Members of Congress could call for more transparency about how hospitals use their federal drug discount program savings. According to this Bloomberg Law article, a study found that the Health Resources and Services Administration’s oversight of the 340B program could be improved. McDermott Partner Emily Jane Cook said there is interest in Congress overseeing aspects of hospitals, including the 340B program.
“I wouldn’t be surprised to see a bill being introduced that imposes more explicit oversight requirements,” Cook said.
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