Thune To AHA: Lame Duck Package Could Reform PBMs, 340B & Doc Pay; Extend Telehealth

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / April 16, 2024 at 7:54 PM
Senate Republican Whip John Thune (SD) told hospitals to expect that Congress will include several health care policies in a legislative package during the post-election lame duck session, likely containing provisions that address physician payments, reform pharmacy benefit managers and extend telehealth flexibilities. Thune (R-SD), who serves on the Senate Finance Committee, added during the American Hospital Association’s membership meeting on Tuesday (April 16) the next legislative package might also touch on the 340B program and extend health programs set...

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