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The library is a repository of relevant information for covered entities, manufacturers, and distributors.

Publications provided here include 340B Prime Vendor articles focused on delivering informative and useful material to program participants and stakeholders.

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This monthly newsletter is for PVP participants only and is customized by entity type. Recipients are able to easily see new PVP contracts and review significant savings opportunities. Information provided includes notices of educational offerings and new resources. Sign up for delivery for your entity type.

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May 2022 340B Prime Vendor Update | GPO Prohibition Hospitals

Key PVP contract changes, significant savings opportunities, educational offerings and new resources for covered entities.

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May 2022 340B Prime Vendor Update | Community Health Centers, Grantees, and Rural Hospitals

Key PVP contract changes, significant savings opportunities, educational offerings and new resources for covered entities.

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340B Pharmacy Buyer News | 340B Pharmacy Buyer Events, Tools and Compliance Education | May 2022

Using the Split-Billing Software Key Attributes tool, how inventory model operations can unknowingly cause diversion, and new PVP authorized distributor agreement summaries

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April 2022 340B Prime Vendor Update | GPO Prohibition Hospitals

Key PVP contract changes, significant savings opportunities, educational offerings and new resources for covered entities.

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April 2022 340B Prime Vendor Update | Community Health Centers, Grantees, and Rural Hospitals

Key PVP contract changes, significant savings opportunities, educational offerings and new resources for covered entities.

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March 2022 340B Prime Vendor Update | GPO Prohibition Hospitals

Key PVP contract changes, significant savings opportunities, educational offerings and new resources for covered entities.

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March 2022 340B Prime Vendor Update | Community Health Centers, Grantees, and Rural Hospitals

Key PVP contract changes, significant savings opportunities, educational offerings and new resources for covered entities.

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340B Pharmacy Buyer News | 340B Tools and Resources for Buyers | March 2022

Access new reports and tools on the PVP website to gain insights into your purchasing decisions and learn how to find buyer-specific resources

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February 2022 340B Prime Vendor Update | GPO Prohibition Hospitals

Key PVP contract changes, significant savings opportunities, educational offerings and new resources for covered entities.

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February 2022 340B Prime Vendor Update | Community Health Centers, Grantees, and Rural Hospitals

Key PVP contract changes, significant savings opportunities, educational offerings and new resources for covered entities.

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January 2022 ISMP Medication Safety Alert

January 2022 ISMP Medication Safety Alert covering medication-related errors, adverse drug reactions, and implications for community practice sites, as well as recommendations for improving medication safety within communities.

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January 2022 Contract Update

January 2022 contract updates, including new contracts, pricing decreases, product additions or deletions, and other important announcements for Prime Vendor Program Participants.

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December 2021 ISMP Medication Safety Alert

December 2021 ISMP Medication Safety Alert covering medication-related errors, adverse drug reactions, and implications for community practice sites, as well as recommendations for improving medication safety within communities.

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December 2021 Contract Update

December 2021 contract updates, including new contracts, pricing decreases, product additions or deletions, and other important announcements for Prime Vendor Program Participants.

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November 2021 ISMP Medication Safety Alert

November 2021 ISMP Medication Safety Alert covering medication-related errors, adverse drug reactions, and implications for community practice sites, as well as recommendations for improving medication safety within communities.

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November 2021 Contract Update

November 2021 contract updates, including new contracts, pricing decreases, product additions or deletions, and other important announcements for Prime Vendor Program Participants.

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October 2021 ISMP Medication Safety Alert

October 2021 ISMP Medication Safety Alert covering medication-related errors, adverse drug reactions, and implications for community practice sites, as well as recommendations for improving medication safety within communities.

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October 2021 Contract Update

October 2021 contract updates, including new contracts, pricing decreases, product additions or deletions, and other important announcements for Prime Vendor Program Participants.

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340B Pharmacy Buyer News | Inventory Reconciliation Following 340B Program Termination | October 2021

Compliance concepts regarding excess 340B inventory after termination, inventory considerations before and after termination, and best practices on inventory usage after termination

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September 2021 Contract Update

September 2021 contract updates, including new contracts, pricing decreases, product additions or deletions, and other important announcements for Prime Vendor Program Participants.

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September 2021 ISMP Medication Safety Alert

September 2021 ISMP Medication Safety Alert covering medication-related errors, adverse drug reactions, and implications for community practice sites, as well as recommendations for improving medication safety within communities.

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340B Pharmacy Buyer News | 340B Compliance Considerations at Eligible Sites with 340B Physical Inventory | August 2021

An explanation of sites that use a 340B physical inventory model, compliance concepts for 340B physical inventory, decision points when setting up a site with 340B physical inventory

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August 2021 Contract Update

August 2021 contract updates, including new contracts, pricing decreases, product additions or deletions, and other important announcements for Prime Vendor Program Participants.

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August 2021 ISMP Medication Safety Alert

August 2021 ISMP Medication Safety Alert covering medication-related errors, adverse drug reactions, and implications for community practice sites, as well as recommendations for improving medication safety within communities.

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July 2021 Contract Update

July 2021 contract updates, including new contracts, pricing decreases, product additions or deletions, and other important announcements for Prime Vendor Program Participants.

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July 2021 ISMP Medication Safety Alert

July 2021 ISMP Medication Safety Alert covering medication-related errors, adverse drug reactions, and implications for community practice sites, as well as recommendations for improving medication safety within communities.

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June 2021 Contract Update

June 2021 contract updates, including new contracts, pricing decreases, product additions or deletions, and other important announcements for Prime Vendor Program Participants.

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June 2021 ISMP Medication Safety Alert

June 2021 ISMP Medication Safety Alert covering medication-related errors, adverse drug reactions, and implications for community practice sites, as well as recommendations for improving medication safety within communities.

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May 2021 Contract Update

May 2021 contract updates, including new contracts, pricing decreases, product additions or deletions, and other important announcements for Prime Vendor Program Participants.

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May 2021 ISMP Medication Safety Alert

May 2021 ISMP Medication Safety Alert covering medication-related errors, adverse drug reactions, and implications for community practice sites, as well as recommendations for improving medication safety within communities.

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340B Pharmacy Buyer News | Identifying Covered and Non-Covered Outpatient Drugs | May 2021

HRSA resources available to help identify a covered outpatient drug, documentation of processes and purchases, and best practices for purchasing covered and non-covered outpatient drugs

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April 2021 ISMP Medication Safety Alert

April 2021 ISMP Medication Safety Alert covering medication-related errors, adverse drug reactions, and implications for community practice sites, as well as recommendations for improving medication safety within communities.

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April 2021 Contract Update

April 2021 contract updates, including new contracts, pricing decreases, product additions or deletions, and other important announcements for Prime Vendor Program Participants.

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March 2021 Contract Update

March 2021 contract updates, including new contracts, pricing decreases, product additions or deletions, and other important announcements for Prime Vendor Program Participants.

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March 2021 ISMP Medication Safety Alert

March 2021 ISMP Medication Safety Alert covering medication-related errors, adverse drug reactions, and implications for community practice sites, as well as recommendations for improving medication safety within communities.

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340B Pharmacy Buyer News | Borrow/Loan and Buy/Sell Considerations | January 2021

Best practices that covered entities use to manage borrow/loan situations, documentation needed when borrow/loan situations are required, and an example borrow/loan chart used to educate staff on compliant practices

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340B Administrative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

HRSA has developed a new 340B Administrative Dispute Resolution (ADR) process webpage.

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340B Pharmacy Buyer News | Understanding and Optimizing Compliant WAC Purchasing | October 2020

Key 340B Compliance Concepts for Understanding WAC and WAC Management Steps from WeCare Hospital’s SOPs.

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340B Pharmacy Buyer News | Managing Drug Shortages | June 2020

Drug shortages can have implications on 340B program management.

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Apexus Selected to Continue as the HRSA 340B Prime Vendor

Apexus, LLC, is pleased to announce that it has been selected by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to continue as the 340B Prime Vendor. HRSA chose Apexus as part of a competitive, open bid process.

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340B Regulatory Changes: Impact and Best Practices for Manufacturers

An overview of the CMP Final Rule and the pricing component of the 340B OPAIS. In addition, we share best practices on how to achieve compliance and operational efficiencies.

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Lessons Learned from Apexus Answers III

The final article in a 3-part series to highlight cases in which Apexus Answers, a service provided by the 340B Prime Vendor Program, was a valuable resource for 340B stakeholders.

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Lessons Learned from Top Apexus Answers 340B Interventions—Part II

Second of 3-article series to highlight cases in which Apexus Answers, a service provided by the 340B Prime Vendor Program, was a valuable resource for 340B stakeholders.

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Lessons Learned from Top Apexus Answers 340B Interventions

First in series of 3 articles to highlight cases in which Apexus Answers, a service provided by the 340B Prime Vendor Program, was a valuable resource for 340B stakeholders.

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Yes, You Can Purchase Vaccines on Your 340B Account (Hint: it’s not a 340B price, it’s a PVP value-added price)

PVP has partnered with vaccine manufacturers and distributors to provide discounts on vaccine products—including seasonal flu vaccines—to all 340B covered entities, regardless of size, through the Prime Vendor Program.

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340B Knowledge Can Make or Break Your Organization

A successful, compliant 340B program requires effective education that adapts to meet the needs of different learners across several disciplines, environments, and knowledge bases.

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Apexus Answers Provides Helpful Tips to Navigate the New 340B OPAIS

The much-anticipated 340B Office of Pharmacy Affairs Information System (OPAIS) replaced the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) 340B Database, September 2017.

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