Kelly and Guthrie
U.S. Reps. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) and Brett Guthrie (R-Ky.) each said during an event yesterday they were hopeful Congress would act on 340B—Kelly regarding covered entities' concerns and Guthrie regarding those of payers and manufacturers.

Senior U.S. House Democrat and Republican Say They’re Hopeful Congress Will Act on 340B; Hearings Expected in New Congress

The Democratic vice chair of the U.S. House Energy & Commerce Committee said during a media event yesterday she hopes Congress will address healthcare providers’ concerns about the 340B program during its lame duck session scheduled to end Dec. 15.

At the same event, the Republican who will chair the Energy & Commerce health subcommittee starting Jan. 3 said he hopes Congress during its next session will do more to make hospital prices transparent. He specifically cited as an example the difference between what hospitals pay for 340B-acquired drugs and what they charge private payers for those drugs.

The Democratic vice chair of the U.S. House Energy & Commerce Committee said during a media event yesterday she hopes Congress will address healthcare providers’ concerns about the 340B program during its lame duck session scheduled to end Dec. 15.

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