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If you work in the health care industry, you have grown accustomed to frequent changes in laws and regulations. Triage: Rapid Legal Lessons for Busy Health Care Professionals, created by K&L Gates, provides its listeners with timely content regarding regulatory and legal developments in the health care industry.  

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May 17, 2018

Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) are increasingly utilizing gag clauses in pharmacy contracts as a means of prohibiting pharmacies from telling customers that paying for drugs out of pocket would cost them less than if they used their insurance and paid their copays. Critics argue that this practice results in...


Apr 25, 2018

In the midst of the ongoing federal conversation surrounding the 340B Drug Pricing Program, individual states are implementing a number of regulatory efforts related to the 340B Program at an increasingly fast pace. These efforts are largely designed to avoid duplicate discounts, capture Medicaid drug rebates, and...


Nov 16, 2017

In this episode, Richard Church and Ryan Severson discuss the recent decision by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to substantially decrease reimbursement under the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) for Medicare Part B drugs purchased pursuant to the 340B Drug Discount Program...


Aug 9, 2017

This episode outlines the basics of the 340B Drug Pricing Program and discusses potential changes affecting the program, including CMS’s recent proposal to cut reimbursement for Part B drugs purchased under the 340B program. Additionally, a draft Executive Order currently circulating from the Trump...


May 17, 2017

This is a webinar on the eligibility requirements for hospitals participating in the 340B Drug Pricing Program. Factors affecting eligibility include a hospital’s licensure status, patient population, and Medicare cost-reports. The webinar also addresses whether hospital outpatient departments are covered by a...