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340B Providers Might Insure HIV-at-Risk Patients in Response to Gilead’s PrEP Reimbursement Cuts

340B covered entities are bracing for a huge reimbursement cut due to start in January for Gilead pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) medications.

340B covered entities are exploring buying health insurance for patients at risk of contracting HIV in response to a huge reimbursement cut due to start in January for Gilead pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) medications.

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3 Requirements for Exceptional Specialty Pharmacy Patient Satisfaction

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The Net Promoter Score® (NPS) offers an objective measurement of what is arguably one of healthcare’s most critical—but subjective—areas of focus: patient satisfaction. It is a cross-industry standardized index designed to measure people’s willingness to recommend a company’s products or services to others. While traditional customer satisfaction surveys usually measure a customer’s perception of a specific interaction, NPS measures a customer’s overall attitude

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Half of Congressional Black Caucus Asks CMS to End Medicare Drug Payment Cuts for 340B Hospitals

Reps. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.), left, and Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-Del.), right, led the Sept. 24 letter urging CMS to end the nearly 30% cut in Medicare Part B drug payments to 340B hospitals.

Half of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has asked Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure to end the nearly 30% cut in Medicare Part B drug payments to 340B hospitals.

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Federal Appeals Court Hears Arguments in Case Involving Walgreens’s 340B Program

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit heard arguments in J.R. v. Walgreens Boots Alliance on Sept. 22.

A federal appeals court is considering some South Carolina Walgreens customers’ claims that Walgreens, in its capacity as a 340B contract pharmacy and as a 340B contract pharmacy third-party administrator (TPA), violated their privacy rights under South Carolina law.

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Claims Manager Plus: Helping 340B Pharmacies Smooth Out the Bumps

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Running a 340B pharmacy is a complicated business, especially considering the varying requirements from payers that can wreak havoc on your bottom line. That’s why Sentry continually works to develop new tools and services to help you stay on top of things and keep your reimbursements moving.

Claims Manager Plus (CMP) is our solution; an automated software solution that helps

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Breaking: HRSA Tells Boehringer Ingelheim its 340B Contract Pharmacy Restrictions Are Illegal

HRSA informed Boehringer Ingelheim today that its restrictions on 340B pricing when hospitals use contract pharmacies are illegal.

A senior federal health official informed drug manufacturer Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) today its restrictions on 340B pricing when hospitals use contract pharmacies are illegal and must end immediately, or BI could face civil monetary penalties.

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It’s Official: Biden Administration Rescinds Trump’s 340B Insulin/EpiPen Final Rule

The Biden administration announced this morning it is rescinding the Trump administration’s regulatory requirement that community health centers pass along all their 340B savings on insulin and EpiPen-like devices to low-income patients with high-cost or no health insurance.

The Biden administration this morning, as widely expected, announced it is rescinding the Trump administration’s regulatory requirement that community health centers pass along all their 340B savings on insulin and EpiPen-like devices to low-income patients with high-cost or no health

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PhRMA Asks Federal Court to Strike Down Arkansas’ Novel 340B Nondiscrimination Law

PhRMA yesterday asked a federal district court to strike down Arkansas' 340B nondiscrimination law, Act 1103.

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) asked a federal district court yesterday to rule that Arkansas’s 340B nondiscrimination act does not require drug manufacturers “to offer price discounts under the 340B program to contract pharmacies in Arkansas.”

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