Prescription drugs distributor Cardinal Health is buying AssuraMed, a mail-order medical supply provider, for $1.94 billion.

AssuraMed, which sells about 30,000 different products through 12 distribution centers, had sales of about $1 billion in 2012. The company, headquartered in Twinsburg, Ohio, operates through two separate companies - Independence Medical and Edgepark Medical Supplies.

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