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Walgreens to Acquire Home-Infusion Division of Express Scripts

Deerfield, Ill. Walgreen Co. announced Tuesday it will acquire the home-infusion division of Louisville, Ky.-based Express Scripts.

The transaction is expected to close within 30 days, although specific terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

The division being acquired, CuraScript Infusion Pharmacy, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Express Scripts and has 12 facilities in six states. CuraScript has provided infusion therapies to consumers for approximately 17 years.

Home-infusion therapies include pain-management, anti-viral, immune deficiency and chemotherapy treatments.

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