More Contract Pharmacy Oversight For HHS 340B Program

Law360, New York (March 5, 2014, 6:09 PM EST) -- By way of background, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' 340B Drug Discount Program, codified as Section 340B of the Public Health Service Act (“340B program”), requires drug manufacturers to give discounts to entities covered under the law, known as covered entities, in order to have their drugs covered by Medicaid. The manufacturer must agree to sell each of its outpatient prescription drugs to covered entities enrolled in the 340B program “at or below a ceiling price” that is derived from the same average manufacturer price...
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