The 340B Program: An Overview and Update

  • 3/31/2016

The 340B Program: An Overview and Update

The 340B Program has been hotly debated over the last several years and has come into major focus with the passage of the Affordable Care Act. This is a topic of importance to many NCPDP members, particularly participating hospital and contract pharmacies, manufacturers, and payers. The speakers for this one and a half hour webinar are James Stevenson, Pharm.D., FASHP, President, Hospital & Health Systems Services, Visante Inc. and Greg Doggett, J.D., CAE, Counsel, Legal and Policy Affairs, 340B Health – formerly Safety Net Hospitals for Pharmaceutical Access (SNHPA).

Learning Objectives

After attending this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Describe the history of the 340B Drug Pricing Program.
  • Describe the value of the program to eligible recipients.
  • Define terms related to the program: covered entities, contract pharmacies, mixed use setting, split billing.
  • Understand the conditions for participation including integrity assessment and governmental audits.
  • Know the latest information regarding the 340B Drug Pricing Program Omnibus Guidance.

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