WellPoint, Walgreens partner on Medicare



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WellPoint and Walgreens have announced a strategic partnership to provide pharmacy services to Medicare Part D beneficiaries nationwide. "Through its variety of Medicare plans and programs, WellPoint is uniquely positioned to help seniors take advantage of the new Medicare Part D benefit program," Joan Herman, president and CEO of WellPoint’s specialty, senior and state-sponsored business, said in a company statement. "Our plans offer choice, convenience, and savings options that are complemented by Walgreens national presence and its clinical capabilities." There are 11 Walgreens stores currently open in New Hampshire, primarily in the southern part of the state. WellPoint is the parent corporation of Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield in New Hampshire and is the independent licensee the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association in 12 other states. - CINDY KIBBE Edit ModuleShow Tags