State Bill That Would Have Stopped Drug Industry from Imposing 340B Contract Pharmacy Restrictions Dies

A 340B anti-discrimination bill targeting pharmacy benefit managers and drug manufacturers failed to advance in Connecticut.

Legislation in Connecticut that would have kept drug manufacturers from imposing “any preconditions, limitations, delays or other barriers” to 340B drug purchases “that are not required” by the 340B statute, died when this year’s legislative session ended on

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Colorado Lawmakers Pass 340B Anti-discrimination Bill

Colorado lawmakers voted to stop health insurers, pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), and other third-party payers from discriminating against 340B covered entities and their contract pharmacies.

The Colorado General Assembly has voted to stop health insurers, pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), and other third-party payers from discriminating against 340B covered entities and their contract pharmacies.

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Drug Makers Ask Michigan Lawmakers to Erase Section from New 340B State Law

Michigan 340B hospitals say drug manufacturers are lobbying state lawmakers to erase language from a new state law that the hospitals say stops the drug makers from imposing claims submission requirements as a condition for 340B pricing.

Drug manufacturers are asking Michigan state legislators to erase language in a new state law that Michigan hospitals say bars the companies from withholding 340B pricing if a covered entity refuses to hand over its contract pharmacy claims

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Fed. Judge Lets 340B Providers Intervene in Closely Watched Contract Pharmacy Lawsuit

A federal judge is letting Piggott Community Hospital in northeastern Arkansas and Community Health Centers of Arkansas intervene in PhRMA's lawsuit challenging a state law protecting 340B contract pharmacy arrangements.

A federal district judge on Tuesday let Arkansas’ state health center association and a critical access hospital in the state have a role in the drug industry’s lawsuit challenging the state’s one-of-a-kind law protecting 340B contract pharmacy arrangements.

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California 340B Health Centers Blast CMS in Court Over its Role in State Medicaid Drug Benefit Transfer

California 340B health centers' suit against the state's transfer of Medicaid managed care drug benefits to Medicaid fee for service is being heard at the Robert T. Matsui United States Courthouse in Sacramento.

California health centers asked a federal district judge in late April to deny the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) motion to dismiss the health centers’ claims against CMS arising over the state’s transfer of Medicaid

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Virginia Governor Signs 340B Anti-Discrimination Bill for Grantees

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) signed a bill yesterday to stop insurers and PBMs from discriminating against 340B grantee covered entities and their contract pharmacies.

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) yesterday signed legislation to stop insurers and their pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) from discriminating against 340B grantee covered entities and their contract pharmacies. Hospitals are excluded from protection.

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Illinois Legislature Passes 340B Anti-Discrimination Bill

Illinois lawmakers have passed legislation to forbid PBMs, third party payers, and Medicaid MCOs from discriminating against 340B covered entities and their contract pharmacies.

The Illinois legislature has voted to forbid pharmacy benefit managers, third party payers, and Medicaid managed care organizations from discriminating against 340B covered entities and their contract pharmacies.

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Arkansas Health Centers and Community Hospital Want Role in Challenging PhRMA’s Lawsuit Over State’s Novel 340B Contract Pharmacy Law

Mid Delta Health Center is a member of Community Health Centers of Arkansas, which wants to intervene in PhRMA's lawsuit challenging the state's one-of-a-kind law protecting 340B contract pharmacy arrangements.

Arkansas health centers asked a federal court yesterday to let them intervene in the drug industry lawsuit challenging the state’s one-of-a-kind law protecting 340B contract pharmacy arrangements.

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California 340B Health Centers Say State “Essentially Admits” Flaws in Medicaid Drug Reimbursement Change

California health centers want a federal court to stop a state Medicaid policy that deprives them of millions of dollars in 340B drug reimbursement.

California health centers told a federal judge last week that the state’s arguments for dismissing the centers’ lawsuit to reverse a new state Medicaid policy that deprives them of millions of dollars in 340B drug reimbursement lack merit.

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Influential Group that Offers Conservative Model Bills to State Lawmakers Wades into 340B Debate

Requiring drug manufacturers “to sell to contract pharmacies at the 340B discount is price-fixing,” the American Legislative Exchange Council says.

Requiring drug manufacturers “to sell to contract pharmacies at the 340B discount is price-fixing,” an influential source of model bills for conservative state lawmakers says in a new post on its website.

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