Pharma Trade Group Seeks To Stop HHS Orphan Drug Rule

Law360, Los Angeles (October 1, 2013, 5:52 PM EDT) -- A pharmaceutical trade group on Monday urged a Washington federal judge to block the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from implementing a final rule that details how hospitals participating in the 340B drug-discount program can acquire so-called orphan drugs for cheaper prices.

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America sought a preliminary injunction Monday in a suit it filed Friday challenging the final rule allowing hospitals to purchase orphan drugs from group purchasing organizations as long as they are not used for their approved...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.