340B News

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 [...]

8 05, 2014

Cindy DuPree Authors Article on 340B Program GPO Prohibition for VHA Georgia

2017-06-30T12:10:48+00:00May 8th, 2014|340B, Cindy DuPree, GPO Prohibition, Tax News|

Partner Cindy DuPree authored an article entitled, “340B Program Group Purchasing Prohibition – Changes in Patient Status,” for VHA Georgia, Inc.’s Spring 2014 newsletter. Under the 340B program, disproportionate share hospitals (DSH), children’s hospitals, and free-standing cancer hospitals that are registered on the Office of Pharmacy Affairs (OPA) database as participating in the program, are [...]

16 04, 2014

Cindy DuPree Speaks to Georgia HFMA on 340B Drug Pricing Program

2014-07-08T13:09:41+00:00April 16th, 2014|340B, Cindy DuPree, Tax News|

On April 16, 2014, Draffin & Tucker partner Cindy DuPree presented a 60-minute webinar to Georgia HFMA focusing on the 340B Drug Pricing Program. The presentation shared lessons learned at the January 2014 340B University and February 2014 340B Coalition meetings. The presentation also included discussion of the following topics: External audits of 340B program [...]