Bloomberg Law
Nov. 2, 2020, 4:04 PM

AmerisourceBergen to Store, Manage Drugs for National Stockpile

Shira Stein
Shira Stein

AmerisourceBergen Corp. will store, manage, and distribute pharmaceuticals for the Strategic National Stockpile under a $79.2 million contract awarded Friday, according to the General Services Administration website.

The contract is part of a plan to restructure and resupply the stockpile, known as SNS 2.0, so that there are enough drugs, ventilators, personal protective equipment, and testing supplies in the event of future Covid-19 flare-ups.

The Department of Health & Human Services outlined its intentions in May to have industry partners “store and manage inventory, contract reserved capacity, and provide logistics services to allow for rapid identification of and distribution ...

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