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Antibody pilot mobilizes home infusion providers 

January 8, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Upstate HomeCare is among the providers that recently began participating in a pilot program to get monoclonal antibody therapy to patients in skilled nursing and long-term care facilities, where COVID-19 is spreading quickly.  The pilot, part of Operation Warp Speed, is a partnership between the Department of Health and Human Services and the National Home Infusion Association. Option Care Health is...

antibody therapy, Connie Sullivan, Coronavirus Outbreak, Gregory LoPresti, NHIA, Upstate HomeCare

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CMS sticks to home infusion plan

July 9, 2020Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - CMS's proposed home health rule for 2021 does not include any fixes to how it plans to implement its home infusion benefit. In the rule, released on June 25, the agency continues to limit reimbursement to only those days when a nurse is in the home. The National Home Infusion Association continues to assert that the policy introduces unnecessary risk for patients and health care providers when services are provided in the home to patients that rely on lifesaving infused medications....

Connie Sullivan, home infusion benefit, NHIA

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