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MedStar Health: 340B Helps Us Meet Our Communities’ Needs

Savings from the 340B program are instrumental in allowing MedStar Health to meet the ever-evolving needs of the Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia metropolitan area communities. by MedStar Health July 2024   As new care needs of the community become evident, 340B savings are utilized to invest in both a pharmacy discount program to provide…


340B Could Have Saved My Mother’s Life

A 340B Program Assistant Director shares how the federal 340B program could have saved the lives of her mother and other low-income Medicaid patients. by Kelli Pardee, MBA, CPhT 340B Program Assistant Director, Great Lakes Bay Health Centers May 2024   My name is Kelli Pardee, and I am a 340B Program Assistant Director at…


End-Stage Poverty Kills Americans. 340B Can Help.

In a recent guest opinion essay published in the New York Times, Dr. Lindsay Ryan, University of California, argues that end-stage poverty is killing Americans. Dr. Ryan is an associate physician at the University of California, San Francisco, Department of Medicine. It is a safety-net hospital, which Dr. Ryan describes as “institutions that disproportionately serve…


Black Pharmacists Advocate for 340B

Black Pharmacists Advocate for 340B   For over 30 years, the federal 340B Drug Pricing program (340B) has enabled covered entities to be the healthcare safety-net for vulnerable Americans. The Los Angeles Sentinel recently published an article by three black pharmacists, Dr. Kenneth Schell, Dr. John Clark, and Dr. Anthony Jackson. In the article, they…


How the 340B Program Transforms Access to Vital Diabetes Medications

A New Groundbreaking Study Reveals Real-Life Impact, Cost Savings, and Barriers Faced by Underserved Diabetes Patients in Safety-Net Clinics   The federal 340B Drug Pricing Program provides discounted drug prices to safety-net entities, enabling them to serve more vulnerable patients. This program has become indispensable with the escalating costs of medications, including high-cost injectable diabetes…


Five Horizons Health Services Provides HIV Prevention in West Alabama & East Mississippi with 340B

Five Horizons Health Services Provides HIV Prevention in West Alabama & East Mississippi with 340B The 340B Program allows the rural healthcare facility to provide high-quality, patient-centered medical, dental, prevention, behavioral health, testing, and case management services. by Shey Thorn, MPH, Chief of Staff, Five Horizons Health Services October 2023   Five Horizons Health Services…