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340B In the News

10 Jul 340B may curb high drug prices, new JAMA study finds

The 340B drug pricing program may discourage drug manufacturers from raising prices and instead may have the effect of reducing list prices for certain drugs. That’s according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Study authors Sean Dickson of West Health and Ian...

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20 Jun Townhall: Big Pharma Points Fingers While Leaders Fight for Lower Prices

"At a recent hearing of the Senate Finance Committee, Chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) warned the seven assembled drug company executives not to point fingers: “It’s time for solutions,” he said. They didn’t listen. Instead, they blamed everything from pharmacy benefit managers to Medicaid to the...

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30 Apr 340B Informed: 340B Hospitals Are in the Trenches of the Measles Battle

"As the worst measles outbreak in decades continues, public health officials’ attention has focused on the importance of vaccinations to avoid spreading the disease. Hospitals participating in 340B are among those responding to the outbreak. One such 340B hospital is Montefiore Nyack Hospital, a 375-bed acute...

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26 Mar Red State: Trump Allies Going Against Discount Drug Campaign Promises

"Healthcare reform takes many forms, and some are better known than others. One that can sometimes slip under-the-radar is the 340b program, which requires drug companies to provide medications at a reduced rate to certain organizations including rural referral centers, hospitals providing indigent care, and...

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13 Dec Morning Consult: An Important Part of the Bush Health Care Legacy

"As our nation continues to honor the memory of former President George H.W. Bush, many of us are reflecting on his record of accomplishments, and there are many. While historians and biographers understandably focus on his role in ending the Cold War with calm and forethought,...

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