The House Energy and Commerce Committee yesterday released a report on the 340B Drug Pricing Program. “The 340B program is an important program that enjoys strong bipartisan support in Congress,” the report says. “The program helps reduce the prices of covered drugs for certain participating entities who, in turn, provide care for patients.” The report, which comes after two years of the committee examining the operation and oversight of the 340B program, includes a number of findings about the program, as well as 12 recommendations.
Last week, I shared a few areas where we can advance health in America this year, even in a divided Congress.
AHA Releases New Report that Shows Continued Rising Drug Prices and Drug Shortages are Disrupting Patient Care, Hospital Budgets
Continued rising drug prices, as well as shortages for many critical medications, are disrupting patient care and forcing hospitals to delay infrastructure and…
We’re 11 days into 2019 … we’ve returned to a divided government …and the partial government shutdown continues.
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Also in this weekly roundup of health news: AHA president and CEO Rick Pollack speaks to HealthLeaders about the association’s year ahead; digital health…
As Congress prioritizes action to lower drug prices, the Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing yesterday announced a website to help lawmakers and their staff…
AHA commends the Centers for Medicare…