Express Scripts, Inc.

Express Scripts, Inc. (NASDAQ: ESRX) is a Fortune 100 company headquartered in Cool Valley, Missouri. It began in 1986 in St. Louis, Missouri as a result of a joint venture between a retail chain of more than 79 pharmacies (Medicare Glaser Inc.) and Sanus Corp. Health Systems. Express Scripts was purchased by New York Life Insurance Company in 1989 and became a publicly traded company in 1992. Through expansion of its client base, product lines and several acquisitions (ValueRx, Diversified Pharmaceutical Services, and National Prescription Administrators (NPA)) Express Scripts currently employs over 14,000. Express Scripts is a pharmacy benefit manager. The company processes pharmaceutical claims for members at network pharmacies and at their own mail order pharmacies. They provide services to manage drug plans for government agencies (both as administrator of employee benefits and public assistance programs), corporations, and unions. One of their largest clients is the United States Department of Defense's TRICARE program. ValueRx was formed in Detroit, Michigan in 1987 through the merger of Medicost, a small prescription drug claims processor and Health Information Design, a...
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  • Final Glance: Drug Benefits companies

    The Associated Press 6 hours ago
    NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of some top drug benefits companies were mixed at the close of trading: CVSCaremark rose $.26 or .3 percent, to $78.13. Express Scripts Holding Co. fell $.62 or .9 percent, to $66.02. Copyright (2014 ...
  • Midday Glance: Drug Benefits companies

    The Associated Press 10 hours ago
    NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of some top drug benefits companies are down at 1 p.m.: CVSCaremark unchanged at $77.87. Express Scripts Holding Co. fell $1.34 or 2.0 percent, to $65.30. Copyright (2014) Associated Press. All ...
  • Early Glance: Drug Benefits companies

    The Associated Press 13 hours ago
    NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of some top drug benefits companies are down at 10 a.m.: CVSCaremark fell $.17 or .2 percent, to $77.70. Express Scripts Holding Co. fell $.87 or 1.3 percent, to $65.77. Copyright (2014 ...

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