The health care arm of the nation’s largest operator of traditional supermarkets announced late last month that it has notified Express Scripts of plans to terminate their pharmacy provider agreement if a new contact with improved terms isn’t in place by the end of the year. Should that come to pass, the pharmacy benefits manager’s
ST. LOUIS — Evernorth has named Dr. Christine Gilroy as the chief medical officer of Express Scripts, the leading pharmacy benefit manager serving more than one in three Americans. In her role, Dr. Gilroy will leverage her deep expertise building and managing clinical care programs to increase quality, drive affordability and improve value. She will
BLOOMFIELD, Conn. — To support the growing number of people who have gotten their COVID-19 vaccinations at retail pharmacies, Express Scripts, an Evernorth company, is making it easier for customers who want to access their vaccination record, digitally, and show proof of their vaccination via its safe and secure mobile app. Members of health plans
ST. LOUIS — Express Scripts announced Thursday a new program to ensure Americans can continue to afford their prescription medications during the COVID-19 pandemic. Any American who loses health care coverage as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic can use Express Scripts Parachute Rx to secure many of their medications at affordable and predictable prices.
ST. LOUIS — Express Scripts is supporting members through the COVID-19 pandemic by working with SilverCloud Health to make their digital mental health platform available to clients and their members at no cost. “We know Americans need help managing the physical and emotional toll of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Dr. Glen Stettin, chief innovation officer, Express
BOSTON — SilverCloud Health, one of the leading digital mental health platforms, announced Friday that Express Scripts, the largest independent manager of pharmacy benefits in the United States, will include SilverCloud’s evidenced-based digital mental health platform on its new digital health formulary in 2020. This makes the platform more widely available to people nationwide who are suffering
ST. LOUIS – Express Scripts, part of Cigna Corp., was recently named “Corporation of the Year” for its commitment to sustainable strategic partnerships with minority business enterprises by the Mid-States Minority Supplier Development Council (Mid-States MSDC). The Council promotes the success of minority enterprises within the Central Illinois, Indiana and Eastern Illinois business communities, and annually recognizes a corporation that most
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Today, Walmart and Express Scripts announced an extension to the companies’ existing network agreement to provide access to Walmart’s prescription services for Express Scripts clients’ covered members. The companies also made a commitment to deliver additional affordable prescription solutions to millions of underinsured and uninsured Americans. As part of the ongoing relationship, Walmart is
ST. LOUIS — As drug pricing strategies continue to evolve, Express Scripts is keeping clients ahead of the game. The company announced it is introducing a novel formulary to provide employers and health plans a better opportunity to leverage changing dynamics to help lower their members’ out-of-pocket costs. The Express Scripts’ National Preferred Flex Formulary, available January
ST. LOUIS — myMatrixx, a leader in pharmacy services for workers’ compensation programs and a subsidiary of Express Scripts Holding Company, announces the release of myDataSense, an innovative and customizable digital analytics tool that will help drive patient safety and savings. The myDataSense tool combines comprehensive data, clinical pharmacy expertise and a world-class customer service model
ST. LOUIS — As President Trump signs bipartisan legislation to help improve our nation’s response to the opioid abuse epidemic, Express Scripts released new data today showing a dramatic shift in first-time opioid users enrolled in its Advanced Opioid Management solution being prescribed safer, short-term prescriptions of 7 days or less. Short-term opioid prescriptions can significantly reduce
ST. LOUIS — Migraine headaches are a painful reality for 39 million Americans. Recognizing a need to help patients and plans improve migraine management, Express Scripts announced its new SafeGuardRx Migraine Care Value program will begin April 1, 2019. This industry-first program combines a comprehensive clinical care program to help patients achieve better outcomes and experience fewer migraines, while
ST. LOUI S — According to the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute’s (PBMI) 2018 PBM Customer Satisfaction Report of plan sponsors, Express Scripts leads the industry in customer satisfaction, earning the highest overall satisfaction rating, 8.1, among large PBMs serving more than 20 million members. Satisfaction is rated on a 10-point scale, with 10 indicating highest satisfaction.
BROOMFIELD, Conn. — Cigna Corp. shareholders voted Friday to approve the health insurer’s $52 billion purchase of PBM Express Scripts Holding Co. The vote in favor of the acquisition came after activist investor Carl Icahn last week gave up a last-minute effort to get shareholders to nix the deal. The purchase still must be approved