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Express Scripts earns high marks in 2018 PBMI report

Express Scripts earns high marks in 2018 PBMI report

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.

Express Scripts subsidiary expands services to healthcare providers

Express Scripts subsidiary expands services to healthcare providers

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

Big move by Cigna accelerates health care realignment

Big move by Cigna accelerates health care realignment

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

Cigna to buy Express Scripts for $67 billion

Cigna to buy Express Scripts for $67 billion

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

WBA, Express Scripts boost group purchasing relationship

WBA, Express Scripts boost group purchasing relationship

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

Express Scripts subsidiary joins WBA global GPO

Express Scripts subsidiary joins WBA global GPO

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

Express Scripts forms partnership to reduce drug costs

Express Scripts forms partnership to reduce drug costs

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

AmerisourceBergen renews pact with Express Scripts

AmerisourceBergen renews pact with Express Scripts

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

Express Scripts picks next CEO

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

Express Scripts announces CEO succession

Express Scripts announces CEO succession

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