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Date:5/18/2011

in said. "The number of people in the U.S. being treated for diabetes is expected to increase from nearly 25 million today to 44 million by 2035. Lifestyle changes, especially diet and exercise, need to be emphasized in order to address the financial and health care burden brought about by this disease."

Respiratory, rheumatological, neurological and ADHD drugs were other key categories for driving spending growth. Generic versions of treatments for migraines, seizures and ulcers helped moderate prescription spending. Cancer treatments ranked seventh among the key drivers of costs for pharmacy benefit plans, but much of the costs for these drugs are not reflected in the Medco Drug Trend Report, since these treatments are often covered under major medical benefits.

To view the 2011 Medco Drug Trend Report, please visit www.drugtrendreport.com.

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Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS) is pioneering the world's most advanced pharmacy® and its clinical research and innovations are part of Medco making medicine smarter™ for approximately 65 million members.

With more than 20,000 employees worldwide dedicated to improving patient health and reducing costs for a wide range of public and private sector clients, and 2010 revenues of $66 billion, Medco ranks 34th on the 2011 Fortune 500 list and is named among the world's most innovative, most admired and most trustworthy companies. 

For more information, go to http://www.medcohealth.com.

This press release contains "forward-looking statements" as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements involve risks and uncertainties that may cause results to differ materially from those set forth in the statements.
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