LAS VEGAS – The retail table is full at Power Lunch, but tables are open at VGM’s Rise & Retail breakfast. “Attendees have been trying to get into VGM’s retail portion of Power Lunch, now sold out, but there are seats available at VGM’s Rise & Retail,” says Sarah Varner, senior director of Marketing. “I know it’s early on a Las Vegas morning, but you are getting some seriously good information from VGM’s experts, and really, you want breakfast anyway, right?”
In this new event, attendees will enjoy a hearty meal and then rotate through four roundtable discussions of employee training, marketing, products, and merchandising. Gain new retail knowledge from experts and peers. Learn more>>
Read Rob Baumhover’s Rise and Retail Editorial.
Audit Happy Hour
Continuing its multi-year run at Medtrade Spring, The Audit Happy Hour, sponsored by Pride Mobility, is back again with beverages and wisdom at the western version of the nation’s largest HME-related trade show. Sponsored by Pride Mobility, this year’s networking event takes place Tuesday, April 16, from 5:30 pm to 6:45 p.m. in Tradewinds E.
“Audits are a very important aspect of a provider’s business, just as knowledge about the latest products and other areas are important to their business,” says Seth Johnson, senior vice president of Government Affairs, Pride Mobility. “That’s why it’s important for them to remain as knowledgeable as possible regarding where the audit activity is, and where it appears headed based on the latest information from Medicare and other payors.” Learn more>>
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Several Power Lunch topics are already sold out but Cybersecurity & Technology and Customer Experience are open. Learn more>>
AAHomecare’s Stand Up for Homecare Fundraiser Reception
Wednesday, April 17 • 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
South Pacific F
Stand Up for Homecare is a proactive campaign that gets positive, accurate information about the home medical equipment sector into the media and onto Capitol Hill. The campaign has generated positive news reports by national and local media, and mobilized grassroots advocates to contact policymakers. The campaign has also funded research that underscores the value of HME and the credibility of providers. By attending the fundraising reception you can help to expand awareness and appreciation of homecare. The reception is also a major networking event attended by key leaders in the HME community. Read more about the Stand Up for Homecare campaign. You may add the Patron level, $150, to your Medtrade registration.
advance registration required, see pricing
AAHomecare’s Washington Update
Wednesday, April 17 • 8:00 am – 9:30 am
South Pacific F
Hear the latest developments on legislative, regulatory and payer relations issues from American Association for Homecare senior leadership. Topics will include long-term fixes for the competitive bidding program; audit reform; our increasing engagement with state Medicaid agencies, Medicare Advantage plans, and other private payers; and continued efforts to simplify the stream of rules and requirements that stands between suppliers and patients. AAHomecare speakers to include: Tom Ryan, president, Jay Witter, senior vice president of public policy, Kim Brummett, vice president of regulatory affairs, and Laura Williard, senior director of payer relations.
Open to all attendees, no additional registration required