“Four years later, Medicare policy is still failing home infusion therapy patients” via The Hill.
Despite passing legislation to create a Home Infusion Therapy (HIT) services benefit in 2016, CMS policy has continued to fail to meet the needs of America’s seniors, says Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA.), one of two pharmacists in Congress.
A key piece of legislation pending before Congress, the Preserving Patient Access to Home Infusion Act (H.R. 5067), could fix the shortcomings of Medicare’s current home infusion benefit by providing coverage for infusion services every day a drug is infused, rather than just on days when a skilled professional is physically present.
Read more at The Hill.