CVS, Walmart, Walgreens Settle Opioid Suits For $13.8B

Pills spilling out of prescription bottle

At a glance

  • The proposed settlement calls for CVS to pay $5 billion over ten years, Walgreens to pay $5.7 billion over 15 years, and Walmart to pay $3.1 billion, mostly upfront, according to the people.
  • CVS announced its portion of the deal, which includes $4.9 billion for the state, county, and city governments and $130 million for Native American tribes, Wednesday morning.
  • The sources declined to be identified, saying they were not authorized to speak publicly.


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