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The August Recess Is Near. Make Time To Speak With Your Legislators Today!

During the entire month of August, legislators are in their home states in order to speak with their constituents. They will be holding town hall meetings, lunches, and appointments for the entire month. This is an excellent time to get in front of your Congressman and Senators – your voice is needed! Keep them informed on the current status of the DMEPOS industry. Let them know how your business is navigating through the COVID-19 pandemic and about the industry’s reimbursement concerns.

What can you do to help?  

Reach out to your members of Congress and/or Senators offices today to request a meeting. You can meet in their district office or invite them to meet at your office.

You can find their contact info by typing in your zip code or address here: https://vgm-dc-link.rallycongress.net/congress

When planning or attending an event, please consider the following:

  • Inviting other HME suppliers to your meetings, even competitors. Strength in numbers!
  • Reach out to your state association to keep them updated about your meetings. They can help too!
  • Consider inviting a patient you trust who would speak on behalf of HME issues.
  • Consider inviting a hospital discharge planner or case manager who can speak on behalf of delayed hospital discharges.

Please keep us updated when you schedule a meeting! We may even join your meeting if possible.

VGM Government Relations is here to help in any way, such as scheduling the meetings for you, offering coaching sessions to answer any of your questions, and providing you with the concise points that will best get your message across. Please contact Emily at [email protected] for assistance.