Express Scripts

Express Scripts Holding CompanyExpress Scripts, Inc.CuraScriptExpress Scripts HoldingExpress Scripts IncorporatedExpress Scripts, IncNational Prescription Administrators
Express Scripts Holding Company is a pharmacy benefit management (PBM) organization.wikipedia
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Cigna

CIGNA CorporationCigna HealthCareConnecticut General Life Insurance Company
Since December 20, 2018, the company has been a subsidiary of Cigna.
On March 7, 2018, it was announced that Cigna would buy Express Scripts in a $67 billion deal and on August 24, 2018, the shareholders of Cigna and Express Scripts approved the deal.

Missouri

MOState of MissouriMissouri, USA
Headquartered in Greater St. Louis within unincorporated North St. Louis County, Missouri, Express Scripts provides integrated pharmacy benefit management services including network-pharmacy claims processing; home delivery pharmacy services; specialty pharmacy benefit management, through its subsidiary Accredo; benefit-design consultation; drug-utilization review; formulary management; and medical and drug data analysis services to manage drug plans for health plans, self-insured employers and government agencies (both as administrator of employee benefits and public assistance programs).
Some of the largest companies based in the state include Cerner, Express Scripts, Monsanto, Emerson Electric, Edward Jones, H&R Block, Wells Fargo Advisors and O'Reilly Auto Parts.

Pharmacy benefit management

pharmacy benefit managerpharmacy benefit managerspharmacy benefits manager
Express Scripts Holding Company is a pharmacy benefit management (PBM) organization.
However, in 2016 there were fewer than 30 major PBM companies in this category in the US, and three major PBMs (Express Scripts, CVS Health, and OptumRx of UnitedHealth Group) comprise 78% of the market and cover 180 million enrollees.

Accredo

Accredo Health Inc.Accredo Health
Headquartered in Greater St. Louis within unincorporated North St. Louis County, Missouri, Express Scripts provides integrated pharmacy benefit management services including network-pharmacy claims processing; home delivery pharmacy services; specialty pharmacy benefit management, through its subsidiary Accredo; benefit-design consultation; drug-utilization review; formulary management; and medical and drug data analysis services to manage drug plans for health plans, self-insured employers and government agencies (both as administrator of employee benefits and public assistance programs).
It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Express Scripts and is headquartered in Memphis.

St. Louis County, Missouri

St. Louis CountySt. LouisSaint Louis County
Headquartered in Greater St. Louis within unincorporated North St. Louis County, Missouri, Express Scripts provides integrated pharmacy benefit management services including network-pharmacy claims processing; home delivery pharmacy services; specialty pharmacy benefit management, through its subsidiary Accredo; benefit-design consultation; drug-utilization review; formulary management; and medical and drug data analysis services to manage drug plans for health plans, self-insured employers and government agencies (both as administrator of employee benefits and public assistance programs). Express Scripts throughout its entire history has been in St. Louis County, Missouri rather than the City of St. Louis.
As of 2013, Express Scripts has approximately 4,500 employees, with a planned expansion of 1,500 jobs to be added over the five years from 2013 to 2018.

Greater St. Louis

St. Louis metropolitan areaSt. LouisMetropolitan Statistical Area
Headquartered in Greater St. Louis within unincorporated North St. Louis County, Missouri, Express Scripts provides integrated pharmacy benefit management services including network-pharmacy claims processing; home delivery pharmacy services; specialty pharmacy benefit management, through its subsidiary Accredo; benefit-design consultation; drug-utilization review; formulary management; and medical and drug data analysis services to manage drug plans for health plans, self-insured employers and government agencies (both as administrator of employee benefits and public assistance programs).
As of 2018, Greater St. Louis is home to ten of Missouri's eleven Fortune 500 companies: Express Scripts (#25), Centene (#61), Emerson Electric (#178), Monsanto (#199), Reinsurance Group of America (#234), Edward Jones (#376), Graybar (#426), Olin Corporation (#448), Ameren (#453), and Peabody Energy (#491).

Medco Health Solutions

MedcoMedco Health Solutions Inc. Medco Health Solutions, Inc.
In 2001, Express Scripts partnered with Merck-Medco and Advance PSC to form RxHub LLC.
Medco Health Solutions, Inc. was an American Pharmacy Benefits Management (PBM) company which served more than 65 million people, before it was ultimately acquired by Express Scripts in April 2012.

McDonnell Douglas

McDonnell-DouglasMcDonnell Douglas CorporationMcDonnell-Douglas Corporation
It was acquired in 1981 by McDonnell-Douglas through its McDonnell Automation Company (McAuto) subsidiary for $11.5 million
In 1986 after McDonnell Douglas reduced its control, Sanus announced a partnership with St. Louis pharmacy Medicare Glaser to form Express Scripts with the pharmacy providing drugs for the Sanus HMO.

Tim Wentworth

He is the president of Express Scripts Holding Company and Cigna Services.

Anthem (company)

AnthemAnthem Inc.Wellpoint
On April 13, 2009, it was announced that Indianapolis-based WellPoint (now Anthem) had agreed to sell its NextRx subsidiaries for $4.675 billion to Express Scripts.
In October 2017, Anthem announced that it would not renew its pharmacy benefit management relationship with Express Scripts saying it had been overcharged $3 billion and that instead, Anthem would eventually handle the PBM process itself through its new IngenioRx unit.

Maryland Heights, Missouri

Maryland HeightsMaryland Heights, MOCity of Maryland Heights
It was originally headquartered in Maryland Heights, Missouri, and its current headquarters is about 4 miles west of the St. Louis city limits and its two building headquarters campus is actually spread across three jurisdictions.
At one time, Express Scripts had its headquarters in Maryland Heights.

George Paz

George Paz, CEO of Express Scripts at the time of the move, was an UMSL graduate.
George Paz is the chairman, and former CEO, of Express Scripts, a Fortune 100 company, and the largest pharmacy benefit management (PBM) organization in the US.

University of Missouri–St. Louis

University of Missouri-St. LouisUniversity of Missouri at St. LouisUniversity of Missouri - St. Louis
In 2007, the company became the first and only Fortune 500 company to open a headquarters on a college campus when it opened its headquarters at 1 Express Way on the north edge of the University of Missouri–St. Louis north of University Place Drive and south of Interstate 70.
In 2007 Express Scripts opened its world headquarters on the campus north of University Place Drive and south of Interstate 70 in Missouri.

St. Louis

St. Louis, MissouriSt. Louis, MOSaint Louis, Missouri
Express Scripts throughout its entire history has been in St. Louis County, Missouri rather than the City of St. Louis.
They include Express Scripts, Emerson Electric, Monsanto, Reinsurance Group of America, Centene, Graybar Electric, and Edward Jones Investments.

Diversified Pharmaceutical Services

The following year, in April 1999, the company purchased Diversified Pharmaceutical Services from SmithKline Beecham Corp for $700 million.
In 1999, it was acquired by Express Scripts in 1999 for $700 million in cash to create what was then the third largest pharmacy benefit manager in the United States.

Mallinckrodt

Edward MallinckrodtMallinckrodt Chemical WorksMallinckrodt, Inc.
The city of Rockford, Illinois is now suing Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals and Express Scripts for their failure to reduce the prescription drug Acthar's price.
The city of Rockford, Illinois is now suing Mallinckrodt and pharmacy benefit management company Express Scripts for their failure to reduce Acthar's price.

CVS Health

CVSCVS CorporationCVS Corp
Express Scripts lost the race to acquire Caremark to CVS Corporation, which became CVS/Caremark Corporation on March 22, 2007.

Medical prescription

prescriptionprescriptionsprescribed
The term "scripts" refers to the widely used clipped version of prescription.

United States Department of Defense

Department of DefenseU.S. Department of DefenseUS Department of Defense
One of its largest clients is the United States Department of Defense's Tricare program.

Tricare

CHAMPUSTRICARE Management ActivityCivilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services
One of its largest clients is the United States Department of Defense's Tricare program.

URAC

Utilization Review Accreditation Commission
The program is accredited by URAC, the nation's largest accrediting body for pharmacy benefit management companies.

Boston

Boston, MassachusettsBoston, MABoston, United States
Sanus traces its history to Bradford Systems and Administrative Services which was founded in Boston in 1968.

NYC Health + Hospitals

New York City Health and Hospitals CorporationElmhurst Hospital CenterNorth Central Bronx Hospital
In 1983 two of McDonnell Douglas principals Joseph T. Lynaugh (a former director of NYC Health + Hospitals in New York City) and McAuto project manager of the Bradford takeover and Howard L. Waltman a long time Bradford employee formed the Sanus Corporation with substantial investments and ownership from McDonnell Douglas including a McDonnell Douglas whole ownership of the St. Louis office.

New York City

New YorkNew York, New YorkNew York City, New York
In 1983 two of McDonnell Douglas principals Joseph T. Lynaugh (a former director of NYC Health + Hospitals in New York City) and McAuto project manager of the Bradford takeover and Howard L. Waltman a long time Bradford employee formed the Sanus Corporation with substantial investments and ownership from McDonnell Douglas including a McDonnell Douglas whole ownership of the St. Louis office.

Health maintenance organization

HMOhealth maintenance organizationsHMOs
Sansa was a health maintenance organization and it merged with the General America Life Insurance preferred provider organization.