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Saving 340B will require diligence from covered entities

Saving 340B will require diligence from covered entities

For several decades, low-income patients, providers and pharmacies alike have been realizing the cost-saving benefits of the 340B drug-pricing program. The program helps a range of health care providers (covered entities) such as disproportionate share hospitals, rural hospitals, children’s hospitals, FQHCs and other providers that serve vulnerable communities, by lowering the cost of outpatient prescription

An opportunity for provider status

An opportunity for provider status

Among the many promising advances in medical legislation over the past several decades has been the passage of “provider status” laws for pharmacists in many states. While the specifics vary from state to state, the general intent behind this legislation is to give patients increased access to some of the oft-underutilized services that pharmacists can