CVS Caremark is the largest pharmacy health care provider in the United States. Through our integrated offerings across the entire spectrum of pharmacy care, we are uniquely positioned to provide greater access, to engage plan members in behaviors that improve their health, and to lower overall health care costs for health plans, plan sponsors, and their members. As one of the country's largest pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), we provide plan sponsors and participants access to a network of approximately 65,000 pharmacies including more than 7,200 CVS/pharmacy stores.
We employ approximately 200,000 colleagues in 44 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. We operate more than 7,200 retail stores, 31 specialty pharmacy stores, 32 apothecary pharmacy stores, 13 specialty mail order pharmacies, four mail order pharmacies, and our CVS.com and Caremark.com websites. In addition, our MinuteClinic division runs approximately 600 retail-based medical centers in 26 states.