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NHIA publishes position paper on infusion reimbursement


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Home Infusion Association has published a position paper that makes the case that reimbursement for home infusion must include essential professional pharmacy services.

Short take: Option Care


Bannockburn, Ill.-based Option Care has been chosen by Paratek Pharmaceuticals as a limited network provider of its new IV and oral antibiotic Nuzyra, to treat adults with community-acquired pneumonia and acute bacterial skin infections.

CMS finalizes temporary payment for infusion services


WASHINGTON – CMS has finalized a rule that includes a temporarily transitional payment for home infusion services, and implements a new home infusion therapy benefit.

NHIA to CMS: Don’t ‘shortchange’ home infusion


WASHINGTON – With a final rule not expected until November, industry stakeholders continue to press CMS for changes to provisions related to home infusion.

Study: Home infusion therapy can improve survival rates


BANNOCKBURN, Ill. – Inotropic home infusion therapy can help improve survival for patients with advanced heart failure, according to a new study from Option Care and the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

InfuSystem debuts mobile app


MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. – InfuSystem Holdings has launched InfuSystem Mobile, a patient safety app that connects patients with the infusion provider’s products, expertise and registered nurses.

Option Care tapped to provide new HIV therapy


BANNOCKBURN, Ill. – Option Care has been selected by Theratechnologies as an infusion provider for Trogarzo, multidrug resistant human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infections.

HomeTown Infusion expands service area


NEW ERA, Mich. – HomeTown Infusion has opened a new location in Rockford, Mich. The new location, which offers home and alternate site infusion services, will serve the greater Grand Rapids area, according to a press release.

Conference offers 'lots to think about'


PHOENIX – Attendees at this year’s National Home Infusion Association annual conference will learn the nuts and bolts of operating in a changing environment, organizers say.

Local provider makes good

Infusion Solutions steps in where others won’t

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Infusion Solutions has found its niche as a local provider willing to go the extra mile for patients and referral sources, says Chuck Loos, account manager.