340B

Jan 9, 2018
The American Hospital Association, the Association of American Medical Colleges and America's Essential Hospitals today formally notified the court of their intent to appeal the district court’s Dec. 29 decision dismissing the groups’ lawsuit that sought to prevent Medicare payment cuts for many…
Jan 5, 2018
It’s a new year but Congress has some old business to attend to—including many critical hospital and health system priorities.  Both Houses of Congress will be back in session next week. Front and center is legislation to keep the government open past January 19. Also on Congress’ to-do list…
Dec 8, 2017
The AHA joined by the Association of American Medical Colleges and America’s Essential Hospitals today will urge a federal court to prevent the Department of Health and Human Services from reducing Medicare payments under the 340B drug savings program by nearly 30% effective Jan. 1. In a brief to…
Jan 11, 2018
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…
Dec 29, 2017
Today, the American Hospital Association, the Association of American Medical Colleges and Americas Essential Hospitals said they will continue to pursue the lawsuit following a district court decision granting the governments motion to dismiss it.
Dec 26, 2017
AHA comments on H.R. 4710, the 340B Protecting Access for the Underserved and Safety-Net Entities Act.
Dec 22, 2017
Reps. David B. McKinley (R-WV) and Mike Thompson (D-CA) last night introduced H.R. 4392 – a bill that would prevent a dramatic reduction in Medicare Part B payments for certain hospitals that participate in the 340B Drug Pricing Program. The bill would reverse a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid…