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: June 4 – 10, 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

  • In five separate stayed cases challenging the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA’s) position on 340B contract pharmacy arrangements, the court maintained the stay following the appellate decision in two related cases and ordered a future joint status report.
  • In three related cases regarding a state law governing contract pharmacy arrangements, intervenor-defendant state primary care association filed responses to plaintiff pharmaceutical companies’ notices of supplemental authority. In one of the three cases, defendant state attorney general also filed a response to plaintiffs’ notices of supplemental authority.
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.

Jae Hyun Lee
Jae Hyun Lee is a member of the Healthcare Practice Group. He focuses his practice on healthcare mergers and acquisitions as well as regulatory and compliance matters. Read Jae's full bio here.

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.

Kelsey Reinhardt
Kelsey R. Reinhardt focuses her practice on regulatory and transactional matters affecting a wide range of clients across the healthcare industry. Read Kelsey's full bio here.




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