TITLE

Meeting resistance: Express Scripts-Medco deal called anti-competitive

AUTHOR(S)
Lee, Jaimy
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;8/8/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 32, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses Express Scripts' proposed acquisition of Medco Health Solutions in 2011 which the U.S. National Association of Chain Drug Stores and National Community Pharmacists Association believe would be anti-competitive. The 29.1 billion U.S. dollar deal is seen to combine market leader Express Scripts with Medco, deemed the third-largest Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) company based on membership. Medco is regarded as the largest company based on prescription volume.
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