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Oct 06, 2015, 05:00 ET Express Scripts Includes Innovative Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs on National Preferred Formulary

To ensure clinically appropriate, cost-effective use of two new cholesterol-lowering drugs, Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced it will...


Sep 10, 2015, 04:30 ET Express Scripts Names Eric Slusser Chief Financial Officer

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced Eric Slusser has joined the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial...


Sep 09, 2015, 04:30 ET Express Scripts Names Tim Wentworth Chief Executive Officer, Effective May 2016; George Paz to Retire and Remain as Chairman

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced George Paz will retire as Chief Executive Officer, effective following the company's...


Jul 01, 2015, 07:00 ET Express Scripts Provides First Look at 2015 Public Exchange Pharmacy Trends

New exchange plan enrollees spent less on medications in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the same time a year ago, according to the third...


Jun 12, 2015, 05:00 ET Express Scripts Elects Tim Wentworth to Board of Directors

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Tim Wentworth to the Board. Mr. Wentworth is...


Jun 02, 2015, 04:45 ET Express Scripts to Present at the William Blair 35th Annual Growth Stock Conference

Express Scripts (Nasdaq: ESRX) announced that it will present at the William Blair 35th Annual Growth Stock Conference on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at...


May 13, 2015, 06:00 ET Express Scripts Research Highlights $52 Billion Challenge for U.S. Healthcare System

As pharmaceutical companies introduce more high-cost medications for larger populations, employers, health plans and others are increasingly...


Apr 21, 2015, 08:30 ET Workers' Compensation Prescription Drug Spend Increased 1.9 Percent in 2014, Stabilized by Effective Utilization Management Programs

Workers' compensation pharmacy spending increased 1.9 percent in 2014, as a 5.4 percent decrease in utilization helped offset a 7 percent increase in ...


Mar 10, 2015, 07:00 ET 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 U.S....


Jan 06, 2015, 07:03 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 a.m....


Dec 22, 2014, 07:00 ET 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 National ...


Dec 15, 2014, 04:30 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 the...


Dec 09, 2014, 07:00 ET 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 during ...


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 at 9:30 ...


Oct 15, 2014, 07:30 ET 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 rating*...


Oct 08, 2014, 07:30 ET 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 already...


Oct 01, 2014, 07:30 ET 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 (PDP) will...


Sep 12, 2014, 04:27 ET 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 the...


Aug 05, 2014, 08:30 ET 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 01, 2014, 08:00 ET 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 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 Express...


Apr 29, 2014, 04:02 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, 05:45 ET 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 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 released this...


Apr 09, 2014, 08:00 ET 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 enrollees...