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Lauryn Estrella joins NEMEP team

March 5, 2021HME News Staff

CARY, N.C. - Lauryn Estrella has joined the Northeast Medical Equipment Providers association team as executive assistant. Lauryn has nearly 10 years of experience in the HME industry, working at HOMES, where she assisted with database management, organizing congressional meetings and event planning. “It will be terrific to have her on our team to assist with communications, membership growth and other projects as the board continues to increase committee work, member...


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On the Editor's Desk

Chip, chip, chip

September 18, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Earlier this month, Managing Editor Theresa Flaherty and I were trying to piece together the latest developments in reimbursement relief and we were both getting pretty frustrated. AAHomecare announced recently that the industry's champions in the House of Representatives had introduced H.R. 8158, a bill that would eliminate the budget neutrality requirement for home oxygen therapy. The association says the House Energy and Commerce Committee requested that the provision be peeled away from...

Advocacy, Association, Bid Relief, Budget Neutrality Requirement, Lobbying

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MAMES virtual event gains steam

August 21, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

DULUTH, Minn. - With its annual events bringing in a “huge chunk” of revenues each year, MAMES has decided to go big with a virtual conference this fall. MAMES opened up its 2020 Midwest Conference & Exhibit Hall, scheduled for Oct. 6-9, to other associations and so far 13 covering at least 28 states have signed on. “If a state association wants to be part of it, we'll give them a stipend for every one of their member companies that registers,” said Rose...

Association, Conference, Midwest Association for Medical Equipment Services (MAMES), Virtual

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HOMES seeks new board members

April 5, 2019HME News Staff

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - HOMES is accepting applications for its board of directors. The role of board members includes being available to other members to answer questions about the association's activities and to recruit new members. Members are expected to attend board meetings held three times per year, and to serve on at least one committee and attend committee meetings. Members are also expected to participate in grassroots lobbying efforts.

Association, Board of Directors, Home Medical Equipment and Services Association (HOMES)

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MAMES conference packs crowd

October 18, 2017HME News Staff

WELCH, Minn. - This year's fall conference of the Midwest Association for Medical Equipment Services & Supplies saw a 40% spike in attendance compared to last year's, the state association reports. The 2017 MAMES Fall Excellence in HME Conference, which concluded Oct. 6, also saw a perfect 4.0 score from attendees. “While the addition of MAMES members (from Wisconsin) accounted for almost half of the increase in attendance, we were still up over 20%,” said Rose Schafhauser, executive...

Association, Attendance, Meeting

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NCAMES sees 'Happy Days' at winter meeting

February 17, 2015HME News Staff

CARY, N.C. - The North Carolina Association for Medical Equipment Services (NCAMES) saw nearly a 10% increase in attendance at this year's winter meeting compared to last year's, it announced Feb. 13. It was the second year in a row that the association saw double-digit growth in attendance at the meeting, according to a press release. The two-day event, “Breaking Bad Habits for Happy Days, at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel on Feb. 12 and 13, featured education on VA contracting, audits...

Association, Education, Meeting, NC Assoc for Medical Equipment Services (NCAMES), Officers

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Beth Bowen to lead FAHCS

June 28, 2013HME News Staff

CARY, N.C. - The Florida Alliance of Home Care Services (FAHCS) has signed on with TayCar, an association management resources group headed up by Beth Bowen. TayCar already manages the North Carolina and Virginia state HME associations. TayCar provides education planning, advocacy and regulatory work, networking advancement, member services, communications and public relations, and day-to-day operational management services. “We have had thought-provoking discussions with new ideas that have...

Association, Beth Bowen, Florida Alliance of Home Care Services (FAHCS), Home Medical Equipment (HME), Leadership

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