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

Traynor, Kate
March 2010
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;3/1/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p339
Academic Journal
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.


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