CVS Caremark, Generation Health Unveil 13 Drugs for PGx Testing Program, But Not Warfarin | GenomeWeb

By Turna Ray

CVS Caremark this week announced the 13 drugs for which the pharmacy services provider will provide pharmacogenomic testing as part of a pilot program slated for launch in July.

Although CVS Caremark is offering PGx testing for many of the drugs that competitor Medco includes in its service, one major difference is that CVS Caremark will not be offering genetic testing to gauge warfarin sensitivity.

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