340B Drug Discount Program Compliance
The federal 340B drug discount program has become critically important to the mission of safety net providers, including certain hospitals, federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grantees, and other covered entities. In recent years, compliance with Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and its Office of Pharmacy Affairs (OPA) guidelines has become increasingly complex.
FTLF offers this two-day intensive training session designed for health center and covered entity executives and staff members who are responsible for or closely involved in the operation and compliance of the center’s pharmacy program. Whether your entity is new to the 340B program or has been participating in the program for years, the curriculum is designed to address current challenges including:
- Compliance with 340B program requirements
- Billing, reimbursement, and sliding fee discount scale issues
- Medicaid and duplicate discount compliance
- Referral and discharge prescriptions
- Scope of grant and site participation considerations
- 340B drug inventory management approaches
- Policy and procedure development
- Development of in-house pharmacies
- Contract pharmacy and vendor issues
- Preparing for the future of 340B
Participants can expect to leave the training not only with a greater understanding of the 340B program, but with tools (including samples and checklists) they can take back to their health centers to develop robust policies and procedures and implement compliant 340B programs.
Registration for this training is limited to allow for conversation, networking and one-on-one support from the trainers.
Please note: this training is limited to covered entities. Contact Us if you are not a covered entity and would like to attend this workshop.
- 340B Covered Entity Executive Staff
- Financial Leadership
- Pharmacy/340B Staff
- Legal/Compliance Teams
After this training, you will be able to:
- Develop 340B policies and procedures that demonstrate health center compliance with 340B program requirements
- Prepare for a HRSA Office of Pharmacy Affairs 340B program audit, understand what to expect, and be informed of options when responding to adverse audit findings
- Use a deeper understanding of 340B program compliance expectations to respond to any situation that might arise
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|8:30 am - 9:00 am||Continental Breakfast|
|9:00 am - 9:30 am||Introductions and Icebreaker|
|9:30 am - 10:00 am|
|10:00 am - 11:00 am|
|11:00 am - 11:15 am|
|11:15 am - 12:00 pm|
|12:00 pm - 1:00 pm|
|1:00 pm - 1:45 pm|
Wrap-Up Diversion and Duplicate Discounts and Answer Questions
|1:45 pm - 2:45 pm||Medicaid Reimbursement|
|2:45 pm - 3:00 pm||Break|
|3:00 pm - 3:45 pm|
Private Entities and Reimbursement
|3:45 pm - 4:45 pm||340B Compliance Case Studies on Day 1 Material|
|4:45 pm - 5:00 pm||Wrap-Up Day 1 and Answer Questions|
Thursday, May 7, 2020
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|8:30 am - 9:00 am|
|9:00 am - 10:30 am||Contract Pharmacies - Where to begin with contract pharmacy compliance?|
|10:30 am - 10:45 am|
|10:45 am - 11:15 am|
Disputes with Vendors
|11:15 am - 11:45 am||In-House Pharmacy - What is the future of in-house pharmacy models?|
|11:45 am - 12:15 pm||Non-Audit Inquiries|
|12:15 pm - 1:15 pm||Lunch|
|1:15 pm - 3:00 pm|
How to Prepare for Audits
|3:00 pm - 3:15 pm||Break|
|3:15 pm - 4:15 pm||340B Compliance Case Studies on Day 2 Material|
|4:15 pm - 4:45 pm||Flexible Time and Hot Topics for 340B Legislation and Regulation|
|4:45 pm - 5:00 pm||Training Wrap-Up|
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An Associate in the firm's Health Law practice group, Noori assists with transactional matters as well as litigation pertaining to managed care, the Medicare and Medicaid programs, the 340B program, the federal anti-kickback and self-referral prohibitions, and the Federal Tort Claims Act. Complementing her legal experience, Noori is a registered nurse who previously worked on a medical-surgical floor in a DC hospital. She has basic medical code training and experience with hospital IT systems including EPIC Portfolio, EPremis, Medipac, Midas, and Aegis. [Full Bio]
A Partner with the firm, Mike practices in the Federal Grants and Health Law groups, and has over three decades of experience advising community-based organizations on a broad range of legal matters. Specifically, he offers guidance to Federally Qualified Health Centers, other federal grantees, and several professional and trade associations on the 340B drug discount program, tax exemption, grants law, and fraud matters. [Full Bio]
Jason, a Partner with the firm, focuses his practice on the federal 340B drug discount program and the complex legal and compliance issues facing safety net providers, pharmacies, and other 340B program stakeholders. Jason began his career representing pharmaceutical manufacturers before finding his passion helping 340B program covered entities, including disproportionate share hospitals, Federally Qualified Health Centers, Ryan White HIV/AIDS clinics, and other grantees navigate the 340B program. [Full Bio]
Participants can earn up to 15.6 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications upon completion of all course requirements.
- Prerequisites: None
- Target Audience: Health Center CEOs, CFOs, COOs, Pharmacists and others working with the 340B program
- Advanced Preparation: None
- Program Level: All
- Delivery Method: Group-Live
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- 12.50 Certificate of Attendance
- 15.00 CPEFTLF is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.
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