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NHIA's Bodoff recollects and predicts

August 14, 2015Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - When Russell Bodoff took the reins at the National Home Infusion Association, the organization was near bankruptcy and there was no Medicare benefit for home infusion therapy.Today, NHIA is a vibrant organization with strong finances—but there's still no Medicare benefit. Bodoff retired this month after eight years and will be replaced by Tyler Wilson. He spoke with HME News about the state of home infusion.The associationIn less than a decade, the once struggling NHIA has...

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Familiar face takes helm at NHIA

August 5, 2015HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Tyler Wilson has been named president and CEO of the National Home Infusion Association. He succeeds Russell Bodoff who retires Aug. 7. Bodoff has served as president and CEO since 2007. Wilson is best known in the HME industry for his tenure at the American Association for Homecare, where he served as president and CEO from 2006 to 2013. Most recently, he was executive director of the National Association for Proton Therapy. He also served as executive director of the American...

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Home infusion: Stakeholders arm themselves with data

September 26, 2014Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - The stars could align for the latest iteration of a bill to require Medicare to cover home infusion therapy, say industry stakeholders.Similar bills have been introduced over the past several years, but stakeholders have a few things working in their favor this year. The first: a new study by Avalere, a non-partisan healthcare policy firm, that found Medicare could save $80 million over a 10-year period if it covers home infusion therapy. The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA)...

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

May 11, 2011Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Home infusion providers are considered to be by and large an ethical bunch, and they want to make sure everyone knows it. The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) in April released the "Standards for Ethical Practice," during its annual conference. "We thought it was a good time to make a public statement that reflects what we've been doing for so many years," said Russ Bodoff, NHIA president and CEO. "We are committed to the patients and we are committed to good ethical...

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The time has come

September 30, 2009Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

I was talking to the folks over at the National Home Infusion Association yesterday. Sen. Max Baucus' admission that Congress needs to do something about the lack of Medicare coverage for home infusion is a "step forward," said executive director Russ Bodoff. "It's always nice when the chairman of the finance committee recognizes the need for the fix," he added. The next step is getting a revised CBO score that demonstrates the true costs of home infusion therapy, as well as the savings it offers...

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