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White House, pharmacies to tout reform benefits
Modern Healthcare

The Obama administration is partnering with more 15,000 pharmacies nationwide to tout new Medicare benefits available under the federal healthcare overhaul. HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced partnerships with five national pharmacy chains Wednesday at a Jacksonville, Fla., CVS drugstore. The initiative with CVS Caremark, Walgreens, Thrifty White, Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club will distribute information on preventive services for seniors through in-store pamphlets, website-based notices and as part of one chain’s national health promotion tour.

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