- December 1, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Medicare home infusion therapy (HIT) supplier benefit is a new Medicare Part B benefit effective January 1, 2021. This presentation reviews the qualifications for enrolling as a HIT provider, including the requirement of accreditation by a Medicare approved accrediting organization. The CMS HIT Conditions for Coverage and additional requirements for payment will be reviewed. An overview of CHAP Infusion Nursing Standards which have been approved by CMS for accreditation of Home Infusion Therapy Suppliers will be shared.
The participants will be:
• Able to use presentation information in decision making related to pursuing provision of Home Infusion Therapy under Medicare Part B
• Knowledgeable regarding the types of medications covered under the Part B Home Infusion Benefit
• Able to verbalize the CMS Conditions for Coverage
• Able to identify how the CHAP Infusion Nursing Standards correspond to the CMS Conditions for Coverage.
Bobbie Warner is a Registered Nurse who obtained her BSN from Eastern University. Bobbie has worked in the community health environment for over 25 years in multiple capacities. Her community-based career began with providing direct patient care for several years in home health, hospice and private duty. She has held multiple management roles in Administration, Education and Performance Improvement. Bobbie joined CHAP in 2009 as a Site Visitor; moved into the role of Director of Accreditation in 2015 and In March of 2020 Bobbie took on the role of CHAP’s Director of Education. She gets true enjoyment when witnessing the “light bulb” moment of a learner.