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Express Scripts Announces Expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period for Acquisition of WellPoint's NextRx Subsidiaries
Date:5/28/2009

Deal Passes Regulatory Hurdle

ST. LOUIS, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, Express Scripts, Inc. (Nasdaq: ESRX), announced that the waiting period required under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act in connection with its premerger notification filing relating to its previously announced proposed acquisition of WellPoint, Inc.'s (NYSE: WLP) NextRx subsidiaries expired at 11:59 p.m. on May 27, 2009. This represents a significant step forward towards completion of the transaction. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2009 subject to satisfaction of the remaining closing conditions identified in the purchase agreement.

"With this step, we are much closer to utilizing our aligned business model, combined with the complementary expertise and capabilities of WellPoint to create significant growth opportunities for both companies," said George Paz, president, chief executive officer and chairman of Express Scripts.

About Express Scripts

Express Scripts is one of the largest full-service pharmacy benefit management companies in North America, providing healthcare management and administration services to HMOs, health insurers, third-party administrators, employers, union-sponsored benefit plans, workers' compensation plans and government health programs. The Company assists plan sponsors in addressing access and affordability concerns resulting from rising drug costs while helping to improve health outcomes. The Company's integrated PBM services include network claims processing, home delivery services, patient care and direct specialty home delivery to patients, benefit design consultation, drug utilization review, formulary management, drug data analysis services, distribution of injectabl
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