Growth Drivers

Industry tailwinds include the aging population; increased prescription utilization; demand for cost-management solutions to address rising prescription costs and growth in specialty; movement to value-based care; and increased retailization of health care. We are uniquely positioned to capture an outsized share of this growth through our integrated model, which provides significant competitive advantages:


  • We are the premier company with the ability to impact patients, payors, and providers with innovative, channel-agnostic solutions

  • No PBM is better positioned to offer innovative cost management solutions that meet the needs of both plan sponsors and patients, than CVS Caremark

  • We have deep clinical expertise across our enterprise assets and multiple patient touch points, enabling us to deliver superior outcomes, at lower costs, for patients and clients

  • With CVS Pharmacy as the anchor of our suite of enterprise assets, we can provide an unmatched value proposition for all payors, regardless of whether or not we are their PBM

  • We have the broadest specialty capabilities to holistically manage patients, provide clinical support, improve access to medications, and drive superior outcomes

  • We also remain the leading pharmacy provider in the long-term care space; through our broad clinical capabilities, we can enhance the continuity of care to help improve patient outcomes

  • Through our industry-leading infusion services we offer site-of-care management - a significant differentiator with clients, as we help move patients to convenient, lower cost sites-of-care

  • We are the largest retail clinic operator with more than 1,100 MinuteClinics across the country, and more than 34 million patient visits since its inception; MinuteClinic continues to offer unmatched access to convenient, high-quality, cost-effective care

  • We have unparalleled scale in the U.S. – both in terms of dispensed prescription volume, and managed claims volume – to drive down costs


    We can bring value to all health care stakeholders, helping them achieve their goals of making care more affordable, accessible, and effective.