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Wasteful Spending on 340B Keeps Growing and Growing

One of the many programs whose problems seem to have gotten lost during the response to the COVID-19 pandemic is the 340B drug safety-net program.

Elizabeth Wright June 26, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Hospitals Serving Vulnerable Communities Chase Profits at the Expense of Patients

Patients across the country are receiving hospital care not knowing if they will get stuck with enormous and unexpected bills when they are released. 

Elizabeth Wright February 27, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Taxpayers and Patients Win Second Round on 340B Drug Discount Rule

In January, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) discussed a court case concerning a November 1, 2017 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Elizabeth Wright July 18, 2018
The WasteWatcher

Drug Prices - The Council of Economic Advisers and Trump Administration Weigh In

Last Friday, on February 9, 2018, the White House Council of Economic Advisers released a 30-page report on, “Reforming Biopharmaceutical Pricing at Home and Abroad.”  There is enough in the report t

Elizabeth Wright February 14, 2018
The WasteWatcher

Taxpayers and Patients Win First Round on 340B Drug Discount Rule

Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) discussed in its November 7, 2017 WasteWatcher blog, a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) final rule for Medicare Part B that will lower costs to taxp

Elizabeth Wright January 5, 2018
The WasteWatcher

New CMS Rule Will Help Reduce Drug Costs

On Wednesday, November 1, 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a new rule that will lower costs to taxpayers and Medicare beneficiaries for certain outpatient pharmaceuticals p

Elizabeth Wright November 7, 2017

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