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Amgen Assist. Reimbursement for physician-purchased and physician-administered drugs: Understanding the buy and bill process. Publication no 60889-R5-V1.

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Links Provided in This Toolkit

CE Programs

  • Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc.:
  • CE for infusion nurses:
  • Recertification for infusion nurses:
  • Standards of Practice for Infusion Nurses (eBook for purchase):
  • CE for billing and coding staff:

Guidance for Prior Authorization

Medication Guides
(list not all-inclusive; representative sampling only)

  • Omalizumab (Xolair):
  • Mepolizumab (Nucala):
  • Reslizumab (Cinqair):
  • Gammagard (IVIG or SCIG) FAQs:
  • Gamunex-C (IVIG or SCIG): Prescribing Information and Medication Guide:
  • Privigen (IVIG):
    • Practitioner/Clinician Infusion Guide:
    • Patient Support Services (a top-line guide):

Marketing Resources

  • PracticeDock. How to create an amazingly successful physician marketing plan & budget.
  • Gelb. Physician marketing & outreach.

National Infusion Center Association

Patient Assistance Programs

(list not all-inclusive; representative sampling only)

  • Omalizumab (Xolair):
  • Mepolizumab (Nucala):
  • Reslizumab (Cinqair):
  • Gammagard (IVIG or SCIG)FAQs: or
  • Gamunex-C (IVIG or SCIG):
  • Privigen (IVIG):

Payment Allowances for Medicare Part B Drugs