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Date:5/15/2008

ed safely and properly in children is of paramount concern. Medco provides several safety nets for pediatric patients including a comprehensive drug utilization review (DUR) system that puts every prescription a child is on through a comprehensive clinical rules set. The system assesses if the drug and the dose is appropriate given the patient's age. In addition, the system fires an alert if a new medication were to interact negatively with another prescription, putting the child at risk for an adverse drug event. Medco's advanced pharmacy practice also has specialist pharmacists trained and uniquely experienced in caring for patients with specific chronic conditions such as diabetes, and gastrointestinal, cardiovascular and neurological problems, that can assist children and their families in better managing their treatments and health conditions should an issue arise.

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Medco Health Solutions, Inc., (NYSE: MHS) is the nation's leading pharmacy benefit manager based on its 2007 total net revenues of more than $44 billion. Medco's prescription drug benefit programs, covering approximately one-in-five Americans, are designed to drive down the cost of pharmacy health care for private and public employers, health plans, labor unions and government agencies of all sizes, and for individuals served by the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program and those served by its specialty pharmacy segment, Accredo Health Group. Medco, the world's most advanced pharmacy(TM), is positioned to serve the unique needs of patients with chronic and complex conditions through its Medco Therapeutic Resource Centers(R), including its enhanced diabetes pharmacy care practice through the Liberty acquisition. Medco is the highest-ranked independent
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