Health insurer Anthem is launching its in-house pharmacy benefit manager IngenioRx nine months earlier than planned in the second quarter of 2019. 

Anthem said Wednesday that it will exercise its rights to terminate its current PBM contract with Express Scripts on March 1 before it expires at the end of the year, due to Cigna Corp.’s acquisition of Express Scripts late last year. It will then begin transitioning its plan members to the new PBM over 12 months. Read more of this article HERE.