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18 Jun 340B Hospitals Address Racial Disparities in Healthcare

The coronavirus pandemic has made clear the troubling racial disparities in American healthcare. People of color who are poor are dying more often from the disease. One recent study finds that African American mortality rates are 10-times higher than whites in the 35 to 40 age...

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02 Jun 340B Program Helps Strapped Hospitals Stay Financially Afloat

By 340B Matters The pandemic has not only disrupted American life and caused more than 100,000 deaths, it is also wreaking havoc on the financial health of thousands of safety-net hospitals across the country. That includes hundreds of rural hospitals that were already in dire budget straits...

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21 Apr Community Health Centers on Pandemic Front Lines

By 340B Matters While safety-net hospitals have been bearing the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic, another cadre of invaluable providers is also on the front line -- community health centers. These Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) receive government funding to provide primary care services in underserved areas....

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14 Apr Big Pharma Must End Campaign Against America’s Safety-Net Providers

By 340B Matters The high-water mark of COVID-19 is now washing across America as safety-net health facilities and their dedicated doctors and nurses heroically battle the pandemic. Winona Health in Winona, Minn., is a rural hospital on life support as it treats COVID-19 patients with a budget...

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06 Apr A Grim Surge at Hospitals in the 340B Drug Discount Program

By 340B Matters New Orleans is the newest epicenter in the fight against COVID-19. The disease is hitting especially hard due to poverty and the poor health of many of the region’s residents.   The historic city currently has the highest per-capita death rate from the coronavirus...

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31 Mar Things Get Real: 340B Drug Discount Program Is Essential

By 340B Matters Please take a moment to remember two valiant nurses who died last week from COVID-19: Kious Kelly at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York and Araeli Buendia Ilagen at Jackson Health System in Miami. We extend our deepest condolences to their families for...

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