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  1. Express Scripts lays off dozens of N.J. workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | NJ.com

    ... across the country." Express Scripts became the largest pharmacy benefit manager when it acquired Medco Health Solutions in 2012. Express Scripts took over the former Medco building, a facility based in Franklin Lakes, that has seen a number of ...

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  2. A 'civil war' on painkillers is raging in the medical communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    In this June 14, 2011 file photo, various prescription drugs on the automated pharmacy assembly line at Medco Health Solutions in Willingboro, N.J. All three are patients struggling with chronic pain, but what they are describing is not physical agony but a war inside the medical community that is threatening their access to painkillers - and, by extension, their work, their relationships, and their sanity. Two years after the United States saw a record 27,000 deaths involving prescription opioid medications and heroin, doctors and regulators are sharply restricting access to drugs like Oxycontin and Vicodin.

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  3. Pentagon sinks report on $125B wasteful spending: 'Crap is going to float to the surface'Read the original story

    Dec 6, 2016 | Washington Times

    ... are about to turn on the light in a very dark room," Kenneth Klepper, the former chief executive of Medco Health Solutions, told Mr. Work in the summer of 2014, sources told the newspaper. "All the crap is going to float to the surface and stink the ...

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  4. Express Scripts lays off 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Business Journal

    ... unit, a provider of pharmaceutical support services that Express Scripts acquired when it bought Medco Health Solutions for $29 billion in April 2012. "We continually review our business to ensure we remain in the best competitive position to ...

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  5. MIT Center Convenes Healthcare Leaders To Pioneer New Pharmaceutical Financing StrategiesRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | BioSpace

    ... treatments already in use. And, they can't," said , former VP, Clinical Practices & Therapeutics at Medco Health Solutions. "New coverage policy designs and new financing mechanisms are required if there is to be any hope that these new treatments ...

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  6. MIT center convenes healthcare leaders to pioneer new pharmaceutical financing strategiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Freshnews

    ... in use. And, they can't," said J. Russell Teagarden, former VP, Clinical Practices & Therapeutics at Medco Health Solutions. "New coverage policy designs and new financing mechanisms are required if there is to be any hope that these new treatments ...

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  7. MIT center convenes healthcare leaders to pioneer new pharmaceutical financing strategiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | PR Newswire

    ... treatments already in use. And, they can't," said , former VP, Clinical Practices & Therapeutics at Medco Health Solutions. "New coverage policy designs and new financing mechanisms are required if there is to be any hope that these new treatments ...

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  8. Hospital industry says it, too, is slammed by drug costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | O-R Online

    ... In this June 2011 photo, various prescription drugs on the automated pharmacy assembly line at Medco Health Solutions in Willingboro, N.J. The nation's hospitals said they, too, are getting slammed by sharp price increases in prescription drugs. The ...

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  9. Hospital industry says it, too, is slammed by drug costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    In this June 14, 2011 file photo, various prescription drugs on the automated pharmacy assembly line at Medco Health Solutions in Willingboro, N.J. The nation's hospitals say they, too, are getting slammed by sharp price increases in prescription drugs. The industry is urging the next president and Congress to take up the issue.

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  10. What CVS and Express Scripts' Drug Exclusion Lists Means for Your PortfolioRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | TheStreet.com

    ... CVS has had much greater success in retaining customers, while Express Scripts' hiccup with the Medco Health Solutions acquisition in 2012 back has kept its retention rates much lower. "CVS is in a different place than Express Scripts," Larsen said. ...

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  11. Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Strengthens Senior Leadership Team with Key...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | Freshnews

    ... held various executive level positions at Doctor Diabetic Pharmacy/Sanare, Liberty Medical and Medco Health Solutions. He actively serves on the Albany College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences Dean's Advisory Counsel, where he graduated with his ...

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  12. Imprimis Strengthens Senior Leadership Team With Key Hires In...Read the original story

    Aug 14, 2016 | BioSpace

    ... held various executive level positions at Doctor Diabetic Pharmacy/Sanare, Liberty Medical and Medco Health Solutions. He actively serves on the & Health Sciences Dean's Advisory Counsel, where he graduated with his Pharmacy degree. He also has a ...

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  13. Scientists are working on a new kind of painkiller that could help end the opioid crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    In this June 14, 2011 file photo, various prescription drugs on the automated pharmacy assembly line at Medco Health Solutions in Willingboro, N.J. It happens every time James Zadina publishes a new paper or receives a write-up: the phone in his New Orleans laboratory begins to ring. The e-mails flood his in-box.

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  14. Pain doctors: Insurance companies won't cover the alternatives to opioidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    In this June 14, 2011 file photo, various prescription drugs on the automated pharmacy assembly line at Medco Health Solutions in Willingboro, N.J. Increases in painkiller prescriptions are linked to a "big push" in the early 1990s from medical groups encouraging doctors to treat pain more aggressively, according to Dr. Ted Cicero, a professor of psychiatry at Washington University in St. Louis and an opiate-use researcher. Though the increased focus on pain treatment resulted in increases in opioid prescriptions in most doctors initially, for years now, pain specialists have advocated using alternative treatments to alleviate their patients' chronic pain.

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  15. The Gouge Factor: Big companies want transparency in drug price negotiationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | Boston.com

    ... transparency from PBMs." He noted that, four years after Express Scripts bought a large rival called Medco Health Solutions, the PBM has failed to disclose the same metrics that Medco used to provide. And the first item on his list was rebate ...

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  16. Senator: Is Medicare drug plan vulnerable to exploitation?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    In this June 14, 2011 file photo, various prescription drugs on the automated pharmacy assembly line at Medco Health Solutions in Willingboro, N.J. A safeguard for Medicare beneficiaries has become a way for drugmakers to get paid billions of dollars for pricey medications at taxpayer expense, government numbers show. The cost of Medicare's "catastrophic" prescription coverage jumped by 85 percent in three years, from $27.7 billion in 2013 to $51.3 billion in 2015, according to the program's number-crunching Office of the Actuary.

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  17. Senator: Is Medicare drug plan vulnerable to exploitation?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... this June 14, 2011 file photo, various prescription drugs on the automated pharmacy assembly line at Medco Health Solutions in Willingboro, N.J. A safeguard for Medicare beneficiaries has become a way for drugmak... WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior ...

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  18. AP Exclusive: Pricey drugs overwhelm Medicare safeguardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | The Gillette News-Record

    Various prescription drugs on the automated pharmacy assembly line at Medco Health Solutions in Willingboro, N.J. A safeguard for Medicare beneficiaries has become a way for drugmakers to get paid billions of dollars for pricey medications at taxpayer expense, government numbers show. The cost of Medicare's "catastrophic" prescription coverage jumped by 85 percent in three years, from $27.7 billion in 2013 to $51.3 billion in 2015, according to the program's number-crunching Office of the Actuary.

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  19. AP Exclusive: Medicare safeguard overwhelmed by pricey drugsJul 24, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2016 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    In this June 14, 2011 file photo, various prescription drugs on the automated pharmacy assembly line at Medco Health Solutions in Willingboro, N.J. A safeguard for Medicare beneficiaries has become a way for drugmakers to get paid billions of dollars for pricey medications at taxpayer expense, government numbers show. The cost of Medicare's "catastrophic" prescription coverage jumped by 85 percent in three years, from $27.7 billion in 2013 to $51.3 billion in 2015, according to the program's number-crunching Office of the Actuary.

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  20. Molecular Health Strengthens U.S. Based Executive Management TeamRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2016 | BioSpace

    ... VP, U.S. Medical Affairs at AstraZeneca R&D, VP, Medical Policy / Programs and Medical Affairs at MedCo Health Solutions before it was acquired by Express Scripts in 2012, and most recently he served as Principal at Tradewind Life Science Advisors. ...

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