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House, Senate introduce home infusion bills

March 13, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Legislation that seeks to preserve access to Part B home infusion medications was introduced March 12 in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. The bill would provide technical clarifications to remove the requirement that a home infusion professional must be present in the home on the day services are provided to be paid.“Medicare's home infusion therapy benefit provides increased access to care for patients with immune diseases, cancer, serious infections, heart failure,...

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An infusion of sponsors

December 7, 2009Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

We hear a  lot about industry efforts to repeal competitive bidding, the oxygen cap, etc. But another effort continues to chug quietly along: getting Medicare to cover home infusion therapy. The most recent effort, The Medicare Home Infusion Therapy Coverage Act, continues to gain sponsors. It's not the first time the issue has come to the table, but industry stakeholders hope this time they achieve their goal. With all the focus on cost savings to the health care system, the home infusion message...

e-SP, H.R. 574, Health care reform, Home infusion coverage, Kevin Nestrick, Medicare, Medicare, National Home Infusion Association, National Home Infusion Association, NHIA, S. 254

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