On February 5, 2014, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a report (OIG Report) describing the results of a survey it had conducted of the use of contract pharmacies by 340B drug pricing program (340B program) covered entities.1 The survey was undertaken in response to a Congressional request, and comes as the Office of Pharmacy Affairs (OPA) within the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the HHS component which is responsible for administration of the 340B program, is developing regulations that are expected to address and clarify requirements for 340B program contract pharmacy arrangements, as well as other important 340B program issues such as the definition of an eligible patient. OPA will consider the OIG’s comments as it develops the anticipated regulations.