The folks affected here know what someone else has on their prescription lists. The reason for the letters going out was to solicit patients to change to a 90 day prescription fill. It was a programming error this time and of course we just live with that of late as complexities in healthcare continue to mount. In other CVS news, I still believe the company is working to buy a huge drug store chain in Brazil as well.
CVS Working To Acquire Brazilian Drug Store Chain DPSP - $4.5 Billion Offered, Refused, Still Working
In California the chain is still facing a large fine as tracking prescription pain killers was an issue with drugs missing from the stores. This is just one more chapter of the Killer Algorithms we all live with today. BD
CVS Drug Stores Could Face $29 Million in Fines For Losing Track of Prescription Pain Killers At California Stores - Don’t Worry About Tobacco So Much And Go Hunt Down That Missing Vicodin..
CVS pharmacy chain sent prescription information for hundreds of customers to the wrong addresses. Now they are concerned for their privacy.
According to a statement Channel 2’s Amy Napier Viteri got from CVS Caremark, the mistake affected around 350 customers.
One woman in Georgia said she got a mailer with someone else's name and a full list of their prescription medications.
The mailing went out to some CVS Caremark customers offering a switch to a 90-day prescription supply. The problem is that hundreds of the mailings went out to the wrong addresses.