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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...

Apr 18, 2014, 17:45 ET
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Express Scripts Awarded 7-Year TRICARE Pharmacy Program Contract

The U.S. Department of Defense today awarded Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) administration of the TRICARE Pharmacy Program, Fourth Generation...

Apr 10, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Cost Increases Drive Higher Drug Trend for Workers' Compensation

 Significant increases in cost per prescription drove drug trend for workers' compensation payers higher in 2013, according to research...

Apr 09, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Express Scripts Analysis Reveals First Look at Medication Utilization Trends Among Public Health Insurance Exchange Enrollees

 In a first look at pharmacy trends in Public Health Insurance Exchange plans, use of specialty medications was greater among Exchange...

Apr 08, 2014, 08:00 ET
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U.S. Spending on Hepatitis C Medications to Skyrocket 1,800 Percent by 2016

Expensive treatments for broad patient populations are driving unprecedented growth in U.S. spending on specialty drugs to treat complex conditions...

Mar 20, 2014, 11:30 ET
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Express Scripts Named as a 2014 World's Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute

Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) announced today that it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent center of research promoting...

Mar 12, 2014, 07:00 ET
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ADHD Medication Use Continues to Climb, Biggest Gains Seen Among Adults

The number of Americans who use medication to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) rose 36 percent in 5 years, totaling more than...

Feb 27, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Express Scripts Workers' Compensation Solution Helps Payers Address the Rising Cost of Physician Dispensing

Medications dispensed through a physician's office are often repackaged and priced as much as 60 to 300 percent higher than an identical drug...

Feb 24, 2014, 09:13 ET

Express Scripts to Present at Upcoming Conferences

 Express Scripts (Nasdaq: ESRX) announced that it will present at the following conferences: - Cowen and Company 34th Annual...

Feb 20, 2014, 16:48 ET

Express Scripts Announces Record 4th Quarter Adjusted EPS of $1.12; Reported EPS of $0.64

 Express Scripts Holding Company (Nasdaq: ESRX) announced 2013 fourth quarter and full year net income from continuing operations attributable...

Feb 10, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Express Scripts Unveils Industry-Leading Medicare Star Ratings Modeling Dashboard for Health Plans

 Presenting today at the Institute for International Research 11th Annual Medicare Congress, Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) is introducing a...

Jan 28, 2014, 16:01 ET
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Tim Wentworth Named President of Express Scripts

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX) today appointed Tim Wentworth as President. He will have management responsibility for all...

Jan 14, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Express Scripts Names Cathy R. Smith Chief Financial Officer

 Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced that Cathy R. Smith will join the company as Executive Vice President and...