“Debra Patt and Ray Page: Support bipartisan fixes to the 340B Drug Discount Program”

Roughly 25 years ago, Congress created a program, the 340B Drug Discount Program, to help safety-net clinics and community health centers improve the health of needy communities throughout the country. Unfortunately, some bad actors are taking advantage of the program for their own benefit while communities, including here in Texas, are suffering. Republican Indiana Rep. and Dr. Larry Bucshon and Democratic California Rep. Scott Peters recently introduced legislation, the 340B Protecting Access to Underserved and Safety-Net Entities Act (PAUSE), which is a great first step to provide much-needed fixes to the program.

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