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Friendly reminder to Congress, CMS

November 30, 2018Letter to the Editor

In our beautiful, small and mostly rural (except by CMS standards) state of West Virginia, we periodically endure floods, snowstorms and high winds resulting in power outages. Thankfully, West Virginia did not receive the bad weather that at one point was forecasted during Hurricane Florence, but our colleagues in the Carolinas did and they are still suffering from the storm.I think it is important during times like these to remind our friends in Congress and at CMS of the important role local home...

Regina Gillispie, West Virginia

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Homecare Champion speaks on behalf of tiny state and resonates in larger industry

October 19, 2018Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

BARBOURSVILLE, West Va. - Regina Gillispie was already a 20-year veteran of the HME industry when parts of her rural service area were combined with the Ashland, Ky., MSA in Round 2 of competitive bidding. That forced her off the sidelines and to Washington, D.C., in 2009.“I didn't have a choice,” said Gillispie, owner of Best Home Medical in Barboursville, West Virginia, who was named the 2018 Van Miller Homecare Champion at Medtrade last week.“I said, 'We've got to do something,'...

2018 Van Miller Homecare Champion, HOme medical equipment, Medtrade 2018, Regina Gillispie

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In brief: Lawmakers push for additional bid relief, Gillispie named Homecare Champion

September 21, 2018HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - HME industry champion Cathy McMorris Rodgers has released a congressional sign-on letter to CMS, HHS and OMB asking for additional relief for HME as part of the proposed rule currently under consideration, according to AAHomecare.Rep. Rodgers, R-Wash., encourages stakeholders to ask their members in the House of Representatives to sign on to the letter before it closes on Friday, Sept. 28.The letter expresses support for CMS's plans to suspend competitive bidding while it makes changes...

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Regina Gillispie named this year's Champion

September 20, 2018HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Regina Gillispie, president and owner of Best Home Medical in West Virginia, has been named the 2018 Van Miller Homecare Champion, AAHomecare announced on Wednesday. She will be honored at the Stand Up for Homecare reception at Medtrade in Atlanta on Oct. 16. The award recognizes and honors AAHomecare members for outstanding service to the HME community. Gillispie has built strong relationships and earned a great deal of credibility for the HME sector on Capitol Hill, AAHomecare says....

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Regina Gillispie 'shows up' for small biz

August 19, 2016Tracy Orzel

When it comes to advocating for the HME industry, Regina Gillispie, owner of Best Home Medical, is no greenhorn. Gillispie, who was recently appointed to two of the four National Small Business Administration issue committees and the NSBA's Leadership Council, recently spoke to HME News about gathering support on the Hill and how providers can follow her lead.HME News: What's the biggest change you've noticed since you began advocating in 2011?Regina Gillispie: In the beginning, I think senators...

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