The 340B-program landscape has changed dramatically. For the 340B program’s first 28 years after its 1992 inception, the basic list of Best Practices for eligible entities remained largely unchanged — aside from the dramatically-increased importance of using specialized software. But since the June, 2020 introduction of 340B ESP — which has led to an avalanche … Read More
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Why 340B Hospitals Should Now Build Their Own Specialty Pharmacies
340B ESP and drug manufacturer restrictions are only part of the reason As we noted in a previous post, for 340B-eligible hospitals dealing with increasingly squeezed bottom lines, an in-house specialty pharmacy offers enormous savings and revenue potential. Some covered entities generate as much as 600% in specialty pharmacy revenue from 340B drugs as they … Read More
Manufacturers Accelerate Pace And Severity Of 340B Drug Pricing Restrictions
There’s an old saying that it’s better to be rich and guilty than poor and innocent. It’s a sad truth that accurately reflects the current state of 340B manufacturer restrictions, particularly in the wake of the January 30, 2023 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit — which was largely in … Read More
Brick Walls: Dealing With 340B Manufacturer Restrictions.
A ProxsysRx Team Member Speaks Out. I joined ProxsysRx in early 2021, and I’ve been devoted to 340B program management full-time since early 2022. I’m no stranger to heavily regulated programs. Nearly my whole professional career has been in some aspect of public health — preclinical, clinical and now post-clinical. I’m currently fully devoted to … Read More
Which TPAs Are The Best At Optimizing 340B Savings And Revenue?
A covered entity’s guide to selecting TPAs for its 340B program TPAs play a critical role in any covered entity’s 340B program. It’s their job to match contract pharmacies’ prescription claims with patient data provided by the health systems they serve, to determine 340B eligibility — and generate entity savings. Without those matches, no prescriptions … Read More