Posts in: July, 2019

HRSA Voids Audit Findings Against FQHC Following Lawsuit

In June 2018, Genesis Health Care, Inc., an FQHC in South Carolina, filed a lawsuit challenging its removal from the 340B program.  HRSA removed Genesis

29 Jul 2019

HRSA to Collect Information Regarding Clients Receiving Non-Funded Outpatient Ambulatory Health Services

On July 9, 2019, HRSA issued an Information Collection Request (ICR) announcing that it would be embarking on a two year study entitled, “Assessing Care

26 Jul 2019

Senate Finance Committee Approves Major Drug Pricing Bill

On Thursday, July 25, 2019, the Senate Finance Committee voted to approve a wide-ranging drug pricing bill, the Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act (PDPRA) of

25 Jul 2019

Study Finds that Peer-to-Peer Connections Help Individuals with Unsuppressed HIV Get the Care Necessary to Achieve Viral-suppression

A study from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and National Institute of Mental Health (both within the National Institutes of Health)

24 Jul 2019

Court Issues Final Order in 340B Reimbursement Lawsuit – HHS Appeals

On July 10, 2019, Judge Rudolph Contreras  issued a memorandum opinion explaining his decision to issue a final order in the lawsuit challenging the nearly

16 Jul 2019

District Court Strikes Down Final Rule Requiring Manufacturers to Advertise List Prices

On July 8, 2019, a federal judge in the U.S. District for the District of Columbia struck down the U.S. Department of Health and Human

15 Jul 2019

White House Withdraws Proposed Medicare & Medicaid Rebate Rule Change

In a significant reversal of course, on Thursday, July 11, the White House announced that it was withdrawing a proposed rule by the Department of

12 Jul 2019

Medicare Program Loses Out On Over $70 Million in Part D Rebates

On July 5, 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report which found that the Medicare

12 Jul 2019

RWC-340B Submits Comment Letter to HRSA Contesting Registration Policy for RWCs and STD Clinics

On July 8, 2019, RWC-340B submitted a comment letter in response to the HRSA Information Collection Request (ICR) published in the Federal Register on May

9 Jul 2019