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. 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.
ST. LOUIS and BLUFFTON, S.C. — eviCore healthcare, a subsidiary of Express Scripts Holding Company, is adding 100 jobs in St. Louis as part of expanding its services to healthcare providers. eviCore, the industry leader in evidence-based medical benefit management services, is a subsidiary of Express Scripts with headquarters in Bluffton, South Carolina, and offices in seven
BLOOMFIELD, Conn. — Another blockbuster merger is adding momentum to the consolidation wave sweeping through the health care sector, and again crossing industry segments. Health insurer Cigna Corp. plans to acquire pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts in a $67 billion cash and stock deal. Under the agreement, unveiled earlier this month, Cigna will pay Express
BLOOMFIELD, Conn., and ST. LOUIS — Continuing cross-segment consolidation in the health care arena, health insurer Cigna Corp. plans to acquire pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts in a $67 billion cash and stock deal. The companies said Thursday that, under the Cigna-Express Scripts merger agreement, Cigna will pay Express Scripts shareholders $48.75 in cash and 0.2434
ST. LOUIS and DEERFIELD, Ill. — Express Scripts Holding Co. and Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) are expanding their group purchasing efforts to include the procurement of specialty branded drugs. The companies said late Tuesday that their work will be supported by ValoremRx Specialty Solutions LLC, which will source specialty pharmaceuticals to simplify the global supply chain and
ST. LOUIS — Express Scripts Holding Co. is participating in the Walgreens Boots Alliance Development GmbH (WBAD) global group purchasing organization. Express Scripts said the move entails its Innovative Product Alignment LLC subsidiary becoming a WBAD member. Bern, Switzerland-based WBAD sources and contracts generic drugs on behalf of its members. In addition, Econdisc Contracting Solutions
ST. LOUIS — Express Scripts Inc. has launched Inside Rx, a partially owned subsidiary applying the pharmacy benefit manager’s purchasing power to make branded and generic medications more affordable. Express Scripts said Monday that Inside Rx is partnering with pharmacy pricing comparison service GoodRx to deliver average savings of more than one-third on prescription drugs
VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — AmerisourceBergen Corp. has renewed its distribution agreement with pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts Holding Co. AmerisourceBergen said Monday that under the new five-year agreement, it will supply branded pharmaceuticals to Express Scripts through Sept. 30, 2022. “We are extremely pleased and proud to continue to be the strategic partner of choice
ST. LOUIS — George Paz will retire as Express Scripts Holding Co.’s chief executive officer in May, making way for president Tim Wentworth to take over, the company said earlier this month. Paz, 60, has been CEO at Express Scripts for a decade. He helped engineer the company’s takeover of rival Medco Health Solutions in
ST. LOUIS — Next spring, George Paz is slated to retire as chief executive officer of Express Scripts Holding Co. and be succeeded by president Tim Wentworth. Express Scripts said late Wednesday that Wentworth will take the helm as CEO in May 2016 after the pharmacy benefits management (PBM) company’s annual shareholders meeting, when Paz’s