Express Scripts (ESRX) and Medco (MHS) launch a full-court press in an attempt to build...

|About: Express Scripts, Inc. (ESRX)|By:, SA News Editor

Express Scripts (ESRX) and Medco (MHS) launch a full-court press in an attempt to build congressional support for their proposed merger. The proposed deal has raised concerns about industry consolidation; the companies say their combined clout would allow them to negotiate larger drug discounts, lower healthcare costs and improve patient care.