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217 Congressional Representatives Send Letter to Secretary Azar Opposing the Kalderos Rebate Model

Thanks to efforts by RWC-340B members and other covered entity advocates, 217 members of the House of Representatives signed a bipartisan letter to Health and

13 Nov 2020

RWC-340B Submits Letter to HHS Regarding Drug Manufacturers Actions That Undermine the 340B Program & Letter to HRSA Regarding 340B Telehealth Policies

Today, RWC-340B submitted to a letter to Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Alex Azar requesting that HHS initiate enforcement

11 Sep 2020

Reps. Matsui and Stewart Introduce Legislation to Protect 340B Hospitals During COVID-19 Pandemic

On July 29, Reps. Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Chris Stewart (R-UT) introduced a bill that would protect 340B hospitals from losing their covered entity status

6 Aug 2020

Press Release: White House Executive Orders Undermine 340B Program

Washington, D.C. – Shannon Stephenson, president of RWC-340B, said, “The White House Executive Orders related to 340B set a very dangerous precedent at the worst

28 Jul 2020

Defense in Congress, Offense in the States: Ryan White Clinics Fighting Against Discriminatory 340B Reimbursement

“We are taking the fight to the states,” said Shannon Stephenson, president of Ryan White Clinics for 340B Access (RWC-340B), a national organization of HIV/AIDS

5 May 2020

340B and Telehealth/HHS Waivers

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an increased need for the use of telehealth services.  Powers has received several questions from Ryan White clinics about whether

17 Mar 2020

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

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

Senate HELP Committee Releases Draft Legislation to Reduce Health Care Costs

On Thursday, May 23, Senators Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.), the chair and ranking Democrat of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (“HELP”)

31 May 2019

May 9 House E&C Health Subcommittee hearing

On Thursday May 9, 2019 the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Health Subcommittee held a hearing on Lowering Prescription Drug Prices: Deconstructing the Drug Supply

14 May 2019
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