Posts in: May, 2017

HRSA Pledges to Work With Congress on 340B Legislation

As part of President Trump’s budget released today, HRSA submitted its budget justification that includes its pledge to “work with Congress to develop a legislative

24 May 2017

Health Care Reform Legislation Next Steps Memo

Here is a Health Reform Legislation Next Steps Memo prepared by the Powers Legislative Group on next steps for health care reform legislation.  Below is

15 May 2017

Senate HELP to Hold Hearing on Drug Spending

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee will hold a hearing “in the near future” on drug spending.

A bipartisan group of senators who

9 May 2017

Collins and Cassidy Announce Plans for 340B Legislation at Air 340B Summit

The Alliance for Integrity and Reform of 340B (AIR-340B) held a summit this past Tuesday focused on “reforming” the 340B program.  Funded primarily by pharmaceutical

5 May 2017

House and Senate Appropriations Committees Bill

The House and Senate Appropriations Committees released a bill that would maintain funding for the 340B Program at $10.24 million through September. The bill proposes

2 May 2017

New HRSA Administrator

The position of Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has been filled by Dr. George Sigounas, a professor and cancer researcher at East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine.  Dr. Sigounas is a professor within the Division of Hematology and Oncology at East Carolina University.

2 May 2017