GAO Says HRSA Isn’t Making Sure Hospitals Are Eligible For 340B

By Michelle M. Stein / January 15, 2020 at 10:59 AM
The Government Accountability Office says the Health Resources and Services Administration doesn’t provide enough assurance that nongovernmental hospitals meet 340B eligibility requirements, as it identified several weaknesses in HRSA’s review of nongovernmental hospital contracts that are required for such providers to qualify for 340B discounts. While HRSA agreed with many of the GAO’s recommendations and is working on some changes to its program integrity efforts, the agency said it is not pursuing new 340B guidance because “[g]uidance does not provide...

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