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340B Prime Vendor Update

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May 2024 340B Prime Vendor Update | GPO Prohibition Hospitals

Review this month’s featured cost savings opportunities, educational offerings, 340B Program support tools, and upcoming events.

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May 2024 340B Prime Vendor Update | Community Health Centers, Grantees, and Rural Hospitals

Key PVP contract changes, significant savings opportunities, educational offerings and new resources for covered entities.

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April 2024 340B Prime Vendor Update | GPO Prohibition Hospitals

Review this month’s featured cost savings opportunities, educational offerings, 340B Program support tools, and upcoming events.

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April 2024 340B Prime Vendor Update | Community Health Centers, Grantees, and Rural Hospitals

Key PVP contract changes, significant savings opportunities, educational offerings and new resources for covered entities.

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March 2024 340B Prime Vendor Update | Community Health Centers, Grantees, and Rural Hospitals

Key PVP contract changes, significant savings opportunities, educational offerings and new resources for covered entities.

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March 2024 340B Prime Vendor Update | GPO Prohibition Hospitals

Review this month’s featured cost savings opportunities, educational offerings, 340B Program support tools, and upcoming events.

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February 2024 340B Prime Vendor Update | Community Health Centers, Grantees, and Rural Hospitals

Key PVP contract changes, significant savings opportunities, educational offerings and new resources for covered entities.

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February 2024 340B Prime Vendor Update | GPO Prohibition Hospitals

Review this month’s featured cost savings opportunities, educational offerings, 340B Program support tools, and upcoming events.

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January 2024 340B Prime Vendor Update | Community Health Centers, Grantees, and Rural Hospitals

Key PVP contract changes, significant savings opportunities, educational offerings and new resources for covered entities.

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January 2024 340B Prime Vendor Update | GPO Prohibition Hospitals

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December 2023 340B Prime Vendor Update | GPO Prohibition Hospitals

Review this month’s featured cost savings opportunities, educational offerings, 340B Program support tools, and upcoming events.

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December 2023 340B Prime Vendor Update | Community Health Centers, Grantees, and Rural Hospitals

Key PVP contract changes, significant savings opportunities, educational offerings and new resources for covered entities.

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November 2023 340B Prime Vendor Update | Community Health Centers, Grantees, and Rural Hospitals

Key PVP contract changes, significant savings opportunities, educational offerings and new resources for covered entities.

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November 2023 340B Prime Vendor Update | GPO Prohibition Hospitals

Review this month’s featured cost savings opportunities, educational offerings, 340B Program support tools, and upcoming events.

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October 2023 340B Prime Vendor Update | Community Health Centers, Grantees, and Rural Hospitals

Key PVP contract changes, significant savings opportunities, educational offerings and new resources for covered entities.

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October 2023 340B Prime Vendor Update | GPO Prohibition Hospitals

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PVP Purchasing Resources for 340B Compliance

340B Pharmacy Buyer News | Demystifying WAC Purchases for 340B Compliance | October 2023

Know your WAC account purchasing strategy: Identify the different types of WAC spend, track WAC spend over time, and identify best practices for addressing root causes of unintentional WAC spend.

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September 2023 340B Prime Vendor Update | Community Health Centers, Grantees, and Rural Hospitals

Key PVP contract changes, significant savings opportunities, educational offerings and new resources for covered entities.

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September 2023 340B Prime Vendor Update | GPO Prohibition Hospitals

Review this month’s featured cost savings opportunities, educational offerings, 340B Program support tools, and upcoming events.

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August 2023 340B Prime Vendor Update | Community Health Centers, Grantees, and Rural Hospitals

Key PVP contract changes, significant savings opportunities, educational offerings and new resources for covered entities.

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August 2023 340B Prime Vendor Update | GPO Prohibition Hospitals

Review this month’s featured cost savings opportunities, educational offerings, 340B Program support tools, and upcoming events.

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Drug Waste and 340B Compliance Considerations

Do you play a part in managing inventory and 340B compliance at your covered entity?

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July 2023 340B Prime Vendor Update | Community Health Centers, Grantees, and Rural Hospitals

Key PVP contract changes, significant savings opportunities, educational offerings and new resources for covered entities.

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July 2023 340B Prime Vendor Update | GPO Prohibition Hospitals

Review this month’s featured cost savings opportunities, educational offerings, 340B Program support tools, and upcoming events.

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June 2023 340B Prime Vendor Update | Community Health Centers, Grantees, and Rural Hospitals

Key PVP contract changes, significant savings opportunities, educational offerings and new resources for covered entities.

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June 2023 340B Prime Vendor Update | GPO Prohibition Hospitals

Review this month’s featured cost savings opportunities, educational offerings, 340B Program support tools, and upcoming events.

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PVP Purchasing Resources for 340B Compliance

340B Pharmacy Buyer News | PVP Purchasing Resources for 340B Compliance | May 2023

Discover PVP Catalog and Pricing resources, identify when a WAC account is needed, access new online education: PVP Purchasing for Hospitals.

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May 2023 340B Prime Vendor Update | Community Health Centers, Grantees, and Rural Hospitals

Key PVP contract changes, significant savings opportunities, educational offerings and new resources for covered entities.

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May 2023 340B Prime Vendor Update | GPO Prohibition Hospitals

Review this month’s featured cost savings opportunities, educational offerings, 340B Program support tools, and upcoming events.

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340B Pharmacy Buyer News | 340B Considerations with Secondary Purchases | February 2023

Review non-GPO/WAC and 340B contract load options, discover tips for using the MDRP covered outpatient drug list, and access tools for new pharmacy buyers.

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340B Pharmacy Buyer News | Understanding Purchasing Accounts, Contracts, and Pricing | October 2022

Review non-GPO/WAC and 340B contract load options, discover tips for using the MDRP covered outpatient drug list, and access tools for new pharmacy buyers.

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340B Pharmacy Buyer News | Demystify WAC Purchases and Optimize Purchasing Strategies | July 2022

Learn about the PVP’s WAC Account Purchasing Strategies tool, understand WAC purchases, and discover new education modules for buyers.

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340B Pharmacy Buyer News | 340B Pharmacy Buyer Events, Tools and Compliance Education | May 2022

Using the Split-Billing Software Key Attributes tool, how inventory model operations can unknowingly cause diversion, and new PVP authorized distributor agreement summaries

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340B Pharmacy Buyer News | 340B Tools and Resources for Buyers | March 2022

Access new reports and tools on the PVP website to gain insights into your purchasing decisions and learn how to find buyer-specific resources

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340B Administrative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

HRSA has developed a new 340B Administrative Dispute Resolution (ADR) process webpage.

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Apexus Selected to Continue as the HRSA 340B Prime Vendor

Apexus, LLC, is pleased to announce that it has been selected by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to continue as the 340B Prime Vendor. HRSA chose Apexus as part of a competitive, open bid process.

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340B Regulatory Changes: Impact and Best Practices for Manufacturers

An overview of the CMP Final Rule and the pricing component of the 340B OPAIS. In addition, we share best practices on how to achieve compliance and operational efficiencies.

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Lessons Learned from Apexus Answers III

The final article in a 3-part series to highlight cases in which Apexus Answers, a service provided by the 340B Prime Vendor Program, was a valuable resource for 340B stakeholders.

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Lessons Learned from Top Apexus Answers 340B Interventions—Part II

Second of 3-article series to highlight cases in which Apexus Answers, a service provided by the 340B Prime Vendor Program, was a valuable resource for 340B stakeholders.

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Lessons Learned from Top Apexus Answers 340B Interventions

First in series of 3 articles to highlight cases in which Apexus Answers, a service provided by the 340B Prime Vendor Program, was a valuable resource for 340B stakeholders.

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Yes, You Can Purchase Vaccines on Your 340B Account (Hint: it’s not a 340B price, it’s a PVP value-added price)

PVP has partnered with vaccine manufacturers and distributors to provide discounts on vaccine products—including seasonal flu vaccines—to all 340B covered entities, regardless of size, through the Prime Vendor Program.

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340B Purchasing Tools That You Should Be Using Right Now

Now, more than ever, it is important for 340B covered entities to implement strategies to comply with the 340B Drug Pricing Program and ensure that the entities can stretch their scarce resources to provide more care to more patients.

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Apexus Answers Provides Helpful Tips to Navigate the New 340B OPAIS

The much-anticipated 340B Office of Pharmacy Affairs Information System (OPAIS) replaced the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) 340B Database, September 2017.

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