Posts Tagged 340B

US House Committee releases 340B legislation ahead of July 11 hearing

The US House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee recently posted more than a dozen bills and discussion drafts related to the 340 drug savings program as it prepares to hold a July 11 hearing on improving the program. Among other changes, the bills would void recent

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NC General Assembly adjourned until November; 340B hearing July 11

The NC General Assembly adjourned the 2018 short session Friday after just six weeks of deliberation. They will reconvene on Nov. 27, 2018. The purpose of that session is unknown, but the resolution states that the normal rules for bill introduction and consideration

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Gov. Cooper Signs IVC Bill

On Friday, Governor Cooper signed into law SB 630, Revise IVC Laws to Improve Behavioral Health. The reforms in this bill were developed with the input of statewide multi-sector behavioral health workgroups convened over a two-year period by NCHA. This week, North Carolina legislators are

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S&P report: 340B cuts could harm U.S. safety net

Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings recently said it believes that recent payment cuts to not-for-profit hospitals under the 340B drug savings program “will likely weaken their operating performance at a time of already tightening margins.” The report notes that the cuts “could lead to negative

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General Assembly is back in session; budget expected soon

NC General Assembly members returned last Wednesday for the 2018 Legislative Short Session. Their main purpose is to make modifications to the biennial budget and enact any other laws within the rules. It is possible that the budget modifications are already finished; if so,

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Patient groups urge Congress to protect 340B program

More than 60 patients groups have urged Congress to protect the 340B drug savings program. “We stand together to oppose any efforts to diminish the 340B program’s proven ability to help serve vulnerable patients and communities,” wrote the groups. “340B is vital to the health

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HHS proposes year-long delay for 340B rule

US Health and Human Services is proposing to delay a rule that would set new drug ceiling prices in the 340B drug discount program. It would be the fifth time the rule has been postponed. It was supposed to start July 1. Comments are

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New 340B bill Includes reporting requirements

Another bill has been filed to address the 340B drug discount program. The bill, HR 5598 filed by Rep. Buddy Carter of Georgia, will require that hospitals eligible for the discount due to their Disproportionate Share Hospital status file reports on the utilization

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SunRX: Industry innovator in managing 340B

SUNRx provides comprehensive 340B services for disproportionate share hospitals, sole community, critical access, and children’s hospitals. Their split-billing solution virtually separates 340B and non-340B transactions in mixed-use settings to help ensure patient eligibility compliance, allowing hospitals to manage only one physical inventory. For more information,

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