Exploring Critical Business and Legal Issues across the Healthcare and Life Sciences Industries
Exploring Critical Business and Legal Issues across the Healthcare and Life Sciences Industries

This Week in 340B: May 16 – 22, 2023

Posted In 340B

This weekly series provides brief summaries to help you stay in the know on how 340B cases are developing across the country. Each week we comb through the dockets on more than 40 340B cases to provide you with a quick summary of relevant updates from the prior week in this industry-shaping body of litigation.

Issues at Stake: Contract Pharmacy, 340B Covered Entity

  • The court in six Medicare payment cut cases ordered the case stayed until the earlier of November 10, 2023 or the release of remedies in AHA v. Becerra.
  • In a state contract pharmacy case, the drug manufacturers trade association appellant has filed its reply brief with the Eighth Circuit.
  • The defendant in an anti-trust class action filed a Motion to Dismiss.
  • In a contract pharmacy case involving anti-trust allegations, the District Court scheduled oral arguments on the plaintiff’s Proposed Second Amended Complaint.

Get more details on these 340B cases with the 340B Litigation Tracker, a subscription product from McDermott+Consulting.

Emily Jane Cook
Emily Cook is a practice area leader for McDermott's Healthcare Regulatory & Compliance practice. She is a national authority on the 340B drug pricing program, and also helps clients navigate the full suite of federal and state regulations that are essential to healthcare operations. Learn more about Emily's practice here.

Reuben Bank
Reuben Bank provides regulatory and transactional counseling on all aspects of state and federal healthcare laws impacting hospitals and healthcare systems. Click here to learn more about Reuben's practice:

Ming Chuang
Minghao (Ming) Chuang advises on regulatory and transactional matters affecting a wide range of clients in the healthcare industry, such as health plans, hospitals, physician groups, ambulatory surgery centers, and digital health companies. Learn more about Ming's practice:

Caroline Reignley
Caroline Reignley provides strategic legal, regulatory and compliance counsel to for-profit and nonprofit hospitals, health systems, other healthcare providers, life sciences and technology companies. Learn more about Caroline's practice here.




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