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6 07, 2020

340B Program Audit: Keep Your Organization Compliant

2020-07-06T15:24:01+00:00July 6th, 2020|340B, Firm News|

  “Eligible healthcare providers can realize substantial financial benefits from the discounts that drug manufacturers are required to provide on outpatient drugs under the 340B Drug Pricing Program. Because the program is complicated, internal audit can help assure that compliance risks are properly identified and managed.” Read more from this article by Draffin Tucker Manager [...]

29 04, 2020

CMS Releases Survey on 340B Acquisition Costs for Hospitals

2020-04-30T19:47:45+00:00April 29th, 2020|340B, Client Alert|

At a time when 340B hospitals are providing vital services to their communities in the wake of COVID-19, facing budgetary shortfalls and making critical staffing decisions, CMS has released its survey of average 340B acquisition costs for hospitals paid under OPPS.  CMS notes that the average time to complete the survey will be 48 hours [...]

28 01, 2020

340B Coalition Winter Conference with Matt Atkins

2020-01-28T19:28:46+00:00January 28th, 2020|340B, Firm News|

We hope to see you at the 340B Coalition Winter Conference, February 10-12 in San Diego! Draffin Tucker’s 340BACE, Matthew Atkins, will be speaking in two sessions: “Audit Findings Update and Improving Compliance” (2/10) and “Strategies to Prevent Duplicate Discounts” (2/11). Visit www.340BWinterConference.org to register for this conference. 

22 08, 2019

HFMA Annual Conference Recap with Matt Atkins

2019-08-22T19:32:12+00:00August 22nd, 2019|340B, Firm News|

Draffin Tucker’s Matt Atkins was a featured speaker at the HFMA Annual Conference, held June 23-26 in Orlando Florida. During his session, those in attendance learned about the increasing scrutiny and pressure on all fronts of the 340B Program as well as the compliance steps that should be implemented to ensure program integrity and common [...]

7 05, 2019

340B Expert Matt Atkins Set to Speak at HFMA 2019 Annual Conference

2019-05-07T19:15:10+00:00May 7th, 2019|340B|

Draffin Tucker manager, Matt Atkins, is scheduled to speak at the HFMA 2019 Annual Conference with the topic:  340B Compliance: Protecting Your Savings. During his session, he will discuss the increasing scrutiny and pressure on all fronts of the 340B Program, as well as the compliance steps you should implement to ensure program integrity and [...]

3 10, 2017

340B Office of Pharmacy Affairs Information System (340B OPAIS) Available

2017-10-03T14:41:42+00:00October 3rd, 2017|340B, Client Alert|

The newly released 340B Office of Pharmacy Affairs Information System (340B OPAIS) is now available.  With the release of this new system all covered entities should download the 340B OPAIS Public User Guide and review the webinar on OPAIS (links below). The goal of this new system is to increase the security, user accessibility, [...]

1 05, 2017

Matt Atkins Authors Article on Hospital 340B Drug Program for Compliance Today

2018-02-13T14:01:41+00:00May 1st, 2017|340B, Tax News|

Draffin & Tucker's Matt Atkins, CPA, CIA, authored the article, "Auditing the Hospital 340B Drug Program," for the May 2017 Compliance Today. In his article, Matt states, "There are more than 3,500 hospitals currently participating in the 340B Drug Pricing Program. Along with the financial benefits of the program, there are numerous compliance risks. For this [...]

4 05, 2016

Cindy DuPree works with National Association of Community Health Centers on 340B Guidance

2017-05-10T16:43:17+00:00May 4th, 2016|340B|

  Draffin & Tucker was engaged by the National Association of Community Health Centers to develop its 150-page 340B Guidance Manual. The manual was published in March 2016 and can be purchased from NACHC at www.nachc.org. In addition to assisting with the publication, Cindy DuPree also presented a four-part webinar series for the Association in [...]

13 03, 2015

Cindy DuPree and Sarah Dekutowski Present Webinar Series on 340B Drug Program

2015-03-13T16:58:50+00:00March 13th, 2015|340B, Tax News|

Since the Health Resources and Services Administration has drastically increased its audits of the 340B Drug Program, many organizations have sought assistance in assessing their compliance with the 340B Program requirements. Draffin & Tucker’s Cindy DuPree, partner, and Sarah Dekutowski, manager, recently presented a TruBridge webinar series on the 340B Drug Program. This series includes [...]

27 06, 2014

Cindy DuPree and Sarah Dekutowski Present 340B Program Update HELP Webinar for RHPI

2014-07-08T13:21:17+00:00June 27th, 2014|340B, Cindy DuPree, Sarah Dekutowski, Tax News|

On June 27, 2014, Draffin & Tucker partner Cindy DuPree and manager Sarah Dekutowski presented a 60-minute session for a HELP webinar for the Rural Health Performance Improvement project. The presentation shared information learned at the January 2014 340B University and February 2014 340B Coalition meetings. The presentation also included discussion of the external audits [...]