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Express Scripts Medco Merger

Patients and Consumers Must Be Protected From Mega-PBM Merger

Eva M. Clayton | Posted 05.23.2012 | Business
Eva M. Clayton

If Express Scripts is allowed to merge with Medco, it is very possible that the consolidated PBM will use its size and dominance to steer patients away from their local pharmacy and toward the company's own services.

Could a Pharmacy Monopoly Affect Your Healthcare?

John Horton | Posted 12.31.2011 | Business
John Horton

if you're on a regimen of prescription drugs, you already know how expensive prescription drugs can be -- and you may have found yourself comparing prices among pharmacies. What would happen to this diversity, and to patients, if one company -- one pharmacy -- were to engage in monopolistic behavior?