340B in the News

“340B Drug Discount Program Should Be on GAO’s High-Risk List”

April 2, 2021


“Congress Must Ensure Patients, Not Corporations, Benefit from 340B Drug Program”

January 25, 2021

Times of San Diego

“It’s time to reevaluate 340B intermediary relationships and ask who they serve”

December 7, 2020

Fierce Healthcare

“340B Program Should Be Kept & Corrected”

November 17, 2020

All About Arizona News

“To Keep Drug Costs Down and Fairness Up, Stop the Abuses of 340B”

November 17, 2020


“Discount drug plan needs congressional reform”

November 4, 2020

Orlando Sentinel

“Federally qualified health centers help Merced patients with medication costs”

October 25, 2020

Merced Sun-Star

“Problems Continue with 340B Program”

October 13, 2020

The WasteWatcher

“A Few Bad Apples Destroying a Vital Drug Program for the Underserved”

October 8, 2020

Inside Sources

“Double-dippers drive up drug costs”

October 7, 2020

The Hill

“Americans Deserve Better From the 340B Drug Discount Program”

October 6, 2020


“The Federal Program That Keeps Insulin Prices High”

September 10, 2020

The Wall Street Journal

“Trump order on drug prices restricts helpful program”

August 23, 2020

The Everett Herald

“Appeals court upholds nearly 30% payment cut to 340B hospitals”

July 31, 2020

Fierce Healthcare

“Trump 340B order targets clinics serving the poor”

July 28, 2020

Modern Healthcare

“Trump issues drug pricing executive orders on 340B, outpatient drug pay”

July 24, 2020

Modern Healthcare

“PBM-Owned Specialty Pharmacies Expand Their Role In – and Profits From – the 340B Program”

July 21, 2020

Drug Channels

“Congress Has no Clue About What’s Driving up Drug Prices”

June 4, 2020


“Hospitals Are Gaming the 340B Drug Program” 

May 21, 2020


“Hospitals serving vulnerable communities chase profits at the expense of patients”

February 27, 2020

The WasteWatcher

“Lax oversight causing drugmakers to dish out duplicate 340B, Medicaid discounts, GAO finds”

January 29, 2020

Becker’s Hospital Review

“GAO: Feds have to improve oversight to stop drug companies from doling out duplicate 340B, Medicaid discounts”

January 28, 2020

Fierce Healthcare

“Government watchdog finds lax oversight of 340B discounts”

January 13, 2020

Modern Healthcare

“Pharmacy middlemen benefit from drug discount program intended to help poor Ohioans”

January 13, 2020

Columbus Dispatch

“Community Oncology Clinics Continue to Suffer Due to 340B Drug Discount Program”

January 3, 2020 


“Put Vulnerable Patients Before Profit”

December 31, 2019

The Advocate

“Let’s Keep Bad Players from Ruining a Good Program”

November 21, 2019 

Arizona Capitol Times

“Protect Drug Discount Program Designed for Vulnerable”

November 15, 2019 

Indianapolis Business Journal

“We Must Fix Federal Drug Discount Program”

October 14, 2019 

Georgia Health News

“Opinion: Time for Greater Transparency in Critical 340B Federal Drug Pricing Program”

August 3, 2019 

Times of San Diego

“Opinion: Rep. Peters’ Efforts to Reform 340B Drug Program Should Be Applauded”

May 31, 2019

Times of San Diego

“GOP Lawmakers Working On 340B Reforms, Say Dems’ Support Needed”

May 17, 2019

Inside Health Policy

“Let’s Protect Vulnerable Patients by Fixing 340B”

May 16, 2019

Morning Consult

“Protect Floridians’ access to affordable prescription drugs”

March 25, 2019

Florida Politics

“Consolidation doesn’t improve care”

February 14, 2019

Axios Vitals

“Grassley: Top priority is reduce health care costs”

January 13, 2019

The Courier

“340B hospitals saw greater per-patient drug spend than counterparts, study finds”

January 4, 2019

Becker’s Hospital Report

“Court blocks Trump cuts to drug discount program”

December 28, 2018


“Hollow promises on feds’ drug discount program”

November 8, 2018

The Daily Caller

“340B drug program was created to help patients, not boost hospital profits”

October 28, 2018

The Washington Examiner

“A Little-Known Windfall for Some Hospitals, Now Facing Big Cuts”

August 29, 2018

New York Times

“Bucshon leading way on Pause Act”

July 31, 2018


“PAUSE Act a responsible approach toward reforming the 340B drug pricing program”

July 23, 2018

Bluegrass Institute

“Save The Safety Net Drug Program For Patients Who Need Help”

July 19, 2018


“Our Exclusive Analysis: Nearly One in Three U.S. Pharmacies Is a 340B Contract Pharmacy; Five Chains Dominate”

July 12, 2018

Drug Channels

“Commentary: Drug discount program aiding profits not patients”

June 12, 2018

Herald Net

“New study finds some US hospitals mark up medicine prices at least 700”

June 9, 2018

The Pharma Letter

“Congress should fix drug program”

June 9, 2018


“Drug discount program needs modernization: Letter to the editor”

May 31, 2018

The Oregonian

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

May 28, 2018

Denton Record-Chronicle

“Letter: Discount drug program”

May 15, 2018

The Post and Courier

“Cassidy drug bill deserves support”

May 14, 2018

The Advocate

“340B program has no accountability, needs loopholes closed”

May 7, 2018

Seacoast Online

“Point of View: Fixing drug discount program would boost rural health care”

May 5, 2018

The Oklahoman

“Medicare Part B payment cuts, 340B growth blamed for oncology clinic closures”

April 26, 2018

Modern Healthcare

“Vulnerable patients need Maggie Hassan’s HELP”

April 26, 2018

New Hampshire Union Leader

“New Law to Address Concerns in 340B Program”

April 22, 2018

Medical News

“Opinion | Congress created a prescription drug program in 1992. Now it is out of control”

April 19, 2018 

The Tennessean

“Thank you, Morgan Griffith”

April 12, 2018

Martinsville Bulletin

“Readers’ Forum, April 5, 2018: Time to wrap up Mueller’s probe”

April 5, 2018


“Drug discount program needs bipartisan fixes [Opinion]”

March 30, 2018

Houston Chronicle

“Reforming Medicaid’s drug discount program would be a real congressional achievement”

March 22, 2018

The Hill

“Fix 340B drug discount program if we want to improve care for those who need it most”

March 21, 2018

The Hill

Hit Drug Program’s PAUSE Button

February 2, 2018

The State Journal

Good Government Gone Wrong

February 1, 2018

Martinsville Bulletin

Rep. Bucshon on the Right Track with PAUSE Act”

January 27, 2018

Terre Haute Tribune-Star

Bill Would Restore Drug Assist Program

January 17, 2018

Bend Bulletin

“Drug Discount Program Has Gone Off Track”

December 10, 2017

Belleville News-Democrat

“Protecting The Program That Helps Low-Income Families Get Prescriptions For Little-to-No Cost”

December 9, 2017

NH Labor News

“To the Editor: Modernize the 340B drug discount program”

December 6, 2017


On World AIDS Day, let’s remember disease is still a brutal killer

November 30, 2017

The Miami Herald

Coalition working to restore transparency to low-income Rx drug program

November 30, 2017

The River City News

“Fix Drug Discount Program”

November 26, 2017

The Detroit News

“The Federal Drug Discount is a Good Idea Gone Bad”

November 20, 2017

The Texas Tribune

“Modernize 340B Drug Pricing Program”

November 15, 2017

Des Moines Register

“OMB Health Director: 340B Program is ‘Really Screwed Up'”

November 14, 2017


“Metrics-Based Accountability will get the 340B Drug Discount Program Back on Track”

November 10, 2017

Daily Times Herald

“New CMS Rule Will Help Reduce Drug Costs”

November 7, 2017

Citizens Against Government Waste

“340B Drug Discount Program Needs Overhaul”

November 4, 2017

The Register-Guard

“Oversight Urged for 340B Drug Discount Program”

November 1, 2017

Capitol Weekly

“Are Hospitals Playing Three Card Monty with 340B Drugs Meant for Veterans and the Poor?”

November 1, 2017


“Congress Must Fix Drug Discount Program Serving Poor, Uninsured”

October 30, 2017

Desert Sun

“Loopholes in 340B Drug Discount Program Need Fixes”

October 28, 2017

The Salt Lake Tribune

“Drug Discount Program not Working”

October 22, 2017


“Drug Program Needs Reforming”

October 11, 2017


“The 340B Program: Mandatory Reporting, Alternative Eligibility Criteria Should be Top Priorities for Congress”

October 10, 2017

Health Affairs

“Reforming the 340B Program Will Lower the Price of Prescription Drugs”

October 10, 2017


“Modernize Drug Discount Program”

October 2, 2017


“Getting 340B Drug Discount Program Back on Track”

October 2, 2017

Madison – St. Clair Record

“Drug Discount Program Needs Reform”

October 2, 2017

Chicago Tribune

“Congress Must Fix the Broken 340B Drug Pricing Program that Benefits Hospitals, Starves the Poor”

September 27, 2017

Fox & Hounds

“Drug Discount Programs Have Become Wasteful – They Don’t Help Patients”

September 25, 2017

The Hill

“340B Drug Discount Program Needs Reverted to its Original Intent”

September 23, 2017

Casper Star-Tribune

“Get 340B Back on Track”

September 21, 2017

New Hampshire Union Leader

“The Trump Administration is Right to Reform 340B”

September 21, 2017

Real Clear Policy

“Drug Discount Law Should be Updated”

September 20, 2017


“340B Drug Discount Program”

September 18, 2017

Anchorage Daily News

“Drug Discount Program Not Serving Patients Favorably”

September 16, 2017

Wyoming News

“Fix the 340B Program”

September 1, 2017

AIR340B Medium Post

“Accountability Needed for 340B”

August 13, 2017

The Hattiesburg American

“Why the Government Believes Seniors Are Paying $200 Million More for Drugs Than They Need To”

August 9, 2017


“Reforming 340B Makes Sense” 

July 17, 2017

Inside Sources

“How Hospitals Got Richer off Obamacare”

July 17, 2017


“Hospital Abuse of Drug Discount Program Leaves Seniors in the Lurch”

 July 13, 2017

The Hill

 “Hospitals Chase Lucrative Drug Discounts”

June 16, 2017

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 “The Uncertain Future of the 340B Drug Discount Program”

March 14, 2017

The National Law Review

“340B Is a Good Idea Gone Bad” 

March 13, 2017

The Morning Consult

“How to Start Lowering Drug Prices Now”

February 9, 2017

The Morning Consult

“Back to the Drawing Board for HHS Guidance on Rx Discounts”

February 1, 2017

Bloomberg BNA

“Who Is at the Controls of 340B?”

January 29, 2017

Oncology Live

“This Federal Drug Discount Program Is Actually Boosting Cancer Care Costs” 

October 7th, 2016