Infusion therapy

Infusion therapy delivered in the home may include:

  • Skilled nursing services to administer the drug
  • The drug and associated compounding services
  • Medical supplies and DME

The TRICARE medical benefit covers the skilled nursing services, medical supplies, DME and the first five doses of the drug. After the first five doses, the therapy is considered long-term and the drug is covered under the pharmacy benefit.

For information about home infusion benefits, refer to the TRICARE Policy Manual, Chapter 8, Section 20.1