TITLE

Children's hospitals seek drug-cost savings through 340B participation

AUTHOR(S)
Traynor, Kate
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;3/1/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p339
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the aim of children's hospitals to have drug-cost savings on medications used in out-patient clinics by participating in the federal 340B drug-pricing program in the U.S. It notes that the program was designed to offer discounted prices on outpatient drugs to health centers, federal grantees, and disproportionate share hospitals. It requires the participating hospitals to meet the ownership and operational criteria for the program.
ACCESSION #
48450904

 

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