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Refining 340B: A Big Year Ahead

This article was originally published in RPM Report

Executive Summary

The health care reform legislation enacted in 2010 expanded eligibility for the 340B discount while lowering prices under the program. Manufacturers were able to fend off expansion of the discount to the inpatient setting, but failed to get the program itself eliminated as expanded insurance phases in. In 2011, there is plenty of activity in Washington that will affect the growth of the 340B program and the impact of the discounts on pharma.

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