HRSA Unveils New 340B Contract Pharmacy Services Webpage That Is Silent on Manufacturer Obligations

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HRSA has posted a new 340B Contract Pharmacy Services webpage that addresses requirements for covered entities but not for pharmaceutical manufacturers.

The U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration overnight unveiled a new Contract Pharmacy Services page on the 340B program website that addresses requirements for covered entities but not for pharmaceutical manufacturers.

The webpage links to HRSA’s 2010 contract pharmacy final

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New York State Sues CVS for Allegedly Forcing 340B Entities to Use Third Party Administrator Wellpartner

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New York State says in a lawsuit that CVS Health illegally forces 340B covered entities to use CVS's 340B TPA Wellpartner. CVS says the the state's claims lack merit and that it will defend itself.

New York State Attorney General Letitia James today sued CVS Health for allegedly forcing the state’s 340B covered entities to use CVS’s 340B third party administrator Wellpartner as a condition for letting the entities contract with CVS retail and specialty

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A Blizzard in July (of Briefs in 340B Contract Pharmacy Lawsuits)

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Multiple briefs have been filed recently in federal appellate lawsuits over the government's enforcement ability with the 340B contract pharmacy program.

There’s been a burst of activity in federal appellate lawsuits over the legality of drug manufacturers’ conditions on 340B pricing involving contract pharmacies.

During the past two weeks, AstraZeneca, Lilly, Novo Nordisk, and Sanofi filed briefs restating their belief that

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Hospitals Want Expedited Order Stopping Medicare Payment Cuts for 340B Drugs 

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340B hospitals want an expedited court order stopping CMS from "unlawfully underpaying for 340B drugs."

Hospital groups and health systems asked a federal appeals court on Monday to send their successful U.S. Supreme Court lawsuit over Medicare Part B reimbursement cuts for 340B drugs back to a district court for more proceedings. “The government does

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Essential 340B Reporting

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Maximizing savings and validating compliance is a necessary process of any 340B entity and not all reporting is the same. Regardless of automatic reporting features, there are many practical reports that use Data Analytics to verify accuracy of data and most importantly, compliance. The result is not only maximized savings, but peace of mind.

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AIDS Healthcare Foundation Calls PhRMA’s Washington Post 340B Ad “Hypocritical Slander”

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AIDS Healthcare Foundation recently refreshed its website, roughly the same time as PhRMA ran a full-page ad in The Washington Post saying the 340B program doesn't help patients.

The brand drug industry’s recent full-page ad in The Washington Post saying the 340B program helps big hospitals and chain pharmacies but not patients is “hypocritical slander,” AIDS Healthcare Foundation President Michael Weinstein said last week.

“PhRMA calling for drug price

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First-Ever Conference Just for 340B Grantee Entities Set for October in Denver

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The first-ever 340B conference exclusively for grantee covered entities is being held in Denver in October.

HIV/AIDS clinics and community health centers that participate in the 340B program yesterday announced the first 340B conference exclusively for grantee covered entities, Oct. 18-19 in Denver. 

Ryan White Clinics for 340B Access (RWC-340B), National Association of Community Health Centers

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Part 2: “There Have Been Challenges Up and Down the Supply Chain”: The View from the Field and Responses from Stakeholders

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Beth Peery is the 340B Coordinator at Memorial Health Systems in Seward, Nebraska, a town of 6,000 in the southeastern part of the state.

A Special Report From 340B Report:
A two-part series on the growing frustrations safety net providers face in restoring access to 340B pricing in the contract pharmacy setting. Part 1 provides important background on the challenges that covered entities face

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Biden Administration Kills Trump-era Rules Casting Doubt on HHS Guidance and Enforcement Actions

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The Biden administration repealed Trump-era rules that it said hindered HHS from issuing guidance and bringing enforcement actions.

The Biden administration yesterday repealed Trump administration final rules that it said hindered the U.S. Health and Human Services Department’s (HHS) ability “to issue guidance, bring enforcement actions, and take other appropriate actions that advance the department’s mission.”

Under ex-President

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