Home Infusion Therapy

IV Antibotics

Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)

Immune Globulin Therapy (SC or IV IG)

Specialty Medications

Intrathecal Pump Medications

Home Inotrope Therapy

Enteral Nutrition (Tube Feedling)

Infusion Therapy FAQs

What is infusion therapy?

Infusion therapy is the administration of medication through a needle or catheter. It is used when your condition is so severe that it cannot be treated with oral medications.

Diseases commonly requiring infusion therapy include infections that are unresponsive to oral antibiotics, cancer and cancer-related pain, dehydration, gastrointestinal diseases or disorders which prevent normal functioning of the gastrointestinal system, and more. Other conditions treated with specialty infusion therapies may include cancers, congestive heart failure, Crohn’s Disease, hemophilia, immune deficiencies, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and more.

Is home infusion therapy covered by insurance?

YES. Most private insurance plans and Medicaid cover home infusion services. Medicare coverage is limited but some therapies are covered like total parenteral nutrition. Our insurance qualification team will check with your insurance plan and let you know if home infusion is covered and what your expected cost would be. Call the pharmacy for specific coverage questions.

Who administers the medications at home?

You and your family or caregiver are instructed on how to safely administer your medications. Click here to see how simple it can be.

Who does this type of teaching?

Home health nurses are highly skilled and will teach you how to administer your medication safely.

Is home infusion therapy safe?

YES. Home infusion has been shown to result in few catheter related infections as well as keeping you from getting exposed to resistant bugs in a hospital setting.

What types of treatments can be infused at home?

IV antibiotics and antifungals, IV nutrition (TPN), hydration, pain management, inotropic therapy for CHF and IV or subcutaneous immune globulin.

How do I get home infusion therapy for myself or family member?

Call the pharmacy or ask your healthcare provider if home infusion therapy is right for you.

Infusion Therapy Success Stories

The Immune Deficiency Foundation (www.primaryimmune.org) has estimated that it takes 12.4 years from initial symptoms to the time a patient is diagnosed with Primary Immunodeficiency. An accurate diagnosis of primary immunodeficiency may be delayed because the primary symptom of the disorder, a series of infections,......

I would like to thank you for outstanding service concerning my health needs. My family and I feel very fortunate that you were willing to assist us with my home health needs after my hospital stay. We were unsure about our ability to do home......