Bill Fixes 340B Discounts For Orphan Drugs In Children's Hospitals; Will More Entities Follow?
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
"Doc fix" bill to delay Medicare cuts in physician pay also says children's hospitals can get 340B discounts on orphan drugs - but some manufacturers are already dropping those discounts.
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