Category: Prescription Drugs

Drugmakers sue over 340B opinion backed by Illinois providers

Drug companies filed lawsuits last week to throw out a recent federal advisory opinion that says they have to provide discounts to pharmacies contracted with providers participating in a drug program for low-income patients.
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Community health centers praise HHS opinion on drug discount program

Illinois community health centers are praising an advisory opinion issued last week by the federal government that contends drug manufacturers are required to deliver discounts under the 340B drug discount program.
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Raoul, colleagues urge federal government to enforce 340B Drug Pricing Program

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul joined over two dozen of his colleagues in urging the federal government to support a discount drug program that allows low-income patients’ access to medications.
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Health centers, drugmakers clash over 340B contract pharmacies

Illinois community health centers are raising the alarm after several drug manufacturers recently halted the delivery of medications or restricted their use at contract pharmacies that the centers use for a discount drug program. They said the actions could disrupt low-income patients’ access to medications.
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