CMS Updates Home Infusion Therapy Benefit Information

Remember, if you want to serve on NAHC committees or advisory boards, go HERE for more information! Deadline is Jan 15. On January 1, 2021 the new Medicare Home Infusion Therapy (HIT) benefit became fully effective, completely carving out some home infusion services from the Medicare Home Health benefit. Home health agencies have been preparing…

Home Infusion Therapy Supplier Enrollment Information Released

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services updated the enrollment policies for home infusion therapy (HIT) suppliers with Transmittal 10434/Change Request (CR) 11954. Providers have been anxiously awaiting these instructions to be provided to the Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs), but CMS needed to wait until the CY2021 home health final rule was released. That final rule…

CMS Updates Process for Home Infusion Therapy Supplier Enrollment

The Medicare provider enrollment procsss for providers and suppliers interested in becoming a Home Infusion Therapy (HIT) Supplier will treat all applicants as new entrants to the program and require them to comply with all Medicare provider enrollment regulations, according to the 2021 home health prospective payment rate update proposed rule. The 21st Century Cures Act…

CMS Releases Info on New Home Infusion Therapy Benefit

A MLN SE article regarding the new Home Infusion Therapy (HIT) Benefit under Medicare Part B was recently released.  MLN SE19029 Medicare Part B Home Infusion Therapy Services With The Use of Durable Medical Equipment is intended for entities seeking accreditation to become qualified suppliers that furnish HIT services in coordination with the furnishing of…