Rich Bucher and Rob Nahoopii, of Turnkey Pharmacy Solutions, a 340B audit and compliance firm, give their highlights and takeaways from the Summer 2017 340B Coalition.
At the July 340B Coalition, participants had several opportunities to hear directly from OPA on various 340B Program topics. Julie Zadecky, a pharmacist within the Program Performance and Quality Branch at the Office of Pharmacy Affairs, spoke about their latest audit enhancements and the Office of Pharmacy Affairs (OPA) strategy for program integrity. She also offered a few 340B audit tips based on HRSA audit findings.
A few of the program integrity improvements discussed:
The 340B Coalition had another record breaking attendance. The Coalition was held on Monday, July 11th through Wednesday, July 13th in Washington, DC. The 340B Coalition agenda was loaded with informative speakers and there was a lot to talk about!
We enjoyed visiting with our clients and meeting new friends at the 340B Winter Coalition in San Diego a few weeks ago. This 340B Coalition had a record attendance exhibiting the growing attention and focus on the 340B Program. Captain Krista Pedley, Director of Health Resources and Services Administration, Office of Pharmacy Affairs gave an update at the winter 340B Coalition recapping 2015 and focusing on HRSA’s 2016 goals. Topics included: