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November 2, 2020
NHIA to Host 2021 Annual Conference Virtually, April 19-22, 2021
In order to keep attendees and communities safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, NHIA has converted the 2021 Annual Conference – the premier conference for the home and specialty infusion industry – to a fully virtual event.

October 30, 2020
CMS Proposal Would Revise the DMEPOS External Infusion Pump Benefit
The National Home Infusion Association has been engaging with members and stakeholders regarding the impacts to home infusion from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed rule: “Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Policy Issues and Level II of the Healthcare Common Procedures Coding System (HCPCS), CMS-1738-P.”

October 9, 2020
NHIA Commends CMS for Retiring Obsolete Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition LCDs
On October 8, 2020, a joint publication was released by the Durable Medical Equipment Medicare Administrative Contractors (DME MACs) stating that the existing LCDs for PN and EN are being retired effective November 12, 2020, “due to the evolution of parenteral nutrition clinical paradigms.” 

September 23, 2020
NHIA awards Congressman Engel for leadership on home infusion policy
The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) has awarded Congressman Eliot Engel (D-NY) of New York’s 16th congressional district, with the 2020 Congressional Leadership Lifetime Achievement Award for his leadership on home infusion coverage for Medicare patients.

August 19, 2020
National Home Infusion Foundation Publishes Annual Rates of Patient Satisfaction with Home Infusion
The National Home Infusion Foundation (NHIF) has released results of an annual patient satisfaction study with home and specialty infusion in the study: 2019 Assessment of Home Infusion Patient Satisfaction.

August 18, 2020
National Home Infusion Association Submits Comments to CMS on “CY 2021 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update”
The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) has submitted comments to the Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on “Medicare and Medicaid Programs; CY 2021 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update; Home Health Quality Reporting Requirements; and Home Infusion Therapy Services Requirements”. 

May 21, 2020
National Home Infusion Foundation announces recipient of 2020 Outstanding Abstract Achievement Award
The National Home Infusion Foundation (NHIF) is proud to announce that the winner of the 2020 Outstanding Abstract Achievement Award is Rachel Dellevar, PharmD.
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May 11, 2020
NHIA Submits Comments to CMS on Interim Final Rule
The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) submitted comments to CMS on the interim final rule with comment period: Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Policy and Regulatory Revisions in Response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.
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May 8, 2020
PTCB offering online proctored exam for PTCB credential exams
Beginning May 4, 2020, PTCB is offering online proctored exam delivery of all PTCB credential exams, including the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam® (PTCE®), the Certified Compounded Sterile Preparation Technician® (CSPT®) Exam, Technician Product Verification Certificate (TPV) Exam, and Medication History Certificate Exam. 

May 8, 2020
National Home Infusion Association announces new members on board of directors
The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) is proud to announce that Kathleen Patrick, John C. Rademacher, and Michael Zeglinski have joined the association’s Board of Directors.
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April 29, 2020
National Home Infusion Foundation presents 2020 Lynn Giglione Women in Leadership Award
The National Home Infusion Foundation (NHIF) is proud to announce that Stacey Jensen, RN, BSN, MBA/HCM, is the recipient of its 2020 Lynn Giglione Women in Leadership Award.
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April 29, 2020
National Home Infusion Association presents 2020 Gene Graves Lifetime Achievement Award
The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) is proud to announce that Lisa Sackuvich, RN, BSN, CRNI®, is the recipient of its 2020 Gene Graves Lifetime Achievement Award.
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April 24, 2020
National Home Infusion Foundation releases industry-defining Infusion Industry Trends report
Home and specialty infusion is a $19 billion industry serving more than 3.2 million patients annually, according to the National Home Infusion Foundation’s (NHIF) Infusion Industry Trends report.
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April 20, 2020 
Major Health Systems Ask CMS to Waive Home Infusion Restrictions; 160+ Stakeholders Endorse Legislative Remedy
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April 4, 2020 
CMS Interim Final Rule Falls Short for Home Infusion
The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) has been engaging with members and stakeholders regarding the impacts to home infusion from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) interim final rule published in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
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March 30, 2020 
NHIA Issues COVID-19 Related Recommendations to Commercial Insurers Read recommendations.
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Enrollment is Open for the new 2020 Benchmarking Pilot: Status at Discharge and 30-Day Hospital Readmission
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March 18, 2020

NHIA, key stakeholders urge Congress to prioritize home-based care in coronavirus legislation
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March 18, 2020

NHIA cancels 2020 Annual Conference following public health concerns
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March 12, 2020

Congress introduces legislation for Medicare Part B home infusion fix
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March 12, 2020

NHIA welcomes Brightree to Future of Infusion Advisory Council
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Feb 20, 2020

NHIA and 250+ stakeholders urge CMS to overhaul home infusion rules
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Feb 14, 2020

NHIA partners with NASP to Offer Certified Specialty Pharmacist Exam Preparatory Course at 2020 Annual Conference Read the release.

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Feb 10, 2020

NHIA Submits Comments on CMS solicitation on Scope of Practice.

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Jan 21, 2020

NHIA Submits Comments on Proposed Rulemaking for Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statue
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Jan 1, 2020

NHIF announces Q2 2019 home infusion industry patient satisfaction benchmarks
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Dec 30, 2019

NHIA comments on the use of pharmacy technicians in sterile compounding
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Dec 18, 2019

NHIA Submits Comments in Response to “Cures 2.0” RFI
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Dec 16, 2019

NHIA Submits Comments to CMS on Home Health Final Rule
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Dec 11, 2019

NHIA applauds Senator Isakson for leadership on home infusion
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Dec 4, 2019

The National Home Infusion Foundation (NHIF) has announced a public comment period for the next phase of its Benchmarking Program that includes two new metrics to launch in 2020.

NHIA members are encouraged to review the draft benchmarking participation guides for collecting industry-wide outcome data for 30-day Rehospitalizations, and the Status at Discharge for patients receiving infusions in the home or suite setting. A revised definition for the Discharge Reasons is also proposed to support data collection for the new benchmarking metrics. Deadline to submit comment is December 31. Send comments to nhifdata@nhia.org.
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Dec 3, 2019

NHIA announces 2020 Annual Conference in Denver
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Nov 15, 2019

Important Facts about Parenteral Selenium (Selenious Acid)
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Nov 6, 2019

NHIA expresses disappointment on CMS home health payment rule
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Nov 1, 2019

White House Releases Proposed Rules on Medicare Value-Based Arrangements
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Oct 23, 2019

NHIA calls on American Reagent to Revise Pricing/Stability for Selenious Acid
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Oct 4, 2019

NHIA members share insight on home and specialty infusion on Capitol Hill
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Oct 2, 2019

NHIA submits comments to CMS on ESRD rule urging them not to include E0781 in the “master list”

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September 27, 2019

NHIF announces first-ever home infusion industry patient satisfaction benchmarks
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Sept 12, 2019

NHIA and IACP announce co-location of 2020 annual conferences in Denver
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Sept 10, 2019

NHIA Submits Comments on CMS’ Proposed CY 2020 Home Health Payment Rule
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Sept 9, 2019

NHIA Submits Comments on Administration’s Patients Over Paperwork Initiative
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Aug 20, 2019

NHIA Submits Comments to CMS on Changes to Part B DMEPOS Ig Policy
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Aug 20, 2019

NHIA congratulates Option Care and BioScrip on successful merger
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Aug 8, 2019

NHIA 2020 Annual Conference registration now open
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Aug 5, 2019

NHIA Denounces CMS Proposed Home Infusion Rule
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July 16, 2019

NHIA Position Paper: Home Infusion Reimbursement Must Reflect Essential Specialized Pharmacy Professional Services Read the Position Paper

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May 21, 2019

NHIA Takes Legal Action Against CMS’ Transitional Payment

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Feb. 15, 2019

HHS Proposed Rule Takes Aim at Drug Rebates from Manufacturers to Health Plans/PBMs, Proposes Safe Harbors to Pass Savings to Consumers and Protect Some Manufacturer-PBM Payments

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Feb. 1, 2019

NHIA Comments on CMS proposal to modernize Part D and Medicare Advantage to lower drug prices

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Jan. 25, 2019

Charron Named COO; Noyes Promoted to Senior Vice President, Reimbursement Policy

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Jan. 9, 2019

NHIA Submits Comments to CMS on Home infusion Transitional Payment

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Dec. 27, 2018

NHIA Accepting Nominations for Gene Graves Award

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Dec. 13, 2018

NHIA Submits Comments to FDA on Draft MOU Addressing Certain Distributions of Compounded Drug Products Between States and FDA

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Dec. 10, 2018

Talk Infusion Webinar — Home Infusion Transitional Payment: Staying the Course

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Dec. 4, 2018

NHIA To Submit Comments on Draft Memorandum of Understanding Addressing Certain Distributions of Compounded Drug Products Between States and the FDA; Comment Deadline is Monday, December 10

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Dec. 7, 2018

CMS Issues Details on Transitional Payment to Begin January 1, 2019. Access MLN Matters MM10836 – Temporary Transitional Payment for Home Infusion Therapy Services for CYs 2019 and 2020

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Dec. 4, 2018

Sullivan Named NHIA President and CEO
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Oct. 5, 2018

Letter to CMS Administrator Seema Verma

Sept. 28, 2018

House Letter on CMS Proposed Rule