Shares of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) ended Monday session in green amid volatile trading. The shares closed up +0.97 points or 1.36% at $72.10 with 3.13 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $70.77, the shares hit an intraday low of $70.72 and an intraday high of $72.24 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $44.83 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 630.22 million shares.
Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) on Sept. 8, 2016 launched its Inflammatory Conditions Care Value Program℠, a comprehensive approach to control costs and improve care for people with inflammatory conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and Crohn’s Disease.
Through the combination of indication-specific formulary management and refunds for early discontinuation of therapy, this new program is the nation’s most comprehensive approach to better align a drug’s price with the value that drug provides a patient.
“Painful inflammatory conditions like rheumatoid arthritis can cripple patients and obliterate payer budgets,” said Glen Stettin, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer at Express Scripts. “By finding creative ways to take better care of patients and protect our clients’ budgets, Express Scripts is uniquely tackling one of the biggest health challenges facing our country.”
Shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) ended Monday session in green amid volatile trading. The shares closed up +1.91 points or 1.43% at $135.53 with 3.46 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $132.71, the shares hit an intraday low of $132.39 and an intraday high of $135.72 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $127.34 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 952.39 million shares.
On September 8, 2016 UnitedHealthcare invites Medicare beneficiaries and caregivers to attend community education events across the country and explore online learning tools during this year’s National Medicare Education Week (Sept. 15-21).
In its fifth year, National Medicare Education Week begins one month before the start of Medicare’s annual Open Enrollment Period (Oct. 15-Dec. 7) and offers educational events and resources to baby boomers, Medicare beneficiaries, their families and caregivers.
With more than 56 million Americans enrolled in Medicare, the number of people in need of clear information about Medicare is growing. National Medicare Education Week was established to help meet this demand and help people make informed, confident decisions about their Medicare coverage.