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02 May The Hill: A program that works exactly as intended

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” might be a cliché, but when it comes to healthcare policy, it’s sage wisdom. It certainly applies to a small but critically important drug discount program with a quarter century of success at supporting safety-net health providers and...

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17 Oct Drug Topics: Helping Small Organizations Meet the 340B Challenge

Complying with all the provisions of the 340B Drug Pricing Program (340B) is a complex, rigorous undertaking – even for large, well-staffed hospitals and health systems. It’s equally burdensome for facilities that are small and have limited resources such as critical access hospitals (CAHs), federally...

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07 Oct Fortune: Here’s Another Threat To Affordable Drugs

Big pharma takes no prisoners. The drug industry has enraged U.S. consumers with soaring drug prices. An angry mob is at the gates and CEOs seem surprised by the outrage – even a bit insulted – that their methods have been called into question. Read More...

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27 Sep Vermontbiz: Welch pushes to rein in skyrocketing prescription drug prices

Vermont Business Magazine Representative Peter Welch (D-VT) today introduced bipartisan legislation with Representative Morgan Griffith (R-VA) that would address a loophole in the Medicare 340B Drug Pricing Program that is contributing to the rising cost of health care for consumers and threatening access to lifesaving...

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25 Sep Midland Daily News: The drug discount program (340B) saves lives

The healthcare industry is undergoing dramatic transformation as we shift from fee-for-service reimbursement to a fee-for-value payment system, promoting the value and outcome of the healthcare services we deliver. We’re focused on providing the best care for the people we serve, measuring the efficiency of...

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25 Sep Commercial Appeal: Crucial drug 340B discount program at risk

Regional One Health is a safety-net provider. That means we treat all sick people regardless of their ability to pay. Seventy-seven percent of our patients are on Medicaid, Medicare or lack health insurance altogether. A little-known federal statute called the 340B drug discount program helps us...

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