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Medco Tops Fortune's List of 'America's Most Admired' Companies in its Industry
Date:3/6/2008

Medco listed No. 1 Among Health Care: Pharmacy and Other Services; No. 1 in People Management; Runner-up to Berkshire-Hathaway as Long-Term Investment;

No. 3 for Innovation

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS), captured the No. 1 position within the Health Care: Pharmacy and Other Services sector on Fortune's America's Most Admired Companies List. In addition, of all companies surveyed, Medco was ranked No. 1 in People Management. Medco was listed as No. 2 among all companies as "Most Admired: Long-Term Investment" -- second only to Berkshire Hathaway; and third in the U.S. based on "Innovation," trailing Apple and Nike.

"To be ranked highest among our industry peers is a tremendous honor. To join some of the world's most revered companies across all industries -- second only to the legendary Berkshire Hathaway as a quality investment and in the same league as Apple and Nike for innovation -- underscores the value Medco delivers to the marketplace in improving clinical and financial outcomes for the millions of Americans we serve every day," said David B. Snow Jr., Medco Chairman and CEO.

Fortune, in partnership with the Hay Group, surveyed 622 companies across 64 industry sectors. To create the industry lists, executives, directors and analysts were asked to rate companies in their own industry on eight criteria, from investment value to social responsibility. Results are featured in the March 17th issue of Fortune magazine.

According to the Fortune survey, Medco received several industry and national honors:
-- No. 1 Most-Admired: "Health Care: Pharmacy and Other Services"

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