DHS Issues MA Bulletin on 340B Drug Pricing Program with Effective Date of Jan. 1, 2023

On Dec. 22, the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS),Office of Medical Assistance Programs issued MA Bulletin 01-22-78: 340B Drug Pricing Program – Dispensing 340B Purchased Drugs. According to DHS, “This bulletin does not reflect any change to the Department’s policy. As per the 2013 MA Bulletin (link added), and as reflected in the current bulletin, authorized 340B entities are still able to dispense and bill 340B eligible drugs in both FFS and Managed Care.” The Bulletin notes that “contract pharmacies must dispense non-340B-purchased drugs to beneficiaries in the FFS and managed care delivery systems.”

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