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Lidia Rodriguez-Hupp, Senior Vice President/340B Compliance Officer, Sentry Data Systems, Inc. to Speak at KC’s The 340B Drug Pricing Program Explored: A 2013 Perspective

New York, NY, January 16, 2013 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Lidia Rodriguez-Hupp, Senior Vice President/340B Compliance Officer, Sentry Data Systems, Inc. will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “The 340B Drug Pricing Program Explored: A 2013 Perspective.” This event is scheduled for February 13, 2013 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

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About Lidia Rodriguez Hupp

Lidia A. Rodriguez-Hupp has over 10 years of experience with 340B software and program maintenance. She has been with Sentry Data Systems, Inc. since its early years, originally joining Sentry as the Director of Implementation and also serving as the Director of Client Services and Vice President of Client Services before her promotion to Sentry’s Senior Vice President. The Client Services and Marketing departments report directly to her and she provides expertise in both strategic planning and account management, as well as serving as the 340B Compliance Officer. Prior to joining Sentry, Ms. Rodriguez-Hupp was Director of Implementation for RxStrategies, Inc., a company specializing in 340B for the FQHC market. From 1999-2001, Ms. Rodriguez-Hupp was the Investor Relations Manager for PNV, Inc. and was a member of the IPO Road Show Team when it went public in 2000. Prior to returning to Florida in 1999, Ms. Rodriguez-Hupp held various positions for members of Congress in the U.S. House of Representatives.

About Sentry Data Systems, Inc.

Located in Deerfield Beach, FL, Sentry Data Systems, Inc. ( is a healthcare intelligence company offering technology solutions that address a wide variety of workflow, compliance, technical and financial challenges. Sentry’s products serve hundreds of hospitals and pharmacies across the country and have saved clients millions of dollars on over 40 million patients to date. Sentry processes millions of eligibility, financial, clinical, and pharmacy transactions per day.

340B Program Management & Compliance

Sentry Data Systems provides industry-leading 340B software applications to hundreds of covered entities and contract pharmacies across the county. Sentry was started and is managed by pharmacists who are focused on meeting the specific and complex data needs of hospitals and retail pharmacies participating in the 340B program. Our web-based solutions provide audit preparation tools, detailed reports, and a documented trail of program compliance from the provider to the patient to the pill to the purchase. Sentry is prepared to adapt to changing legislative requirements and help protect covered entities with a focus on compliance, based upon years of experience assisting and facilitating successful 340B program participation.

Event Synopsis:

Under the 340B Drug Pricing Program, drug manufacturers are required to sell outpatient drugs at a reduced cost to federally-eligible health care facilities certified by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

The Knowledge Group is producing “The 340B Drug Pricing Program Explored: A 2013 Perspective Live Webcast,” to walk the audience through the latest updates of the drug pricing program. Their panel of key regulators and thought leaders will explore significant issues in the mix including:

- Fundamentals of 340B Drug Pricing Program
- 340B Policy Compliance and Enforcement
- Audits of Covered Entities
- Contract Pharmacy
- Inventory Management for 340B Program
- Medicaid Billing, Reimbursement, Duplicate Discounts and Shared Savings
- Best Practices in Indigent Care and Vulnerable Patient Populations
- Regulatory updates

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