Posts in Category: drug pricing

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

Court Upholds Medicare Part B Reimbursement Cuts for 340B Drugs

The Court of Appeals for District of Columbia Circuit issued a 2-1 decision today upholding Medicare Part B reimbursement cuts for 340B drugs from ASP+6%

31 Jul 2020

President Trump Signs Executive Orders on Lowering Drug Prices – Potential Impact for 340B Safety-Net Providers

On Friday, July 24, President Donald Trump signed four Executive Orders designed to lower the cost of prescription drugs.  This alert will focus on three

29 Jul 2020

Sanofi Announces 340BESP Participation and Consequences

Following a recent announcement by drug manufacturer Merck, Sanofi recently sent letters to 340B covered entities with contract pharmacy arrangements to request that they participate

28 Jul 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

Recent Actions by Drug Manufacturers Merck and Eli Lilly Pose a Threat to Safety-Net Provider’s Ability to Access Drugs at 340B Prices

Merck Requests That Covered Entities Submit Contract Pharmacy Claims to 340B ESP

Drug manufacturer Merck recently sent letters to 340B covered entities with contract pharmacy arrangements

20 Jul 2020

USCHA Announces Virtual Conference and Free Registration

The US Conference on HIV/AIDS (USCHA) announced that this year’s conference will be held virtually on October 19-21, 2020.  Registration is free for the first

23 Jun 2020

Discriminatory Reimbursement Bill Hits Roadblock in Tennessee Senate

RWC-340B President Shannon Stephenson was featured in a story from WRCBtv (Chattanooga, TN) to discuss legislation in Tennessee that would have protected 340B safety-net providers

18 Jun 2020

Candy Samples’ Powers for Good Shannon Stephenson/Cempa Community Care

Being a southern gal residing in NYC, I always find a soft spot for a fellow southerner——someone that “gets” sweet tea and some good cornbread.

5 May 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
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