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“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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]