4 Things to Know About 340B and Contract Pharmacies

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Congress created the 340B drug discount program in 1992 to help vulnerable and uninsured patients access prescription medicines at safety-net facilities. In 2010, a misguided policy enabled all 340B covered entities to contract with an unlimited number of for-profit retail pharmacies without practically any guardrails or rules. Over time, these pharmacies have found ways to financially benefit from the 340B program with little to no benefit to patients.

Download the fact sheet here detailing four things you should know about these pharmacies and the 340B program.

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