NPR and Kaiser Health News Explore 340B Orphan Drug Exclusion

by admin | September 18, 2017 4:38 pm

[1]September 18, 2017—National Public Radio and Kaiser Health News have collaborated on an in-depth[2] report[3] on how a federal law that denies rural hospitals 340B drug [4]discounts[5] on orphan drugs “has left rural hospital pharmacists and health care workers struggling to keep medicines in stock, and wondering if they will be able to adequately care for patients.” 


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  1. [Image]: http://khn.org/news/without-price-breaks-rural-hospitals-struggle-to-stock-costly-lifesaving-drugs/
  2. an in-depth: http://khn.org/news/without-price-breaks-rural-hospitals-struggle-to-stock-costly-lifesaving-drugs/
  3.  report: http://khn.org/news/without-price-breaks-rural-hospitals-struggle-to-stock-costly-lifesaving-drugs/
  4. 340B drug : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mo1pvJPOfas&t=5s
  5. discounts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mo1pvJPOfas&t=5s
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