Davita Rx To Close Coppell Facility, Lay Off 869 Employees After Sale To Walgreens

Davita Rx has submitted a notice to the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) that it plans to close a facility in Coppell and lay off hundreds of people that work at or report to it. Walgreens reached a deal to acquire Davita Rx, which is the pharmacy wing of dialysis provider Davita Inc., on July 25. The pharmacy giant is buying Davita’s non-dialysis prescription files billed as a pharmacy benefit, predominately under Medicare Part D, the company said. The deal is expected to close in September. A facility at 1234 Lakeshore Drive, Ste. 200 in Coppell will close, resulting in 869… Full Story