Larry merlo

Larry Merlo

Putting Health Care in Drugstores

When CVS CEO Merlo received Department of Justice clearance for a $69 billion merger with insurance giant Aetna in October, he promised convenient care in his stores and online. Critics fear jacked-up prices and choked-out competition. Either way, it’s sure to change how you see the doctor. —Jamie Ducharme

Correction, Oct. 18

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The original version of this story misstated the status of CVS’ merger with Aetna. The deal received Department of Justice clearance in October, it was not finalized in October.

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