Reuters Exclusive: "Dozens of states probe Medco/Express Scripts deal"
10/5/2011 6:00 PM
"Over two dozen states are scrutinizing Express Scripts' proposed acquisition of Medco Health Solutions," writes Reuters' Diane Bartz. "The states do not have a direct say in the review by the Federal Trade Commission, whose role is to make sure the deal complies with antitrust law. But they will likely add pressure on the FTC to give tough scrutiny to the merger, and could hand the agency evidence that would potentially serve as ammunition to challenge it. The states could also challenge the deal on their own."
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