News bites: PBM merger, prevention grants, and more

Express Scripts is set to start a 30-day period for antitrust regulators to rule whether it can merge with Medco, Bloomberg reports.

Some health advocates think the Obama administration shouldn't sprinkle its prevention grants far and wide but instead channel them into proven programs, Kaiser Health News reports.

Talking Points Memo thinks Justice Antonin Scalia's 1990 opinion allowing Oregon to deny benefits to peyote smokers puts the Obama administration's birth control decision on firm legal ground.

Death row inmates are asking a federal judge to block importation of an execution drug, saying the Food and Drug Administration didn't properly vet it, Bloomberg reports.