McKesson receives $6B federal pharmaceutical contract modification

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The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded McKesson a $6.1 billion contract modification to replenish pharmaceutical supplies for the Department of Defense through the government's Tricare pharmacy.

This contract modification is the first of three 30-month period options for McKesson to provide these services, according to a statement.

Through the contract, McKesson will provide pharmaceuticals for 9.5 million active-duty service members, retirees and their dependents through Dec. 16, 2017.

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