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The 340B Drug Pricing Program Explored: A 2013 Perspective
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under the 340B Drug Pricing Program, drug manufacturers are required to sell outpatient drugs at a reduced cost to federally-eligible health care facilities certified by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

The Knowledge Group is producing “The 340B Drug Pricing Program Explored: A 2013 Perspective LIVE Webcast,” to walk the audience through the latest updates of the drug pricing program. Our panel of key regulators and thought leaders will explore significant issues in the mix including:

Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: None
Method Of Presentation: Group-Based-Internet
Developer: The Knowledge Group, LLC
Recommended CLE/CPE Hours: 1.75 - 2.0
Advance Preparation: Print and review course materials
Course Code: 124370
NASBA Field of Study: Specialized Knw and Apps - 2.0 credit hours
Recording Fee: $299 (Please click here for details)


Featured Speakers for The 340B Drug Pricing Program Explored: A 2013 Perspective LIVE Webcast :

Agenda  (click here to view more)

Krista M. Pedley, PharmD, MS, CDR, USPHS, Director, Office of Pharmacy Affairs,
Health Resources and Services Administration

  • 1. Overview of HRSA and Intent of the 340B Drug Pricing Program
  • 2. Eligible entities and enrollment
  • 3. Program Integrity Initiatives – Annual Recertification and Program Audits
  • 4. 340B Resources

Lidia A. Rodriguez Hupp, Senior Vice President/340B Compliance Officer,
Sentry Data Systems, Inc.

  • 1. Compliance
  • 2. Operationalizing 340B
  • 3. Things to think about

Maureen Testoni , General Counsel,
Safety Net Hospitals for Pharmaceutical Access

  • 1. Overview of 340B program – who it applies to, the positives and negatives of participating in the program
  • 2. Major compliance issues
  • 3. Hot topics for 2013

Aaron Vandervelde, Principal, Health Analytics,
Berkeley Research Group, LLC

  • 1. Growth drivers in the 340B program in 2013 and beyond
  • 2. Areas of risk with contract pharmacy arrangements
  • 3. Concerns from pharmaceutical manufacturers

Health Resources and Services Administration
Krista M. Pedley, PharmD, MS
CDR, USPHS, Director, Office of Pharmacy Affairs
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Sentry Data Systems, Inc.
Lidia A. Rodriguez-Hupp
Senior Vice President/340B Compliance Officer
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Safety Net Hospitals for Pharmaceutical Access
Maureen Testoni
General Counsel
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Berkeley Research Group, LLC
Aaron Vandervelde
Principal, Health Analytics
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Who Should Attend?

- Federal Healthcare Facilities
- Health Care Law Attorneys
- Health Industry Advisors
- Health Policy Directors
- Bio/Pharma and Related Attorneys
- Compliance Officers
- State Health Executives/Professionals
- General Counsel
- Professionals coming from Food and Drug Industries
- Consultants & Clients in the Food and Drug Industries
- And Other Interested Professionals

Why Attend?

This is a must attend event to hear the up-to-the minute updates, issues and developments concerning the 340B Drug Pricing Program.

- New guidance explained by the most qualified key leaders & experts
- Hear directly from key regulators & thought leaders
- Interact directly with panel during Q&A

Enroll in this course today by clicking the Register button below. Space is limited and discounts apply for early registration.

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The Knowledge Group, LLC is producing this event for information purposes only. We do not intend to provide or offer business advice. The contents of this event are based upon the opinions of our speakers. The Knowledge Congress does not warrant their accuracy and completeness. The statements made by them are based on their independent opinions and does not necessarily reflect that of The Knowledge Congress' views. In no event shall The Knowledge Congress be liable to any person or business entity for any special, direct, indirect, punitive, incidental or consequential damages as a result of any information gathered from this webcast.





The 340B Drug Pricing Program Explored: A 2013 Perspective
LIVE Webcast
Agencies and Partner Firms :

Health Resources and Services Administration

Located in Deerfield Beach, FL, Sentry Data Systems, Inc. is a healthcare intelligence company offering technology solutions that address a wide variety of workflow, compliance, technical and financial challenges. Sentry’s products serve hundreds of hospitals and pharmacies across the country and have saved clients millions of dollars on over 40 million patients to date. Sentry processes millions of eligibility, financial, clinical, and pharmacy transactions per day.

340B Program Management & Compliance

Sentry Data Systems provides industry-leading 340B software applications to hundreds of covered entities and contract pharmacies across the county. Sentry was started and is managed by pharmacists who are focused on meeting the specific and complex data needs of hospitals and retail pharmacies participating in the 340B program. Our web-based solutions provide audit preparation tools, detailed reports, and a documented trail of program compliance from the provider to the patient to the pill to the purchase. Sentry is prepared to adapt to changing legislative requirements and help protect covered entities with a focus on compliance, based upon years of experience assisting and facilitating successful 340B program participation.

Safety Net Hospitals for Pharmaceutical Access

Berkeley Research Group, LLC

Berkeley Research Group, LLC is a leading global expert services and consulting firm that provides independent expert testimony, litigation and regulatory support, authoritative studies, strategic advice, and document and data analytics to major law firms, Fortune 500 corporations, government agencies, and regulatory bodies around the world.

From testifying in high-stakes litigation to consulting on large-scale projects, BRG experts and consultants combine intellectual rigor with practical, real-world experience and an in-depth understanding of industries and markets. Their expertise spans economics and finance, data analytics and statistics, and public policy in many of the major sectors of our economy, including healthcare, finance, banking, information technology, energy, construction, and real estate.

Berkeley Research Group is headquartered in Emeryville, California, with 22 offices across the United States, Australia, Canada, and in London, United Kingdom.


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