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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

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

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

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

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

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

Update on 340B Ceiling Price and Manufacturer Civil Monetary Penalties

The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has posted an abstract of HRSA’s new proposed rule on 340B Ceiling Price and Manufacturer Civil

19 Dec

Opioid Epidemic Declared Public Health Emergency – Implications for Ryan White Grantees

Last week, President Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national public health emergency.  The declaration allows federal agencies “to use every appropriate emergency authority to

2 Nov

340B Ceiling Price and Manufacturer CMP Rule

HRSA sent a new proposed rule on 340B Ceiling Price and Manufacturer Civil Monetary Penalties (CMPs) to the White House Office of Management and Budget

13 Oct

Tom Price Resigns as HHS Secretary

Tom Price announced his resignation as HHS Secretary on Friday amid criticism concerning his use of private jets funded by taxpayer dollars.  The White House

3 Oct
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