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US Capitol Capsule: Industry attack on 340B 'unsubstantiated,' safety net group charges

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The lobbying groups representing big pharma, biotechs, chain drug stores and pharmacy benefit managers went on the attack last week against the US 340B drug-pricing program and the safety net hospitals and other facilities that benefit from it – charging that the program has "departed significantly" from its goal of ensuring uninsured indigent outpatients are receiving access to low-cost drugs.

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