MEDTRADE West

VGM at Medtrade West 2021 at Booth 611!

Don't miss out on our member and vendor reception
Tuesday, July 13th, 4:30-6:30 pm at our booth! 


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

Monday, July 12
1:00 – 2:45 p.m.

  • Creating Excellence in Your HME Front Office Processes & Procedure (Panel)
    - Ronda Buhrmester, Senior Director Payer Relations, VGM Government and Dan Fedor, Director of Reimbursement and Education, U.S. Rehab. Track: Business

3:15 – 5:00 p.m.

  • Six-Year Lookback Audits: Know Your Risk
    - Kelly Grahovac, General Manager, The van Halem Group


Tuesday, July 13
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

  • HME in 2021 & Beyond: Navigating a Likely Uncertain (but Encouraging!) Business Environment
    - Mark Higley, President, VP Regulatory Affairs, VGM Government, Track: Executive Leadership & Planning

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

  • Patient Engagement and the Path to Value Based Care
    - Lindy Tentinger, President, VGM Forbin and Miriam Lieber, Lieber Consulting, Track: Business Operations

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

  • Audits During and Post Pandemic: What Should We Expect
    - Kelly Grahovac, General Manager, The van Halem Group

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • Current Status of Legislative Activity
    - John Gallagher, VP Government Relations, VGM Government, Track: Business Operations

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • Your Most Important Profit Center is a Corporate Compliance Program
    - Kelly Grahovac, General Manager, The van Halem Group, with Todd Moody, Attorney, Brown & Fortunato, Track: Business Operations

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • The Aftermath of COVID-19 in DME
    - Craig Douglas, VP of Payer and Member Relations and Ronda Buhrmester, Senior Director Payer Relations, VGM Government, Track: Business Operations

1:00 -  2:00 p.m.

  • Engaging Your Team to Create an Effective Revenue Cycle
    - Ronda Buhrmester, Senior Director Payer Relations, VGM Government and Sarah Hanna, CEO, ECS North, Track: Business Operations

1:00 -  2:00 p.m.

  • The Impact of Compliance on Company Valuations
    - Kelly Grahovac, General Manager, The van Halem Group and Miriam Lieber, Lieber Consulting, Track: Business Operations

1:00 -  2:00 p.m.

  • Self IT Audit: Adapting for Today's Cybersecurity 
    - Nick Dideriksen, Senior IT Analyst, VGM Forbin, Track: Executive Leadership & Planning

1:00 -  2:00 p.m.

  • Is eCommerce in the Current Economy Right For You? 
    - Heather Seevell, Account Executive, VGM Forbin, Track: Retail

4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

  • Member and Vendor Reception at the VGM Booth #611

Register Today!

Use CODE VGMMWC21 to receive $25 off


Show Specials

VGM Insurance
All VGM Insurance clients receive a FREE continuing education course bundle, worth over $250, in partnership with VGM Education. New Courses added for 2021! Courses available include:

  • Working with HIPAA
  • Business Ethics
  • Handling Complaints
  • Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Defensive Driving
  • OSHA Overview

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


VGM Forbin
PowerWeb™: The Healthcare Website Platform 

Any HME that schedules a demo of our PowerWeb platform at Medtrade West is eligible to receive $500 off the initial website build and an additional $500 off each enhancement they choose to add to the website. Check out the benefits of a website by VGM Forbin or see what enhancements qualify for a discount below! 

Enhancements on Every Website Eligible for $500 Off: 

  • Rotating marketing message   
  • Quick contact form   
  • Appointment request form  

Optional Enhancements Eligible for $500 Off: 

  • Catalog   
  • Blog   
  • Supply reorder   
  • Locations   
  • Breast pump form   
  • Document library   
  • Insurance eligibility 

Contact VGM Forbin to get your website project started. We pride ourselves on creating a solution you’ll on a timeline that works for you. 

Better Together: Pair Digital Marketing Services to Reach Your Business Goals 

If you’re not sure how to get started with your digital marketing, look no further! VGM Forbin has put together packages to accomplish your goals while maintaining an affordable price. Talk to a VGM Forbin account rep about signing up for any of the packages below at the exclusive Medtrade West price rate. 

  • Build an Audience: SEM, SEO, Blog    
  • Put Your Best Foot Forward: Social, Blog, Reputation Management    
  • Engage Current Customers: Email, Social, Blog 

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