Sen. Mike Braun's (R-Ind.) 340B amendment to require more data reporting echoes the thrust of a bill he introduced in the last session of Congress. | Source: C-SPAN

Surprise Amendment to Senate Budget Bill Could Portend Busy 340B Legislative Session

A Republican amendment offered, then tabled, in the U.S. Senate Feb. 4-5 to a budget bill linked to Democrats’ forthcoming COVID-19 relief package could have led to Senate action related to “improving transparency” in the 340B program “through data reporting.”

Sen. Mike Braun (R-Ind.) offered the amendment to the federal budget reconciliation bill the Senate passed at 5:00 a.m. this morning on 51-50 party line vote, with Vice President Kamala Harris casting the tie-breaking vote. The amendment came as a surprise to many 340B stakeholders. 340B-specific amendments to budget bills are rare.

A Republican amendment offered, then tabled, in the U.S. Senate Feb. 4-5 to a budget bill linked to Democrats’ forthcoming COVID-19 relief package could have led to Senate action related to “improving transparency” in the 340B program “through data reporting.”

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