HHS: 340B Restrictions 'Akin To Letting The Fox Guard The Henhouse'

By Gabrielle Wanneh / May 18, 2022 at 4:04 PM
Several hospital lobbies filed briefs Monday (May 16) in support of the government’s appeals to lower court rulings that could determine whether drug companies are allowed to restrict discounts to hospitals in the 340B drug discount program. HHS maintains its stance that drug companies may not deny discounts when hospitals use multiple contract pharmacies and says that letting drug companies set the rules of the program is “akin to letting the fox guard the henhouse.” Hospitals agree. “What drugmakers are...

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