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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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Vizient urges CMS to reconsider home infusion benefit

November 8, 2018HME News Staff

IRVING, Texas - Vizient, a member-driven health care performance improvement company and its subsidiary Provista, a supply chain partner for non-acute healthcare delivery organizations, have urged CMS to reconsider its “very narrow interpretation of the new Medicare home infusion benefit. The benefit was finalized in the recently released Home Health Prospective Payment System final rule for 2019. The rule will limit reimbursement for home infusion services to only the day on which the services...

Home infusion benefit, Home infusion services, Vizient

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