Cigna Agrees to Buy Express Scripts for More Than $50 Billion

March 8th, 2018

And the consolidation continues...

Cigna Agrees to Buy Express Scripts for More Than $50 Billion - WSJ

Health insurer Cigna Corp. CI -10.74% plans to buy Express Scripts Holding Co. ESRX +9.78% in a cash-and-stock deal worth $52 billion, excluding debt, that the companies say will expand their health care offerings and help them control costs.

Anthem Joins With CVS to Start Its Own Pharmacy Business

October 20th, 2017

Could this be the continuation of a shift in RX? Note that we've highlighted a possible new entrant with $20 Billion dollars of cash on hand in the story below.

Anthem, one of the nation’s major health insurance companies, said on Wednesday that it planned to start its own business to manage prescription drug plans by partnering with CVS Health, the large pharmacy benefit manager and drugstore chain.