Legislation to Protect 340B
The Tennessee General Assembly continues to consider legislation to protect community health centers from discriminatory reimbursement in the 340B drug pricing program. TPCA is supporting SB1205/HB1348, sponsored by Senator Briggs and Representative Helton, and SB1617/HB1398, sponsored by Senator Reeves and Representative Helton.
HB1348 passed the full House while its companion bill, SB 1205 passed the Senate Commerce & Labor Committee and will be sent to the full Senate for a vote.
HB1398 was considered by the House Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee this week. No further action on HB1398 is expected until the budget is approved. The companion bill, SB1617 will be considered by the Senate Finance Committee on April 27.