Infusion therapy at home
Infusion therapy is when a nurse or doctor administers a drug through injection or intravenously (IV). If you are currently receiving an infusion therapy at a hospital or clinic, you may be able to continue your treatments at home.
See if you’re eligible
Home infusion therapy is a service designated for those who receive specialty drug treatments for chronic diseases. Depending on the medicine you take and your condition, you and your healthcare team may decide receiving treatment at home is a good option.
Here are some, but not all, of the conditions that may be eligible for home infusion therapy:
- Infections that are unresponsive to oral antibiotics
- Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
- Crohn’s disease
- Enzyme replacement
- Immune deficiency
- Multiple sclerosis
- Rheumatoid arthritis
Benefits of home infusion therapy
At Humana, we know you have a lot on your mind already, so let us do what we can to help. Here are some benefits to home infusion therapy:
It may cost less than the same treatment at a hospital or clinic, depending on your healthcare plan.
A skilled home infusion therapy nurse will come to you at a time that is most convenient to your schedule including evenings or weekends.
You can stay home while receiving treatment. We want you to be as comfortable as possible and it may help to be around familiar surroundings.
Humana contracted infusion companies use nurses and pharmacists who are available to answer your questions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Getting started with home infusion
Find out if you’re eligible and sign up today.