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In brief: AAH, VGM coordinate advocacy efforts, KCI fights back


WASHINGTON – AAHomecare and The VGM Group will merge their respective consumer advocacy groups into one industry wide platform.

Per the merger, AAHomecare’s Save My Medical Supplies and VGM’s People for Quality Care will combine under the PFQC brand.

Bid bill has sticking point in the House


WASHINGTON – One month after the introduction of a Senate bill to delay competitive bidding cuts, industry stakeholders are still working to get a Democratic co-sponsor for a House companion bill.

In brief: Round 2 cuts add up, CGS readies transition


WASHINGTON - Reimbursement rates will decrease, on average, 7.1% when the Round 2 re-compete kicks off July 1, according to an analysis from AAHomecare.

Opportunity knocks for HME


HME suppliers, large and small, are consolidating at a rapid pace. Case in point, German company Linde’s (Lincare) pending acquisition of American HomePatient. Expect to see more large deals happening in 2016.

Reunited in the name of retail


OLD FORGE, Pa. – Retail powerhouses Golden Technologies and The VGM Group have reunited to help HME providers up their game.

In brief: CMS ramps up site visits, Mediware adds analytics


WASHINGTON – CMS will strengthen strategies designed to reinforce provider screening activities by increasing site visits to Medicare-enrolled providers and suppliers.

VGM, LifeTouch join forces


WATERLOO, Iowa – The VGM Group has partnered with LifeTouch to make its post-discharge services available to members.

Free is for me

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

I love free things. Free samples, free food, free hugs. Free anything. But my favorite freebie? Knowledge.

Right man for the job

Things are lining up beautifully for VGM and HME, says new CEO

WATERLOO, Iowa – Mike Mallaro knows that one of his biggest responsibilities as CEO of The VGM Group will be maintaining late founder Van Miller’s legacy.

Women’s conference moved to fall


WATERLOO, Iowa – Essentially Women’s annual education conference will be held Sept. 25-26 at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel in Myrtle Beach, S.C.