What Is the 340B Drug Pricing Program?

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What Is the 340B Drug Pricing Program?

The rising costs of medication in the United States affect people of all backgrounds. No matter where you live or how old you are, having to choose between purchasing food or accessing lifesaving medication isn't an easy decision to make — but it's a difficult reality for many Americans. The 340B Drug Pricing Program was designed to remedy this issue to a degree by reducing the cost of medications for certain healthcare facilities. In turn, the facilities are able to provide medications to patients at lower, more affordable costs than those prices that the patients might otherwise have access to. To better understand the 340B program, learn more about its history, its provisions, its rules and its benefits.

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