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Profile: Express Scripts Holding Co (ESRX.O)

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Express Scripts Holding Company, incorporated on July 15, 2011, is a pharmacy benefit management (PBM) company in the United States. The Company is engaged in providing healthcare management and administration services to its clients, including managed care organizations, health insurers, third-party administrators, employers, union-sponsored benefit plans, workers' compensation plans and government health programs. The Company has two business segments, which include PBM and Other Business Operations. The PBM segment includes its integrated PBM operations and specialty pharmacy operations. Its Other Business Operations segment includes United BioSource Corporation (UBC) and its specialty distribution operations.

Pharmacy Benefit Management

The Company's PBM segment involves management of prescription drug utilization to drive pharmaceutical care. The Company focuses its solutions in various areas, including benefit choices, drug choices, pharmacy choices and health choices. The PBM segment primarily consists of the following products and services, which include clinical solutions to improve health outcomes, such as adherence, case coordination and personalized medicine; specialized pharmacy care provided in disease specific Therapeutic Resource Center services; home delivery pharmacy services; specialty pharmacy, including the distribution of fertility pharmaceuticals, requiring special handling or packaging; retail network pharmacy administration; benefit design consultation; drug utilization review; drug formulary management; an array of Medicare, Medicaid and Health Insurance Marketplace offerings; administration of a group purchasing organization, and consumer health and drug information.

Other Business Operations

The Company's Other Business Operations segment primarily consists of products and services, which include distribution of specialty pharmaceuticals and medical supplies to providers, clinics and hospitals, and consulting services, including design, implementation and project management, for pharmaceutical, biotechnology and device manufacturers to collect scientific evidence to guide the safe, effective and affordable use of medicines. The Company, through its Other Business Operations segment, operates subsidiaries, including CuraScript Specialty Distribution and UBC. The Company's subsidiary CuraScript Specialty Distribution distributes specialty pharmaceuticals and medications to treat rare and orphan diseases directly to providers, clinics and hospitals in the United States. The Company's subsidiary UBC provides pharmaceutical support services. It also operates Matrix GPO, which supports its membership. Through its CuraScript Specialty Distribution business, the Company provides distribution services primarily to office and clinic-based physicians treating patients with chronic diseases.

The Company competes with MedImpact, Navitus Health Solutions, Aetna Inc., CIGNA Corporation, Humana, UnitedHealth Group, OptumRx, Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans, CVS Health, Rite Aid, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and Argus.

Company Address

Express Scripts Holding Co

1 Express Way
ST. LOUIS   MO   63121-1824
P: +1314.9960900
F: +1302.6365454

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