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NHIA finalizes data definitions


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Home Infusion Association has released its final set of Standard Definitions for Patient Outcomes Data to establish national benchmarks.

Opportunity knocks at annual event


NEW ORLEANS – The National Home Infusion Association marks its silver anniversary this year on a wave of optimism, something that it plans to infuse into its annual conference, organizers say.

NHIA continues push for coverage

‘There’s a certain battle weariness, but we’ve seen indications that we’ve reached a point far beyond where we’ve gotten in the past’

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Although 2015 ended without the passage of a pair of bills to create a comprehensive benefit for home infusion, stakeholders feel good about their chances in the upcoming year.

In brief: CMS considers MA audits, CPAP startup gets funding


CMS is considering expanding its RAC program for Medicare Advantage, according to a draft scope of work published by the agency.

Infusion scholarship deadline approaching


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Home Infusion Association is accepting applications for two scholarships.

Familiar face takes helm at NHIA


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.

NHIA pushes back on ASP


WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives on June 17 passed a bill that included a provision that would switch payment for Part B home infusion drugs to an average sales price model—a model that is unsustainable, say infusion stakeholders.

In brief: Gov’t announces historic takedown, GAO finds fragmented oversight of Medicaid


WASHINGTON – A nationwide sweep led by the Medicare Fraud Strike Force has resulted in charges against 243 individuals, including 46 doctors, nurses and other licensed medical professionals.

Report 'rehashes' savings proposal


WASHINGTON – A recent report from the Office of Inspector General that says CMS overpays for infusion drugs isn’t all that different from a similar report in 2013, say infusion stakeholders.

People news: Insulet, NHIA, NHIF


Insulet, manufacturer of the OmniPod Insulin Management System, has appointed Michael Levitz CFO starting May 4. He succeeds Allison Dorval, who has resigned to pursue other opportunities.