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Mar 10, 2015, 07:00 ET
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U.S. Prescription Drug Spending Increased 13.1 Percent in 2014, Driven by Hepatitis C and Compounded Medications

 New hepatitis C therapies with high price tags and the exploitation of loopholes for compounded medications drove a 13.1 percent increase in...

Feb 23, 2015, 16:01 ET

Express Scripts Announces 4th Quarter Results; Provides Initial 2015 Earnings Guidance

 Express Scripts Holding Company (Nasdaq: ESRX) announced 2014 fourth quarter and full year net income attributable to Express Scripts...

Jan 16, 2015, 16:15 ET

Express Scripts Announces Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast of Investor Day Meeting

Express Scripts Holding Company (Nasdaq: ESRX) announced today its intention to release its fourth quarter and full year earnings and 2015 earnings...

Jan 06, 2015, 19:03 ET

Express Scripts to Present at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

 Express Scripts (Nasdaq: ESRX) announced that it will present at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 9:00...

Dec 22, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Express Scripts and AbbVie Make Hepatitis C Cure Available to Millions of Patients in Need

 Offering an unprecedented solution to an unprecedented healthcare challenge, Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced an update to its...

Dec 15, 2014, 16:30 ET

Express Scripts Initiates Chief Financial Officer Transition Process; Increases Authorization of Share Repurchase Program; and Reaffirms 2014 Guidance

Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) announced that it is initiating a Chief Financial Officer transition process.  Cathy R. Smith will be leaving...

Dec 09, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Many Americans on Long-Term Painkillers Take Potentially Fatal Drug Combinations

 Nearly 60 percent of patients on opioid pain treatments for long-term conditions were prescribed potentially dangerous mixtures of medications...

Nov 05, 2014, 10:23 ET

Express Scripts to Present at the Credit Suisse Healthcare Conference

 Express Scripts (Nasdaq: ESRX) announced that it will present at the Credit Suisse Annual Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, November 11, 2014...

Oct 28, 2014, 16:01 ET

Express Scripts Announces 3rd Quarter Results; Narrows 2014 Guidance Range; Maintains Mid-Point

 Express Scripts Holding Company (Nasdaq: ESRX) announced 2014 third quarter net income attributable to Express Scripts stockholders of $582.3...

Oct 15, 2014, 07:30 ET
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2015 Express Scripts Medicare Prescription Drug Plans Earn CMS 4-Star Quality and Performance Rating

 Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) announced today that its 2015 Express Scripts Medicare® prescription drug plan S5660 (PDP) earned a 4-Star...

Oct 08, 2014, 07:30 ET
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New Express Scripts Analysis Reveals Trends Among Health Exchange Members

 Nearly half of Americans enrolled in a Public Health Insurance Exchange plan, including those who waited until April 2014 to enroll, have...

Oct 01, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Express Scripts Collaborates with Walgreens to Create Value-Driven Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Pharmacy Network

 Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced that its two nationally available 2015 Express Scripts Medicare® Prescription Drug Plans...

Sep 12, 2014, 16:27 ET
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Express Scripts Elects Roderick Palmore to Board of Directors

 Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Roderick Palmore to fill a vacancy on...

Aug 05, 2014, 08:30 ET
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U.S. Will Waste $9 Billion on Non-Pharmacy Specialty Medications in 2015

Next year, U.S. health plan sponsors are projected to spend $9.07 billion on specialty medication services that provide no additional value,...

Jul 29, 2014, 16:25 ET

Express Scripts Announces 2nd Quarter Results; Narrows 2014 Guidance Range; Maintains Mid-Point

 Express Scripts Holding Company (Nasdaq: ESRX) announced 2014 second quarter net income attributable to Express Scripts stockholders of $515.2...

Jul 17, 2014, 07:00 ET
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State Governments May Spend $55 Billion on Hepatitis C Medications

 State legislatures will need to find billions in their budgets to purchase costly new hepatitis C therapy, according to a new state-by-state...

Jul 01, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Express Scripts Names David Queller Senior Vice President, Sales and Account Management

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced that David Queller will join the company as Senior Vice President, Sales and Account...

Jun 09, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Top 5 Percent of Opioid Prescribers Write 40 Percent of US Narcotic Prescriptions

 Forty percent of U.S. narcotic prescriptions in 2011-2012 were written by only five percent of opioid prescribers, according to a study...

May 05, 2014, 08:32 ET

Express Scripts to Present at Upcoming Conferences

 Express Scripts (Nasdaq: ESRX) announced that it will present at the following conferences: - Bank of America...

Apr 29, 2014, 16:02 ET

Express Scripts Announces 1st Quarter Results

 Express Scripts Holding Company (Nasdaq: ESRX) announced 2014 first quarter net income attributable to Express Scripts1 stockholders of $328.3...