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In brief: Audit update, CQRC comment, home infusion payment

November 11, 2022HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – CMS plans to primarily focus MAC, RAC and SMRC medical reviews on claims with dates of service outside of the public health emergency, the agency stated in a recent clarification.  CMS stated:  “During the PHE, flexibilities were applied across claim types. For certain DME items, this included the non-enforcement of clinical indications for coverage. Since clinical indications for coverage were not enforced for certain DME items provided during the PHE, once...

Aeroflow Breastpumps, Audits, CCS, CQRC, Home Infusion, Intuity Medical, Medline, Soleo Health


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CMS updates home infusion payments 

November 7, 2022HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – CMS has announced an 8.7% payment increase for home infusion therapy for calendar year 2023.  The payment is based on the percent increase in the Consumer Price Index for all urban customers (CPI-U) for the 12-month period ending with June of the preceding year (9.1%), reduced by the productivity adjustment for CY 2023 (0.4%).  “The single payment amounts are also adjusted in a budget neutral manner using standardization factors for geographic area wage differences...

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Infusion Solutions closes, citing ‘increased competition’ 

November 7, 2022HME News Staff

ASHLAND, Ky. – The board of directors of Infusion Solutions, which provides home infusion therapy to patients from two locations in Ashland, Ky., and Charleston, West Va., has agreed to dissolve the company, according to the Daily Independent. The company is owned equally by St. Mary’s Medical Center, Charleston Area Medical Center and St. Claire HealthCare. “This was an extremely difficult decision for the board and one we do not take lightly,” said David Sheils, Infusion...

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Infusion stakeholders continue push  

October 31, 2022HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – A diverse group of 30 patient and stakeholder groups are calling on Congress to address Medicare beneficiary access to home infusion services.   In an Oct. 31 letter, the groups urge congressional leaders to advance the Preserving Patient Access to Home Infusion Act (S. 2652/H.R. 5067) to increase access to home infusion therapy for Medicare beneficiaries.   “Home infusion therapy services have been a lifeline for millions of Americans by delivering lifesaving...

Home Infusion, National Home Infusion Association


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Soleo Health location receives three accreditations

October 24, 2022HME News Staff

FRISCO, Texas, and LOS ANGELES – Soleo Health has announced that its Los Angeles pharmacy location has earned specialty pharmacy accreditation from URAC. By achieving accreditation, the company says it continues to demonstrate its commitment to quality patient-centric care, patient safety, exceptional therapy management programs and improved outcomes. "The Soleo Health Los Angeles URAC accreditations validate the levels of high-quality care and service we bring to patients throughout California,”...

Accreditation, Home Infusion, Soleo Health, URAC


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IHCS receives award for outcomes platform 

October 18, 2022HME News Staff

MIRAMAR, Fla. – Integrated Home Care Services, an independent administrator of home health, DME and home infusion benefits, has announced that its MedTrac Home Insights and Outcomes Platform has received the silver award for the Home Care Innovator of the Year as part of the 2022 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards program. The annual program celebrates outstanding innovation by skilled nursing, senior living and home care providers. "We developed MedTrac to better support our...

Administrator, DME, Home Infusion, Integrated Home Care Services


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TwelveStone expands access to home infusion 

October 18, 2022HME News Staff

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – TwelveStone Health Partners has announced that its TwelveStone Infusion Support CON application was approved on Sept. 28 for 90 counties in Tennessee. The CON allows the company to provide nursing care for their patients when other home health options aren’t available. "Obtaining this CON further equips TwelveStone to deliver on the promise of a positive and convenient experience for patients who need a higher-level of care," says Shane Reeves, CEO, TwelveStone Health...

Home Infusion, TwelveStone Health Partners


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Soleo Health adds 4th drug from Alnylam Pharmaceuticals 

October 4, 2022HME News Staff

FRISCO, Texas – Soleo Health has added AMVUTTRA (vutrisiran) to its specialty pharmacy portfolio to treat adults with the polyneuropathy of hereditary transthyretin-mediated (hATTR) amyloidosis. Soleo Health offers newly FDA-approved AMVUTTRA injections to patients in their homes (after an evaluation and recommendation by the treating physician) or at one of its ambulatory infusion centers (AICs) nationwide. “This marks the fourth therapy Soleo Health now offers from Alnylam Pharmaceuticals’...

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Trella Health releases market insights for HME, home infusion

September 14, 2022HME News Staff

ATLANTA – Trella Health has released its Marketscape Insights for home medical equipment and home infusion providers. The market insights will provide these organizations with the ability to improve their business strategies with enhanced market data through a streamlined and intuitive user experience. "Trella's enhanced market insights will allow HME and infusion suppliers to gain the competitive advantage they need to identify new markets for growth and improve their business development...

Home Infusion, Home Medical Equipment, Trella Health


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Health system launches home infusion program 

September 12, 2022HME News Staff

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Yale New Haven Health (YNHH) has launched a home infusion program, expanding access to care at home, improving patient convenience and reducing barriers and disruptions in care. YNHH’s Home Infusion Center is located at its Regional Operations Center in New Haven, with a total area of 8,475 square feet. “Implementing home infusion services for our patients is an important step forward in today’s health care environment where patients can receive safe, high-quality...

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