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

This Week in 340B: January 31 – February 7, 2024

By , and on February 9, 2024
Posted In 340B

Find this week’s updates on 340B litigation to help you stay in the know on how 340B cases are developing across the country. Each week we comb through the dockets of more than 50 340B cases to provide you with a quick summary of relevant updates from the prior week in this industry-shaping body of litigation. Get more details on these 340B cases and all other material 340B cases pending in federal and state courts with the 340B Litigation Tracker, a subscription product from McDermott+Consulting.

Issues at Stake: Contract Pharmacy; Other

  • In a qui tam False Claims Act action alleging that defendants failed to charge accurate ceiling prices to 340B Covered Entities, the plaintiff-relator submitted a memorandum in opposition to the defendants’ renewed request for judicial notice and an omnibus opposition to defendants’ motion to dismiss the first amended complaint.
  • In a case regarding a state law governing contract pharmacy arrangements, the oral argument for defendant’s motion to dismiss was set for March 5, 2024.
  • In a separate case regarding a state law governing contract pharmacy arrangements, the court denied plaintiff’s motion to file a second amended complaint, ordered the clerk to close the case, and issued a judgment in favor of Defendant pharmaceutical companies.
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.


Bryan Frederick
Bryan Frederick is an associate in McDermott's Healthcare Practice Group. While earning graduate degrees in law and public health, Bryan served as a legal intern at the Los Angeles LGBT Center Immigration Law Project and senior editor of the Michigan Law Review at University of Michigan Law School. Learn more about Bryan's practice: https://www.mwe.com/people/frederick-bryan-t/


Patrick Moore
Patrick Moore is an associate in McDermott's Healthcare Practice Group. While earning his law degree, Patrick served as a legal intern for a global life sciences research organization and as managing editor of the Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs at UCLA School of Law.Read Patrick's full bio here.

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