The recent passage of the 21st Century Cures Act has placed some very real constraints on home infusion providers caring for Medicare patients. The Act severely slashed reimbursement rates for certain therapies, prompting some infusion providers to stop taking Medicare patients, or do so on a limited basis. It is a very real issue and puts patients at risk.
Infusion Solutions has always done whatever we can to accept Medicare patients and provide them with exceptional care. Some are forced to pay out-of-pocket costs, but find that it is worth the money spent to be at home where they belong. We will continue to service the Medicare population to the best of our ability, and offer them the lowest possible rates to help make home infusion a viable option.
Here is a link to a blogpost which flushes out the rationale of some providers to stop taking Medicare: http://www.hmenews.com/article/infusion-providers-take-medicare-patients-case-case .