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Steedley makes room for Letizia

May 22, 2015Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - Robert Steedley handed over the reins to John Letizia during the AAHomecare Washington Legislative Conference this week.Steedley said one of his goals as chairman of AAHomecare's board of directors was leaving the association better off than he found it, something he says he feels he accomplished by helping to build a “dynamic staff” and “getting some legislation passed.”“I'm more committed, more energized now than when I took over two years ago,”...

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MPP back in spotlight

May 15, 2015Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - Provider Robert Steedley will take the mic at a hearing this week to discuss how the market pricing program is a better alternative to the current bidding system.“We want to continue to discuss with Congress repairing what we consider to be a flawed program,” said Steedley, who will be speaking as AAHomecare's chairman of the Board of Directors. Steedley is also president of Barnes Healthcare Services in Valdosta, Ga. “I'll focus on some of the more problematic areas,...

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'Our credibility is at an all-time high'

January 23, 2015Guest Commentary

As the chairman of the American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) board of directors, I can assure you that there was no downtime for the association over the holidays and its activity has certainly not eased into 2015. AAHomecare is well aware of the ticking clock on the bidding program and has not let up for one second since the 113th Congress ended.As we look ahead at the next year, AAHomecare is already driving change across the entire legislative and regulatory landscape on issues such as...

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Q&A: Wayne Stanfield

November 8, 2013Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - It's ironic that Wayne Stanfield feels comfortable retiring now that NAIMES is part of AAHomecare.After all, NAIMES was created in 2007 to meet the needs of the smaller and independent providers that felt neglected by the industry's largest association.But the AAHomecare of today isn't the AAHomecare of six years ago—and that's a good thing, says Stanfield, who was on staff there from April, when NAIMES merged with the association, until Nov. 15, when he retires.“With Tom...

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'We need to win'

June 14, 2013Leif Kothe

WASHINGTON - Robert Steedley, president of Barnes Healthcare Services in Valdosta, Ga., becomes chairman of AAHomecare at a time of change for both the HME industry and the association. Here's what he had to say about his appointment and AAHomecare's role in shaping the future of the industry. HME News: What's your background in the HME industry? Robert Steedley: I started out in 1988 in pre-hospital care as an EMT in Tennessee. I got a degree in nursing and became an RN in 1992,...

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