Providers weigh suing HHS over 340B contract pharmacy enforcement

Modern Healthcare: An attorney representing the National Association of Community Health Centers said the group is considering suing HHS if the agency doesn't discipline drugmakers restricting 340B drug discounts by Oct. 1.

Several drugmakers have taken a series of increasingly aggressive steps to demand claims data from 340B providers and limit discounts on drugs dispensed through contract pharmacies. Healthcare providers and lawmakers from both parties have decried drugmakers' moves and HRSA is evaluating into whether drugmakers' restrictions of contract pharmacy discounts were lawful.

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