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H.D. Smith, AAP agree to merge PSAOs

H.D. Smith, AAP agree to merge PSAOs

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., and PHOENIX — H.D. Smith and American Associated Pharmacies (AAP) plan to combine their pharmacy services administrative organizations (PSAOs) into a stand-alone PSAO entity. The companies said Monday that the joint venture, to be called the Arete Pharmacy Network, will merge H.D. Smith’s Third Party Network and AAP’s United Drugs and serve more