Posts in Category: hivaids

Shannon Stephenson Recognized in the Chattanoogan Publication

Congratulations to Shannon Stephenson, CEO of Cempa Community Care and president of RWC-340B, who was featured on on March 4.  Shannon is aptly described

6 Mar 2020

GAO Issues Report Criticizing HRSA Oversight of Nongovernmental Hospitals

On January
10, 2020, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report
(the Report) analyzing HRSA’s oversight of 340B eligibility requirements for
nongovernmental hospitals.  The Report concludes

21 Jan 2020

Apexus Publishes Tool for Grantee Combined Purchasing and Distribution Requests

Last week, Apexus published a tool which states for the first time HRSA’s policy that all non-FQHC federal grantees are required to register each of

27 Nov 2019

CMS To Survey Hospitals About Acquisition Costs for 340B Drugs

In a Federal Register notice issued yesterday, CMS announced that it intends to survey hospitals on their acquisition costs for covered outpatient drugs purchased under the 340B

1 Oct 2019

CDC/HRSA Advisory Committee on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and STD Prevention and Treatment Meeting – November 13 & 14

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/HRSA Advisory Committee on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and STD Prevention and Treatment (CHAC) has scheduled a public meeting

12 Sep 2019

Cempa Community Care Awarded Champions of Health Care Award

This week, RWC-340B member Cempa Community Care was awarded the Times Free Press Champions of Health Care – Community Outreach Award.  Cempa is located in

6 Sep 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

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

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