AmerisourceBergen acquires TheraCom from CVS for $250 million

Will join Lash Group as part of AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — AmerisourceBergen on Tuesday purchased TheraCom, a subsidiary of CVS Caremark that provides a wide range of support to pharmaceutical and biotechnology drug manufacturers, including consulting and reimbursement services, for $250 million.

TheraCom is a provider of commercialization support services to the biotech and pharmaceutical industry, specifically, providing reimbursement and patient access support services, and will join Lash Group as part of AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services.

"The acquisition of TheraCom will significantly increase the size and scope of our consulting services offering and meaningfully expands our reimbursement, adherence and patient access services for pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers," AmerisourceBergen president and CEO Steven Collis said. "The addition of TheraCom's capabilities to our market-leading consulting services will provide our manufacturer customers with enhanced solutions to meet the challenges in the changing healthcare landscape, and will help ensure even greater patient access to medication therapies."

Together, Lash Group and TheraCom will offer an extensive platform of services and solutions to support the growing demand for patient access and reimbursement services, and support the need for unique distribution solutions, the company stated.

TheraCom's annualized revenues are approximately $700 million, the majority of which are provided by the specialized distribution component of the integrated reimbursement support services for certain unique prescription products.

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