Red is NOT the New Black: Medicare Reimbursement Rates (Allowable) for Mobility Products

Any business must know how much revenue will be generated when providing a product or service. This is critical in order to know if you are covering your expenses or, yes, even making a profit. While most in the HME industry are in it to service the disabled and provide them with a better quality of life, the revenue-to-expense formula doesn’t change. If expenses are more than …

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VGM Introduces HME Woman of the Year Award

Women have been critical to the advancement of the HME industry. Their leadership has secured legislative wins, changed the lives of many patients and made lifelong impressions on communities throughout the country. For these reasons, VGM Group, Inc. is proud to introduce the HME Woman of the Year Award, open to all women who work in …

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Latest on Round 2 Recompete: The “Secret Shopper” Calls Are Back

By Mark Higley, Vice President, VGM Regulatory Affairs It’s déjà vu – all over again. Some readers may recall last year I wrote about the subject in a VGM blog. The article started out, “The Competitive Bidding Implementation Contractor (CBIC)’s Elaine Garrick has issued termination letters to dozens of HME companies due to their failure to …

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