Drug Industry Says 340B Discount Program Is Being Abused

See on Scoop.itAdvocacy Action & Issues in Cancer

Drug makers say a system of discounts intended for low-income and uninsured patients is being abused, but hospitals say they can’t do business without it.

Heather Swift‘s insight:

DISPUTE DEVELOPS OVER DISCOUNT DRUG PROGRAM When a private oncology practice in Memphis, Tenn., formed a partnership with a nearby hospital in late 2011, the organizations said the deal would “transform cancer care” in the region.

See on www.nytimes.com

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