A South Carolina health center's lawsuit, now before a federal appeals court, challenges one of of the 340B program's basic elements—the definition of a “patient” eligible to receive 340B drugs.
While All Eyes are on 340B Contract Pharmacy Battle, Federal Appeals Court Hears Arguments in Key Case Challenging HRSA’s Patient Definition
Part 1 of Two-Part Deep Dive into One of the Most Important and Contentious Areas of 340B Program
While much of the 340B community’s attention has been focused on the contract pharmacy suits winding through the federal court system, there is other activity that the federal court system is grappling with that one could argue is equally or even more important.
A federal appeals court heard arguments last month in a South Carolina health center’s lawsuit challenging one of the 340B program’s bedrock principles—the definition of a “patient” eligible to receive 340B drugs.