340B "Mega-Guidance" May Narrow Drug Discounts

August 28, 2015

Modern Healthcare (Johnson, 8/28) reported that “in the draft omnibus guidance, the Health Resources and Services Administration [(HRSA)] proposed several changes that could limit the types of care delivery that would trigger a patient's eligibility to have his or her drugs covered under the program. … The document seeks to clarify a variety of gray areas in the increasingly contentious program that HRSA concluded it may not have statutory authority to address in formal rulemaking.”