PhRMA and Arkansas Seek Faster Court Ruling on State’s Novel 340B Contract Pharmacy Law

PhRMA and the state of Arkansas have agreed on a plan that could lead the federal district court in Little Rock to rule sooner than now anticipated on the state’s law protecting 340B contract pharmacy arrangements.

The brand name drug industry and the state of Arkansas have agreed on a litigation plan that could lead to a quicker federal court decision than now anticipated on the state’s one-of-a-kind law protecting 340B contract pharmacy arrangements.

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With Judge in Astra 340B Case About to Get Promotion, What Will Happen to the Highly Anticipated Case?

The U.S. Senate could elevate Leonard Stark, the federal judge who has presided over AstraZeneca’s 340B contract pharmacy lawsuit, to a federal appeals court as soon as the end of this week.

Leonard Stark, the federal judge who presided over AstraZeneca’s 340B contract pharmacy lawsuit from its start last year, is on the verge of being elevated to a higher court, possibly by the end of this week. If that happens before

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“Pharma Bro” Who Drew Ire of 340B Providers and Drug Industry Alike Barred from Pharmaceutical Industry for Life

A federal district judge imposed a lifetime ban against Martin Shkreli participating in the pharmaceutical industry and ordered him to pay $64.6 million to offset ill-gotten gains, stemming from his company's purchase of and huge price hike on the drug Daraprim.

A federal district judge on Friday held “pharma bro” Martin Shkreli liable for antitrust claims brought by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and seven states.

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N.Y. State and Va. Health Centers Ask Fed. Judge to Let their 340B-Related Antitrust Suit Against Drug Makers Go on

New York state health center Mosaic Health and its co-plaintiff Central Virginia Health Services are opposing four insulin and diabetes drug manufacturers’ motion to dismiss their antitrust class action over the companies’ denials of 340B pricing when covered entities use contract pharmacies.

New York state and Virginia health centers on Friday asked a federal district judge to deny four insulin and diabetes drug manufacturers’ motion to dismiss the health centers’ antitrust class action over the companies’ denials of 340B pricing when covered

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Judge Denies Calif. 340B Health Centers’ Motion to Halt State Medicaid Drug Payment Change

California health centers say they will continue to fight against the transfer of state Medicaid managed care drug coverage to Medicaid fee for service, despite being denied a temporary restraining order against the change.

A federal judge in Sacramento, Calif., late yesterday declined to stop California Medicaid’s transfer of managed care drug coverage to Medicaid fee for service that took effect on Jan. 1.

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Judge in AstraZeneca’s 340B Case, on Verge of Big Promotion, Gives Parties Just Two Days for a Status Report

The judge in AstraZeneca’s 340B contract pharmacy lawsuit, who could be elevated soon to a federal appeals court, indicated this week that his decision in the case is still in progress.

The judge in AstraZeneca’s 340B contract pharmacy lawsuit yesterday ordered both sides to file a joint status report by no later than Friday—a sign, lawyers say, that his decision in the case is still in progress.

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California Asks Judge to Reject 340B Community Health Centers’ Request to Stop Medicaid Drug Payment Change

California's state health department asked a judge yesterday to reject 340B community health centers' request to halt a major state Medicaid drug reimbursement change that began on Jan. 1.

Federally qualified health clinics in California have no right to sue to stop a major state Medicaid drug reimbursement change that began on Jan. 1., the state Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) argued in a legal brief filed Wednesday.

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Drug Makers Want to Halt 340B Dispute Resolution Proceedings, Citing Lawsuits and Forthcoming Rule

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AstraZeneca and Sanofi have asked 340B administrative dispute resolution panels to pause covered entities’ ADR proceedings against them.

Drug manufacturers AstraZeneca and Sanofi have asked 340B administrative dispute resolution panels to pause covered entities’ ADR proceedings against them until all 340B-related federal court litigation is finished and until after the government finalizes its forthcoming new 340B ADR regulation.

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Feds Back and Kalderos Resists Pausing Company’s 340B Lawsuit

Kalderos says in a lawsuit that the federal government's 340B contract pharmacy policy is keeping it from effectively marketing its 340B Pay service to let drug companies provide 340B pricing as a post-purchase rebate rather than as a price discount.

The federal government told a judge in late December its appeal of her joint ruling in Novartis and United Therapeutics’ (UT) 340B contract pharmacy lawsuits justifies her pausing drug industry vendor Kalderos’ 340B contract pharmacy suit.

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Three Big Predictions for the 340B Program in 2022

340B Report Publisher and Chief Executive Officer Ted Slafsky makes three big predictions for the 340B program for 2022 in his latest monthly column for Omnicell’s blog.

In his monthly column for Omnicell’s blog, 340B Report Publisher and Chief Executive Officer Ted Slafsky makes three big predictions for the 340B program for 2022.

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