Our Policy Principles
ASAP 340B and its partners will advocate for clear, practical, and achievable solutions to ensure the 340B program can be a force for good in the nation’s safety net. The following policy principles reflect the consensus of our members and will guide efforts to realign the 340B program in the interest of true safety-net providers and the communities they serve.
Make 340B a true safety-net
program for patients.
Ensure 340B prescriptions are
offered to patients at a discount.
Update the 340B patient definition with strong safeguards.
Establish clear criteria for 340B contract pharmacy arrangements to improve access.
Prevent middlemen and for-profit entities from profiting off the 340B program.
Update and strengthen 340B hospital eligibility requirements.
Address standards for 340B child sites and subgrantee eligibility.
Create a neutral 340B claims data clearinghouse.
Facilitate public reporting on 340B program data.
Establish enforceable rules and enhance federal administration and oversight of the 340B program.