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Gov. Cuomo expands COVID vaccine priority to include DME providers

January 6, 2021HME News Staff

ALBANY, N.Y. – DME providers in New York who are providing direct, in-person patient care are eligible to receive the COVID-10 vaccine, according to an announcement this week from Gov. Andrew Cuomo, according to a bulletin from NEMEP. “While we're trying to control COVID with one hand, we're trying to defeat it with the other, and the vaccine is the weapon that will win this war," said Cuomo. Industry stakeholders have urged government officials to include DME providers in phase...

Coronavirus Outbreak, Home Medical Equipment, NYMEP, vaccine


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New York, New Jersey form NEMEP

March 27, 2017Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ALBANY, N.Y. - New York and New Jersey are the two latest states to merge their HME associations.The New York Medical Equipment Providers Association (NYMEP) and the Jersey Association of Medical Equipment Services (JAMES) formed the Northeast Medical Equipment Providers Association (NEMEP) in January.“We wanted to broker on our already close involvement,” said Kim Voelker, executive director of NEMEP. “We also wanted to open up avenues for membership growth.”For now, NEMEP...

JAMES, NEMEP, NYMEP


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One event, with twice the energy

June 19, 2015Rick Rector

In mid-May, I had the pleasure of attending the Northeast Post Acute Care Symposium in Connecticut. The Symposium was this year's combined meeting of the HOMES and NYMEP associations, joined for the first time.First, I should say the event was great.There was an engaged group of attendees from both New England and New York.There were good networking opportunities, with all meals and breaks taken in the exhibit hall, so exhibitors and attendees had ample time to mingle.The program was packed with...

HOMES, NYMEP, state associations


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Event positions providers for increased visibility

March 20, 2015Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

LEDYARD, Conn. - Two state associations have partnered to create an event aimed at helping providers find their place in the changing world of health care.The two-day event will provide a global overview of initiatives driving partnership-based entities—like accountable care organizations—and how HME providers can align themselves with these new entities.“Hospitals and physicians want tangible outcomes from the HME providers they are working with,” said Carol Napierski, executive...

HOMES, NYMEP


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Associations partner for 'grander program'

February 11, 2015HME News Staff

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - The Home Medical Equipment & Services Association of New England and the New York Medical Equipment Providers Association will team up to present the Northeast Post Acute Care Symposium, slated for May 11-13 at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Conn. The program will provide an overview of state and federal efforts to shift from fee-for-service to value-based care, including the rise of accountable care organizations. “It is imperative, as associations representing...

HOMES, NYMEP


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