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NHIA submitted comments on a CMS proposed rule (CMS-1770-P) that would affect Medicare payments and coverage of COVID-19 vaccines and monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) and coding and billing requirements related to the use of single dose containers and drug waste.
Dozens of health systems, hospitals, and group purchasing organizations are calling on Congress to address Medicare beneficiary access to home infusion services and pass legislation that would increase access to home-based care, urging congressional leaders to advance the Preserving Patient Access to Home Infusion Act (S. 2652/H.R. 5067) to encourage access to home infusion therapy for Medicare beneficiaries.
The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) will hold its first-ever home and specialty infusion payor summit November 2 in Dallas, TX. The event is designed to bring together leaders from commercial health insurance plans with home and specialty infusion experts to discuss how payors can better leverage home infusion to lower the total cost of care.
As part of a strategic focus on promoting health equity, The National Home Infusion Foundation (NHIF) recently adopted standardized categories for race and ethnicity data collection and is encouraging all providers to include voluntary questions to capture this data. NHIF will utilize this data throughout its projects to evaluate equitable access to infusion treatments in alternate sites.
Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA.), one of two pharmacists in Congress, penned an op-ed, “Four years later, Medicare policy is still failing home infusion therapy patients” recently published in The Hill. The article highlights flaws in CMS’ implementation of the Home Infusion Therapy Services benefit that is limiting access to these services.