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340B Insight Podcast

340B Insight

340B Insight is 340B Health’s podcast, providing our members and supporters with timely news updates and discussion around the 340B drug pricing program. The podcast enables listeners to stay current and expand their knowledge of 340B to help them serve their patients and communities and remain compliant with rules and requirements. New episodes are published twice per month and include news update segments and in-depth interviews with leading experts including health care practitioners, policy and legal experts, public policymakers, and our expert staff.

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Episodes

  • Episode Twelve: Advocacy in Action


    In this episode, we speak with Julie Clements, Director of Health and Clinical Affairs at the University of California Office of Federal Government Relations. Clements details why advocating for 340B is critical, how health care professionals can engage in advocacy, and how advocacy has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Transcript)

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  • Episode Eleven: Researching 340B’s Value to Medication Therapy Management


    In this episode, we spoke with Dr. Jessica Tilton, the clinical coordinator for the University of Illinois Health Medication Therapy Management Clinic and a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy. Jessica discusses the research she and her colleagues have conducted that demonstrates how the clinic is measurably improving patient health outcomes. Prior to the interview, we provide news updates on additional drug manufacturers refusing to provide 340B discounts and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services reviewing comment letters regarding its proposals to make deep Medicare Part B cuts in 2021. (Transcript)

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  • Episode Ten: A Guide to 340B Research


    In this episode, we speak with Caroline Steinberg, Vice President of Research and Policy Analytics at 340B Health, about research into the 340B program, its importance to policymakers, and how covered entities can conduct their own research projects. Before the interview, our news segment covers the latest updates on proposed Medicare cuts to 340B hospitals and 340B Health’s Virtual Hill Day last week. (Transcript)

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  • Episode Nine: 340B and Caring for People Experiencing Homelessness


    In this episode, we speak with Nicole Shoquist, Chief Pharmacy Officer for JPS Health Network in Fort Worth, Texas. Nicole described the importance of 340B in meeting the needs of patients experiencing homelessness during the height of the pandemic. JPS's innovative response to care for these patients included telehealth and new ways to help patients receive their prescriptions. Prior to the interview, our news segment provides an update on drug manufacturers refusing to offer 340B pricing when drugs are dispensed at community pharmacies. (Transcript)

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  • Episode Eight: Analyzing 340B News from the Courts to Pharma Manufacturer Actions


    In this episode we welcome back to the podcast Maureen Testoni, President and CEO for 340B Health, to discuss new 340B policy developments in recent weeks that include a major court decision, a harmful proposed regulation, and drug manufacturer challenges to 340B contract pharmacies. Prior to the interview, we answer a member question on changes this year to the 340B hospital recertification process. (Transcript)

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  • Episode Seven: Addressing Healthcare Disparities During the COVID-19 Pandemic


    In this episode, we spoke with Dr. Jewel Younge, Clinical Pharmacist at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health) and Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois Chicago College of Pharmacy. Dr. Younge analyzed how COVID-19 is exacerbating health disparities and 340B’s role in addressing these challenges. In our news update segment, we discussed a new presidential executive order regarding the 340B program. (Transcript)

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