Medtrade Spring Musings – Out with the Old, in with the New

March 24, 2014
LAS VEGAS – I can honestly say I have been part of one of the most exciting, invigorating, and progressive events in history. My guess is a lot of you can make the same claim. I’m talking about the explosion of optimism that was Medtrade Spri

Captured Opinions from Medtrade Spring and the VGM Survey

March 17, 2014
WATERLOO, IOWA – Medtrade and Medtrade Spring (which took place last week in Las Vegas) are great places to trade knowledge and opinions. Plenty of both were shared during Medtrade Spring, and on the vgm.com/survey site. The cost of delivering

Medtrade Spring – AAHomecare Spreads the Word to a Packed House

March 17, 2014
LAS VEGAS – Tom Ryan knows the pain felt by many providers in today’s competitive bidding climate. As an NY-based provider, the president and CEO of AAHomecare told a packed house on day two of Medtrade Spring last week that he bid on 35 competit

Legislative Update – VGM Web Link is One Option for Competitive Bidding Input

March 10, 2014
WATERLOO, IOWA – In response to CMS’ request for public comment regarding the expansion of the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program, VGM is asking providers to take a few moments to fill out an online survey at www.vgm.com/survey. 

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Legislative Update – VGM Making It Easy to Respond to CMS Request for Competitive Bidding Input

March 3, 2014
WATERLOO, IOWA – In response to CMS’ request for public comment regarding the expansion of the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program, VGM is asking providers to take a few moments to fill out an online survey. To simplify the process of submitti

Medtrade Spring Starts in a Week – Time to Sink or Swim

March 3, 2014
LAS VEGAS – There is no tomorrow. DME/HME companies are facing some horrendous legislation, worse than anything I have ever seen. If we sit by and are unable to reach CMS and legislators to make some critical changes, we all will face a dire fu