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340B Corner: Make Way for OPAIS, OPA's New 340B Database!

Posted by Brennan Newell on Aug 3, 2017 3:58:23 PM

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)’s Office of Pharmacy Affairs (OPA) has announced it will replace its current database with a new system, the Office of Pharmacy Affairs Information System (OPAIS). When launched, OPAIS will serve as the 340B registration and pricing system for covered entities and manufacturers. Estimated launch date is October 2017. Here are key takeaways of OPAIS from the 2017 340B Coalition Summer Conference session with Josh Volpe, Public Health Analyst at HRSA.

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Topics: 340B, 340B recertification, 340b registration, 340B database, OPAIS

340B Corner:  340B Registration Period Underway July 1-15th

Posted by Jamie Pennington on Jul 6, 2017 10:16:13 AM

The next 340B quarterly registration period is once again upon us.  The 340B registration window begins on July 1st and will conclude on July 16th.  The traditional 340B enrollment period is usually the 1st through the 15th.  However, in the past, when both the beginning and ending dates fall on a weekend, the window has been extended to include the Monday following the 15th. Eligible entities must register in the 340B Office of Pharmacy Affairs Information System (OPAIS). More information can be found on the Office of Pharmacy Affairs (OPA) website.

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Topics: 340B, 340b registration, 340B eligibility

340B Corner:  Next 340B Registration Period Begins April 1st

Posted by Jamie Pennington on Apr 1, 2017 9:38:00 AM

The next 340B quarterly registration period is once again upon us.  The 340B registration window will begin on April 1st and conclude on April 17th.  The traditional 340B enrollment period is usually the 1st through the 15th, however, during this particular window, both the beginning and ending dates fall on a Saturday.  Therefore, the window has been extended to include Monday, April 17th according to the Office of Pharmacy Affairs (OPA).

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Topics: 340B, 340b registration, 340B eligibility

340B Corner:  The Next 340B Registration Period Begins October 1st

Posted by Tanya Frederick on Sep 28, 2016 10:13:18 AM

The next 340B quarterly registration period is once again upon us.  The registration window will begin on October 1st and conclude on October 17th.  The traditional 340B enrollment period is usually the 1st through the 15th, however, during this particular window, both the beginning and ending dates fall on a Saturday.  Therefore, the window has been extended to include Monday, October 17th according to the Office of Pharmacy Affairs (OPA).

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Topics: 340B, 340b registration, 340B eligibility

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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
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