Date: March 24, 2022
Providers that were kicked out of the 340B Drug Pricing Program during the pandemic will be able to apply for reinstatement, the Biden administration has announced. Disproportionate share hospitals, sole community hospitals, rural referral centers, children’s hospitals, and free-standing cancer hospitals that were terminated from the program after January 26, 2020, due to a change in patient mix can apply to be reinstated. Providers must prove that the share of Medicare or Medicaid patients treated decreased as a result of the public health emergency or the pandemic. The National Rural Health Association (NRHA) focus on paving a path for the future of 340B and much more with more than 80 sessions at NRHA’s 45th Annual Rural Health Conference hybrid events May 10-13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico and virtually.