Seven Steps For Overcoming 340B ESP and Other Manufacturer Restrictions on 340B Pricing

December 20, 2022340B, 340B ESP, Contract Pharmacy, Covered Entities, Requirements, Specialty Drugs, Specialty Pharmacy

ProxsysRx’s process for recovering lost 340B savings and revenue As we’ve noted in multiple earlier blog posts, 340B ESP is nothing short of a blatant, lawless tactic used by scores of drug manufacturers to disallow the discounts they are legally obligated to offer eligible entities. At the same time, a number of additional manufacturers are … Read More

Which TPAs Are The Best At Optimizing 340B Savings And Revenue?

December 8, 2022340B, Audit, Compliance, Contract Pharmacy, Covered Entities, TPA / TPAs

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

How To Manage A Director of Pharmacy’s Responsibilities And An Optimized 340B Program. Without Hiring More Staff.

November 9, 2022340B, 340B ESP, Bedside Prescription Delivery, Compliance, Contract Pharmacy, Meds To Beds, Outpatient Tracking, Patient Eligibility, Retail / Outpatient Pharmacy, Specialty Pharmacy

Two DOPs Deal With Operations, The 340B Program, And Drug Manufacturers’ Restrictions ProxsysRx recently organized an introductory Zoom meeting between the DOPs of two health systems we serve. Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center’s (SMRMC) Tiffany Poole earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from the University of Mississippi in 2006. A ProxsysRx pharmacist since 2018, she … Read More

What Is Your Health System’s Potential ROI With An Optimized 340B Program?

October 24, 2022340B, 340B ESP, Contract Pharmacy, Overview, Patient Eligibility, Specialty Drugs, Specialty Pharmacy

Introducing ProxsysRx’s 340B Program ROI Calculator The 340B program has often been described, and with good reason, as a black box. There are dozens of factors impacting an individual hospital’s relative success or failure in generating positive returns from a program. ProxsysRx has optimized dozens of 340B programs — generating tens of millions in savings … Read More

How Drug Manufacturer Restrictions And PBMs Undermine Hospitals’ 340B Savings And Outpatient-Pharmacy Margins

July 6, 2022340B, Contract Pharmacy, PBM, Prescription Discounts, Requirements, Retail / Outpatient Pharmacy

If you’re an eligible hospital with an existing 340B program, you know that your wholly-owned outpatient pharmacy is required to buy non-340B medications at Wholesale Acquisition Cost (WAC) — unless you’ve put it in an LLC, and registered it as a child site, or you’re a Critical Access Hospital, and exempt from the requirement. You’ve … Read More

340B Best Practices You Need To Know

April 1, 2022340B, Audit, Bedside Prescription Delivery, Compliance, Contract Pharmacy, Covered Entities, Meds To Beds, Overview, Patient Eligibility, Requirements, Specialty Pharmacy, Specialty Pharmacy

If your hospital is 340B-eligible, you may be missing-out on millions of dollars in prescription reimbursements. Savings and revenue which, for some hospitals served by ProxsysRx, actually make the difference between solvency and closure. Any list of Best Practices for running a 340B program starts with maintaining compliance. Tips for maintaining 340B Program Compliance The … Read More

What is 340B Double-Dipping, and How Can You Avoid It?

March 25, 2022340B, Compliance, Contract Pharmacy, Covered Entities, Patient Eligibility, Registration, Requirements

The 340B drug pricing program allows eligible providers to replenish prescriptions to eligible patients at significantly reduced pricing, and bill normal market rates for those prescriptions —helping the entities fill revenue gaps that are inherent to their business models. That said, the program does not allow eligible providers to take advantage of 340B discounts and … Read More

How Meds To Beds Can Drive Your 340B Savings

February 11, 2022340B, Bedside Prescription Delivery, Contract Pharmacy, Covered Entities, Meds To Beds

Getting started with the 340B Program 340B savings can mean potentially millions of dollars in retail and specialty prescription reimbursements annually. Savings and revenue which, for some hospitals, literally make the difference between solvency and closure. The first step in preparing your health system for enrollment in the 340B program is to ensure that you’re … Read More

Are Your Contract Pharmacies Optimizing Your Hospital’s 340B Savings?

December 13, 2021340B, Contract Pharmacy

Contract pharmacies play a critical role in optimizing the potential savings and revenue that eligible hospitals can generate with a well-managed 340B program. They’re also an important extension of a 340B hospital’s overall care of, and for, its outpatients. Increasing the number of independent pharmacies serving as contract pharmacies enhances a hospital’s ability to offer … Read More