Burgess Says 340B Hearing 'Teed Up' As House Committee Probes Issue

By Michelle M. Stein / June 14, 2017 at 6:21 PM
House Energy & Commerce health subcommittee Chair Mike Burgess (R-TX) said the committee has “teed up” a hearing on the 340B drug discount program, and a committee spokesperson said lawmakers are waiting for the Health Resources and Services Administration to respond to their questions about the program before deciding next steps. A possible hearing could also tie into the drug-pricing debate: In response to Democrats' calls for an E&C hearing on rising drug prices, GOP committee staff point to the...

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