CVS Health

In search of fair drug prices

In search of fair drug prices

When CVS Health in February began taking over pharmacy operations at more than 1,600 Target stores, CVS Pharmacy President Helena Foulkes called the changeover "an important milestone."

"Our heart is in every prescription we fill, and providing accessible, supportive and personalized healthcare is part of our DNA," she said.

Accessible, supportive, personalized — those are all good things. But noticeably missing from Foulkes' list of consumer-friendly DNA components was this: affordable pricing.

Riverside resident Jerry Good was accustomed to paying between $40 and $50 at his local Target for a vial of sildenafil, which is generic Viagra and...