Parties at Center of Contract Pharmacy Standoff React to HHS OIG Referral

HRSA's decision to refer six drug manufacturers to the HHS OIG has elicited a variety of reactions.

The decision by the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) to refer six drug manufacturers to the U.S. Health and Human Services Department of the Office of The Inspector General (HHS OIG) for refusing to offer 340B discounts to

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Hospitals Urge CMS To Abandon Medicare Part B Cuts While PhRMA Presses For More Action

Hospital trade groups have lodged strong objections to CMS's proposal to maintain deep Medicare Part B reimbursement cuts, while PhRMA is suggesting even further 340B reforms.

Hospital trade groups are lodging strong objections to maintaining steep cuts in Medicare Part B reimbursement as part of the Fiscal Year 2022 final rule for the hospital outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS), while the trade group for brand name

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Breaking: HRSA Refers Six Drug Companies to HHS OIG For Refusing to Offer Discounts

HRSA has referred six drug manufacturers to the HHS Office of Inspector General for refusing to offer 340B discounts in the contract pharmacy setting.

The U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) today referred six drug manufacturers to the U.S. Health and Human Services Department of the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) regarding their refusal to offer 340B program discounts to 340B covered

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Sanofi Reaches Out to 340B Entities that Complained to HRSA About its Contract Pharmacy Restrictions

Sanofi has sent letters to 340B covered entities that have complained to HRSA about the drug manufacturer's denials of 340B pricing on drugs shipped to contract pharmacies.

Drug manufacturer Sanofi has sent letters to 340B covered entities that have complained to federal authorities about its denials of 340B pricing on drugs shipped to contract pharmacies, covered entity representatives say.

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Napo Pharmaceuticals Tells Entities How They Can Keep Getting 340B Price on Limited-Distribution Drug

Napo Pharmaceuticals has told covered entities how they can continue to buy Mytesi, an antidiarrheal for patients living with HIV/AIDS who take antiretroviral drugs, at its 340B price.

Napo Pharmaceuticals yesterday posted a public notice to 340B covered entities about how to obtain 340B pricing on Mytesi, an antidiarrheal for patients living with HIV/AIDS who take antiretroviral drugs.

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Genentech Notifies 340B Entities of Limited Distribution of Key COVID-19 Drug

Genentech notified 340B entities this week that it is running out of Actemra IV (tocilizumab)—a key tool in treating hospitalized COVID-19 patients.

Biopharmaceutical manufacturer Genentech notified 340B entities this week that it is running out of Actemra IV (tocilizumab)—a key tool in treating hospitalized COVID-19 patients.

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Merck Due to Impose 340B Pricing Policy Changes Tomorrow

Drug manufacturer Merck is scheduled tomorrow to impose restrictions on 340B discounts when entities use contract pharmacies to dispense drugs to patients.

340B hospitals are bracing for a blow tomorrow when drug manufacturer Merck imposes restrictions on 340B discounts when entities use contract pharmacies to dispense drugs to patients.

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Key House Democrats Keep Up Pressure on Insulin Manufacturers

U.S. House Energy & Commerce Committee Democratic leaders Frank Pallone (N.J.) and Diana DeGette (Colo.) have asked insulin manufacturers Lilly, Novo Nordisk, and Sanofi for information about their prices, revenues, and expenses.

U.S. House Energy & Commerce Committee Democratic leaders have sent letters to three major drug manufacturers demanding an explanation for the skyrocketing price of insulin. The E&C Committee has jurisdiction over the 340B program and plays an instrumental role on

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BioMarin Paying Refunds for Two Years of 340B Overcharges on Pricey Drugs

Biopharmaceutical manufacturer BioMarin is giving 340B covered entities refunds for overcharges on five of its six approved medicines from Q1 2019 through Q4 2020.

Biopharmaceutical manufacturer BioMarin is giving 340B covered entities refunds for overcharges on five of its six approved medicines from Q1 2019 through Q4 2020.

 

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Merck Defends and Hospitals Slam the Company’s Tougher 340B Contract Pharmacy Policy

Drug manufacturer Merck is defending and hospital groups are condemning the drug company's decision to impose mandatory conditions on 340B pricing when hospitals use contract pharmacies.

Drug manufacturer Merck says it is imposing mandatory conditions on 340B pricing when hospitals use contract pharmacies due to “very low” participation in its voluntary 340B program integrity initiative.

 

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