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340B Drug Discount Program: Ensuring a Critical Resource for NC Hospitals

The 340B Drug Pricing Program is designed to help covered entities “stretch scarce federal resources as far as possible, reach more eligible patients, and provide more comprehensive services.” Despite being around since 1992, the 340B Drug Pricing Program remains one of the mostRead more

May 7 Workshop on 340B Discount Drug Program

NCHA and NCHA Strategic Partners is having a workshop on May 7 at NCHA in Cary on the 340B Discount Drug Program. Despite being around since 1992, 340B remains one of the most misunderstood federal programs and continues to face increasing scrutiny from Congress and the

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May 7 Workshop on 340B Discount Drug Program

NCHA and NCHA Strategic Partners are having a workshop on May 7 at NCHA in Cary on the 340B Discount Drug Program. Despite being around since 1992, 340B remains one of the most misunderstood federal programs and continues to face increasing scrutiny from Congress and the

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NCHA Comments on CMS Proposed Rule on Medicaid and CHIP Managed Care

NCHA submitted a comment letter on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Plan (CHIP) Managed Care proposed rule. NCHA is pleased with CMS’s recognition of the critical nature of the use of pass-through payments as a mechanism

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NCHA Comments on HRSA’s Proposed Rule Effective Date of 340B Ceiling Price

NCHA submitted a comment letter to the Health Resources and Services Administration on the proposed rule that would make Jan. 1, 2019 the effective date for implementing the final regulations regarding the 340B Drug Pricing Program ceiling price and drug manufacturers’ civil monetary penalties

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Hospital Groups Refile Lawsuit to Reverse 340B Payment Cuts

The American Hospital Association, Association of American Medical Colleges, America’s Essential Hospitals, and three hospital plaintiffs (includes Park Ridge Health in Hendersonville) refiled a lawsuit in federal district court seeking expedited relief from Medicare payment cuts for many hospitals in the 340B Drug Pricing Program.

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House Committee Seeks Information from 340B Contract Pharmacies

House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders recently sent letters to nine contract pharmacies that participate in the 340B drug savings program requesting information about their participation in the program. The letters sought information on contracting practices; the distance between covered entities and contract pharmacies; to

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NCHA 340B advocacy update

The Energy and Commerce Committee on Health met on July 11 to discuss a number of proposed legislative bills affecting the 340B Program. Proposals include a two-year hiatus on new registrations in the program, additional reporting requirements, and statutorily defining a “340b patient.”

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Challenge to Reverse Cuts for 340B Hospitals Continues

The AHA, Association of American Medical Colleges and America’s Essential Hospitals said onJuly 17 they expect to “refile promptly in district court” their lawsuit challenging a nearly 30% Medicare payment reduction for many hospitals in the 340B drug savings program. Responding to a federal

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GAO Report Examines Characteristics of 340B, Non-340B Hospitals

The Government Accountability Office released a report examining the characteristics of hospitals that participate in the 340B drug savings program and hospitals that do not participate in the program. The report focused on critical access hospitals, sole community hospitals and general acute care hospitals that

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