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Walgreens to Drop from TRICARE?

Our friends at the Military Officers Association of America recently reported that Walgreens pharmacy announced that it had broken off negotiations to renew a contract with TRICARE Retail Pharmacy's contractor, Express Scripts, Inc. Walgreens is the nation's largest retail drugstore chain, and the largest TRICARE network pharmacy.

MOAA reported that for the near term, Walgreens will continue to fill prescriptions for TRICARE patients at least until January 1, 2012. At that point, if both sides are unable to come to an agreement TRICARE Pharmacy benefits will no longer be available at Walgreens.

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