There is no substitute for experience. Our team of experts have held pharmacy leadership roles in 340B hospitals and have performed hundreds of 340B annual audits for hospitals all over the country. This combined knowledge is employed to increase savings in your drug purchasing. As one of our leaders once said, “no money, no mission.” Okay, my guess is that many leaders use this one, but it is true!
An experienced pharmacy executive with an accountable and innovative track record creating and implementing key strategies in clinical, operational, and business aspects of healthcare. As a past Regional Director responsible for six 340B covered entities, he has vast experience managing 340B programs from very large DSH hospitals (400+ beds) to Critical Access Hospitals. While successfully passing two clean HRSA audits, he tripled the 340B value resulting in greater than $100M+ of 340B savings. Jake has extensive experience in optimizing the 340B program through day to day administration and compliance, program optimization tactics, and strategic growth tactics. He has held numerous national 340B leadership positions and been a strong advocate for the 340B program.
Experience as a Director of Pharmacy for a 400-bed DSH hospital, also served as a Regional Director of Pharmacy. Rob has presented at many 340B University sessions and on the topic of 340B at numerous other conferences around the country. He has provided many external 340B audits for various covered entity types and onsite support for multiple 340B HRSA audits. Rob is part of our 340B independent auditing team and also supports our maintenance clients and 340B implementation. His perspective is from front line pharmacy leadership and program compliance.
Pharmacist with experience in pharmacy leadership, compliance, and contracting for a large healthcare organization and for a large regional health plan. This includes practical experience dealing with operational, compliance, and legal issues associated with managing a system-wide 340B Program. Also, over 10 years of legal practice experience, including in health care law and contracting. Rich has presented on 340B and other health care compliance topics at numerous conferences. Rich has conducted many external 340B audits and provided consultation for various covered entity types, including providing onsite support during HRSA audits. Rich is a lead auditor on our 340B independent auditing team, oversees legal and compliance issues, and provides client contract and policy/procedure reviews.
Project Management Professional (PMP) with over 20 years of healthcare and project management experience. Rich’s background is in finance and budgeting. He had accountability as a pharmacy project manager for 6-340B eligible sites within a large Integrated Delivery Network. He works closely with pharmacy and hospital leadership, compliance, legal, IT, and vendors. He will lead implementation of covered entities and contract pharmacies and is part of our 340B independent auditing team. His perspective is from finance, implementation, and operations.
Cory Aubuchon, BS, 340B ACE
Cory has over 13 years of experience in the healthcare consulting industry. He currently leads ELEVATE340B’s data review process. He has helped numerous 340B covered entities realize actual savings in the 340B program. In previous roles, Cory served in operations management, internal audit, appeals and MAC audits. Cory has a deep knowledge of State Medicaid programs and policy. Cory managed the team that developed SCA’s proprietary Medicaid eligibility matching system that exchanges large batch eligibility transactions directly with over 35 State Medicaid agencies.
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