Posts in Category: white house

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

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

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

Presidential Budget Proposes 340B Savings Usage Records, Covered Entity User Fees, and Expanded HRSA Authority

On February 10, 2020, the White House released the
Administration’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021, A
Budget For America’s Future. This document summarizes the President’s

20 Feb 2020

New All-Agency Executive Orders May Undermine 340B Guidance

On October 9, 2019, the White House issued two executive orders with potential implications on HRSA’s ability to enforce its sub-regulatory guidance, including its patient

29 Oct 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

Trump Administration’s 2020 Budget Proposal – Significant Changes to 340B, Global HIV/AIDS Funding, and Medicare and Medicaid

The Trump administration’s fiscal year (FY) 2020 budget request, released on Monday, February 11, includes potentially harmful changes to the 340B program, increased funding for

13 Mar 2019

OMB Increases Thresholds for Grantee Micro-Purchases and Small Purchases

The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently raised the thresholds for two categories of procurements – micro-purchases and small purchases – that

28 Jun 2018

White House Council of Economic Advisors White Paper

On February 9, 2018 the White House Council of Economic Advisors issued a White Paper on “Reforming Biopharmaceutical Pricing at Home and Abroad.” The White

14 Feb 2018

President’s Budget Targets 340B / HHS Secretary Defends Budget Before Congress

President Trump’s 2019 budget request, released on February 12, 2018, included several provisions related to the 340B program.  The proposed budget requires all 340B covered

14 Feb 2018