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Apr 08, 2014, 08:00 ET 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 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 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 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 Healthcare Conference on...


Jan 28, 2014, 04:01 ET 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 aspects of...


Jan 03, 2014, 08:20 ET Express Scripts to Present at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

Express Scripts Holding Company (Nasdaq: ESRX) announced that it will present at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on January 15, 2014 at 8:00...


Nov 19, 2013, 09:30 ET New Research: Home Delivery Boosts Adherence

For medication to be effective, it should be taken exactly as prescribed. And yet, a large portion of the millions of Americans who take maintenance...


Oct 29, 2013, 08:00 ET Express Scripts Launches Workers' Compensation Program To Help Payers Reduce Narcotic Abuse

Prescription narcotic overdoses cause more deaths than cocaine and heroin combined each year. Misuse and abuse of these powerful medications also...


Oct 08, 2013, 08:00 ET Express Scripts Presents 2014 Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Options, Including $0 Copay for Generics, 3,000 Covered Medications

Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) today unveiled two nationally available Medicare Part D plans through its Express Scripts Medicare™ Prescription Drug...


Sep 17, 2013, 08:00 ET New Research Finds Many Seniors Wrongly Think Public Health Insurance Exchanges Are Replacing Medicare Plans

As the nation approaches open enrollment for new public health insurance exchanges and Medicare, a new survey shows major misconceptions among...


Sep 09, 2013, 09:24 ET Express Scripts Acquires SmartD Medicare Prescription Drug Plan; Adds to Industry-Leading Medicare Offering

Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced the strategic acquisition of the SmartD Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) which will add 87,000...


Sep 04, 2013, 09:00 ET TRICARE Mail Order Pharmacy Program Demonstrates Safety, Cost-Effectiveness and Improved Health Outcomes

Working with Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX), the Department of Defense (DoD) TRICARE® mail order pharmacy program cost the government and...


Aug 13, 2013, 10:00 ET New Study Finds Anxiety Medication Use Higher Among Caregivers

According to a new report released today by Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX), the stress associated with providing unpaid care for a sick or disabled...


Jul 25, 2013, 04:01 ET Express Scripts To Discuss Outlook for Future Growth

As previously announced, Express Scripts Holding Company (Nasdaq: ESRX) will release its second quarter earnings on Monday, July 29, 2013 after the...


Jun 06, 2013, 04:18 ET Express Scripts to Present at the William Blair 33rd Annual Growth Stock Conference

Express Scripts (Nasdaq: ESRX) announced that it will present at the William Blair 33rd Annual Growth Stock Conference on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at...


May 21, 2013, 08:00 ET U.S. Spending on Specialty Medications Likely to Increase 67 Percent Through 2015

U.S. spending on specialty prescription drugs — those used to treat chronic, complex diseases such as cancer, multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid...


May 08, 2013, 02:58 ET Express Scripts to Present at Upcoming Conferences

Express Scripts (Nasdaq: ESRX) announced that it will present at the following conferences: Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Healthcare Conference...


Apr 23, 2013, 07:00 ET Poorest U.S. States Rank Among Most Wasteful in Unnecessary Medication-Related Costs

The United States wasted $418 billion in 2012 based on bad medication-related decisions, and the impact was most deeply felt in those states that...


Apr 22, 2013, 08:00 ET Express Scripts Research Shows Prescription Drug Utilization Declines for Payers of Workers' Compensation

Express Scripts' (NASDAQ: ESRX) industry-leading prescription management programs drove down utilization of prescription drugs for workers'...


Mar 18, 2013, 07:00 ET New National Survey Shows Majority of Americans Confident About Choosing Health Coverage

While complex changes are coming to healthcare next year, a majority of Americans — including those currently uninsured — are confident in their...


Mar 07, 2013, 07:00 ET Express Scripts Study Reveals Keys to Controlling Specialty Drug Costs

A study presented today at the National Business Group on Health's (NBGH) Business Health Agenda 2013 conference in Washington, D.C., showed that, on ...


Mar 05, 2013, 12:00 ET US Spending on Traditional Prescription Drugs Fell in 2012 for First Time on Record

For the first time in more than 20 years, there was a decrease in 2012 U.S. spending on traditional prescription drugs — primarily pills people take...


Feb 20, 2013, 11:21 ET Express Scripts to Present at Upcoming Conferences

Express Scripts (Nasdaq: ESRX) announced that it will present at the following conferences: Citi 2013 Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday,...


Feb 07, 2013, 08:00 ET United BioSource Corp. expande sus capacidades europeas con contrataciones clave

United BioSource Corp. (UBC), una filial de Express Scripts, expandirá sus servicios de gestión del riesgo farmacéuticos líder en la industria en...