Overview of What You Will Learn

The 340B Drug Pricing Program plays a vital role in ensuring access to affordable medications for eligible entities, but navigating its complex purchasing and compliance requirements can be challenging. This webinar is designed to equip pharmacists and pharmacy technicians with the knowledge and strategies necessary to overcome these challenges successfully.

By attending this webinar, you will have the opportunity to delve into the intricacies of the 340B Drug Pricing Program and learn about the essential documentation required for compliant purchasing. Our expert speakers will share valuable insights, real-world examples, and best practices that will empower you to navigate the complexities of the program effectively.

During the webinar, our speakers will address critical objectives for both pharmacists and technicians:

Pharmacists’ Objectives:

  • Review the purchasing documentation requirements commonly sought by HRSA (Health Resources and Services Administration) during audits.
  • Identify specific aspects of drug procurement that can introduce compliance risks for covered entities.
  • Discuss effective strategies for monitoring 340B purchase activity to ensure ongoing regulatory compliance.

Technicians’ Objectives:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the purchasing documentation requirements frequently requested by HRSA during audits.
  • Identify potential compliance risks associated with drug procurement within covered entities.
  • Explore practical strategies for monitoring 340B purchase activity to uphold regulatory compliance.

In addition to the knowledge gained attendees of this webinar will earn Continuing Education (CE) credits. These credits will contribute to your professional development and help you stay current in your field while enhancing your understanding of 340B Program compliance.

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About the Speakers

Greg Wilson

PharmD, BCPS, 340B ACE

Greg Wilson, PharmD, BCPS, 340B ACE, is a Director of Compliance for SpendMend. In this role, he oversees independent external audits and provides covered entity support during the HRSA audit process. He has more than 15 years of health care experience serving in a variety of roles in hospital and health system pharmacy. Prior to joining SpendMend, he was the director of corporate pharmacy services for a large integrated delivery network based in Pittsburgh, PA, with responsibility for formulary management, medication-use policy, coordination of system-level P&T Committee activities, and oversight of 340B Program compliance and optimization.

Melissa Antonopoulos

Melissa started her Pharmacy Technician career back in 1999 and has worked in retail, mail order, and hospital pharmacy where she was promoted to a Pharmacy Buyer position for almost 9 years. She then joined the 340B Team at Memorial Healthcare system as an Internal Auditor, then promoted to Sr. Internal Auditor, and is now the 340B Program Coordinator for the Mixed-Use and Clean Site universes. She loves to mentor new team members as well as fellow Pharmacy Technicians.

Jasmine Muniz-Cadorette

Jasmine is an Apexus Certified Expert (ACE) with approximately eight years of industry experience, currently serving in a dual capacity as a 340B Auditor/Consultant and Pharmacy Data Resource Manager at SpendMend Pharmacy. Prior to joining SpendMend Pharmacy, Jasmine managed the 340B Program at a large Federally Qualified Health Center in the Northeast and was involved in various committees including Customer Service, Professional Development, P&T, and Quality. In her consulting and auditing role, Jasmine supports clients with 340B Program compliance, management, and growth, specializing in clinic and grantee covered entities. As the Pharmacy Data Resource Manager, Jasmine works on various projects related to internal operations, knowledge management, process improvement and workflow automation to support organizational goals.