340B Program: U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Vacates HRSA's Final Rule on the 340B Orphan Drug Exclusion
On Friday, May 23, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia "vacated," or invalidated, the Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA) final rule on the treatment of orphan drugs under the 340B Drug Discount Program. HRSA, which administers the 340B program, released the final rule in July 2013.
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