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Medication Reminders from Spouses are Not Appreciated While Technology Assistance Is ST. LOUIS , April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Many Americans on medications for chronic diseases are not concerned about missing doses, resent their spouses/partners reminding them to take their medicine and think
Driven by Blockbuster Brands Going Generic ST. LOUIS, June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Generic drugs could save U.S. consumers $24.7 billion this year alone, according to a report issued today by Express Scripts, one of the nation's largest managers of pharmacy benefit plans.
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Prescription plan sponsors can provide patients with tools and information to evaluate their level of risk for adverse drug interactions using the "Seven Steps to Safety" checklist and several interactive tools now available at
Express Scripts Medicare Choice and Value plans offer America's seniors quality, value in Part D ST. LOUIS , Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) announced today that its 2015 Express Scripts Medicare ® prescription drug plan S5660 (PDP) earned a 4-Star rating* from the
ST. LOUIS , June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Our nation's unprecedented opioid epidemic has been called the worst drug crisis in American history. To highlight the severity of this issue, consider these few alarming statistics: Drug overdose now leads the cause of accidental deaths in the United
- New Express Scripts research shows in 2016, an estimated 870,000 Americans reached or exceeded a yearly medication cost threshold of $50,000, up 35 percent from 2014. - Less than one-third of one percent of the U.S. population accounted for an estimated $80 billion of total U.S. drug spending.
Express Scripts Report Shows More Women than Men Take ADHD Drugs ST. LOUIS , March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of Americans who use medication to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) rose 36 percent in 5 years, totaling more than 4.8 million privately insured individuals in
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- While many Americans are struggling to cope amid growing economic challenges including rising costs of basic necessities, unemployment and home foreclosures, Express Scripts (Nasdaq: ESRX) has expanded Rx Outreach to help lower-income consumers get their
ST. LOUIS and NEW YORK , Nov. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) and Avista Capital Partners , a leading private equity firm, announced today that Avista has signed a definitive agreement to acquire United BioSource (UBC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Express Scripts Holding
ST. LOUIS , Dec. 17, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new study from pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts (Nasdaq:ESRX) published in the current issue of American Journal of Managed Care suggests that financial incentives are not enough to encourage greater compliance with chronic medication.
Study Predicts Category Will Account for $99 Billion by 2010 ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 25, 2007--Express Scripts (Nasdaq: ESRX), a leading pharmacy benefit manager, today announced spending on high-cost biotech drugs increased 21 percent in 2006.
BOSTON and ST. LOUIS, February 1, 1999 -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA) members will soon have their pharmacy benefits managed through Express Scripts, one of the nation’s largest pharmacy benefit management firms, the two firms announced today.
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2003--Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA) pharmacy plan members now have answers to their pharmacy benefit questions at their fingertips, thanks to "Blue Phone," a new phone system piloted at five retail pharmacy locations in Massachusetts.
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts, Inc. announced today that it has signed a contract with Blue Shield of California to provide mail pharmacy services and Internet refill services to the plan's 1.6 million members. "We're excited to have the opportunity to partner with one of
ST. LOUIS, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts, Inc. (Nasdaq: ESRX) announced today that it is implementing a program to provide pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services for Ceres Health Care, Inc., a subsidiary of Ceres Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: CERG).
ST. LOUIS, Feb 3, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- America's children are getting stimulant medications for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) at rates that vary widely between states, with a fourfold difference between the highest rate, in Louisiana, and the lowest rate, in the District of
Drives greater affordability and connectivity with customers and their health care providers, while making health care simpler Creates an expanded portfolio of health services with greater choice, alignment and value across a proven services platform Expands distribution of health services for
- Merger will accelerate the ability to drive out wasteful spending, lower cost of medicine, detect and close gaps in care, and increase safety and affordability for consumers - Complementary innovative approaches to patient care align with needs of business, labor, health plan and government
Leaders have a “proven ability to serve multiple stakeholders well and to deliver a subscriber experience that stands out from the rest.” (Hunt Valley, MD) June 4, 2009 – ConnectYourCare was among the select companies that Forrester Research invited to participate in its May 29, 2009, Forrester
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 3, 2003--Having a choice among pharmacy benefit plans this year made one-and-a-half million consumers unique among the nearly 200 million currently receiving pharmacy benefits in the U.S. Using Express Choice(SM), from pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts,
Generic Use Up 500%, Saving $230 Million Since January '06 ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 26, 2007--Benefit plan sponsors and patients have saved $230 million on cholesterol-fighting drugs since January 2006, when Express Scripts (Nasdaq: ESRX) began encouraging consumers to discuss generic
Growth Equity Firm ABS Capital to Assume Majority Ownership HUNT VALLEY, Md., Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --ConnectYourCare, a leading consumer-directed healthcare (CDH) account administrator, announced today that its parent company, Express Scripts Holding Company (Nasdaq: ESRX), has
-- Study Suggests Education, Outreach and Assistance as Crucial Drivers of Change -- ST. LOUIS, Jan 03, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Consumers using home delivery for their prescriptions were more likely to choose a lower-cost preferred therapy after a formulary change, than those using a retail
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ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 16, 2008--In BW6584 issued April 15, 2008: Third graph, first sentence of release should read: We process more than one million prescriptions every day and 63.7% are now for a generic drug versus 42% in 2002 (sted We process more than one million prescriptions
Spending on Compounded Medications More Than Doubled in 2013 ST. LOUIS , April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Significant increases in cost per prescription drove drug trend for workers' compensation payers higher in 2013, according to research released this week by Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX).
Inside Rx, a new initiative from Express Scripts, partners with GoodRx, drug manufacturers and drug stores to save Americans an average of 34 percent at 40,000 pharmacies ST. LOUIS and SANTA MONICA, Calif. , May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) announced the launch of
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Express Scripts, Inc. (Nasdaq: ESRX) announced today that the Department of Defense (DoD) has recognized Express Scripts for its performance under the contract for the TRICARE Retail Pharmacy (TRRx) program serving about 9.1 million eligible TRICARE
Click here for printer-friendly format ST. LOUIS, Jun 18, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Agreement Marks Expansion Into New Market for Pharmacy Benefit Manager Subsidiary Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX) announced today that medical-device manufacturer Deltec, Inc.
ST. LOUIS, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- America's growing use of depression- treating drugs like Prozac, Zoloft and Paxil made antidepressants the biggest contributors to a record-setting pharmacy benefit cost increase of 16.8 percent last year, according to a study by the country's largest independent
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 9, 2003--Faulty assumptions in economic models used to evaluate the cost effectiveness of prescription drugs may incorrectly favor more expensive drugs, according to a new study published today in the Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy.
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 30, 2003--When consumers search the Internet for information on prescription drugs, and visit DrugDigest.org, half are most concerned about potentially harmful interactions between drugs they are taking. DrugDigest(R) is Express Scripts' (Nasdaq: ESRX) consumer
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 6, 2003--Consumers now can use the DrugDigest(R) Interaction Checker to see if they may be taking a potentially harmful combination of herbal supplements, over-the-counter medications and prescription drugs. DrugDigest is Express Scripts' (Nasdaq: ESRX) consumer
ST. LOUIS, June 1, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Express Scripts, Inc. (Nasdaq: ESRX) today announced that NASDAQ has established June 8, 2010 as the ex-dividend date for the previously announced two-for-one stock split, which will be effected in the form of a stock dividend.
ST. LOUIS, June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Spending on prescription drugs increased a record 17.4 percent last year, with senior citizens 70 years or older seeing the biggest cost increases per prescription. Higher prescription costs and greater drug utilization drove the spending increase, which was less
First PBM to Apply Custom Interventions to Prevent Non-Adherent Behavior ST. LOUIS, Oct 11, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Through a set of proprietary computer models, Express Scripts, Inc. (Nasdaq: ESRX), is now able to accurately predict up to a year in advance which patients are most at risk
ST. LOUIS, Jan 28, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- For the sixth consecutive year, Express Scripts (Nasdaq:ESRX) was named by Forbes magazine to their 2004 Platinum 400 Honor Roll of companies. Express Scripts is one of only 25 companies to make the list every year since the list's inception in 1999.
ConnectYourCare Aids Strategy of Enabling Better Health and Value at the Consumer Level ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 11, 2007--Pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts, Inc., (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced the acquisition of ConnectYourCare, L.L.C., one of the nation's leading consumer directed
ST. LOUIS , Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced the strategic acquisition of the SmartD Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) which will add 87,000 covered Medicare lives. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. (Logo:
ST. LOUIS, July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts, Inc. (Nasdaq: ESRX) announced today that its board of directors has adopted a Stockholder Rights Plan. In the face of a rapidly evolving health care industry, the adoption of the Rights Plan provides protection against coercive or unfair takeover
Expands PBM Services to Workers' Compensation Pharmacy Clients ST. LOUIS, June 13, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Express Scripts, Inc. (Nasdaq:ESRX) announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire the workers' compensation pharmacy benefit management (PBM) business of Medical Services
Early Data Shows Greater Use of Specialty Medications in Exchange Plans vs. Commercial Health Plans ORLANDO, Fla. , April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a first look at pharmacy trends in Public Health Insurance Exchange plans, use of specialty medications was greater among Exchange enrollees versus
- Viekira Pak® Will Be the Exclusive Option for Genotype 1 Hepatitis C Patients Covered by the Express Scripts National Preferred Formulary - Multi-Year Agreement Significantly Expands Affordable Access to a Curative Hepatitis C Therapy - Superior Patient Care, Greater Payer Value Available Through
ST. LOUIS, and MANCHESTER, N.H., March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts (Nasdaq: ESRX), one of the nation's largest pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), and Choicelinx Corporation, a benefits technology and services company specializing in a new generation of customer-designed products, today
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 22, 2003--Express Scripts, Inc. (Nasdaq:ESRX) announced today it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the capital stock of CuraScript Pharmacy, Inc. and CuraScript PBM Services, Inc., together comprising the business of CuraScript for $335 million.
Service to support medication adherence and provide Express Scripts members with cost- and time-saving options ORLANDO, Fla. , Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Express Scripts, Inc. (Nasdaq: ESRX), a provider of integrated pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services, and Greatwater Software, Inc.
ST. LOUIS, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) completed its previously announced $29.1 billion acquisition of Medco Health Solutions today, creating the country's leading healthcare services company. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120402/AQ80316 )
Combined company will lead the effort to lower costs of prescription medicines for American families and provide benefits to businesses in a globally-competitive marketplace -- Addresses the national mandate for more affordable, higher quality healthcare -- Merged company will advance healthcare
- Pharmacy Benefit Managers tackle one of America's great economic challenges: the skyrocketing cost of healthcare - Innovative solutions drive out waste, lower costs and improve health outcomes - Merger of Express Scripts and Medco will help make prescription drugs more affordable for American
ST. LOUIS , May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced it is taking an important step in expanding its customized workers' compensation pharmacy solutions by acquiring myMatrixx, a pharmacy benefit solutions provider for the workers' compensation industry. The