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2014-09-12 16:24:17

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Roderick Palmore to fill a vacancy on the Board. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080827/EXPRESSSCRIPTSLOGO Mr. Palmore serves as executive vice president, general counsel, chief compliance and risk management officer and secretary of General Mills (retiring February 2015). He joined General Mills in 2008 from Sara Lee Corporation,...

2014-08-14 16:27:42

Pharmacy benefit manager misleading patients, advocates say FAIRHOPE, Ala., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts, the nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager, is offering ambiguous and misleading reasons for ending coverage of customized prescription medications for 540,000 individuals in order to conceal financial motives, a Patients and Physicians for Rx Access said Thursday, Aug. 14. The organization is fighting to stop the unprecedented benefit cuts being made by...

2014-08-13 23:08:14

The Aug. 8 issue of Atlantic Information Services’s Drug Benefit News (DBN) takes a look at criticism surrounding formulary exclusion lists, which pharmacy benefit managers see as a way to flex their negotiating muscle and control rising drug trend. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 In a continuing effort to flex their negotiating muscle and control rising drug trend, CVS Caremark Corp. and Express Scripts Holding Co. on Aug. 1 released their respective long-awaited formulary...

2014-08-05 08:34:40

Express Scripts' Medical Benefit Management Reduces Overall Specialty Drug Spend ST. LOUIS, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Next year, U.S. health plan sponsors are projected to spend $9.07 billion on specialty medication services that provide no additional value, according to a new analysis released today by Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX). This wasteful spending could be avoided if payers applied cost-saving techniques from the pharmacy benefit on medications that are administered through the...

2014-07-29 16:28:02

ST. LOUIS, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts Holding Company (Nasdaq: ESRX) announced 2014 second quarter net income attributable to Express Scripts stockholders of $515.2 million, or $0.67 per diluted share. Adjusted earnings per diluted share, as detailed in Table 4, was $1.23 for the second quarter.(1) "We are well positioned to serve our clients with scale, alignment and innovative solutions to lower costs, manage trend and to improve the health outcomes of our...

2014-07-29 12:31:25

PBM356 Media is the Leading Independent Source of Fair, Balanced and Unbiased Reporting and Opinion on the Pharmaceutical Benefit Management Industry NASHVILLE, Tenn. and NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Longtime industry insider and member of the executive management team of Caremark Rx, Drew Crawford today announced the launch of PBM365 Media (www.pbm365.com). PBM365 is the leading independent media source dedicated to delivering fair, balanced and unbiased reporting,...

2014-07-17 08:28:30

Unprecedented High Drug Costs to Force Major Financial Tradeoffs for State Budgets ST. LOUIS, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- State legislatures will need to find billions in their budgets to purchase costly new hepatitis C therapy, according to a new state-by-state analysis released today by Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080827/EXPRESSSCRIPTSLOGO More than 750,000 Americans with chronic hepatitis C receive state-funded healthcare through Medicaid or the...

2014-07-14 12:27:36

Insurers and pharmacy benefit managers hijacking doctor-patient relationship FAIRHOPE, Ala., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients and patient advocates are rallying on behalf of millions of patients as Express Scripts and other major pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) begin unprecedented cuts in prescription medication coverage. The cuts will directly impact millions of patients who rely on compounded medicines to relieve an array of medical conditions, including persistent pain from...

2014-07-08 12:29:20

CVS Caremark President and CEO Larry Merlo to participate in American Heart Association CEO Roundtable WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Larry J. Merlo, President and CEO of CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS), along with CEOs from more than a dozen of America's largest corporations and organizations, announced the creation of the American Heart Association (AHA) CEO Roundtable, a groundbreaking initiative to create a workplace culture that is focused on health. As part of...

2014-07-01 08:29:27

ST. LOUIS, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced that David Queller will join the company as Senior Vice President, Sales and Account Management, effective July 8, 2014. He will be responsible for the leadership, strategic direction and oversight of the company's portfolio of business divisions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080827/EXPRESSSCRIPTSLOGO Mr. Queller will join Express Scripts from Aetna, where he was Senior...


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