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Write Your Members of Congress on CMS Proposed Ruling Regarding Medicare B Home Infusion Reimbursement.

July 24, 2018

AVA and NHIA To Collaborate; Offer New Benefits for NHIA Members

July 17, 2018

NHIA Submits Comments to CMS on President’s Plan to Lower Prescription Drug Prices.

July 16, 2018

NHIA Issues Comment on CMS 1687-IFC Rule on Patient Access to Certain Medical Equipment and Services in Rural and other Non-Contiguous Communities

July 9, 2018

CMS Issues Proposed Rule on Home Health Reimbursement; Includes Sections That Will Impact Home Infusion

July 3, 2018

President and CEO Wilson to Leave NHIA

Read Board announcement; press release

May 21, 2018

NHIA Writes to Defense Health Agency (DHA) on Misinterpretation of Cures Act

May 16, 2018

President Lays Out Plan for Lower Drug Prices; Impact to Home Infusion

Read detailed NHIA summary, President's American Patients First Plan, and a fact sheet published by the White House.

May 11, 2018

NHIA and Immune Deficiency Foundation Send Joint Letter to CMS Requesting IVIG Coding Fix

May 2, 2018

The Connecticut Mirror, Features Wilson Editorial “Recent Medicare Fixes Will Help Connecticut’s Most Vulnerable Patients"

March 9, 2018

Wilson Editorial in Savannah Morning News Discusses Benefit of New Medicare Part B Reimbursement Law

March 6, 2018

Board of Pharmacy Specialties Seeks Pharmacists to Serve on its Compounded Sterile Preparations Pharmacy Specialty Council

February 28, 2018

Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) Establishes Compounded Sterile Preparations (CSP) Certification

February 28, 2018

USP Posts Timeline for Revision of Compounding Standards

February 28, 2018

Anthem Changes Processing of Home Infusion Therapy Claims, Effective
February 19, 2018.

February 20, 2018

Senator Isakson urged Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to ensure the Medicare Part B home infusion services payment is implemented in a timely manner at a Senate Finance Hearing regarding the President’s 2019 Budget.

February 16, 2018

Congress Passes Medicare Part B Transitional Reimbursement Legislation

February 9, 2018

NHIA and SHP to Collaborate on Collection of Industry Data to Enhance Patient Care

February 6, 2018

House Continuing Resolution Includes Medicare Part B Transitional Reimbursement Provision; NHIA Sends Letter of Support to House Leadership

February 6, 2018

Read Don Powell’s (President of NHIA Member Chartwell Wisconsin Enterprises) editorial in Green Bay Press Gazette, “A Looming Nightmare for Wisconsin's Medicare” Patients

February 2, 2018

Read CQ Roll Call Coverage of Coalition Letter Sent to House, Senate Leadership “Health Coalition Calls on Congress to Pass Medicare Package”

February 2, 2018

Group of Organizations Come Together to Push for Congressional Passage of Medicare Legislative Package; Submit Coalition Letter to House and Senate Leaders

February 2, 2018

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb Discusses Home Infusion and Compounding MOU

January 30, 2018

Home Health Care News Speaks to NHIA on Medicare Part B legislation in “Home Infusion Fix Trapped by Deadlocked Congress”

January 22, 2018

NHIA Submits Comments to CMS on Medicare Program; Contract Year 2019 Policy and Technical Changes to the Medicare Advantage, Medicare Cost Plan, Medicare Fee-for-Service, Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Programs and PACE Program

January 16, 2018

Read NHIA member Tom Voorhees' op-ed in Crain’s New York Business "Little-Known Gap in Medicare Imperils New York's Most Vulnerable”

January 12, 2018

Read Bloomberg article “Temporary Fix Urged for Medicare’s Home Infusion Therapy Coverage”

January 12, 2018

The Connecticut Mirror, Features Wilson Editorial “Recent Medicare Fixes Will Help Connecticut’s Most Vulnerable Patients"

March 9, 2018

Wilson Editorial in Savannah Morning News Discusses Benefit of New Medicare Part B Reimbursement Law

March 6, 2018

Board of Pharmacy Specialties Seeks Pharmacists to Serve on its Compounded Sterile Preparations Pharmacy Specialty Council

February 28, 2018

Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) Establishes Compounded Sterile Preparations (CSP) Certification

February 28, 2018

USP Posts Timeline for Revision of Compounding Standards

February 28, 2018

Anthem Changes Processing of Home Infusion Therapy Claims, Effective
February 19, 2018.

February 20, 2018

Senator Isakson urged Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to ensure the Medicare Part B home infusion services payment is implemented in a timely manner at a Senate Finance Hearing regarding the President’s 2019 Budget.

February 16, 2018

Congress Passes Medicare Part B Transitional Reimbursement Legislation

February 9, 2018

NHIA and SHP to Collaborate on Collection of Industry Data to Enhance Patient Care

February 6, 2018

House Continuing Resolution Includes Medicare Part B Transitional Reimbursement Provision; NHIA Sends Letter of Support to House Leadership

February 6, 2018

Read Don Powell’s (President of NHIA Member Chartwell Wisconsin Enterprises) editorial in Green Bay Press Gazette, “A Looming Nightmare for Wisconsin's Medicare” Patients

February 2, 2018

Read CQ Roll Call Coverage of Coalition Letter Sent to House, Senate Leadership “Health Coalition Calls on Congress to Pass Medicare Package”

February 2, 2018

Group of Organizations Come Together to Push for Congressional Passage of Medicare Legislative Package; Submit Coalition Letter to House and Senate Leaders

February 2, 2018

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb Discusses Home Infusion and Compounding MOU

January 30, 2018

Home Health Care News Speaks to NHIA on Medicare Part B legislation in “Home Infusion Fix Trapped by Deadlocked Congress”

January 22, 2018

NHIA Submits Comments to CMS on Medicare Program; Contract Year 2019 Policy and Technical Changes to the Medicare Advantage, Medicare Cost Plan, Medicare Fee-for-Service, Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Programs and PACE Program

January 16, 2018

Read NHIA member Tom Voorhees' op-ed in Crain’s New York Business "Little-Known Gap in Medicare Imperils New York's Most Vulnerable”

January 12, 2018

Read Bloomberg article “Temporary Fix Urged for Medicare’s Home Infusion Therapy Coverage”

January 12, 2018

NHIA’s Wilson Outlines Impact of Medicare Reimbursement Gap on Beneficiaries in The Hill article “Groups Push Fix to Keep Infusion Therapy at Home”

January 10, 2018

NHIA Talk Infusion Call to Action Advocacy Webinar Updates Participants on Status of Medicare Part B Transitional Reimbursement Legislation; Kicks-off Lobby Day.

January 9, 2018

Immune Deficiency Foundation Issues Letter to Congressional Leaders Urging House and Senate to Pass Medicare Home Infusion Therapy Access Act of 2017

January 9, 2018

The Hill Publishes NHIA President Tyler Wilson Op-Ed on Urgency in Acting on Medicare Part B Transitional Reimbursement Legislation.

January 9, 2018

Associated Press (AP) Speaks with NHIA’s Connie Sullivan on Shortage of IV Fluids

January 9, 2018

NHIA Welcomes New Member ILab Pharmacy

January 9, 2018

Politico Pulse Features Write-Up on NHIA Communication to Congressional Leadership in “First in Pulse: Infusion Therapy Lobbies for Legislative Funding Patch.

January 5, 2018

NHIA Sends Letter to Leader McConnell, Leader Schumer, Speaker Ryan, Speaker Pelosi Urging Congress to Enact Medicare Transitional Reimbursement in Early 2018.

January 5, 2018

CMS' Issues Medicare Part D Proposed Rule for 2019 and Technical Changes for Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Programs

December 12, 2017

NHIA Seeks Appropriate Reimbursement for Home Infusion Drugs in Health Net-Administered TRICARE Regions

December 12, 2017

Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) has signed on as Co-Sponsor of Medicare Home Infusion Therapy Access Act of 2017 (S. 1738)

December 12, 2017

NHIA Issues Response to New Hampshire Board of Pharmacy on Compounding Remicade and Similar Agents Outside of ISO 5 Conditions

December 6, 2017

NHIA Issues Statement on the Safety and Cost Effectiveness of Home Administration of Intravenous Biologics

November 29, 2017

NHIA Submits Comments to Ways & Means Health Subcommittee on Reducing Red Tape Within the Medicare Program.

August 28, 2017

NHIA Applauds Senate Introduction of Medicare Home Infusion Therapy Access Act of 2017

August 3, 2017

Support advancement of Medicare Part B legislation within the Senate. Sign-on to NHIA’s coalition sign-on letter.

July 28, 2017

Home Infusion Community Sign Coalition in Support of Medicare Home Infusion Therapy Access to Care Act

August 3, 2017

NHIA Joins Coalition in Support of Compounding Law Improvements

July 26, 2017

House Passes Medicare Part B Home Infusion Legislation (H.R. 3178)

July 25, 2017

House OKs Medicare Part B Changes

July 25, 2017

Medicare Part B Legislation (H.R. 3178) Continues to Advance; Takes Next Step to House of Representatives Floor

July 24, 2017

Hearing drums up support for home infusion, diabetes bills

July 21, 2017

NHIA Board Chair Testifies Before Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health

July 20, 2017

Bill May Help Home Infusion Gap, Allowing Beneficiaries to Continue Care (Specialty Pharmacy News)

July 17, 2017

Medicare Part B Legislation Advances to Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health Hearing; NHIA Board Chair, Varner Richards to Testify

July 18, 2017

House Committee to Consider Medicare Legislation (Bloomberg)

July 13, 2017

Medicare Part B Home Infusion Services Payment Legislation Introduced (Specialty Pharmacy Continuum).

July 13, 2017

Medicare Part B Home Infusion Services Payment Legislation Included in HR 3178

July 12, 2017

FDA Delays Track and Trace Requirements

July 12, 2017

John Carson, NHIA Founding Board Member, Dies in Car Accident

July 12, 2017

TJC Adds Medication Compounding Standards to Home Care Accreditation

July 12, 2017

Bill Would Fix Payment Gap for Home Infusion (HME News)

July 11, 2017

NHIA Applauds Introduction of Medicare Part B Home Infusion Services Payment Legislation That Would Provide Vulnerable Patients with Access to Life-Saving Infusion Therapy

July 11, 2017

Tiberi, Pascrell Introduce Transition Pay for Home Infusion (Inside Health Policy)

July 7, 2017

Congressmen Pat Tiberi (R-OH) and Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) introduce The Medicare Part B Home Infusion Services Temporary Transitional Payment Act (HR 3163).

July 6, 2017

NHIA Asks Providers for Support in Urging Referral Sources to Participate in Medicare Access Survey

June 22, 2017

Senator Isakson (R-GA) spoke about benefits of home infusion during Senate Finance Committee; Asked HHS Secretary Price for Medicare reimbursement of home infusion services.

June 8, 2017

NHIA provided testimony on compounding pharmacy regulation on behalf of the home and specialty infusion industry during a FDA Compounding Listening Session

June 5, 2017

Vancomycin Modified to Combat Growing Antibiotic Resistance

May 31, 2017

DME MACs Begin Processing Mass Adjustments

May 17, 2017

CMS Improves Serial Claims Processing

May 17, 2017

National Home Infusion Association Research Study Results in Establishment of Uniform Patient Satisfaction Survey Questions for Home Infusion Providers.

April 5, 2017

CBS’ Dr Max Gomez Reports on Impact of 21st Century Cures Act on Home Infusion Patients.

March 28, 2017