340B program: CMP Final Rule effective and implementation date accelerated to January 1, 2019

Yesterday, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) issued a Final Rule (Final Rule) that accelerates the effective and implementation date of the 340B Ceiling Price and Civil Monetary Penalties final rule (2017 CMP Final Rule) from July 1, 2019, to January 1, 2019.

The Final Rule was published in the Federal Register today.  HRSA stated that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has determined that making the 2017 CMP Final Rule effective sooner would not interfere with its development of “comprehensive policies to address the rising costs of prescription drugs... in government programs, such as Medicare Parts B & D, Medicaid, and the 340B Program,” and that HHS therefore no longer believes that delaying the effective date is necessary.

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