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Friday Apr 18 | Sys-Con Media

Express Scripts Awarded 7-Year TRICARE Pharmacy Program Contract

"Express Scripts is proud to continue providing world-class service and specialized pharmacy care to our men and women in uniform, along with their dependents and also to military retirees," said , chairman and chief executive officer, Express Scripts.

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Related Topix: Express Scripts, Department of Defense, US News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Investopedia

Drugstore Wars: Walgreen Vs. CVS

I hope I'm not dating myself too much, but I remember when the neighborhood chain drugstore was almost a one-stop shop for human needs.

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Related Topix: Retail, CVS, Walgreens, Express Scripts

The American Journal of Managed Care

AMCP Spring 2014

Patrick Gleason, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, director of health outcomes, Prime Therapeutics, says his organization's primary goal is to get patients the medications they need, and to control costs by keeping premiums down.

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Related Topix: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Tue Apr 15, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Express Scripts Holding Company Announces First Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call

ST. LOUIS, April 15, 2014 -- Express Scripts Holding Company , the largest pharmacy benefit management company in North America, announced today its intention to release its first quarter earnings on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 after the market closes and will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss first quarter results on Wednesday, April 30, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Express Scripts, Media Players, Online Music

Business Journal

Which St. Louis execs are among the nation's highest paid?

Emerson's David Farr came in at the No. 5 spot in a recent ranking of CEO pay at the 100 largest companies in the U.S. Farr received 2013 compensation of $25.3 million in 2013, which included $4 million in salary and bonus and $21 million in stock awards, according to the recently released Equilar 100 CEO Pay Study .

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Related Topix: Boeing, Express Scripts, Startups, Oracle Corporation, Lawrence Ellison

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Business Wire

AHF: Anti-Gilead Drug Pricing Campaign Picks Up Steam

Bloomberg reports that pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts, which handles drug reimbursement for a big chunk of the U.S. private insurance market, says it's forming a coalition to refuse to use Sovaldi after a competitor hits the market.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Startups, IGN Entertainment, Fox Interactive Media, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat

Sat Apr 12, 2014

TwinCities

Cost of highly effective hepatitis drug spurs revolt

And at $1,000 a daily pill, or $84,000 over 12 weeks of treatment, the medication could generate as much as $19 billion nationwide in revenue in the next three years for maker Gilead Sciences in Foster City.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Biotech, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Startups, CGI Pharmaceuticals, Express Scripts

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Business Insurance

Spike in use of compounded medications leads workers comp cost increases

The utilization and cost of compounded medications in workers compensation claims spiked last year, while the costs of antidepressants and non-narcotic painkillers also continued to rise, according to a report released Thursday by pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts Inc. The use of compounded medications, which include oral and topical ... (more)

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Related Topix: Express Scripts, Medicine, Arthritis, Health, Pain, Food and Drug Administration

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Washington Post

Read in: April 9, 2014

People who signed up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act were more likely to be prescribed drugs, suggesting they are older and face more serious health problems than people who already had health insurance through their employers, according to a study to be released today by Express Scripts, a pharmacy-benefits management company.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New Times, US Secret Service, US News, Washington Post, Pete Sessions, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Business Journal

Former Express Scripts CFO now at SunEdison

Jeff Hall is CFO of SunEdison's semiconductor business, which the company is planning to spin off through a $250 million public stock offering.

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Related Topix: Express Scripts, St. Peters, MO

NJ.com

Pharmacy benefit manager pushes Gilead Science to cut high cost of hepatitis C pill

Express Scripts Holding, a pharmacy benefit manager that handles more than 1 billion prescriptions a year in the U.S., is ratcheting up its effort to force Gilead Sciences to cut the $84,000 price of its new hepatitis C pill Sovaldi.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Health, Healthcare Industry, Express Scripts, Health Insurance

Mon Apr 07, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

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Express Scripts and Job News are sponsoring the St. Louis Career Fair this week at the Doubletree Hotel in Westport Plaza.

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Related Topix: Express Scripts

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The American Journal of Managed Care

AMCP Spring 2014

Patrick Gleason, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, director of health outcomes, Prime Therapeutics, says his organization's primary goal is to get patients the medications they need, and to control costs by keeping premiums down.

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Related Topix: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Social Solutions Global, Inc. Expands Efforts to Outcomes (ETO )...

Baltimore, MD April 04, 2014 Social Solutions Global, Inc. , the leading provider of performance management software for human services, is proud to announce Covenant House has selected Efforts to Outcomes software to support outcomes case management in its Latin American locations.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

MarketNewsVideo

Thursday's ETF with Unusual Volume: IHF

The iShares U.S. Healthcare Providers ETF is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Thursday, with over 245,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 28,000.

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Related Topix: Beverages, United Group, Express Scripts, Business News, Video

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Business Wire

Fitch Affirms Express Scripts at 'BBB'; Outlook Stable

The Rating Outlook is Stable. The rating action applies to approximately $13.8 billion of debt outstanding at Dec. 31, 2013.

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Related Topix: Express Scripts, Medco Health Solution, Insurance

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