Home is where the heart is, and depending on the medicines you take and your condition, it may also be the place you can receive infusion therapy. Infusion therapy many include injections and intravenous (IV) drips.
If you and your healthcare team decide that you can receive your medication at home instead of a hospital or outpatient clinic, then home infusion therapy may be an option for you.
Once you’re approved and set up for home infusion therapy, a skilled nurse from a Humana-contracted home infusion company will come to your home and infuse, or inject, your medication. This allows you to receive your treatments where you’re most at ease—in your own home.
Home infusion therapy companies have a staff of skilled nurses who are ready to put you at ease. You can feel good that your nurse and your pharmacist are working together to follow your doctor’s orders.
Most Humana-contracted home infusion companies use nurses and pharmacists who are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This means you’ll be able to contact someone any time of the day or night if you have questions.
Beginning Jan. 23, 2017, Humana will require review of some injectable drugs and biologics on the commercial medication preauthorization list to determine the appropriateness of the requested site of care. This requirement is outlined in Humana’s Review of Injectable Drugs for Appropriate Site of Care Pharmacy Coverage Policy (link opens in new window).
You can contact our site of care specialists if you need assistance locating an appropriate site of care.
Note: This material is provided for informational use only and should not be construed as medical advice or used in place of consulting a licensed medical professional. You should consult with yourdoctor to determine what is right for you.