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Episode 76: Maureen Testoni’s Update on the State of 340B

June 27, 2023

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An increase in drug companies restricting 340B discounts and Capitol Hill action on 340B legislation are among several key recent developments that 340B professionals need to be aware of. In this episode, Maureen Testoni, president and CEO of 340B Health, discusses this activity and what it means for the 340B community. (Transcript)

Show Notes

  • Drug Company Restrictions on Contract Pharmacies Maureen shares her concerns about the increasing restrictions, their effects on hospital access to 340B discounts, and expected court decisions regarding manufacturers setting these limits.
  • 340B Legislation in Congress and the States Maureen provides insights into some critical legislation that affects 340B providers, including federal and state legislation to require data reporting from 340B hospitals.
  • HRSA Policy Changes The end of the COVID-19 public health emergency created uncertainty about the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) policy on the use of 340B in new hospital child sites. Maureen explains how hospitals are seeking clarity on the issue and how they should proceed in the meantime.

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