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Diplomat Pharmacy agrees to $300 million buyout by UnitedHealth

Diplomat Pharmacy agrees to $300 million buyout by UnitedHealth

FLINT, Mich. — UnitedHealth Group pharmacy benefit manager OptumRx on Monday announced plans to purchase specialty drug provider Diplomat Pharmacy Inc. for about $300 million. The news comes amid continued financial struggles for Diplomat. In the third quarter, the company reported a $177 million net loss. In a statement, Diplomat chairman and chief executive officer

Transformational deal weighed by CVS

Transformational deal weighed by CVS

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — At presstime The Wall Street Journal along with other news agencies reported that CVS Health will offer more than $200 per share, or about $66 billion, to purchase the health insurance giant Aetna Inc. Anonymous sources cited by WSJ originated the story about a potential CVS-Aetna deal. The possible transaction comes as