Five states are considering whether they will sue to challenge Express Scripts Inc.’s bid for Medco Health Solutions Inc. if federal antitrust regulators approve the deal, two people familiar with the matter said.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie ’s proposal to cap school-superintendent salaries will affect many of the affluent suburban communities that helped the first-term Republican oust Democrat Jon Corzine last year.
Medco Health Solutions Inc., the drug-benefits manager seeking to merge with rival Express Scripts Inc., said third-quarter profit beat analysts’ estimates on greater use of generic drugs. The shares rose 11 percent.
Medco Health Solutions Inc. will block low-cost copies of Pfizer Inc.’s cholesterol drug Lipitor for some patients after the treatment loses patent protection this month, according to a memo to pharmacists.