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NHIA denounces new proposed rule

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07/16/2019

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A proposed rule published last week fails to address a “deeply flawed policy” that reimburses home infusion services only on days when a nurse is present in the patient’s home, says the National Home Infusion Association.

In brief: Letters urge CMS to drop vents from bid program, NSM boosts home access biz

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05/24/2019

WASHINGTON – Reps. Morgan Griffith, R-Va., and Peter Welch, D-Vt., and Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., are leading a pair of congressional sign-on letters asking CMS and HHS to drop non-invasive vents from Round 2021 of competitive bidding.

Failing to get through to CMS, NHIA makes its case in court

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02/22/2019

WASHINGTON – Stakeholders say they were left with no other options when they filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services over its transitional payment for home infusion services.

In brief: NHIA sues over transitional payment, Great Elm’s DME biz exceeds expectations

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02/15/2019

WASHINGTON – The National Home Infusion Association is suing the Department of Health and Human Services over its transitional payment for home infusion therapy services.

In brief: NSM crosses border, audit targets Pacific Medical

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01/04/2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility’s presence now extends into Canada. The complex rehab provider announced Jan. 3 that it has bought SelfCare Home Health Products in Vancouver, British Columbia, its first acquisition outside of the United States.

NHIA pushes for clarifications

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01/02/2019

WASHINGTON – The National Home Infusion Association has submitted comments to CMS asking the agency to issue sub-regulatory guidance that clarifies that home infusion services are reimbursed on any day a patient receives a professional service.

People news: Sullivan, Distasio, Lowman, Turner, Gill, Stone

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11/29/2018

Connie Sullivan has been named president and CEO of the National Home Infusion Association.

In brief: Lawmakers push for additional bid relief, Gillispie named Homecare Champion

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09/21/2018

WASHINGTON – HME industry champion Cathy McMorris Rodgers has released a congressional sign-on letter to CMS, HHS and OMB

NHIA keeps pressure on CMS

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09/20/2018

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders met with CMS officials on Sept. 17 to discuss their concerns with home infusion provisions included in a recent proposed rule.

In brief: OIG says access intact in bid areas, GAO says to extend prior auths

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05/25/2018

WASHINGTON – Round 2 of Medicare’s competitive bidding program does not appear to have impacted access to oxygen or enteral supplies for most beneficiaries, according to two new reports from the Office of Inspector General.

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