Industry-supported consumer protection group National Consumers League sharply criticized 340B hospitals and contract pharmacies in a recent opinion article for a conservative-leaning news site.

Drug Industry-Funded Consumer Group Slams 340B on Conservative News Site

America’s oldest consumer protection group, shunned by some former allies in the labor movement for alleged favoritism toward its corporate donor Amazon, has slammed the 340B program in a commentary for the conservative-leaning news and opinion website RealClearHealth.

“Sadly, as the program has grown, it appears it has lost its way,” National Consumers League (NCL) Executive Director Sally Greenberg wrote in the May 6 article. “The billions in funds that hospitals save don’t appear to be reaching patients as intended, instead fattening the coffers of hospitals and for-profit pharmacies.”

America’s oldest consumer protection group, shunned by some former allies in the labor movement for alleged favoritism toward its corporate donor Amazon, has slammed the 340B program in a commentary for the conservative-leaning news and opinion website RealClearHealth.

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