Modern Healthcare Staff
Jessie Hellmann covers Capitol Hill and politics for Modern Healthcare. Jessie was a healthcare reporter at The Hill for four years covering health policy and politics from Capitol Hill. Before moving to DC, she covered the 2016 Iowa caucuses and earned her master's degree in public affairs reporting from the University of Illinois Springfield. She was born and raised in Kokomo, Indiana and attended college in Evansville.
Some hospitals receiving heavily discounted outpatient drugs through the 340B program could lose that status after last year's impact on patient mix, a blow for safety-net organizations serving large numbers of low-income patients.
President Joe Biden will issue an executive order Friday directing HHS to support price transparency rules issued by the Trump administration and telling regulators to prioritize hospital consolidation in its enforcement efforts.