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Mark Your Calendar For The Upcoming Business Forums!

The VGM Business Forum is bringing together top HME leaders to connect you with the information you need to succeed in an increasingly competitive environment. These events present an excellent opportunity for providers to come and gain a wealth of knowledge about industry activities. Our team will be traveling around the country, including Mark Higley, John Gallagher, Ronda Buhrmester, Craig Douglas, and other notable DME industry experts, and they will provide industry updates and help explain proposed regulations released by CMS.
These are the Business Forum events that are currently on the calendar. If you are in these areas, make plans to attend!


  • April 7, 2020 in Henderson, NV in partnership with NAMPS state association.
  • Location: Sunset Station Hotel & Casino, 1301 W. Sunset Rd., Henderson, NV 89014
  • Click here to register.
  • April 14, 2020 in Seattle, WA  in partnership with PAMES state association.
  • Location: Radisson Hotel Seattle Airport 18118 International Blvd, Seattle, WA 98188
  • Click here to register.
  • April 16, 2020 in Dallas, TX in partnership with TexMEP
  • Location: Holiday Inn DFW Airport S 14320 Center Station Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76155
  • Click here to register.

Stay tuned for more information and registration pages for these forums!

The focus of this Business Forum will be the Competitive Bidding “Gap Period” (which continues through January 1, 2021) and includes analysis of important issues, potential strategies, and some predictions as to the likely outcomes of the program. CMS will not release the 2021 competitive bid rates (“Single Payment Amounts”) until late summer 2020. Contract award announcements will be even later...up to November. We will explain why!
Make plans now for the future! We will provide you with forecasts based on current trends to help you restructure your business model and much more! Discussions will include:
  • Options and solutions for the up-coming year. Enrollment status discussions (assigned vs. non-assigned; participating vs. non-participating).
  • Federal and State legislative efforts including state licensure and MCO issues.
  • The projected future of the HME industry based on the most recent and relevant industry data.
  • The team will offer commentary as to the overall reimbursement climate in 2021 and beyond.