• HOMES Winter Membership Meeting

    Thursday January 11, 2018 - January 11, 2018

    Place: Southbridge, Mass. Time: 7:00 AM

    HOMES 2018 Winter Membership Meeting
    Southbridge Hotel and Conference Center 
    14 Mechanic St
    Southbridge, MA 

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  • Winning Together

    Tuesday January 16, 2018 - January 16, 2018

    Place: webinar Time: 1:00 PM

    Presenter: Pearl Phillips, RN
    Company: Philips Lifeline
    Presenter Title: Senior National Accounts Manager, Healthcare and National Accounts
    Phone: 732.427.1010

    Winning together is a partnership strategy centered on how Philips Lifeline and program partners can leverage each of their unique assets to build value in communities and help older adults and people with disabilities live in place. During this webinar, attendees will learn how this strategy can help deliver continuous patient care across care transitions and settings. The presentation will also cover current and future products and services available to help reduce avoidable readmissions and keep patients safe.

    Learning Objectives

    •Discover the services offered through a partnership with Philips Lifeline.
    •Identify the clinical significance and importance of exposing senior patients to the available solutions.

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  • ATHOMES 2018 Conference

    Wednesday January 17, 2018 - January 18, 2018

    Place: Nashville, Tenn. Time: 10:00 AM

    ATHOMES 2018 Conference
    Hotel Preston Nashville
    733 Briley Pkwy
    Nashville, TN

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  • B. Braun Medical Wound Care Products - Prontosan

    Thursday January 18, 2018 - January 18, 2018

    Place: webinar Time: 10:00 AM

    Presenter: Julie Bauer, RN BSN, Clinical Manager, Business Development, B. Braun Medical Inc.
    Phone: 610-714-2615

    Panelist: Scott Templet, Director, National Accounts OPM, Chronic Care, B. Braun Medical Inc.
    Phone: 714-305-9262

    Panelist: Mike Kelly, Director of Marketing for Infection Control Products, B. Braun Medical Inc.
    Phone: 800-853-6498

    B. Braun Medical, the largest privately held medical device company in the world, has teamed with VGM to show you their line of chronic care products. Webinar attendees will learn about the products available, including Prontosan Solution and Gels, Actreen Mini Female Intermittent Catheter and Set hydrophilic lubricated catheter, and Flexima 3S 2-piece ostomy appliances with a guiding system for ease of application and choice of pouch orientation as well as a high output system with a 2L Flow Collector.

    Learning Objectives

    •To understand the benefits of having a surfactant within a wound care line and the benefits to the patient.
    •Ease of use of a female intermittent catheter and who is the target audience.
    •Benefits of the Flow Collector within the high output system—no other product currently available on the market.

    Promotions: Attendees will receive a promotional offer following the presentation.

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  • Cybersecurity: How Health Care Companies Protect Themselves and Their Patients

    Thursday January 18, 2018 - January 18, 2018

    Place: webinar Time: 1:00 PM

    Presenter Name : Carol Albaugh, Technical Solutions Consultant
    Company: VGM Group, Inc.
    Phone: 319-874-4797

    Presenter Name: Patrick Quinn, Director of Marketing and Sales
    Company: ProCircular
    Phone: 319-208-7704 ext. 409

    As a health care administrator or professional working in the field of HME/DME, respiratory, or infusion, you face an increasing number of data security challenges. You hope your IT security teams are keeping up with the evolving changes and many threats that specifically target employees and their devices. Failure to anticipate and actively defend against security threats can result in a loss of patient electronic protected health information (ePHI) and other sensitive data.

    Learning Objectives:

    •How to keep your organization secure and compliant.
    •How ProCircular security experts can reveal areas susceptible to attack.
    •Understand the importance of being proactive by having an incident response plan in place before you have an incident/breach.

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  • Modifier Magic

    Friday January 19, 2018 - January 19, 2018

    Place: webinar Time: 10:00 AM

    Presenter: Ronda Buhrmester
    Company: VGM & Associates, Nationwide Respiratory
    Presenter Title: Reimbursement Specialist
    Phone: 217-493-5440

    Panelist: Dan Fedor
    Company: U.S. Rehab
    Presenter Title: Reimbursement Specialist
    Phone: 570-499-8459

    Are you surprised when you get a CO-4 denial—the modifier used is inconsistent with the procedure code? You search the medical policies, related articles, and supplier manual to unveil the trick to getting these codes accepted into the system. You even call Medicare hoping for a miraculous answer, but they refer you to the medical policy (LCD). Unfortunately, there is no rabbit in that hat.

    In this webinar, Ronda Buhrmester and Dan Fedor will grab the magic wand, tap the hat, and pull out the correct modifiers for the most common scenarios. Magicians aren’t supposed to give away their secrets, but Ronda and Dan aren’t magicians. So, join them to learn the secret to pulling off the modifier trick.  

    Learning Objectives
    •Discuss the types of modifiers related to the different medical policies.
    •Review the proper order and meaning of the modifiers in order to submit a clean claim.
    •Participate in the appropriate modifiers to append to related procedure codes challenge.

    Sponsored by
    Nationwide Respiratory and U.S. Rehab

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  • ADMEA Winter (Annual) Meeting

    Wednesday January 24, 2018 - January 24, 2018

    Place: Hoover, Ala. Time: 8:00 AM

    ADMEA Winter (Annual) Meeting
    Embassy Suites Hotel Hoover

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  • HIPAA audits are happening. Avoid fines and penalties with this simple and inexpensive solution from vHG

    Thursday January 25, 2018 - January 25, 2018

    Place: webinar Time: 1:00 PM

    Presenter: Tom Meadows
    Company: HIPAAwise
    Presenter Title: Creator
    Phone: 330-622-4269

    Presenter: Wayne van Halem
    Company: The van Halem Group
    Presenter Title: President/Founder
    Phone: 404-343-1815

    This webinar is an opportunity to see the HIPAAwise HIPAA compliance program first-hand. Tom Meadows and Wayne van Halem will provide attendees with an in-depth exploration of the key elements of a comprehensive HIPAA compliance program and how the HIPAAwise solution can support this program for companies in the post-acute space.

    Learning Objectives:

    •Understand the key elements of a HIPAA compliance program.
    •Discover the features and solutions provided by HIPAAwise.

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  • GAMES/GRTC 2018 Winter Meeting

    Tuesday January 30, 2018 - January 30, 2018

    Place: Decatur, Ga. Time: 8:00 AM

    GAMES/GRTC 2018 Winter Meeting
    Courtyard Atlanta Decatur Downtown/Emory
    130 Clairemont Ave
    Decatur, GA 30030

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