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2011-11-14 07:42:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts, Inc. (Nasdaq: ESRX) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Aristotle Holding, Inc., a Delaware corporation ("Aristotle"), has commenced a private offering of senior notes of a benchmark amount. The net proceeds from the offering will be used to pay a portion of the cash consideration payable to stockholders of Medco Health Solutions, Inc. ("Medco") in connection with the previously announced merger pursuant to which...

2011-11-07 07:00:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With open enrollment season underway, Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS) is providing a team of advisors to help Medicare beneficiaries who enroll in Medco Medicare Prescription Plan® (PDP)* understand some of the crucial changes in the Medicare Part D benefit for the 2012 plan year. Some important elements are changing this year, most notably the enrollment deadline (now December 7th rather than December 31st),...

2011-11-03 13:00:00

Myrtle Potter, one of the nation's foremost healthcare leaders, almost died in the healthcare system that she had spent 25 years of her life serving. "I believe that firing my doctor at a critical time in my health crisis saved my life," said Potter. Now Potter shares her incredible story and the lifesaving lessons she learned in her free live webinar, "5 Prescriptions You Won't Find in Your Doctor's Bag: When and How to Fire Your Doctor" on Thursday, November 10, 2011, from 12:30pm-1:30pm...

2011-11-03 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 50 consumers, small business owners and community pharmacists with Preserve Community Pharmacy Access NOW! (PCPAN) gathered in Washington, D.C. today to urge Congress and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to support patient care and oppose the planned merger between Express Scripts Inc. and Medco Health Solutions Inc, two of the nation's largest pharmacy benefit management (PBM) companies. Following the press...

2011-11-03 09:07:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) CEO, B. Douglas Hoey, RPh, MBA, participated in a press conference organized by the Preserve Community Pharmacy Access NOW! (PCPAN) coalition at the U.S. Capitol this morning, culminating an advocacy push that brought community pharmacists to Washington, D.C. from around the nation to urge the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to reject the proposed mega-merger of pharmacy benefit...

2011-11-02 12:19:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The current model for care of people with diabetes is no longer viable, and continuing today's approach could bring devastating consequences not only the United States healthcare system, but also emerging systems in developing countries, as diabetes is now the most significant public health problem worldwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100609/MEDCOLOGO) On the crux of Diabetes Awareness Month, three of the world's most...

2011-10-27 09:00:00

House Members To FTC: Merged Express Scripts/Medco Could Raise Prices And/Or Limit Critical Access WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Preserve Community Pharmacy Access NOW! (PCPAN) coalition today applauded 14 Democratic and Republican House members for raising concerns about the recently proposed merger between Express Scripts Inc. and Medco Health Solutions Inc, two pharmacy benefit management (PBM) companies. In a letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the...

2011-10-26 09:51:00

FLINT, Mich., Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, the nation's largest, privately owned specialty pharmacy, announced today that Jeanne Ann Stasny, R.Ph., a highly respected industry executive, has joined Diplomat's Executive Team. Stasny will be responsible for promoting, developing and expanding Diplomat's service offerings as a leading provider in the Specialty Pharmacy industry. "Jeanne Ann's exceptional history as an industry leader combined with her creative...

2011-10-26 09:16:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Preserve Community Pharmacy Access NOW! (PCPAN) coalition today issued a call to action to protect hard-working Americans from increased costs and decreased access to quality health care by stopping the planned merger between Express Scripts Inc. and Medco Health Solutions Inc., two pharmacy benefit management (PBM) companies. The call to action, posted on the coalition's website, outlines the negative impact of approving the merger and calls...

2011-10-26 05:30:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Third-Quarter 2011 Highlights: Record GAAP diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.90, or $0.96 when excluding $36.6 million of expenses associated with the pending Express Scripts merger, an increase of 12.9 percent over $0.85 in third-quarter 2010 Record diluted EPS, excluding all intangible amortization and merger-related expenses, increased 12.6 percent to $1.07 from $0.95 in third-quarter 2010 Total net revenues increased 4.1...