AHA Statement on Proposal to Implement 340B Drug Ceiling Price Rule


Melinda Hatton

AHA General Counsel

October 31, 2018



We are pleased that in response to our lawsuit, HHS today proposed a regulation that would make the effective and compliance date for the 340B enforcement rule January 1, 2019. We encourage HHS to stick by this commitment and to publish the final rule in time to meet that deadline. The rule also requires that HHS make pricing information available online to 340B hospitals and other providers. We strongly encourage HHS to publish that website promptly, which is critical to enforcement of the 340B program, as soon as possible after January 1.


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