Biden Budget Calls For 340B Audit Authority, $17M To Run Program

By Gabrielle Wanneh / June 8, 2021 at 9:00 AM
President Joe Biden’s budget proposes spending $17 million next year on the operations and oversight of the 340B drug discount program, $7 million more than this year, and the budget asks Congress to give HHS the authority to audit hospital records of how savings from the program are spent. Much of the $7 million increase would be spent on setting up the 340B dispute resolution process, according to the budget justification by the Health Resources and Services Administration. "The $7.0...

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