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Acquisitions, Survey Results, Appointments, Scheduled Earnings Release and Business Expansions - Research Report on Express Scripts, Aetna, WellPoint, Cigna, and Centene

NEW YORK, September 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX), Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET), WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP), Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI), and Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Express Scripts Holding Company Research Report

On September 9, 2013, Express Scripts Holding Company's subsidiary Express Scripts announced the strategic acquisition of the SmartD Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) which will add 87,000 covered Medicare lives. Brit Pim, Vice President and General Manager of Government Programs at Express Scripts said, "Working together with independent and chain pharmacies, we look forward to serving SmartD members and we are pleased in the continued growth and enhancement of our Medicare PDP offering." The Full Research Report on Express Scripts Holding Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-10/ESRX]

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Aetna Inc. Research Report

On September 4, 2013, Aetna Inc. (Aetna) announced the appointment of Garth Graham, M.D., M.P.H. as the President of the Aetna Foundation, the Company's independent philanthropic arm. According to the Company, prior to his association with Aetna, Graham served as an assistant dean for health policy and chief of health services research at the University Of Florida School Of Medicine in Gainesville. Mark T. Bertolini, Chairman, CEO, and President of Aetna and Chairman of the Aetna Foundation said, "As a physician, policy maker and health services researcher, Dr. Graham brings a deep understanding of today's health care issues, particularly those affecting minority and underserved populations. With Dr. Graham at the helm of the Aetna Foundation, we will continue to play a pivotal role in using philanthropy to get to the root causes of health inequities and develop new approaches to improve the lives of people in America's diverse communities." The Full Research Report on Aetna Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-10/AET]

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WellPoint, Inc. Research Report

On September 3, 2013, WellPoint, Inc. (WellPoint) released the results of a new WellPoint survey. According to WellPoint, the survey revealed that approximately 70% of the respondents are of the opinion that having life insurance is part of preparing for their financial future. However, the survey also revealed that consumers are confused about how to purchase life insurance and what life insurance offers. Bill Smith, President of Disability and Life businesses at WellPoint said, "The good news is that people certainly value life insurance, With September serving as Life Insurance Awareness Month, this is a perfect time for Americans to take action and prepare for their financial future by enrolling in life insurance." The Full Research Report on WellPoint, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-10/WLP]

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Cigna Corporation Research Report

On September 9, 2013, Cigna Corporation (Cigna) announced that Cigna-HealthSpring (Cigna-Health) will expand its Texas STAR+PLUS service area to include the Northeast Medicaid Rural Service Area (MRSA) for service with effect from September 1, 2014. The Company informed that it has been selected by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to cater the STAR+PLUS population in Northeast Texas based on its strong track record of providing Texans access to high quality care at an affordable cost. Cigna-Health stated that with the help of STAR+PLUS, it provides eligible enrollees with a wide range of quality health care services, including primary and specialty provider care, medical supplies, mental health care and substance use disorder treatment, and hospital care. The Full Research Report on Cigna Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-10/CI]

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Centene Corporation Research Report  

On September 9, 2013, Centene Corporation (Centene) announced that it will release its Q3 2013 financial results on October 22, 2013 at 6:00 a.m. ET. The Company also informed that it will host a conference call on the same day, at approximately 8:30 a.m. ET to discuss the results. Centene stated that the call will be hosted by Michael F. Neidorff, Chairman and CEO and William N. Scheffel, Executive Vice President, CFO, and Treasurer of Centene. The audio webcast of the call can be accessed through the Company's website while a replay of the same will be made available on- demand for next twelve months after the completion of the live call. The Full Research Report on Centene Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-10/CNC]

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