Federal Judges Issue Decisions Regarding Safety-Net Provider Drug Dispensing Methods

Federal Judges Issue Decisions Regarding Safety-Net Provider Drug Dispensing Methods Over the past two weeks, federal judges have issued decisions that directly impact the health and safety of underserved communities and the safety-net providers that serve them.   Each decision regards whether safety-net providers are entitled to use pharmacies that are not located at the provider’s…

Op-ed by Prominent Community Leaders Highlights Severe Damage of New York’s Proposed Medicaid Carve-out

On March 23, an op-ed written by three prominent community leaders, Ms. Hazel Dukes, Rev Kirsten John Foy, and Rev Dr. Johnnie Green, was published in several outlets, including savenysafetynet.com and empirereportnetwork.com.  Their op-ed highlights the severe damage that will be inflicted on vulnerable communities resulting from the impending policy of the New York Department…

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CV340B sends letter to President-Elect Biden’s transition team, gets positive response.

Through unprecedented attacks on the 340B drug discount program in 2020, CV340B has advocated for 340B’s protection in the community. On December 30th, 2020 Community Voices for 340B sent a letter outlining our work to President-Elect Biden’s transition team. CV340B received a positive response and looks forward to working with the new administration in 2021.…

Further Cuts to 340B Would Be ‘Devastating’

As legislators continued to debate the future of the 340B drug discount program on Wednesday, leaders at several major health systems in both urban and rural settings raised concerns over the serious risks they face if those savings sustain significant cuts. Already, those reductions have forced West Virginia University Medicine—which serves a large, rural population—to “regroup” and…