Services

VGM’s team anticipates future needs of its members and figures out a way to offer that product or service internally or through a supplier partner. From manufacturers to patients, VGM connects those with products or services to those who need them.

More than just savings.

VGM members can have it all. No matter where your business’s focus lies, VGM simplifies everyday business needs so you can put your resources where they matter most. Whether it’s insurance, education, or anything in between or beyond, we connect you to what you need to be successful today and tomorrow.

Data and Lead Generation

VGM Market Data provides members exclusive access to the largest and most comprehensive claims database in the country, helping you put your money in the right place.

Billing, Reimbursement, Audits and Compliance

The experts at VGM are dedicated to ensuring you get to focus on doing what you do best – caring for your patients and customers. Our reimbursement services are designed to help you get paid and avoid the unexpected so you can keep growing your business.

Patient Product Fulfillment

Outsourcing your product fulfillment services with VGM Fulfillment can bring a huge return on investment, freeing up inventory space, time, and money.

Insurance, Bonds & Risk Management

In an ever-evolving industry, VGM Insurance knows how to make sure you're covered for all those unexpected moments.

Legislative & Regulatory Influence

VGM Government Relations is relentlessly fighting for your industry every day. The team helps members navigate the complexities of the legislative process and regulatory rules, so you have the freedom to do business and your voice is heard.

Patient Advocacy

People for Quality Care is a grass-roots organization that organizes patients and advocacy groups to speak out about the issues that affect quality health care and provider access.

Education and Networking

VGM Education offers online education and compliance solutions for the entire continuum of care, including home health, home medical, and long-term care.

Retail Expertise

VGM Retail brings retail solutions through education to DMEPOS providers. With over 60+ years combined years of retail and healthcare experience, VGM Retail has turned retailing into a science by marrying the practices of traditional retailers with the unique aspects of your industry.

Patient Travel & Relocation

Whether patients need to travel for care or just need a good vacation, Freedom Link can help them get the equipment they need while traveling.

Payer Network Access

HOMELINK has a solution to help you access high-quality, cost-effective products, vendors, and services via an efficient, effective, and caring nationally integrated delivery system.

Marketing Services

From creative, traditional, digital, print and everything in between, VGM's full-service marketing programs help members capture more of their market.

Finance & Leasing

With flexible and competitively priced financial solutions, combined with their personalized approach to your business, VGM Financial Services creates custom products and programs tailored to you.

Security & Technology

VGM Technologies is here to help you with anything technology-related, including advice on hardware and software, help to protect you against data breaches, and more.

From Our Experts

OIG to Review PMD Repairs and PAP Supplies thumbnail OIG to Review PMD Repairs and PAP Supplies The Office of Inspector General (OIG) has updated its work plan to include new reviews for PAP replacement supplies and power mobility device repairs. In a recent article from HME News, Medicare paid approximately $945.8 million for replacement supplies in 2017 and 2018, but OIG has previously found that most claims did not comply with Medicare requirements and that DME suppliers often did not have the documentation required to support the need for replacement supplies. Are Inhalation Drugs the Next OIG Six Year Lookback Audit? thumbnail Are Inhalation Drugs the Next OIG Six Year Lookback Audit? Since 2010, the CMS's Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) program has identified nebulizers and related drugs (i.e., inhalation drugs) among the top 20 supplies with the highest improper Medicare payments. Based on prior reviews, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a nationwide review to determine if the suppliers included in the review complied with Medicare requirements when billing for inhalation drugs. Ronda Says: Are You Ready for Oct. 21? Group II Support Surfaces Enter Prior Authorization Program for All States thumbnail Ronda Says: Are You Ready for Oct. 21? Group II Support Surfaces Enter Prior Authorization Program for All States CMS announced in Dec. 30, 2015 a finalized rule creating a program called Condition of Payment Prior Authorization Program for Certain DMEPOS items. Haven't Submitted Your Competitive Bids Yet? Here's What You Need to Know. thumbnail Haven't Submitted Your Competitive Bids Yet? Here's What You Need to Know. The deadline to submit your competitive bids is Sept. 18. If you haven't already submitted your bids, make plans to do it this week. Episode 38: Back to Basics, 4 Ps for HME Retail Cash Sales thumbnail Episode 38: Back to Basics, 4 Ps for HME Retail Cash Sales Wes Hopper, Field VP Strategic Sales for McKesson Medical Surgical, joins host Brian Thompson to discuss the retail cash sales opportunity in the DMEPOS marketplace. Episode 37: Competitive Bidding Questions Answered thumbnail Episode 37: Competitive Bidding Questions Answered Host Brian Thompson gets competitive bidding questions answered by VP of Payer and Member Relations, Craig Douglas. The Value and Importance of Bid Calculators for Round 2021 Competitive Bidding thumbnail The Value and Importance of Bid Calculators for Round 2021 Competitive Bidding If someone would have told me a year ago that for the next round of Competitive Bidding (CB) a Durable Medical Equipment (DME) supplier could lose $100,000, $250,000, $500,000, or even $1,000,000 or more in revenue by bidding rates that were equal to the rates that are in place today, I would have said you were crazy. How Competitive Bidding Will Impact Reimbursement Rates for Non-Bid Areas thumbnail How Competitive Bidding Will Impact Reimbursement Rates for Non-Bid Areas So, you think that because you do not serve or operate within a competitive bid area (CBA), that Round 2021 of the Competitive Bidding (CB) program for DMEPOS products and services doesn't matter to you or doesn't impact you and your business? Think again!
“As part of VGM, I feel like I am part of something much larger. Something that’s hard to express in words. It is a community where I can access resources and advice for my business to thrive in a constantly changing environment, and, as a bonus, it is also a community of people I trust and consider my friends.” Colleen Hunter
Owner
Browing’s Pharmacy and Healthcare