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Home Infusion In the Press

May 2016

Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Issues New Study on Specialty Drugs Spending—Findings Show Specialty Pharmacy Medication Rose About 26% and BCBS Companies Recognize Home Infusion as a Way of Lowering Health Care Costs (May 25, 2016)

NHIA President, Board Members Discuss Home Infusion Advocacy at MHA Conference (May 24, 2016)

December 2015

Philly Inquirer Features Front-Page Article on Medicare's Lack of Home Infusion Coverage & NHIA's Efforts on Capitol Hill - (December 29, 2015)
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September 2015

Assessing Syringe Alternatives in Response Pharmacy Podcast–Interview with NHIA's Kendall Van Pool - (September 30, 2015 )
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February 2015

HME News Article - Infusion Stakeholders Seek 'Headwind' to Push Bills - (February 6, 2014)

December 2014

Specialty Pharmacy Continuum Article - Home Infusion Data Strong, But Pay Lags - (December 3, 2014)

September 2014

HME News covers Introduction of The Medicare Home Infusion Site of Care Act (H.R. 5435) -  (September 26, 2014)

August 2014

Kaiser Health News (KHN) responds to Medicare beneficiary's concern about the lack of infusion coverage at the home. (August 12, 2014)

April 2014

FDA Week Article Entitled "Traditional Compounders Recognized in FDA Response to Infusion Industry " notes NHIA Correspondence with FDA(April 4, 2014)

February 2014

Kevin MD Posts Emma Singh Op-Ed Supporting Home Infusion Coverage(February 23, 2014)

January 2014

NHIA: Change in Competitive Bid Program Could Jeopardize Care (January 2014)

November 2013

HME News Reports on NHIA Efforts to Pull Home infusion from Competitive Bidding(November 22, 2013)

August 2013

FDA Week Article - "Updated Compounding Bill Exempts Infusion Pharmacies" (August 2, 2013)

June 2013

TCPalm - Emma Singh: Seniors in harm's way due to ridiculous Medicare rules on IV therapy (July 9, 2013)

The Californian Op-Ed - Emma Singh: Patients in Harm's Way (July 5, 2013)

Florida Today Op-Ed Points to the Need for a Medicare Home Infusion Benefit (June 20, 2013)

Op-Ed in Go Lackawanna Advocates for Medicare Home Infusion Benefit (June 14, 2013)

Op-Ed in The Times of Trenton Advocates for Medicare Home Infusion Benefit (June 14, 2013)

Op-Ed in Timesleader Advocates for Medicare Home Infusion Benefit (June 14, 2013)

Penn Live - Medicare Discriminates Against Seniors As I See It (June 5, 2013)

March 2013

Reading Eagle - Muhlenberg pharmacist wants Medicare to cover at-home infusion therapy (March 26, 2013)

December 2012

HME News - NHIA won't give up (December 28, 2012)

September 2012

NHIA Staffer Places Op-Ed in Local Newspaper NHIA Member Infusion Solutions Places Op-Ed in Local Newspaper on September 20, 2012 Discussing the Lack of Medicare Home Infusion Benefit and the Impact on One of their Patients (September 20, 2012)

NHIA places Op-Ed in Washington Examiner (September 12, 2012)

August 2012

Huffington Post - Medicare Glitch Hits Home (August 14, 2012)

July 2012

Managed Care - Is Home Infusion Ready for Prime Time?* (July 12, 2012)

May 2012

HME News - Bidding ‘needlessly complicates’ home infusion benefit (May 4, 2012)

August 2011

HME News - Keep home infusion off bidding table (August 25, 2011)

July 2011

AIS Health - Medicare Home Infusion Bill Is Reintroduced, but Future Is Unclear (July 11, 2011)

June 2011

River Valley Sun – June 17, 2011

HomeCare – June 23, 2011

HME News – June 28, 2011

HomeCare – June 30, 2011

May 2011

HME News - Home infusion group seeks to distance providers from 'bad apples' (May 11, 2011)

March 2010

HME News - Association launches data drive (March 3, 2010)

October 2009

Pharmaceutical Commerce - Home-Infusion Providers Struggle With Unfriendly Reimbursement Policies (October 10, 2009)

June 2009

C-SPAN video - Rep. Eliot Engel seeks support from HHS Secretary Sibelius for his Home Infusion Therapy bill (H.R. 574) at Energy and Commerce hearing (June 24, 2009)

March 2009

Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report

National Public Radio report (broadcast March 10, 2009) - the transcript is abbreviated from the actual audio you may listen to

October 2008

Click here for The Wall Street Journal Article (Oct 2008)