Medtrade booth 2023

MEDTRADE

VGM at Medtrade 2024!

Join us this year in Dallas, Texas, March 26-28th! Stop by booth #441! 

Member/Vendor Party: Wednesday, March 27, 7-10 pm at Gilley's Dallas.
Rooms: The Saloon, The Loft, and Bonnie & Clyde
Address: 1135 Botham Jean Blvd., Dallas, TX 75215

Registration Codes

Use Code MIPMVGM25D for a Conference Pass Discount of $25 
Use Code EXIV152660 for a Free Expo Pass


Education Session and WorkshopsSHOW SPECIALS 



Education Sessions and Workshops

VGM Group’s thought leaders are presenting at Medtrade. Check out the list of presenters and topics below:

Tuesday, March 26th

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

  • Provider Enrollment: Current State of Affairs
    - Denise Leard, Brown & Fortunato, PC
    - Kelly Grahovac, The van Halem Group

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

  • Bringing Value to Referral Sources by Helping with Their Challenges
    - Alan Morris, VGM

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

  • Home Modifications: A Value Based Care Concept
    - Jim Greatorex, VGM Live at Home
    - Alan Morris, VGM

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

  • Collection, Reduction and Waiver of Copayments: Rules to Follow and Traps to Avoid
    - Ronda Buhrmester, CRT, The VGM Group, Inc

    - Miriam Lieber, Lieber Consulting LLC

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

  • HME Resupply - How to Improve Patient Outcomes and Referral Relationships

    - Lindy Tentinger, VGM & Associates

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

  • Managed Care Messes: Audits Wreaking Havoc
    - Wayne van Halem, President, The van Halem Group

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

  • OIG Audits and their Impact on the DMEPOS Industry
    - Wayne van Halem, The van Halem Group

    - Stephen Bittinger, K&L Gates, LLP
    - Adam Cooper, K&L Gates LLP

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Crystal Ball Gazing: Key Challenges Over the Next 12 Months
    - Jeffrey Baird, Brown & Fortunato, P.C.

    - Andrea Stark, MiraVista
    - Liz Beaulieu, HME News

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Digital with a Touch of Human - How to Humanize the Customer/Patient Experience When it Matters Most
    - Lindy Tentinger, VGM & Associates

    - Julie Ford, Brightree

Wednesday, March 27

10:00 am - 11:00 am

  • Successfully Navigating the Appeal Process

    - Kelly Grahovac, The van Halem Group
    - Courtney Tito

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

  • Current Audit Climate
    - Wayne van Halem, The van Halem Group

    - Robert Liles, Liles Parker

Thursday, Match 28

10:00 am - 11:00 am

  • Medicare non-assigned claims vs assigned claims
    - Ronda Buhrmester, CRT, Sr Director of Payer Relations and Reimbursement, The VGM Group, Inc

10:00 am - 11:00 am

  • Situational Selling  - Guide to Success
    - Ty Bello, Team@Work
    - Dave Lyman, VGM & Associates

11:15 am - 12:45 pm

  • Struggling to Predict the Future with Audits? Organize Your Present Processes to Avoid Future Havoc
    - Kit Shellhouse, The van Halem Group

    - Crystal Young, Medical Service Company
    - Lisa Wong

11:15 am - 12:45 pm

  • State Legislative and Regulatory Actions: What to Expect in the Next 12 Months
    - Laura Williard, American Association for Homecare
    - John Gallagher, VGM Group

Register Today!

Use Code MIPMVGM25D for a Conference Pass Discount of $25
Use Code EXIV152660 for a Free Expo Pass


Show Specials

Strategic Imaging
Strategic Imaging is offering 10% off the CPAP Resupply Mailer Program AND any apparel and promotional item purchase AND any tradeshow signage.

To learn more and take advantage of the 10% discount on the CPAP Resupply Mailer Program, contact Mike Reyhons at 319-939-7218 or mike.reyhons@strategic-imaging.com.

To learn more and take advantage of the 10% discount on any apparel and promotional item purchase, contact Melanie Tournier at 319-939-3344 or melanie.tournier@strategic-imaging.com.

To learn more and take advantage of the 10% discount on any tradeshow signage, contact Bari Richter at 319-429-4970 or Bari.Richter@strategic-imaging.com.

Need help with Asset Recovery? Strategic Imaging can help! Contact Mike Reyhons at 319-939-7218 or mike.reyhons@strategic-imaging.com to learn about our Asset Recovery Program and how we can make it hassle-free for you!


The van Halem Group
vHG Monthly Compliance Packages – Designed to protect your business from unnecessary compliance issues. Receive 10% off the monthly compliance package rate for the first 12 months

vHG One-Time Proactive Audit – Being proactive is key in this audit-laden environment. Let our expert team of professional auditors do a spot-check and rest easier. Receive a 10% discount on a one-time proactive claim audit.         

To learn more or take advantage of the Medtrade special, contact Kelly Grahovac at kelly@vanHalemGroup.com or call 404-343-1815.


VGM HOMELINK
HOMELINK has expanded its relationships with self-funded, commercial and government health plans across the country.  With HOMELINK, you gain access to our network of 2,000+ insurance providers at no cost to you!  Stop by the booth to learn how we can get you in-network with these payers.


VGM Insurance
VGM Insurance has put together a bundle of continuing education that customers can access for FREE. Courses available include:

  • DOT Driver's Training
  • Human Trafficking
  • Ransomware
  • Two Factor Authentication
  • Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
  • Employment Law
  • Fraud, Waste, and Abuse
  • Safety in the Workplace

Contact your VGM Insurance Account Manager or call 800-362-3363 to get started.


VGM Market Data
VGM Market Data is offering a 5% discount on all data visualization packages signed within 30 days of Medtrade.

To learn more and take advantage of the Medtrade special pricing, contact jeff.kessler@vgm.com or call directly at 319-874-4656.


VGM Financial Services
VGM Financial Services is offering:

  • No payments for 90 days
  • “No Doc Fee to VGM Members” –  $125 Savings

To learn more or take advantage of the Medtrade special, contact Chad Hamann at 800-532-4656 or chamann@vgmfs.com.


VGM Forbin
NEW PowerWeb Evergreen Website 
A subscription-based platform designed for medical equipment business growth with continuous updates to security, features and the product catalog.
SPECIAL: $500 OFF the base cost of the website!

eCommerce Website
Extend your product sales beyond your physical presence with the ability to sell cash and insurance products online including access to our master catalog of medical products plus other add-ons.
SPECIAL: $500 OFF the base cost of the website!

Marketing Campaigns
VGM Forbin offers the best digital marketing packages in the industry. With proven plans for SEO, Blogs, SEM, Social Media Management, Email Marketing and Reputation & Review Management. 
SPECIAL: Free online audit and setup for any marketing campaign!

Managed IT Services
Businesses that moved their IT management and tech support to Forbin have seen large savings and an elevated service that keeps their staff operations running smoothly through great technology performance.
SPECIAL: $25 OFF per computer per month for 6 months. Depending on your team size, this could be thousands of dollars in savings each month!

IT Consultation 
Free IT Consultation to audit current data storage, hardware/software systems & IT support setup to confirm HIPAA Compliance regulations are in place.
SPECIAL: Free IT Audit!

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