Study: ACA Expansion of 340B Not Driving Consolidation of Oncology Practices

by admin | April 5, 2017 1:52 pm

April 5, 2017—Neither the expansion of the 340B drug discount program[1] made by the Affordable Care Act nor changes in Medicare Part B drug reimbursement policy are primary causes of the recent wave of private oncology practice consolidations with hospitals, says a new study[2] in Health Affairs.  Instead, the vertical amalgamation likely is part of a broader trend toward integrated healthcare.  


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  1. 340B drug discount program: https://youtu.be/mo1pvJPOfas
  2. study: http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/36/4/680.abstract
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