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NHIA pushes back on ASP


WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives on June 17 passed a bill that included a provision that would switch payment for Part B home infusion drugs to an average sales price model—a model that is unsustainable, say infusion stakeholders.

Short takes: NHIA, Walnut Medical


The National Home Infusion Association will hold its 2016 Annual Conference & Exposition March 21-24 in New Orleans.

In brief: AeroCare deal dissolves, Inogen shareholders sell


ORLANDO – A merger agreement between AeroCare and MergeWorthRx (MWRX) has been terminated.

In brief: New enrollment provisions, new partnership


BALTIMORE – CMS has tightened its enrollment guidelines in a final rule issued Dec. 3.

NHIA opens registration for annual event


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Early bird registration has opened for the 2015 National Home Infusion Association’s (NHIA) Annual Conference & Exposition. The event takes place March 23–26 in Phoenix.

NHIA updates coding standard for home infusion claims


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The 2013 version of the National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) coding standard has been published and is available free of charge, according to a press release.

In brief: Infusion stakeholders stay on message


WASHINGTON – The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) in May sent a second letter to CMS Acting Administrator Marilyn Tavenner reiterating its request that infusion pumps and supplies be excluded from the Round 1 re-compete of competitive bidding.

AIC offers alternative


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – When Alana HealthCare decided to get into the infusion market, the provider didn’t want to do the “same old thing.”

Infusion industry marches on


The recently passed healthcare reform bill did not include Medicare coverage for home infusion therapy, but industry stakeholders say they still have fight in them.

Video drives home infusion message


The Apria Healthcare-sponsored video, which has been shown to lawmakers and at various industry meetings, is posted on the NHIA's Web site, With the current national focus on healthcare reform, it's important to get the word out, said Bodoff.