340B Boot Camp: Education for Manufacturers

Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile | Chicago

September 23, 2024

Learn about leading practices for manufacturers in the 340B Drug Pricing Program in the 340B Boot Camp: Education for Manufacturers at the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program Summit. Our panel of experts, moderated by HRSA 340B Prime Vendor leaders, will address program challenges for positive outcomes. Panelists include representatives from covered entities, manufacturers, wholesalers, and consultants.

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340B Compliance Cornerstones for Manufacturers

1:30–2:15 p.m. CT


Mike Benedict, RPh, MS
Senior Vice President, Operations


John Barnes, CPM, MBA
Vice President, Pharmaceutical Sourcing


Lisa Scholz, PharmD, MBA, FACHE
Vice President, 340B Enterprise Strategy, Health System and Government Services
Cencora, formerly known as AmerisourceBergen


Jennifer Lospinoso
Managing Director & Consulting Lead

340B Refunds

2:15–3:00 p.m. CT


Cathy Gilgore, MBA
Associate Principal, Manufacturer Refund Service


Marcy Imada
Managing Director
Deloitte & Touche


Katy Lees, MSBA, 340B ACE
Director of 340B Policy and Business Strategy
University of Rochester Medical Center

Covered Entity Eligibility and Participation

3:30–4:15 p.m. CT


Michael Peters, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, 340B ACE
340B Policy and Compliance Director

Understanding Covered Entity Purchasing

4:15–5:00 p.m. CT


Broderick Olson, PharmD, MBA, MS, BCPS
Director, Contract Services


Fern Paul-Aviles, PharmD, MS, BCPS
Assistant Vice President, 340B, Pharmacy Population Health Strategy, and Non-Acute Pharmacy Service Lines, Division of Pharmacy
Atrium Health

For 340B Prime Vendor Program Partners

Supplier access to 340B PVP secure database.

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As a contracted supplier partnered with the 340B Prime Vendor Program (PVP), you have confidential and secure access to the PVP participant database, a list of comprehensive data to validate PVP participant eligibility.

Access top 340B Prime Vendor Program (PVP) resources created for suppliers

Manufacturer Refund Service >

Facilitates refunds to covered entities by sending refunds directly to affected facilities, primarily through its authorized distribution network. This service helps support manufacturers to bring efficiency to the task of processing these refunds.

340B University for Manufacturers >

The PVP provides educational events customized for manufacturers that offer a broad overview of 340B Program requirements, manufacturer best practices for 340B Program implementation shared by peers, and insight into partnerships between suppliers and the Prime Vendor.

340B University OnDemand >

A manufacturer curriculum offering essential compliance elements of the 340B Program from the manufacturer’s perspective. Allows learners to complete the curriculum at their own pace from their home or office. Users who complete all modules and the course evaluation will receive a statement of completion.

Manufacturer Contracting Solutions >

The 340B PVP partners with suppliers; together, they support 340B covered entities’ needs to deliver quality, cost-effective care for our nation’s safety-net providers.

340B PVP Distribution Network >

The 340B PVP nationwide distribution network facilitates covered entity product access and compliance.

340B PVP Secure Website >

Partnering as a supplier in the PVP grants access to the PVP secure website, a password-protected online portal that provides resources for suppliers such as PVP participant lists, templates, tools, and more.

Sample HRSA 340B Audit Data Request for Manufacturers >

Download a sample data request list for a HRSA 340B audit.

NDC Change Notification Best Practices and Template for Communication >

Review best practices for communicating NDC changes to stakeholders.

340B Education Roadmap for Manufacturers >

View all education available for manufacturers and common paths to advance 340B knowledge. Learn skills commonly needed to fulfill employers' annual 340B training requirements.

How Can We Help?

All 340B stakeholders have equal access to technical assistance by contacting the Apexus Answers call center. We provide HRSA-aligned answers ranging from basic to complex, via phone 888.340.BPVP (2787), live chat, and email. We are here to help you navigate the 340B Program.