News & Events

GAO Issues Report Criticizing HHS’ Oversight of 340B Duplicate Discounts

On January
27, 2020, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report (the Report) assessing oversight
by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) of

31 Jan

MedPAC Finds No Clear Link Between 340B Program and Increased Drug Spend

On January 17, 2020, the Medicare Payment Advisory
Commission (MedPAC) held its first meeting of the year, including a session
discussing a report requested by the House

23 Jan

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

HRSA Awards Prime Vendor Agreement to Apexus

HRSA announced that it has awarded Apexus LLC the prime vendor contract again after a competitive bid process.   Apexus has been the 340B Prime Vendor

13 Jan

CMS Issues Informational Bulletin on State Duplicate Discount Practices

On January
8, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued an Informational Bulletin (Bulletin) outlining CMS’s view of
current “best practices” by states to

13 Jan

DC Circuit Rules on 340B Medicare Advantage Discriminatory Reimbursement Case

The federal appeals court for the District of Columbia
Circuit recently ruled in favor of the Humana Medicare Advantage plan in a case
by a 340B covered

9 Jan

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

RWC-340B National Conference /// January 6-7, 2020

We are excited to announce that the second RWC-340B national conference will be held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on January 6-7, 2020. We are especially

21 Nov

AIR340B Releases Updated Study on Charity Care Rates at 340B Hospitals

Earlier this month, the Alliance
for Integrity and Reform of 340B (“AIR340B”), a national advocacy group funded
largely by pharmaceutical companies, released an update
to their previous reports

19 Nov

Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon Visits AIDS Care Group Clinic

Earlier this month, Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA) toured the clinic of RWC-340B member AIDS Care Group (ACG), located in Chester, PA.   During Rep. Scanlon’s

15 Nov