Percent of Hospitals That Provide Discounted Rx to Patients

By Staff Reporters

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% of Hospitals That Provide Discounted Rx to Patients

 •  Delayed access to a needed drug: 75%
 •  Caused financial hardship for patient and/or their families because that had to pay more for the drug: 69%
 •  Made it logistically harder for patient to obtain needed medications: 61%
 •  Caused patient to stop taking a drug or switch to a less effective therapeutic alternative: 50%
 •  Negatively impacted patient’s health/outcomes: 41%
 •  Led to preventable emergency department visits or hospital stays: 23%
 •  Other: 15%

Source: 340B Health, “Contract Pharmacy Restrictions Represent Growing Threat to 340B Hospitals and Patients,” March 2022

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