Matsui's Provider-Friendly 340B Bill Would Reverse CMS' Cuts, Clarify Program's Intent

By Michelle M. Stein / June 12, 2018 at 6:41 PM
Rep. Doris Matsui (D-CA) on Tuesday (June 12) introduced a provider-friendly bill to reform the 340B drug discount program -- including explicitly laying out a purpose for the 340B program that says hospitals do not necessarily have to forward drug discounts to patients and reversing the CMS cut to hospitals' Medicare reimbursement for 340B drugs. Emily Cook, a partner with McDermott Will & Emery, said the legislation is a counterpoint to much of the 340B reform legislation introduced to date,...

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