ALEXANDRIA, Va. (August 23, 2022)—The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) will hold its first-ever home and specialty infusion payer summit Nov. 2 in Dallas, Texas. NHIA’s goal is to provide education and discuss industry trends to help commercial health insurance plans better leverage home infusion to lower the total cost of care.
 

NELIGH, Neb. (May 10, 2022)—Kubat HealthCare, a health care service provider, announced the acquisition of Hilltop Drugs Etc. located in Neligh, Nebraska.

Founded in October 2008 by co-founder and current pharmacist-in-charge, Jami Schmidt, Hilltop Drugs Etc. quickly became a community staple providing personalized pharmacy and healthcare services. In 2019, Jami Schmidt and her business partner sold to Mark Vogt.

FRISCO, Texas (April 21, 2022)—Soleo Health, a national provider of complex specialty pharmacy services, announced it has earned Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation from URAC. URAC is an independent leader in promoting health care quality by setting high standards for clinical practice, consumer protections, performance measurement, operations infrastructure and risk management.

The COVID-19 pandemic kept members of the home infusion industry from meeting in person for two years, but also highlighted the field’s strengths and brought public awareness of home infusion’s potential in the health care continuum, Connie Sullivan, president and CEO of the National Home Infusion Association (NHIA), told members and other attendees recently at the organization’s annual conference.   

ATLANTA (March 10, 2022)—Brightree has unveiled major enhancements to its Brightree Business Management Solution for Pharmacy that can significantly improve end-to-end efficiencies and overall profitability for home infusion provider organizations.

More than one dozen new features, spanning intake through reimbursement, enable efficiency improvements and reduce manual data entry and errors, while expediting overall claims and reimbursement processes. Key enhancements include:

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (February 23, 2022)—The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) is pleased to announce the 2022 Fellow Program (FNHIA) cohort, made up of highly accomplished home and alternate site infusion professionals. The program is administered and funded by the National Home Infusion Foundation (NHIF), thanks to a generous contribution from Integrated Medical Systems, Inc. (IMS), the 2022 sponsor of the NHIA Fellow Program.
 

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (January 20, 2022)—In a statement, the National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) and several allied organizations called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and state regulatory agencies to investigate unregulated direct access infusion businesses, which provide individuals with intravenous solutions absent the recommendation of a licensed prescriber.

MERCER ISLAND, Wash. (December 21, 2021)—CarepathRx, a provider of pharmacy and medication management solutions, announced a new partnership with University of Chicago Medicine to provide comprehensive home and specialty infusion services to the academic health system's growing patient population. This partnership will allow UChicago Medicine to extend its clinical reach into the home and ambulatory setting.

ALEXANDRIA, Va and NASHVILLE, Tenn. (November 16, 2021)—The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) and PlayMaker Health are pleased to announce the addition of PlayMaker to the Future of Infusion Advisory Council (FIAC). The FIAC is a strategic advisory group to NHIA comprised of manufacturing and service companies who are deeply invested in the home and alternate site infusion industry.