One often overlooked consideration when selecting a technology vendor is the implementation process. An ideal implementation is one with open communication, efficient processes and rapid time-to-value.
HRSA launches the long-awaited 340B drug ceiling prices website, two new bills that would affect 340B are proposed in the House, and the government begins to examine 340B rebates for Medicare Part D drugs.
Sentry Data Systems recently sponsored and attended the Texas Hospital Association (THA) Annual Conference and Expo, held February 20-22 in Austin, Texas. Sentry was pleased to have the opportunity to engage with hospitals on topics spanning both 340B and analytics.
APhA convenes annually to address key policy areas impacting pharmacists through the APhA House of Delegates (HOD). The HOD has membership from many pharmacy associations, including the American Health-System Pharmacists, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, and American Managed Care Pharmacy.
HHS appeals the court’s recent decision regarding the Part B reimbursement cuts; the administration announces its 2020 budget, which includes several 340B initiatives; an executive order in California could put the program in jeopardy; a new bill focused on rural hospitals is introduced in the House; and a report from Drug Channels Institute touches on 340B.
Maury Regional Health in Tennessee has named Doreen Foster, Sentry’s Regional VP of Sales, as Maury’s Business Partner of the Year for 2018.
Hot topics at this year’s 340B Coalition Winter Conference in San Diego included third-party reimbursement, audits and compliance and of course, the Medicare part B reimbursement cuts. Additionally, new bills affecting 340B have been introduced in recent weeks, and Sentry celebrated our new engagement with Oracle.
On December 27, a federal judge in Washington, DC, ruled that HHS’ reimbursement cuts to the 340B program exceeded the HHS secretary’s authority. The cuts, which took effect January 1, 2018, reduced the reimbursements that hospitals would…
This month, we reflect on the highlights of what has happened in the 340B program from an administrative, congressional, and judicial perspective in the past 12 months, and look towards what’s still to come in the new year. The administration…