98H - Pharmacy and 340B Program’s Value to Sustaining Services to Underserved and Uninsured Populations
Wednesday, March 22
The 340B program is an essential component of support to covered entities to care for patients. The program allows 340B hospitals and covered entities to stretch limited federal resources to improve access to outpatient medications, provide free care for uninsured patients, implement medication management, and expand health services to the patients and communities they serve. Pharmacy services are critical to ensuring access to necessary medications and practice and compliance models for successful comprehensive preservation and utilization of the benefits of 340B.
- Identify opportunities to expand health system and pharmacy services to improve access to underserved populations.
- Describe risks and advocacy efforts necessary to preserve the important resource 340B provides organizations.
Vivian Johnson, PharmD, FASHP
Senior Vice President, Clinical Services
Amy Gutierrez, PharmD
Vice President, Pharmacy/Chief Pharmacy Officer