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Judge dismisses home infusion lawsuit

June 17, 2021HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - A U.S. district court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the National Home Infusion Association over the implementation of a Medicare home infusion therapy services benefit for a “lack of subject matter jurisdiction.”  The lawsuit, filed in 2019 against the Department of Health and Human Services, argued that a final rule published in November 2018 that limits reimbursement for professional services to only those days a “skilled professional is in the home,”...

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Failing to get through to CMS, NHIA makes its case in court

February 22, 2019Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - Stakeholders say they were left with no other options when they filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services over its transitional payment for home infusion services.“We have been fighting this at every level and made no progress,” said Sharon Pearce, vice president of government affairs for the National Home Infusion Association. “We really tried to find a resolution, but their thinking and position hasn't moved one inch from the final rule.”The...

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NHIA sues over transitional payment

February 15, 2019HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The National Home Infusion Association is suing the Department of Health and Human Services over its transitional payment for home infusion therapy services.A final rule published in November 2018 limits reimbursement for professional services to only those days a “skilled professional is in the home.” Under CMS's interpretation, reimbursement for services by pharmacists and other professionals services are not recognized, according to a press release.“This rule undercuts...

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