Justin Ott, MHA, 340B ACE, provides expertise to hospitals, health systems, and all types of covered entities to optimize their specialty pharmacy services and compliance with the 340B Program. As a Vice President, Hospital & Health Systems Services, Justin helps develop and implement strategies for future success.
Justin puts his extensive experience in health system pharmacy to work for clients, especially in the areas of specialty pharmacy and 340B. He has been involved in many facets of service, including technical support of compliance and operations, network development, contracting, negotiation, and management. Through his expertise, clients uncover opportunities for growth and improve regulatory compliance and patient safety.
Before joining Visante, Justin was the Associate Director of Market Development for Diplomat Pharmacy, a large provider of specialty pharmacy and infusion services, where he contracted with 340B covered entities and created successful specialty pharmacy strategies for hospitals and health systems. Additionally, he worked with hospitals and health systems to help gain access to limited distribution medications through the 340B Program.
Prior to this, Justin was a Consultant with Ponaman Healthcare Consulting where he helped clients with auditing and assessment services, identifying gaps and opportunities in compliance, assisting with HRSA audits, and technical support with compliance and operational issues related to the 340B program for covered entities, contract pharmacies, and contract pharmacy/split-billing software vendors.
Justin managed the 340B Program at Spectrum Health Hospital Group in Grand Rapids, MI. He developed the contract pharmacy program and enhanced the acute outpatient 340B Program. This involved managing a team of analysts, successfully leading a covered entity through a HRSA random program audit with no findings, and found opportunities to generate hospital drug purchasing savings. He also designed the 340B quality assurance program for the 340B Program, which includes all policies and procedures as well as a comprehensive internal audit plan.
Justin is a 340B Apexus certified expert, in addition to a 2020 Sentry data systems certified consultant. He earned a Project Management Certification from the Harvard School of Public Health, and he holds a Masters Degree in Health Administration and a B.S. from Grand Valley State University in MI. Justin resides in the lovely city of Zeeland, MI with his family.