GOP Lawmakers Working On 340B Reforms, Say Dems’ Support Needed

By Michelle M. Stein / May 17, 2019 at 1:13 PM
Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) urged stakeholders at a 340B reform conference to help him find a Democrat to cosponsor legislation to change the drug discount program if they want it to move forward, while Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA) said he’s not optimistic the program will be dealt with this Congress. Cassidy said that legislation is needed to permanently change the program since CMS’ effort to change reimbursement rates for 340B drugs was knocked down by the courts. “We are not...

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