Cigna and Express Scripts
It is no longer a secret that these two firms are merging. Considering that their main competitors already have pharmacy benefit managers (PBM)- United – Optum Rx, Humana (it’s own PBM), and Aetna (CVS Caremark), it makes sense.
According to Fierce Pharma, the industry continue to speculate about Amazon’s intentions in the drug business. Besides its recent partnership with J.P. Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway to explore care plans with their employee population, what is clear is that creating a more efficient medicines supply chain is in its sights.