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Guide to 340B Recertification

Posted by Cory Aubuchon on Aug 16, 2018 10:17:41 AM

All covered entities (CE) and child sites are required by the 340B statute, administered by HRSA, to recertify annually for the 340B program.  Failure to do so, will result in removal from the 340B program.  The 2018 recertification window runs from August 15, 2018 - September 12, 2018.

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Topics: 340B recertification, 340B OPAIS, 340b compliance, 340B

340B Corner: Senate HELP Committee Hearing on the 340B Program

Posted by Brennan Newell on Apr 2, 2018 1:25:09 PM

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee held a hearing March 15, 2018, with witnesses from America's Essential Hospitals, Carolina Health Centers, Inc., American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America. The committee asked pertinent questions regarding the purpose and transparency of the 340B drug discount program to the following individuals:

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Topics: 340B, 340b compliance, Senate HELP

340B Corner: Energy & Commerce Committee Hearing “Examining HRSA’s Oversight of the 340B Drug Pricing Program” Part 2

Posted by Brennan Newell on Jul 23, 2017 5:14:00 PM

We posted last week that the E&C Committee held a hearing July 18, 2017, with witnesses from the Office of Pharmacy Affairs, the Government Accountability Office and the Office of Inspector General. The purpose of the hearing was to review HRSA’s oversight of the 340B Drug Pricing Program, and how the program specifically impacts patients, providers, manufacturers and other stakeholders.  

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Topics: 340B, 340b compliance, Industry Updates

340B Corner: Energy & Commerce Committee Hearing “Examining HRSA’s Oversight of the 340B Drug Pricing Program” Part 1

Posted by Brennan Newell on Jul 21, 2017 10:22:49 AM

The E&C Committee held a hearing July 18, 2017, with witnesses from the Office of Pharmacy Affairs, the Government Accountability Office and the Office of Inspector General. The committee asked pertinent questions administered under oath to the following individuals regarding the 340B program and oversight:

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Topics: 340B, 340b compliance

340B Corner: 340B optimization program, ELEVATE340B, partners with DFW Hospital Council

Posted by Jamie Pennington on May 16, 2017 1:28:52 PM

ELEVATE340B, a joint venture powered by Southwest Consulting Associates and Turnkey Pharmacy Solutions, has partnered with the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC). The partnership is expected to enhance the value DFWHC offers its hospital members through compliant 340B savings optimization programs and education provided by ELEVATE340B. READ the full press release HERE.

 

According to W. Stephen Love, president/CEO of DFWHC, “This partnership continues a long-standing DFWHC trend to team with select companies that provide valuable services to our members...

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Topics: ELEVATE340B, 340B optimization, 340b compliance, financial consulting, healthcare finance, 340b savings optimization, 340B

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The climate of provider reimbursement is ever-changing and this blog is intended to keep you up-to-date on the latest information regarding:

  • DSH Reimbursement
  • 340B Pharmacy Drug Discount Program
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  • Litigation Surrounding Provider Reimbursement

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