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Prochant signs on as VGM partner

May 23, 2022HME News Staff

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Prochant has secured a key partnership with VGM & Associates to be the member services organization’s official partner for focused billing solutions. “As experts in revenue cycle management for the HME industry, we feel a responsibility to be present and accessible to HME providers,” said Mathew Mammen, CEO of Prochant. “This partnership with VGM will provide exactly that. Our goal is to show VGM members fast, secure and efficient ways to automate their...

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VGM launches search to replace Geffert

May 18, 2022HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM Group has begun a nationwide search for a new president to lead its VGM & Associates division.  Clint Geffert, who joined VGM in 2012, has announced his resignation to pursue a new role with a manufacturer and distributor in the HME industry. Geffert spent his time as president focused on identifying solutions for VGM members, so they could focus on providing high quality care at a better cost.  “Clint remains a friend to VGM and a valued leader in...

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VGM offers insight on data 

April 18, 2022HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM & Associates has released its second playbook of 2022: “VGM Playbook: Growing Your Business with Data and Technology.” Topics in the playbook include using real-time data to optimize positive outcomes and grow your business, and leveraging remote patient monitoring. “There are many opportunities out there to enhance our way of doing business and positively impact consumer and clinician relationships, including the implementation of data and technology...

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VGM names Lockard to lead respiratory division

April 12, 2022HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM & Associates has named Boone Lockard, CRT, as its new director of VGM Respiratory. Lockard, who started his career as a respiratory therapist at Lehan Drugs, has more than 12 years of experience in the DME industry. He also worked on the manufacturer side with Philips Respironics for three years as a key account manager. “I am looking forward to working with the VGM membership on building additional value and navigating challenges in the industry,” said Lockard....

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VGM releases sales playbook

October 6, 2021HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM & Associates has released its latest playbook, “VGM Playbook: Optimizing Sales and Marketing in the DMEPOS Space.” The new playbook focuses on sales and marketing best practices, guidance and more. “Our previous playbooks touched on how best to serve our customers in the DMEPOS space, as well las growing your DMEPOS business,” said Clint Geffert, president of VGM & Associates. “However, a key tactic of developing and growing your business and...

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VGM highlights increasing costs in letter to CMS

September 23, 2021HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM & Associates has sent a letter asking CMS, at minimum, to pay all HME providers in non-rural areas, including those in the 130 competitive bidding areas, the 75/25 blended reimbursement rates to help them offset increasing costs.  “Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, acquisition costs for many products have been rising steadily in the form of incremental price increases,” writes Clint Geffert, president of VGM & Associates in the Sept. 8 letter....

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Financial benchmarking survey is open 

May 7, 2021HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa, and YARMOUTH, Maine – VGM & Associates and HME News have partnered on the 2021 Financial Benchmarking Survey. The survey is available online and is open only to providers of home medical equipment. Survey results will be available for free to participating providers and will be presented and analyzed at the Virtual HME News Business Summit, which takes place Sept. 9-10. “This continued partnership makes it convenient for HME providers to have one...

HME Financial Benchmarking Survey, HME News, Home Medical Equipment, VGM & Associates


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GEMCO, VGM partner

April 19, 2021HME News Staff

HUDSON, Ohio – GEMCO Medical has entered into a vendor agreement with VGM & Associates to provide the group’s members with wholesale medical supplies, including diabetes testing supplies and continuous glucose monitoring devices, and offer them access to a drop-ship, direct-to-patient program. Also as part of the agreement, VGM will partner with GEMCO Medical’s team of experts to provide webinars and education on the latest products to help members navigate the diabetes...

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VGM signs on RPM platform

October 21, 2020HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - VGM & Associates has added Verustat, a remote patient monitoring platform, to its offerings of vendor partners. “VGM & Associates recognizes the shift occurring in the industry and providers looking for solutions to leverage technology and refine workflows,” said Clint Geffert, president of VGM & Associates. “We didn't have to look far to recognize and re-partner with the founders of Verustat, Rich Roberts, Emmet Seibels and Steve Goode.” The trio has also...

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ADA anniversary: A time of celebration, cause for improvements

June 19, 2020Tracy Orzel

WATERLOO, Iowa - To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, VGM & Associates, U.S. Rehab and NCART have released a video featuring longtime champion and lead sponsor of the act, retired Sen. Tom Harkin.The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement was established in 2013 to continue to catalyze change on issues of social justice, fairness and opportunity.“Having him speak to the CRT policies that are needed helps set the stage for us to have those...

Americans with Disabilities Act, NCART, U.S. Rehab, VGM & Associates


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