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189 Articles Matching "scripts"

Express Scripts offers new formulary for lower list-price drugs

Nov 14, 2018 , Reuters
Express Scripts Holding Co on Tuesday announced a new drug reimbursement list with lower U.S. prices for brand-name medications, as a way to encourage drugmakers to move away from paying rebates after a prescription is filled. The manager of prescription drug benefits for large corporate employers and government health plans said its new National Preferred Flex Formulary will be available as of Jan. 1 to all clients....
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Express Scripts looks to limit rebate model, lower drug costs in 2019

Nov 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Express Scripts will add approved lower-cost generics to its National Preferred Flex Formulary and exclude the branded drug, and possibly other drugs in the therapy class, from its...
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Cigna CEO: Express Scripts Will Help Us Treat The 'Whole Person'

Nov 02, 2018 , Forbes
Cigna CEO David Cordani says the acquisition of Express Scripts will close by the end of...
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Express Scripts covers Amgen, Lilly migraine drugs, excludes Teva

Oct 18, 2018 , Reuters
Express Scripts Holding Co, one of the largest U.S. prescription benefits managers, will cover new migraine drugs from Eli Lilly and Amgen Inc, but exclude a rival medication from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd after price negotiations with all three manufacturers....
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Express Scripts covers Amgen, Lilly migraine drugs, excludes Teva

Oct 18, 2018 , Reuters
Express Scripts Holding Co, one of the largest U.S. prescription benefits managers, will cover new migraine drugs from Eli Lilly and Amgen Inc, but exclude a rival medication from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd after price negotiations with all three manufacturers....
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Cigna And Express Scripts Deal: Virtues Of Vertical Integration

Oct 04, 2018 , Forbes
Vertical integration, as entailed by the Cigna-Express Scripts merger, may help contain cost growth and improve health outcomes. Such mergers may signal a move away from siloed budgets in healthcare, as PBMs would no longer be incentivized to focus solely on the pharmacy...
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Babyscripts' app available at Wisconsin health network, Adherium supplying smart inhalers to asthmatic LA kids, and more digital health deals

Oct 04, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Also: quip to sell its oral health products at Target; HealthEdge's software suite coming to Fluent...
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Cigna-Express Scripts deal reflects industry in transition

Sep 25, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The need to tame healthcare spending and stay on top of potential competition has led health insurers to pair up with nontraditional partners. Here's how the five dominant national insurers are reshaping themselves and the...
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Justice Department greenlights Cigna-Express Scripts merger

Sep 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Cigna and Express Scripts still must secure certain state regulatory approvals to complete the deal, but the nod from the federal antitrust enforcers takes care of the biggest...
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Justice Department Gives Early Okay To Cigna-Express Scripts Deal

Sep 18, 2018 , Forbes
U.S. Justice Department has cleared the Cigna and Express Scripts merger, "terminating the applicable waiting period," the companies said...
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DOJ clears Cigna's acquisition of Express Scripts

Sep 18, 2018 , CNBC Health
The U.S. Department of Justice has cleared Cigna's acquisition of Express Scripts, the companies announced in a statement...
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Former Allscripts CEO Glen Tullman: The future of innovation is patient empowerment not EHRs

Sep 15, 2018 , Mobile Health News
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A look inside Epic, Cerner and Allscripts app store programs

Sep 11, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Executives explain how developer initiatives work and why they’re shaping the future direction of their...
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A look inside Epic, Cerner and Allscripts app store programs

Sep 11, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Executives explain how the developer initiatives work and why they’re fueling innovation and shaping future direction of their...
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‘Food Is Medicine’ Concept Flourishes As States Seek Innovative Solutions Toward Lowering Health Costs

Sep 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
For example, physicians in a dozen states write “prescriptions” for fruits and vegetables at farmers markets and groceries — scripts that can be exchanged for tokens to buy produce. In other public health news: cancer, flu shots, supplements, the power of thoughts, scooter injuries and...
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Justice Department reportedly close to approving CVS-Aetna, Cigna-Express Scripts deals

Sep 06, 2018 , CNBC Health
The Department of Justice is close to approving CVS Health's acquisition of Aetna and Cigna's acquisition of Express Scripts, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday, citing people familiar with the...
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Cigna: 14 Of 29 States Have Approved Express Scripts Deal

Aug 30, 2018 , Forbes
Cigna said 14 of 29 states have signed off on its acquisition of Express...
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Blue Cross Michigan signs deal with Express Scripts

Aug 28, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has approved a plan to contract with St. Louis-based Express Scripts for its retail commercial business in Michigan. The contract is effective Jan....
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Antitrust Battle Next For Cigna After Shareholders Approve Express Scripts Deal

Aug 25, 2018 , Forbes
Antitrust battle is next for Cigna and Express Scripts after shareholders of both companies Friday approved of their...
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Cigna, Express Scripts shareholders vote to approve merger

Aug 25, 2018 , CNBC Health
Activist investor Carl Icahn opposed the deal but dropped his fight after influential proxy advisory firms Glass Lewis and Institutional Shareholder Services and hedge fund Glenview Capital Management supported the...
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