National Association of Chain Drug Stores
Big business is really clearing out lately
After almost a year of review, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced early on the morning of April 2 that it had closed its investigation of the proposed merger between two large pharmacy benefit managers—Express Scripts Inc. and Medco Health Solutions Inc.—without taking any action.
A handful of trade groups are angered over the prospect of Express Scripts Inc. and Medco Health Solutions Inc. uniting. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS), the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) and nine independent pharmacies filed a lawsuit on March 29 in the U.S. District Court for...