Home Medical Equipment

Established in 1986, VGM & Associates is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive member service organization for HME providers.

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Dedicated resources for your success.

With a combined 150 years of DMEPOS experience and regional “know how,” VGM provides each member with a dedicated account manager. From navigating VGM’s labyrinth of services and membership communities to understanding the national and regional industry landscape, your  account manager’s top priority is seeing  your business succeed

Being a member means having access to resources that will help your business thrive.

  • VGM helps connect our members to opportunities such as peer-to-peer networking, expert business consulting, and vast resource libraries.
  • Our team anticipates the future needs of its members and figures out a way to provide the best product or services either internally or through one or our trusted supplier partners. 
  • VGM identifies key growth areas and opportunities to help drive leads to your business. 
  • Our experts fight for your business on state and national levels to help you navigate the complexities of regulatory rules and laws that impact what you do every day.

Our most successful members take full advantage of all of the offerings available to them through their membership

Respiratory & Sleep

VGM Respiratory is an end-to-end business solution that is available to VGM members who either specialize in providing respiratory-related equipment to their patients or would like to add a new service to their business.

Wound Care

Skin health affects every single customer an HME provider works with. VGM Wound Care has the tools and solutions for the HME to thrive in the wound care market. Whether you are just entering the wound care market or looking to grow your business, the VGM Wound Care Program has the resources you need to be successful.

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VGM Membership communities connect over 2,500 members to valuable resources and growth opportunities

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Our members represent nearly 7,000 nationwide locations

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We thoroughly vet and partner with only the best vendor partners for your business

From Our Experts

Is a Global PAP Shortage Enough to Make You Diversify Your Business? thumbnail Is a Global PAP Shortage Enough to Make You Diversify Your Business? Can your business continue to weather the global PAP shortage, and if so, for how long? Are you losing referrals to other providers that can source PAP devices? Now is the time to take advantage of an emerging market: home ventilation. You don't want to miss the buck on this opportunity. Emerging Market Trend: Bariatrics thumbnail Emerging Market Trend: Bariatrics Providers don't have to offer everything at once. They are likely already serving bariatric patients. Simply asking them about the areas they need assistance will determine the best starting point. From there, just keep listening to the patients and focus on serving their needs. That's where the opportunity is. Positive Trends and Getting a Win in HME thumbnail Positive Trends and Getting a Win in HME Boone Lockard, director of VGM Respiratory, explains why there's a light at the end of the tunnel for the CPAP market, how the new NCD for oxygen will be a “big win,” and why there's promise in resurging value-based care models in a recent interview with HME News. Nutrition: One Factor that Aids in Positive Outcomes for Wound Healing thumbnail Nutrition: One Factor that Aids in Positive Outcomes for Wound Healing In wound care, we look at many factors to move positive outcomes to the goal of patient healing. Some factors we cannot change, but some we can change, which can actually aid in wound healing. Nutrition is one of those factors. Outcomes Driven by Clinical Respiratory Software and Analytics thumbnail Outcomes Driven by Clinical Respiratory Software and Analytics Patient outcomes are rapidly emerging as a powerful growth strategy. Collecting patient-focused measures and transforming that data into clinical metrics is the key to success in the respiratory DME model going forward. Wound Awareness on Moist Wound Environment thumbnail Wound Awareness on Moist Wound Environment When thinking about wound care awareness month, moist wound healing popped in my brain! Keeping a wound moist during the healing process is one of the most important aspects of wound healing. Heartland Conference Sneak Peek: Wound Care Best Practices thumbnail Heartland Conference Sneak Peek: Wound Care Best Practices Looking to expand your wound care business? Look no further than the wound care expert panel discussion at Heartland. Why NOW is the Best Time to Get into the NIV Business thumbnail Why NOW is the Best Time to Get into the NIV Business There is currently a large opportunity in the respiratory market for non-invasive ventilation (NIV). Is your business taking advantage of this opportunity?