The Health Resources and Services Administration’s proposed rule that would establish an administrative dispute resolution process for the 340B Drug Pricing Program “is an important first step for 340B hospitals and clinics that have been overcharged for drugs purchased through the program,” but there are several areas in which the rule could be amended, AHA said today. Specifically, the AHA urged HRSA to develop a “fast-track process” to provide 340B hospitals and other covered entities access to 340B drug ceiling prices, which “would help ensure a level-playing field in the dispute resolution process,” AHA Executive Vice President Tom Nickels said in a comment letter on the proposed rule. Among other proposals, AHA also commented on the ADR panel composition and decisions; information requests; and claims initiation and consolidation.
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