Express Scripts, Inc.
Express Scripts, Inc. is a pharmacy benefit management company. It provides specialty distribution services, which consists of the distribution and creation of a database of information for, products requiring special handling and packaging, products targeted to a specific physician and patient population and products distributed to low-income patients. It operates through two reportable business segments: Pharmacy Benefit Management and Emerging Markets. The Pharmacy Benefit Management segment provides a variety of services, which includes retail network pharmacy management and retail drug card programs, home delivery services, specialty benefit services, patient care contact centers, benefit plan design and consultation, drug formulary management, compliance and therapy management programs, information reporting and analysis programs, rebate programs, electronic claims processing and drug utilization review, consumer health and drug information, bio-pharma services, including reimbursement and customized logistics solutions, medication therapy and safety through pharmacogenomics and assistance programs for low-income patients. The Emerging Markets segment provides services, including distribution of pharmaceuticals and medical supplies to providers and clinics, fertility services to providers and patients, and healthcare administration and implementation of consumer-directed healthcare solutions. Its clients include HMOs, health insurers, third-party administrators, employers, union-sponsored benefit plans, workers' compensation plans and government health programs. The company was founded by Howard L. Waltman in September 1986 and is headquartered in St. Louis, MO.