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NHIA rebuts MedPAC's infusion report


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – MedPAC, in a recent report to Congress, doesn’t put much stock in implementing a demonstration project to see whether or not there should be a more comprehensive benefit for home infusion therapy.

Bidding ‘needlessly complicates’ home infusion benefit


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Home infusion stakeholders have asked CMS to rethink its plan to include the therapy in the Round 1 re-compete of competitive bidding. 

Study provides home infusion baseline


ALEXANDRIA, Va. - It's been more than a year in the making, but the first major study of the home infusion industry was released in October.

What about enteral nutrition?


One product category the National Home Infusion Association didn't address in its letter is enteral nutrition, which was included in Round 1.

Keep home infusion off bidding table


ALEXANDRIA, Va. - CMS must continue to exclude home infusion therapy from competitive bidding, say infusion stakeholders.

Infusion industry tries again


WASHINGTON - Home infusion stakeholders are back with another bill that seeks to close a payment gap in how Medicare pays for the therapy.

Home infusion group seeks to distance providers from 'bad apples'


ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Home infusion providers are considered to be by and large an ethical bunch, and they want to make sure everyone knows it.

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.

Association launches data drive


In January, NHIA launched an industry-wide data-gathering initiative to gain a clearer picture of the home infusion industry and define how best to move forward on several fronts.