Medco http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Express Scripts-Medco merger approved http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/express-scripts-medco-merger-approved <p><em>Updated at 4:26 p.m. to correct name of Jennifer Mallon&#39;s association. It is the National Community Pharmacists Association, not the National Association of Community Pharmacies.</em></p><p>Federal regulators have approved the <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/express-scripts-will-buy-medco">$29.1 billion merger</a> between pharmacy benefit managers Express Scripts and Medco.</p> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 16:56:00 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 3404 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Express Scripts-Medco merger approved Morning headlines: Monday, April 2, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-monday-april-2-2012 <p><strong>Lambert Concourse reopens today</strong></p><p>City officials are celebrating the reopening of the C Concourse at Lambert St. Louis International Airport today.</p><p>The concourse has been closed since April 22 of last year when a tornado hit causing significant damage.</p><p>The concourse is new and improved according to director Rhonda Hamm-Niebruegge with brighter ceilings, new lighting and new restrooms among the improvements. Hamm-Niebruegge recalls the evening the tornado hit.</p> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 14:33:53 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 3405 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Monday, April 2, 2012 How The Merger Of Two Health Care Giants May Affect Your Wallet http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/how-merger-two-health-care-giants-may-affect-your-wallet You probably haven't heard of either <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2011/02/15/133774182/forgot-to-take-your-medicine-today-doh-youre-not-alone">Express Scripts</a> or Medco Health Services, but their plans to merge in a $29 billion deal, <a href="http://www.npr.org/2011/07/21/138568779/business-news">announced</a> last month, may have an impact on your pocketbook.<p>The two companies are giants in the health care industry. Wed, 17 Aug 2011 14:16:19 +0000 1884 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org How The Merger Of Two Health Care Giants May Affect Your Wallet Express Scripts will buy Medco http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/express-scripts-will-buy-medco <p>Two of the nation&#39;s largest pharmacy benefits management companies could become one in the first six months of next year.</p> Thu, 21 Jul 2011 19:36:14 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 1695 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Express Scripts will buy Medco