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McKesson Selected By Department Of Veterans Affairs As Prime Pharma Supplier

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McKesson Corp. (MCK: Quote) announced that it has been selected by the Department of Veterans Affairs or VA, which runs the nation's largest integrated healthcare system, to continue as the VA's prime pharmaceutical supplier. The two-year agreement calls for McKesson to supply all of the VA's medical centers and outpatient clinics, as well as the VA's Consolidated Mail Outpatient Pharmacies or CMOPs.

As part of the contract award, McKesson will continue to supply pharmaceuticals to more than 700 locations, including more than 270 medical centers, as well as the VA's seven CMOPs. The initial two-year contract includes options for up to three, two-year extensions.

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