Washington, DC 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 25, 2013




(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)




Delaware   001-33380   87-0792558

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


1901 Campus Place

Louisville, Kentucky

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

(502) 627-7000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)



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Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Agreement

On January 25, 2013, PharMerica Corporation (the “Corporation”) entered into the First Amendment to the Amended and Restated Prime Vendor Agreement for Long-Term Care Pharmacies by and between AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation (“ABDC”), the Corporation, Pharmacy Corporation of America and Chem Rx Pharmacy Services, LLC (the “Amended Agreement”). The Amended Agreement is effective on January 1, 2013 and, upon its effectiveness, amends certain provisions of the Amended and Restated Prime Vendor Agreement for Long-Term Care Pharmacies entered into as of January 1, 2011.

The Amended Agreement also incorporates Amerita, Inc., the Corporation’s newly acquired specialty home infusion services business. The term of the Amended Agreement was extended until September 30, 2016, with one-year automatic renewal periods unless either party provides prior notice of its intent not to renew.

The foregoing summary of the Amended Agreement is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Amended Agreement, which will be filed as an exhibit to the Corporation’s Form 10-Q for the quarter ending on March 31, 2013.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: January 29, 2013    By:   

/s/ Thomas A. Caneris

      Thomas A. Caneris
      Senior Vice President and General Counsel