Pharmacies Renew Challenge To Express Scripts, Medco Tie-Up

Law360, New York (September 11, 2012, 6:23 PM EDT) -- A group of pharmacies on Monday revamped their challenge to the $29.1 billion merger of Express Scripts Inc. and Medco Health Solutions Inc., refiling an antitrust lawsuit in Pennsylvania federal court to address problems that led to the partial dismissal of a previous complaint.

In an amended complaint, the National Community Pharmacists Association and a group of individual pharmacies alleged that the tie-up between Medco and Express Scripts, which went through in early April after clearing a U.S. regulatory review, gave the combined company an overwhelming...
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