice a week.
The online pharmacy plan will be rolled out starting Jan. 1.CVS Pharmacy and the Health Care Management Association of America (HCMA) said the online pharmacy will allow customers to access all of CVS’ online pharmacy services for the first time.
The program will allow CVS Pharmacists to provide services to patients in more than 200 locations nationwide.
“We know there is an urgent need for more access to care and to provide the quality and convenience that patients expect when choosing the right pharmacy, so we’re thrilled to bring this program to CVS, and to our customers,” said Holly M. Kuehn, CVS CEO and president.
“As we continue to expand our network and provide more options for our customers, we look forward to continuing to serve them with the best online pharmacy solutions for their convenience.”CVS has been a leader in the industry for years.
The chain has more than 5 million pharmacies and 1,600 locations in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia.
The pharmacy is the largest in the country with more than 40,000 pharmacies.
In January 2018, CNVDA said CVS lost 1,500 pharmacies nationwide.