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In brief: Senators’ demands, F&P’s new execs, Belluscura’s green light

December 21, 2023HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – A group of senators has asked CMS to collect and publish more Medicare Advantage data to help lawmakers and regulators better understand the impact of these plans.  AAHomecare provided the following analysis of the group's new letter to CMS Administrator Chiquita Brooks-Lasure:  The senators cite “concerning trends” in Medicare Advantage and point to a 2019 HHS OIG study that “found that among requests MA plans denied, 13% of prior...

Belluscura, Dexcom, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, Medicare Advantage, woman of the year

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In brief: Woman of the Year, brace fraud, AdaptHealth offering

July 17, 2020HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - VGM has begun accepting nominations for the 2020 HME Woman of the Year.Now in its fifth year, the award recognizes one woman in the industry who has made increasingly significant contributions throughout her career to her company, community and the HME industry.“The HME Woman of the Year award provides recognition and visibility for exceptional leaders in our industry,” said Clint Geffert, president of VGM & Associates. “Whether through advocacy work, sharing expertise...

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In brief: Russalesi is Woman of the Year, Brightree expands resupply offering

October 22, 2019HME News Staff

ATLANTA - Wendy Russalesi, chief compliance officer for AdaptHealth, has been named 2019 Woman of the Year. Russalesi, who has worked in the HME industry for more than 20 years, received the VGM-sponsored award before the AAHomecare Washington Update on Tuesday morning. Russalesi plays an integral role in the strategic direction, implementation and oversight of AdaptHealth's corporate compliance programs and ensures the provider meets compliance requirements on the local, state and federal...

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Calling all women leaders

June 16, 2016HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - The VGM Group introduced the “HME Woman of the Year Award” at a special session at its annual Heartland Conference this week.“Women play such an important role in our industry and we want to recognize that by honoring a specific woman for the contributions she has made through leadership, patient care, best practices, advocacy or any other aspect of leadership,” said Mike Mallaro, CEO of the VGM Group.The new award is open to all women who work in the HME...

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